Painted Turtle Guesthouse



121 Bastion Street NanaimoSee nearby area


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    Lonely Planet review

    This beautifully maintained heart-of-downtown budget property combines small dorms with very popular private rooms (book ahead). An HI affiliate, its hardwood floors and IKEA-style furnishings line a large and welcoming kitchen-lounge combo. You can book tours from the front desk if you've had enough of strumming the hostel's loaner guitar.

    Our independent authors have visited Painted Turtle Guesthouse and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Nanaimo.

    Description provided by property

    An on-site launderette is featured at this Nanaimo accommodation. Free Wi-Fi is provided in all rooms. Departure Bay Ferry Terminal is 4km away.

    Simply furnished, each room at Painted Turtle Guesthouse comes with shared bathroom facilities. Linen and towels are included. A fan is provided.

    A kitchen is offered for guest use at Guesthouse Painted Turtle. Table football and games are featured in the TV-free common room. Luggage storage is available. Vending machines offering snacks are located on-site.

    Whale Watching tours are available from Cowichan Bay 55 minutes’ drive away.

    Important information

    You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

    Please note this property does not accept American Express as a form of payment.

    Please note there are no lifts at this property only stair access is possible.

    Services & facilities

    • Family
      • Family rooms
    • Concierge
      • Concierge service
    • Recreation
      • Bicycle rental
      • Games room
      • Cycling
    • Non-smoking
      • Designated smoking area
      • Non-smoking rooms
      • Non-smoking throughout
    • Guest services
      • Tour desk
    • Restaurant/CafĂ©
      • Vending machine (snacks)
      • Vending machine (drinks)
      • Snack bar
    • Transport/transfers
      • Car hire
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
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