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Nimpkish Hotel

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Front of property
Lighthouse Room (No Pets) | Balcony
Fathoms Room (Pet Friendly) | Terrace/patio
Refreshment Room (No Pets) | View from room
Fathoms Room (Pet Friendly) | View from room

Overview of Nimpkish Hotel

Nimpkish Hotel

2.0 star property
Waterfront hotel within walking distance of 'Namgis Original Burial Grounds

9.6/10 Exceptional

47 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
318 Fir Street, Alert Bay, BC, V0N 1A0
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • BBQ(s)
  • Free self-parking
  • Mini-fridge

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront

Getting around

  • Port McNeil, BC (YMP) - 76 min drive
  • Port Hardy, BC (YZT) - 108 min drive
  • Greenway Sound, BC (YGN) - 18.8 miles/30.2 km
  • Sullivan Bay, BC (YTG-Sullivan Bay Water Aerodrome) - 21.5 miles/34.6 km
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)


  • Pass'n Thyme Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • The Cook Shack - 7 min walk
  • Bayside Grill - 8 min walk
  • Culture Shock - 14 min walk

About this property

Nimpkish Hotel

Situated by the ocean, Nimpkish Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Alert Bay. Guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, and free perks include WiFi, self-parking and continental breakfast daily between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 19
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19


  • Pets stay for free
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Ferry terminal shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage


  • Built in 1920
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Handrails in stairwells


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge
  • Freezer
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Cleaning supplies

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: CAD 250 per stay

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Nimpkish Hotel Hotel
Nimpkish Hotel Alert Bay
Nimpkish Hotel Hotel Alert Bay

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Nimpkish Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Nimpkish Hotel?
As of 7 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Nimpkish Hotel on 8 December 2022 start from S$168, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Nimpkish Hotel?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Nimpkish Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Nimpkish Hotel?
You can check in from 3 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Nimpkish Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Nimpkish Hotel also has a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Nimpkish Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Pass'n Thyme Restaurant (6-min walk), The Cook Shack (7-min walk) and Bayside Grill (8-min walk).
What's the area around Nimpkish Hotel like?
Nimpkish Hotel is located on the waterfront, a short 12-minute walk from Alert Bay Ferry Terminal and 20 minutes' walk from Cormorant Channel Marine Provincial Park.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Nice little hotel
This is a very nice little hotel with very friendly owners. They will send you the ferry schedule in advance and you need to pay attention to that because your only way on and off the island is likely to be that ferry- if you miss it, you’re out of luck.
K, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everybody was so friendly and knew a lot about the history of the island.Homebaking for breakfast...yummy.Quaint and inviting.Will be back.
Eleanor, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Stephen, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

I loved the setting and the ambiance of the facility. My only real complaint was that I found the bed hard.
Christine, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

The location is lovely and lots of different areas to enjoy the ocean view. The staff were very friendly and helpful as well.
Val, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Lori, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Quiet Retreat with a View
Excellent hospitality! Amazing location and perfect for relaxation and unwinding from daily busyness of life. Looking forward to future visits.
Heather, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to get away.
Thomas, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location in a quiet end of town but very walkable. Spectacular views with comfortable outdoor seating area. Wonderful having BBQs available. Excellent hosts.
Margaret, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nimpkish Hotel - Pearl of Alert Bay
Excellent stay at the Nimpkish Hotel. Hosts were friendly, helpful, accommodating, courteous, and hospitality +++ We are so happy to have chosen this hotel for our stay. Exceeded all expectations. A true gem! Spectacular sunsets from the large private deck that overlooks the Bay. Walking distance to practically everything!
Heather, 2-night trip
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