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Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“private room”(14 reviews)
“common room”(11 reviews)
“bus stop”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Business Centre
Self-Serve Laundry
1.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Spent one night in private room "T"; hostel, room and bathroom were exceptionally clean, and common areas were light, airy and comfortable. Kitchen was easy to figure out, and the one staff member I spoke to was attentive and polite. Someone at the hostel has...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I really enjoyed my 3 night stay at the Painted Turtle. It offers everything I look for in a budget hostel and I would highly recommend staying whilst visiting the lovely little city of Nanaimo. The facilities are exceptionally clean, the staff are friendly and...More

Thank Christie T
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed just 1 night in a 4 bed dorm in July this year. The room was not bad but not great - it was a bit stuffy, but sufficient for a night or 2. The combined kitchen and common area was really nice and spacious...More

Thank melakay1
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Very Clean, Simply rooms. Reasonable Priced. Enough Shared Bathrooms for the floor. We were a family of four using the hotel for a one night visit to the city. It is central located in the downtown core, so it was easy to walk to restaurants,...More

Thank CA H
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Painted Turtle Inn for 2 nights. We had a family room with a double and a bunk. Our room and the shared bathrooms were clean, and the common area was cosy and multi-functional. Yet there aren't enough big tables to sit...More

Thank FluffyTaipei
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$33 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$33 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (14)
Room & Suite (9)
Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Ask to be in a room furthest away from the street noise"
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"Host was amenable to me changing for room to have a bottom bunk"
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"Go to nearby shopping center"
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"Family room is great if you are three or four"
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