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HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse Hostel

121 Bastion Street, Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, Canada

93% Overall Rating 12 out of 13 customers would recommend this property based on 13 reviews

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 95%

Facilities 88%

Location 93%

Safety 95%

Staff 95%

Value 92%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Free City Maps
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

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: 17:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Taxes Not Included

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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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