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    Painted Turtle Guesthouse

    121 Bastion St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 3A2, Canada
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    • Excellent55%
    • Very good31%
    • Average10%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “private room” (14 reviews)
    “common room” (11 reviews)
    “mixed dorm” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    1.5 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 134 reviews

    Reviewed 26 November 2015

    We booked in late had a warm welcome instructions were clear students got settled in with ease. Nice large sitting kitchen area, clean and felt safe. Advantage with a school group each student had their own bed and the females were on one floor and...More

    Thank Cathy G
    Reviewed 5 October 2015

    I stayed at the Painted Turtle for a night. The location is great : close to the waterfront, close to bars/pubs, close to Thriftyfood, Starbucks, Fresh slices etc... The hostel is very clean and casual. The prices are reasonable. The staff was very friendly and...More

    1  Thank Charlotte D
    Reviewed 4 October 2015

    Really appreciated the easy bike storage right in downtown Nanaimo. Close to lots of great food. All the front desk staff were friendly, kind and helpful. The private room we stayed in was clean and bed comfortable.

    2  Thank CJH300
    Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

    This is the best hostel I have stayed at in a loooong time. I have travelled the world, and worked in a hostel for many years in the '90's, and this hostel is the real deal. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Super clean, and...More

    1  Thank John B
    Reviewed 19 September 2015

    We picked this hotel based on location and price. The location turned out to be great for our purpose, sightseeing and restaurants in Gastown, Chinatown, Yaletown and boat trip to Granville Island. The hotel is located on an edgy block but soon overcame that. The...More

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    Diplomat Motel
    28 reviews
    #17 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
    Coast Bastion Hotel
    1,430 reviews
    #1 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$ 28 - US$ 83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • Canada >
    • British Columbia >
    • Vancouver Island >
    • Nanaimo
    • Also Known As
    • Painted Turtle Guesthouse Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
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    .10 km away
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    "Family room is great if you are three or four"
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