- Business Traveler
For business owners, travelling salespeople, government employees on the go and marketing executives, business travel is still an important part of company success. Nanaimo is a hotspot for business travellers because it is centrally located on Vancouver Island.
- Extended Stay
The Painted Turtle Guesthouse offers all the comforts of home for our extended stay travelers. Whether you are working in the area, a student studying for a short period of time, between homes or a snow bird looking to migrate to warmer climate, we have affordable accommodation with home-away-from-home amenities to suit your needs.
- Group Coordinator
Need group accommodation for your business, organization, club, church, school, team or special event? The Painted Turtle Guesthouse is a fresh alternative to traditional hotel, motel or hostel accommodation with our unique group services & amenities. If your group size is between 10-50 people, consider a stay with us! Choose your group type below for more detail.
- Leisure & Family
Prefer traveling with like-minded people & meeting others while you travel? Enjoy being immersed in the heart of the community you are visiting? Appreciate staying in unique accommodations run by owners & staff that are passionate about enhancing your travel experience? Then you’ll enjoy the Painted Turtle Guesthouse for your next Nanaimo visit as a family, couple, or single traveler.
- Special Events
A perfect base for your special events! From girl's nights, reunions, regional retreats, weddings and any occasion where you want to stay in the same place. Combining accommodation, self -catering or catered options AND common areas to make us a unique choice to stay with a few or up to 50 of your favourite friends & family. Full facility bookings available select months - wow!
- World Traveler
Welcome to the Painted Turtle Guesthouse
Nanaimo’s Painted Turtle Guesthouse is an accommodation for travelers to Vancouver Island and Nanaimo, providing unrivaled amenities and a home-away-from-home whether you are staying for one night, a week or a month.
We offer a variety of flexible accommodation options for hostel travelers, couples, families and groups in a classic European-style hotel/hostel. You will experience great hospitality and spotlessly clean comfort at an affordable price while meeting like-minded people from the region and around the world.
Our Nanaimo guesthouse accommodation is located in the heart of the city, within easy walking distance to the famous harbourfront walkway, tourist attractions, boutique stores, pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and the Port Place Shopping Centre. We are only one block from the Coast Bastion Hotel, the Best Western Dorchester Hotel and the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.
Whether you’re visiting us for the first time, coming for a special event, or returning because you love it, we invite you to explore downtown Nanaimo and make the Painted Turtle Guesthouse one of your preferred Vancouver Island accommodations.