Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Painted Turtle Guesthouse

121 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 3A2, Canada
+1 250 753 4432

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based on 364 reviews

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
Thu 23/9
Fri 24/9
ProviderNightly total£48£48£48

About Painted Turtle Guesthouse

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Painted Turtle Guesthouse is situated a few minutes from Bastion, and provides charming accommodation. It is also within walking distance of Nanaimo's well-known attractions and landmarks.

Luggage storage, a concierge and a car rental desk are just some of the available services at the hostel. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, a library and laundry facilities.

Painted Turtle Guesthouse features rooms equipped with a hair dryer.

The area near the hostel has a range of cafés and restaurants. Christian Science Society is also only a quick walk away.

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Rooms available at Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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Fri 24/9
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Amenities at Painted Turtle Guesthouse

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • No smoking
  • Smoke alarms

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Newspapers
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk


  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Media and entertainment

  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Laundry facilities


  • Socket near the bed

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles

Reviews of Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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8.5 Great
Pros:The painted turtle had some of the comfiest, fluffier and cleanest bedding I've seen in a hostel. Very good beds!

Cons:Although the hostel was very tidy and lovely it did lack a bit of character for an old building. Everything was white, a little hotel-ish.

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121 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 3A2

What's nearby

  • Bastion131 yd
  • Nanaimo Museum201 yd
  • Sundown Divers0.3 mi
  • Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park1.1 mi
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre1.2 mi
  • Nanaimo Regional General Hospital1.9 mi
  • Beach Estates Park2.1 mi
  • Brechin Lanes2.2 mi
  • Nanaimo Golf Club3.2 mi
  • Frank Crane Arena3.3 mi
  • Pipers Lagoon Park4.2 mi
  • Wellington Railway Station4.6 mi



Check in anytime after 15:30, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Painted Turtle Guesthouse

  • Yes, reservations at Painted Turtle Guesthouse can be cancelled free of charge with some of our providers. Make sure to read the provider's cancellation policy.

  • Check-in time is 15:30 and check-out time is 10:00 at Painted Turtle Guesthouse.

  • No, Painted Turtle Guesthouse does not offer free parking.

  • Yes, Painted Turtle Guesthouse offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Painted Turtle Guesthouse is located 0.1 miles from the centre of Nanaimo. Bastion is the closest landmark to Painted Turtle Guesthouse.

  • No, Painted Turtle Guesthouse does not have a pool on-site.

  • Painted Turtle Guesthouse is 0.2 miles from Nanaimo Harbour. Painted Turtle Guesthouse is 8.4 miles from Nanaimo Arpt.

  • No, Painted Turtle Guesthouse does not offer free airport shuttle service.

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0.1 mi

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