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Experience Vancouver Island from this charming and award-winning suite style hotel with a hot breakfast every morning. We are near the world-famous Chemainus murals, the Chemainus Theatre and whale watching.

Located in Chemainus, BC, a quaint and eclectic Vancouver Island town, the Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn is just one hour north of Victoria, 35 minutes south of Nanaimo, 10 minutes from Duncan-North Cowichan and only 10 minutes from Ladysmith. Our location offers something for everyone, both business and leisure travelers alike.

Experience the area's rich arts and cultural scene, especially the more than 40 world-famous outdoor wall murals and year-round live performances at the Chemainus Theatre Festival, just minutes away. Take in a scenic round of golf at the Mount Brenton Golf Course, or enjoy local wine at one of many nearby vineyards. Outdoor recreation opportunities, from whale watching to hiking to biking, are also conveniently located near this Chemainus hotel.

Those traveling on business will appreciate this Chemainus hotel's on-site business services and meeting facilities accommodating up to 20 guests, in addition to a close proximity to local businesses - like Catalyst Paper Mill, BC Hydro, Western Stevedoring, KPMG, Shell Canada and British Columbia federal government offices. We are also a short drive away from businesses in Duncan and Nanaimo.

Guests of this Vancouver Island Best Western hotel will enjoy a friendly and professional staff and spaciously appointed guest suites complete with the comforts of home. Other hotel amenities include a complimentary full hot breakfast, an indoor saltwater swimming pool, relaxing hot tub, free parking, free wireless internet and on-site fitness facilities. Book your stay today!

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $25 per day. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $100 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Child Policy
Children 16 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Chemainus Theatre, professional live performances, year round, closed Sunday and Monday
  • 15.00 kilometer(s) from 12 Local Wineries, Twelve award-winning wineries, all withing 10-15 minutes.
  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Chemainus Murals, world famous historic Vancouver Island Focussed Murals
  • 10.00 kilometer(s) from Raptor Center, Live flying daily. Interactive with birds of prey.


  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from Chemainus Theater, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. theater nights
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from Muffin Mill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Willow Street Cafe, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, bistro, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. closed Sunday
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Invitation Indian Cuisine, Full Service, Indian, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. closed Monday 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Subway®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Market on Willow, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, salads and light meals, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. closed Sunday
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Playbill Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Restaurant is part of the Chemainus Festival Theatre and open when the shows are on 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. closed Sunday
  • 3.00 kilometer(s) from Kudos, Bar/Lounge, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Nearby Cities

  • 10.00 kilometer(s) from Ladysmith
  • 15.00 kilometer(s) from North Cowichan
  • 20.00 kilometer(s) from Duncan
  • 35.00 kilometer(s) from Nanaimo
  • 35.00 kilometer(s) from Cowichan
  • 80.00 kilometer(s) from Sooke
  • 100 kilometer(s) from Victoria
  • 100 kilometer(s) from Vancouver


  • 0.10 kilometer(s) from golf
  • 0.20 kilometer(s) from Golf Mount Brenton
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from bicycling
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from hiking
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from mountain biking
  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from spa facilties
  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Mount Brenton Golf Course, 18 hole golf course, a scenic gem with plenty of creeks, ponds and towering firs. These combine to make a challenging course for every level of golfer.
  • 3.00 kilometer(s) from sky diving, airplane dive site nearby
  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from diving, in the Salish Sea
  • 16.00 kilometer(s) from wine tasting
  • 20.00 kilometer(s) from Wild Play Park, zipline, bungie and more


  • 0.30 kilometer(s) from Greyhound Bus terminal
  • 2 kilometer(s) from Chemainus, offer a taxi shuttle
  • 25 kilometer(s) from Nanaimo Airport ,order airporter pick up or go by cab to bus and bus to Chemainus
  • 70 kilometer(s) from Victoria International Airport