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HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse - Nanaimo Map

Guesthouse | 121 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada V9R 3A2

92.7% Overall Rating

26 out of 28 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/08/2013)

Sam Meegan thinks…

"The Painted Turtle was an amazing hostel. One of my favourite. All the staff were super friendly but Katryne and Amy in particular were really helpful and great to hang out with. The hostel is always…"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Sofa

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 3.75

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Reservations are guaranteed with a VISA or MasterCard only.

We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. In the event you do not arrive for your booking, the first night's accommodation will be charged in full.

Please note that local taxes are not included in the posted rates. The amount of tax depends on the type of room that is booked and the nightly rate and varies between 5%-13%

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Street View


CAR: Exit 18 East off Highway #19 at Jingle Pot Rd. 3.5km to downtown.
BC FERRY: Departure Bay - follow Stewart Ave to traffic lights, left on Terminal Ave 100m, left on Front Street 2 blocks, right on Church St. 1 block; OR take Bus #2 downtown. Duke Point - refer car directions or take taxi.
BUS: 400m down Wallace St, left at traffic lights, then 100m down Bastion St.
TRAIN: 300m down Fitzwilliam St.
TOFINO BUS: 1 block up Bastion St.
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