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4.0 / 5Good
79 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Bastion
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Nanaimo Museum
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Petroglyph Park
    19 min walk
  • Airport
    Nanaimo, BC (YCD)
    13 min drive

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1-866-500-4938
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only

    Room Amenities

    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area

Nanaimo

Painted Turtle Guesthouse is located in Nanaimo. Departure Bay Ferry Terminal and Duke Point Ferry Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Brechin Lanes and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. Our guests appreciate the hostel's central location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bastion - 2 min walk
  • Nanaimo Museum - 3 min walk
  • Protection Island - 10 min walk
  • Petroglyph Park - 19 min walk
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 13 min drive

About this property

Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Nanaimo hostel in Regional District of Nanaimo, near Vancouver Island University
A bar/lounge, a meeting room and concierge services are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. All 24 rooms provide conveniences such as full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves, plus free WiFi and hobs. Premium bedding, rice cookers and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests. Private bathrooms are not en suite and housekeeping is available once per stay.
Painted Turtle Guesthouse offers 24 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and rice cookers. Beds feature premium bedding. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided.
Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:00 AM: CAD 5 for adults and CAD 5 for children
1 bar

Family friendly

Full-sized fridge
Laundry facilities
Microwave

Guest services

Concierge services
Front desk (limited hours)
Housekeeping (once per stay)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

Chinese
English

Business services

1 meeting room

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (heating)
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathroom (detached)
Shower

Food and drink

Cookware/dishes/utensils
Free bottled water
Microwave
Oven
Fridge
Rice cooker
Shared kitchen
Hob

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Desk

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 10 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 10.00 per stay.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Property payment types

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: CAD 5 for adults and CAD 5 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 10.00 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.

We should mention

Up to 2 children aged 10 years old and younger stay for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Property is also known as

  • Painted Turtle Guesthouse Hostel Nanaimo
  • Painted Turtle Guesthouse Hostel
  • Painted Turtle Guesthouse Nanaimo
  • Painted Turtle Guesthouse
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4.2
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Everything I needed for a quick visit. A bed and a good night sleep

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Clean and comfortable. Noise from street easily heard

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 4 nights in Dec. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

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