Welcome to Port-O-Call, Nanaimo’s comfortable motel – at budget prices!

Located in beautiful downtown Nanaimo, the Port-O-Call Hotel/Motel is the perfect destination for a weekend trip or as a stepping stone to Tofino, Ucluelet or Victoria. Steps from the Nanaimo Seaside Walkway, the Port-O-Call boasts large family suites, classic suites, 2 queen bed rooms and 1 queen bed rooms; they are equipped with microwaves and mini fridges; as well rooms have 32-inch and some have 40-inch flat screen TVs.

The Port-O-Call Hotel/Motel is close to shopping and entertainment, with Port Place Shopping Centre and the casino nearby.

Hungry? The Cutlet Katsumi Japanese restaurant is open six days a week, and serves a delectable lunch and dinner. Come grab a bite to eat before you explore the Harbour City of Nanaimo!

Our rooms are clean and well-kept. Group rates and weekly rentals are available. We offer 42 newly renovated units with eight suites, varying in size.

Never been to Nanaimo? You’re in for a treat. Being right on the ocean, our climate is temperate, and we enjoy warm summers with mild winters. Events abound throughout the year, such as the Maple Sugar Festival in late February and the Vancouver Island International Children’s Festival in early May. There’s the annual Dragon Boat festival, wine festival, and even a bathtub race! How to get to Nanaimo.

If you’re looking for more things to do in Nanaimo, there is whale watching, a theatre and even diving! Nanaimo is also only a 20-minute ferry ride from the gorgeous Gabriola Island, where there is hiking, kayaking, diving, fishing, cycling and so much more. Nanaimo is the “Wreck Diving Capital of British Columbia,” making it a destination for novice and experienced divers alike! Click here for our own list of favourite things to do in Nanaimo.

Nanaimo, and the Port-O-Call, are a perfect stopping place on the way to everywhere else on the Island. We are only 152 kilometres from Campbell River, 206 kilometres from Tofino and 112 kilometres from Victoria. We are a one-hour-and-40-minute ferry ride from West Vancouver (accessible via Horseshoe Bay) and two hours from Tsawwassen.

We hope to see you soon! 

Phone toll-free 1-800-977-7224.