Nanaimo Division of Family Practice

Accommodation List

*Note to landlords:

“If you are a landlord seeking to list your accommodation with the Nanaimo Division of Family Practice, we request our listings offer a specified "Physician rate" (suggested 10-15% rate reduction). Our goal is to make the process for a Physicians visiting or temporarily working in Nanaimo as easy and affordable as possible, and not to simply duplicate what is already listed on other platforms (Marketplace, Airbnb, etc.) 


The Nanaimo Division of Family Practice has created a list of housing options for short term and long term rentals intended to support visiting Physicians find appropriate housing for the duration of their stay in Nanaimo. If you are interested in adding your accommodations to the list, or if you would like contact details for landlords please contact Matthew Sherlaw, Physician Recruitment and Retention Program Administrator at msherlaw@nanaimodivision.ca

Local Hotel - Special Rate

The Nanaimo Division of Family Practice has secured a ​preferred rate for locums visiting ​our community. Stay at The Coast Bastion Hotel in downtown Nanaimo in any Standard room starting at $145/night. Please contact the Coast Bastion to book a room or ask for additional details.  

Please note: The Division is not affiliated with any of the accommodations listed below and provides this list for information purposes only. The Division also makes a concerted effort to ensure that this info is up-to-date and accurate, but please make sure to confirm details with the accommodations directly.

1. Downstairs Suite 

Cost: $400/week or $1600/month

Downstairs Suite, 1 Bath

Location: Upper Lantzville

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2. 700 sf 1 Bedroom

Cost: $1,500/month

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Old City Quarter

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3. Entire Guest House

Cost: $140/night or $2700/month

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Divers Lake - Central Nanaimo

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4. 1 Bedroom Executive Suite

Cost: $2200/month

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Lower Lantzville

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5. 1 Bedroom Suite

Cost: Variable depending on stay duration

1 Bedroom, 2 Bath

Location: Central Nanaimo 

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6. Short Term Suite

Cost: $400/week

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Chase River area

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7. Studio Suite

Cost: $1200/month

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: North Nanaimo (Rutherford)

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8. Shangri-La Suite

Cost: $500/week, $1800/month

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Lantzville

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9. 1 Bedroom Suite

Cost: $450/week

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Departure Bay

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10. 1 Bedroom Luxury Lakeside Suite

Cost: $2750/month, $900/week, $225/night

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Long Lake

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11. 1 Bedroom Carriage Home

Cost: $2000/month. $100/night

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: South Nanaimo

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12. 2 Bedroom Basement Suite

Cost: $1800/month. $150/night

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: North Nanaimo

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13. 1 Bedroom Basement Suite

Cost: $1800/month. $100/night

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Westwood Lake

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14. 1 Bedroom Basement Suite

Cost: $1750/month. $100/night

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Departure Bay

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15. 1 Bedroom Basement Suite

Cost: $2300/month. $110/night

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: Old City Quarter 

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16. 1 Bedroom Penthouse Suite

Cost: $3000/month. (Minimum 1 month stay)

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Location: South Nanaimo

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17. 1 Bedroom Bachelor Suite

Cost: $1350/month, $400/week, or $75/night (minimum three-night stay)

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath 

Location: Central Nanaimo 

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18. Self Contained Miners Cabin

Cost: $1300/month, $100/night

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath 

Location: Central Nanaimo 

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19. 2 Bedroom Ground Level Suite

Cost: $2000/month, $700/week, $140/night

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath

Location: Central Nanaimo 

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