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121 Bastion Street, V9R 3A2 Nanaimo, Canada – Show map
|Bunk Bed in Male Dormitory Room|
|Family Room with Shared Bathroom||
|Queen Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room|
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Painted Turtle Guesthouse's staff speaks: Dutch, English, German
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Game Room, Library
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Wired internet is available in public areas and costs CAD 6 per hour.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges apply.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Car Rental, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Laundry, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Designated Smoking Area
Dutch, English, German
From 2:00 PM
Until 10:30 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged CAD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged CAD 10 per person per night in an extra bed.
One child under 2 years is charged CAD 5 per person per night in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 85 reviews
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This hotel features an on-site fitness room and heated seasonal outdoor pool.
Score from 338 reviews Good
Located just minutes away from the BC Ferry Terminal and downtown Nanaimo, British Columbia, this hotel features convenient amenities such as a free, deluxe continental breakfast.
Score from 142 reviews Good
Located in Central Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, this motel is 10 minutes’ walk from the Great Canadian Casino. It features the on-site MGM Restaurant, which serves American cuisine.
Score from 30 reviews Good
This charming motel features spacious suites with a full kitchen. In central Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, this inn is across from Harbourside Walkway and offers sea views of Newcastle Channel.
Score from 108 reviews Very good
The kitchen and common area were comfortable. Separate bathrooms are nice too. Free laundry. Staff were very helpful and friendly.
Could've been a bit cleaner.
The best youth hostel, and I take a lot youth hostel before! very clean, spacy, the kitchen very well furnished
Hard to beleive how clean and comfortable this place is. Staff go out of their way to help and accomodate. The main/social room, or as they call it " the great room " has comfortable sofa, high chair, dinning table....
We really enjoyed our stay at the painted turtle guesthouse. Staff we're very friendly and helpful, the rooms we're comfortable and cosy and the kitchen/living room facilities we're ideal. Would recommend this place highly.
everything was good!!perfect!! I wanna stay again~
Beds are very confortable Lot of attention put into making the place quiet and homy
nothing, all good!
The cleanliness was much better than all other hostels!
Lots of Water on the bathroom floor
Outstanding for a hostel. Staff are great and have solutions for every problem it seems. Very nice kitchen / Living Room area. Central in Nanaimo.
Weary mattresses (but hey, it´s a hostel)
Towel included was pretty sweet
Half the time the wifi wouldn't work.
Staff, location, nice and well equipped kitchen, possible charging in lockers
One of the bathroom doors couldn't be locked. The lockers are really small.
Could be cleaner
Friendly staff. Large light airy and clean kitchen/living area. Fan in the bedroom was very silent.
Was a bit hot during the night, despite the fan. (August)
Good location, kitchen, clean, nice living room.
Too much noisy in the night for the pub, sheet old, no games for young kids, very small fridge in the kitchen, the staff correct but not nice.
wouldnt refund a night after booking four nights on my phone and didnt see the fine print
nice staff and room setting; good location for the price
hot water comes out really slowly...
,quick & easy check in.Good value,for the traveler on a budget.
As an older person,next stay I am requesting a lower bunk.
Location, staff, value for money. Great common areas
The room had a bit of a weird smell.
This location was in the heart of downtown Nanaimo so it was very convenient. The property was very quaint and had a bit of a rustic feel.
The shared bath experience was one I will not repeat. The facility was a bit older and amenities were limited.
Very helpful staff! Nearby there is a great vegetarian raw food restaurant called Power Bar.
You aren't trusted and you will be treated like you are being introduced to prison. This place is right next to a very busy street and very active bus stop. There is no air conditioning and the beds are mushy.
everything. Very nice and friendly
Bathrooms and bedroom really not clean. Dusty, bad smell, noisy... disguting sheets.
the staff were very helpful and friendly. The place was very clean. Quite a few washrooms. Good location. Bought a $2 Painted Turtle bracelet that gave me good discounts at restaurants and coffee shops.
the lockers are extremely small, only big enough to put small valuables and electronic devices such as laptop, phone, wallet.
Being on the street side - bit noisy - with window open
simple and comfortable