The official hotel partner for the Nanaimo Barbecue Festival is the Coast Bastion Hotel. The Coast Bastion Hotel a conveniently location only step away from the Nanaimo Barbecue Festival in downtown Nanaimo, close to BC Ferries, the inner harbour and marina The Coast has set aside a block of rooms for those attending the Nanaimo Barbecue Festival with rooms available from July 12th – 13th 2014.

Room rates start as $130 (regular $155) single/double occupancy for standard Coast Comfort rooms (discounted rooms are also available on Superior and Premium rooms and Harbourview Jr Suites. They will hold these rooms until June 13th 2014. After this time any rooms not reserved will be released to other guests.

Please call 1-800-663-1144 for the Nanaimo Barbecue Festival Room Block

To book online:

Go to

Click on ‘Rates and Reservations’ tab at the top of the page For Hotel, select “Nanaimo – Coast Bastion Inn”

Enter booking details, arrival/departure, number of rooms and guests

At Group Code, enter entire code CBI-GFC9339

Click button for Check Rates & Availability

Continue with your reservation.

Or contact



Our Nanaimo guesthouse accommodation is located in the heart of the city, within easy walking distance to the famous harbor front walkway, tourist attractions, boutique stores, pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and the Port Place Shopping Centre. We are only one block from the Coast Bastion Hotel, the Best Western Dorchester Hotel and the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.


To book Classic or Family Rooms

Go to

 Click on ‘Book Online’ at the top of the page

 Enter 1 or 2 Adults

Under Company/Group/Promo code type “English”

 Choose ‘Event – Corporate or Leisure’ special rate, click on it!

 Click on BOOK NOW (bottom right corner) and complete your online reservation.

For groups of 3+ people We have Group Rooms that sleep 2-4 people, so if you wish to book for a Group Room or for multiple room bookings please contact us directly and we will aim to secure you rooms that best suit your group needs.

Toll Free – 1-866-309-4432

Phone: 250-753-4432


For those teams bringing their RV please consider the following options:


53 natural acres of ocean, forest and river make up this year round Vancouver Island Campground and RV Park. This beautiful park features over 300 gorgeous campsites- we even have a gourmet WiFi coffee deck overlooking the water! This location is less than 10 minutes from the BBQ festival



Welcome to Westwood Lake Campgrounds located next to Westwood Lake Park with safe swimming beaches and miles of well-maintained trails. The lake is well stocked with trout and has a ramp for small boats. The campgrounds have full services for tenting, RV sites, and rental cabins for your enjoyment. We are 10mn from Departure Bay ferry and 10 minutes from The BBQ Festival


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