Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Address: 121 Bastion St, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, V9R 3A2, Canada | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 121 Bastion St, Nanaimo, is near Nanaimo District Museum.
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          • Beach
          • Bar/lounge


          • High-speed internet in room (free)
          • Breakfast Available
          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Non-smoking rooms
          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • High-speed internet in room
          • Family rooms


          • Meeting rooms/conference facilities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Multilingual staff
          • Laundry facilities (self serve)
          • Concierge desk
          • Banquet room
          • Business Services
          • Kids activities or Babysitting

          TravelPod Member ReviewsPainted Turtle Guesthouse Nanaimo

          Reviewed by tarottraveler

          Love the Painted Turtle

          Reviewed Aug 18, 2016
          by (1 review) Tacoma, Washington , United States Flag of United States

          I absolutely recommend the Painted Turtle to anyone wanting to stay in downtown Nanaimo. The rooms are comfortable and quiet, the building is clean and the staff are friendly. The location is most excellent as well. The only reason I don't give it the full 5 stars is because I was there on such a hot week and the rooms did not have A/C. But since it's an older building, I don't hold it against them. Overall I was very satisfied with the experience and would stay here again without hesitation.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by isabelle134

          clean, nice, very well located

          Reviewed Jan 8, 2013
          by (26 reviews) Brussels , Belgium Flag of Belgium

          This is a very nice place! The common room and kitchen are great, many windows, lots of light... in this dark winter weather, I appreciate! Very well located, close to the waterfront, into the art district. Cafes, restaurants nearby, as well as a grocery store at about 10 min walk. If I come back to Nanaimo I will stay here again!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Painted Turtle Guesthouse Nanaimo

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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