Beautiful independent senior living community in Nanaimo, British Columbia

Discover vibrant independent senior living community at Longlake Chateau and spend your time connecting with neighbours, taking in the scenic views outside your window or visiting nearby attractions. We take care of the rest.

Starting at $2,995 / month

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A senior living community with services to simplify your life.

With independent living amenities all in one place, you have time to focus on what matters to you. Stroll with friends on the landscaped grounds, enjoy the cozy living room with fireplace or dine in the bright and spacious dining room. We also offer an onsite salon, barber shop and laundry facilities for your convenience.

Your Next Chapter Event Series

Children’s Story Writing

Thursday, July 11 at 3 PM


Join us for a storybook gathering inspired by The Next Chapter conversations between residents and Atria’s Well-Being Coach, Billie Jean King. From far off places to imaginative creatures and unlikely heroes, craft your own children’s book to inspire the next generation of readers.


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View senior living community photos at Longlake Chateau

You will enjoy a lovely setting and welcoming community at Longlake Chateau. We have beautiful landscaped grounds for you to take an evening stroll, a bright common area for socializing with friends or a cozy library read your favorite novels. Take a look at the photo gallery to see more of what our community has to offer.

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An active independent senior living lifestyle in Nanaimo, BC

At Longlake Chateau, we handle life’s daily must-dos so you have more time for what inspires you. Enjoy chef-prepared meals with your neighbors while housekeeping tidies up your apartment. See how life is better with us. Schedule a tour today.

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Explore the neighborhood

Check out the new exhibits at Nanaimo Museum. Attend a lecture at Vancouver Island University. Head across the street for shopping at Country Club Centre. Want to enjoy a dinner out with friends? Find tasty meals at any number of local restaurants, including Roll & Chicken, Hong Kong House Restaurant, and Original Joe’s. You can also enjoy a scenic stroll through Beban Park and Shenton Park, catch the latest blockbuster at Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo, and attend live performances at Nanaimo Theatre Group. Discover a fulfilling lifestyle within and surrounding our independent senior living community.

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Engage Life

No matter your interests, no matter your personality, you'll find exceptional opportunities to learn new skills, socialize, stay fit and achieve goals with Atria Retirement Canada's signature Engage Life® program. Through six dimensions of engagement, you'll discover a new level of senior living.

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Eat Well. Live Well.

Wellness starts with nutrition. That's why Atria Retirement Canada's professional dining team designs their meals around your dietary and nutritional needs. We work with you to optimize your health with three delicious chef-prepared meals every day of the week.

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Quality First

You can rest assured knowing that Atria Retirement Canada communities maintain the highest standard of quality. In addition to yearly, unannounced quality enhancement reviews, we also receive state oversight and regulation to ensure we continue to provide exceptional service to our residents.

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Life is about chances, changes and choices. I took a chance and changed my life. I made the right choice when I chose Longlake Chateau to be my home.

Lisa P, Resident

The food is excellent. We moved in five months ago, and, so far, we have no regrets. The staff treat you the way you would want to be treated.

Neil N, Resident

I was visiting a friend and found Longlake Chateau staff, very helpful and friendly. Clean and good food.

Melanie S, Friend


Longlake Chateau is a great place to live and work, but don’t take our word for it—here are just a few of the ways residents and industry leaders have recognized our commitment to excellence.

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Your Safety

To ensure the safety of all of our residents, Atria Retirement Canada has established comprehensive emergency response plans. Whether the threat comes from severe weather or an illness, we stand ready to protect you quickly and effectively.

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