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Never having stayed in a hostel type hotel and being older I was surprised at how great the bed was. Super comfortable and great bedding! However I did not enjoy sharing a bathroom which were dirty! No TV and an old smell in the room...More
Not 5 stars purely because the HI card wasn't accepted and this wasn't clear on the booking especially when it's meant to be accepted. However, the hostel itself. Great toilets. Spacious common room/kitchen. Big beds, hot weather but room had a fan in it.. useful...More
Friendly and pleasant staff. I booked my stay with booking.com and was not supposed to be able to get a refund when my trip to Nanaimo was cancelled. Painted Turtle waived any fee whatsoever with no fuss.
Stayed in a 4 bed dorm which was spacious and comfortable. Complimentary towels was a good touch. Rooms were hot and stuffy however there was a fan to help this. The common room was really lovely to chill out in and cook dinner. Staff were...More
Staff great friendy
place great common room there was free sex show at 3 am
On cough close to bus stop had fish and chip down near warf
Can get to all major shop from here got stuff here that l need in australia
US$ 26 - US$ 87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Painted Turtle Guesthouse Nanaimo, Vancouver Island