Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Painted Turtle Guesthouse


121 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

GoodBased on 380 reviews


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About Painted Turtle Guesthouse

This charming hostel in Nanaimo offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a concierge and luggage storage. It is moments from Bastion and is close to the area's well-known attractions and dining spots.


Good to Know

To Downtown

0.1 mi




Check-in time

4:00 PM

Check-out time

10:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi

Payment & Cancellation

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Front desk number

+1 250 753 4432

Amenities at Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Blender
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • No smoking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • City view
  • Cleaning products
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Casino
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing


  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security

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Reviews for Painted Turtle Guesthouse

GoodBased on 378 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, friendly/helpful staff." (in 48 reviews)
  • Very cozy and nice staff (in 45 reviews)
  • "Clean, lovely double room." (in 35 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was outdated and smelled horrible. (in 23 reviews)
  • The room was outdated and smelled horrible. (in 22 reviews)
  • it was loud outside- saturday night! (in 10 reviews)

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FAQs when booking at Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Is pricing at Painted Turtle Guesthouse comparable to 1 star hotels in Nanaimo?

Hotels in Nanaimo that are rated 1 star generally cost $87/night, but on average, Painted Turtle Guesthouse is available for 28% less than the average rate in the area. You can usually enjoy a stay at Painted Turtle Guesthouse for $63/night. This is a great deal for HotelsCombined users planning to visit Nanaimo.

How close is Painted Turtle Guesthouse to the nearest airport, Nanaimo Harbour?

With a distance of 0 mi between Painted Turtle Guesthouse and the nearest airport, Nanaimo Harbour, the drive typically takes about 0h 00m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Nanaimo Harbour to Painted Turtle Guesthouse?

Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Painted Turtle Guesthouse guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Nanaimo.

What is the Painted Turtle Guesthouse phone number?

You can reach the front desk of Painted Turtle Guesthouse at +1 250 753 4432.

Does Painted Turtle Guesthouse have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Painted Turtle Guesthouse has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Painted Turtle Guesthouse?

Check-out should be before 10:00 AM. For checking in at Painted Turtle Guesthouse, guests should plan for any time after 4:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at Painted Turtle Guesthouse, Nanaimo?

Prices at Painted Turtle Guesthouse will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $63, though some users have found rates as low as $37. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Does Painted Turtle Guesthouse have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at Painted Turtle Guesthouse, Nanaimo.