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Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“private room”(14 reviews)
“bus stop”(4 reviews)
“bed dorm”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 14 December 2011

It was a very nice woman at the reception. The rooms and bathroom/shower are very clean, you get even a towel. There is a nice living area, where you can cook and spend the evening.

Thank AustriaMike
Reviewed 15 November 2011

We recently spent 2 nights at this hostel. It's right in downtown Nanaimo so everything is within walking distance. Upon arrival we were given a tour of the guesthouse which included a very clean, bright great room with a spotless kitchen and also laundry facilities....More

Thank westcoasthiker1
Reviewed 16 September 2011

Stayed here for 1 night on our trip to the north of the island. Staff were very welcoming and helpful showing us to our rooms and all the amenities. Guesthouse was very tidy. Kitchen was well equipped and spacious communal area. Rooms had plenty of...More

Thank doolia83
Reviewed 2 September 2011

We really enjoyed our stay at the Painted Turtle. The staff were friendly and inviting and the place was comfortable and clean. We showed up for a late check-in on the Friday night of a busy weekend and had no trouble.

Thank Traveller400_11
Reviewed 28 August 2011

The hostel is right in the heart of town. However, the downside of this means that it has no parking lots and waiting areas for those who are driving to unload their luggages. Stopping directly outside the hostel in the 2 lane road might attract...More

Thank cchrishu
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Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$30 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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