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Old City Cottages

Bright, beautiful and cheery interior
Certificate of Excellence
13 reviews
Bright, beautiful and cheery interior
Cottage from the outside
Dining table seats 4
Cosy living area with 50' flat screen smart TV
Master bedroom with Queen bed
Two twin beds in the second bedroom
Well stocked kitchen with brand-new dishwasher and microwave
Bathroom with beautiful irridescent Mexican tile
Wheelchair accessible with ramp
Outdoors at night, view of the patio
Patio at night, a lovely area to entertain!
Front view of cottage
Herb planter for cottage guests!
Help yourself to our fresh garden fruit and greens!
Our address- with stained glass signage!
A view from Newcastle island, a local destination for a summer picnic
Rent our kayaks and head out for a paddle!
Malaspina Galleries on nearby Gabriola Island, one of our favourite day trips!
Walk the beautiful waterfront of Nanaimo!
Tofino beaches- spectacular and another great day trip destination!
Enjoy our island's beautiful sunsets!
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
This beautiful, bright 2-bedroom cottage in the Heritage area of Nanaimo is a fresh change from a hotel when you're visiting Nanaimo. It's tastefully furnished and well located in the Old City of Nanaimo, close to the waterfront, outdoor pool, parks, and boutique shops.

It is available now for stays of 4-days or longer - with a weekly and monthly rate as well. It is fully-equipped with a modern kitchen, wireless internet, VOIP phone, smart TV, barbecue, dishwasher, and you have your own private patio area. We also provide a basket of goodies to get you going in the morning.

It's a lovely private spot for weekend getaways, working in town - or for your summer or winter vacations, and it's just a short walk to the harbour and seawall in downtown Nanaimo. Rent kayaks and paddle to the Dinghy Dock pub on Protection Island...
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About the Owner, Isobel P
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We are happy to interact as much or as little as you would like! We are close by if you want to get a hold of us for recommendations or information, but you will find the space very private, including the patio area.
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Excellent - based on 13 reviews
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Kamloops, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

What a great little cottage. Everything was perfect and the owner Isobel was very friendly upon our arrival. The beds were super comfy and linens very nice as well. It was very clean and nicely decorated. The cottage is in a quiet neighborhood and the patio area is relaxing as well as private. The flowers smelled amazing! The cottage is...

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1 review
Reviewed 26 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Lovely, fully-equipped cottage, veranda, patio, treed yard, flowers, quiet neighborhood, close to the highway and main traffic arteries as well as quaint shopping areas and great dining facilities. The Harbour area, the Port Theatre, Bowen Park, etc. are only a few blocks away. Nanaimo is a perfect location for a Vancouver Island holiday regardless of which direction you plan to...

Management response:

Thank you for your positive review- so glad you enjoyed this town and the island! Hope that we see you both again, you were a pleasure to host. Best wishes, Isobel


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Edmonton, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

To be honest, the other reviews have covered the bases quite nicely. The reason all the ratings are all five star is because it is every bit as wonderful as they say. All the little extras are there, including the best apportioned kitchen of any vacation home we've rented and a guest Netflix account so you can feed whatever your...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind review, and we are very happy that you enjoyed the cottage! We hope very much to see you again! best wishes, Isobel and Mitch


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No parties please. Also, we are in a residential neighbourhood so quiet voices after 10.30 if you are outside. Smoking outside only. thank you!
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
R 1 147
R 6 883
15 Jun 2018 -
15 Sep 2018
Summer 2018
4 nights
R 1 358
R 8 718
20 Dec 2018 -
6 Jan 2019
Summer 2018
4 nights
R 1 358
R 8 718
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 835 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 459 / stay - Fee
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How to get there
Airport: Nanaimo Airport: 15.0 km
Ferry: Departure Bay Ferry Terminal: 3.8 km
Nanaimo Airport is about a 20 minutes drive away and you can rent cars there or come by the Airporter. Departure Bay ferry terminal is a 5 minute drive from here, or if you arrive at Duke Point ferry terminal, that is a 15 minute drive away.
Some guests use local transit and local buses are a short walk away, others rent a car and can park their car right outside the cottage on Machleary Street. You can then be parked right outside your own private entrance to the cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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