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Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi
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Overview of Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Painted Turtle Guesthouse

1.5 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNanaimo Museum3 min walk
  • Popular LocationOld City Quarter4 min walk
  • Popular LocationProtection Island2 min drive
  • AirportNanaimo, BC (YCD)13 min drive

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About this area

Nanaimo

Located in Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse is near the airport and near the boardwalk. Bastion is a notable landmark, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Departure Bay Ferry Terminal and Duke Point Ferry Terminal. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Frank Crane Arena. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and ziplining. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bastion - 2 min walk
  • Nanaimo Museum - 3 min walk
  • Old City Quarter - 4 min walk
  • Protection Island - 2 min drive
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Penny's Palapa — 4 min walk
  • Javawocky Coffee House — 4 min walk
  • The Nest Bistro — 4 min walk
  • Gina's Mexican Cafe — 4 min walk
  • Mambo Gourmet Pizza — 5 min walk

About this property

Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Bastion
This smoke-free hostel features a bar/lounge, coffee/tea in a common area, and a meeting room. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include concierge services, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance. All 24 rooms provide conveniences like 8 bathrooms and refrigerators, plus free WiFi and microwaves. Guests will also find stovetops, premium bedding, and rice cookers. Private bathrooms are not ensuite and housekeeping is available on request.
Painted Turtle Guesthouse offers 24 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and rice cookers. Beds feature premium bedding. Full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves are provided.

Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on request.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Ecotours

Family friendly

  • Full-sized refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Meeting room

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • 8 bathrooms
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Blender
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Paper towels
  • Refrigerator
  • Rice cooker
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:30 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 3:30 PM - midnight
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

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
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • 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 may be 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 onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

We should mention

Up to 2 children 10 years old and younger stay 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
Painted Turtle Nanaimo
Painted Turtle Guesthouse Nanaimo
Painted Turtle Guesthouse Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 37 out of 105 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 45 out of 105 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 105 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 105 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 105 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All good
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing stay, great staff
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Everything is good
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful experience, friendly people and staff
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020