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HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse Hostel

121 Bastion Street, Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, Canada

93% Overall Rating 11 out of 12 customers would recommend this property based on 12 reviews

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 95%

Facilities 87%

Location 93%

Safety 95%

Staff 95%

Value 93%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Reservations are guaranteed with a VISA or MasterCard only. <br /><br />

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. <br /><br />

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%

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Nanaimo?

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Map and Directions


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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