- 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
Seed savers and sellers, swap table, guest speakers...and more!
Energy Healing Workshop ~ Enhance Each Day Using Flower Essences learn how to make daily adjustments to your energy vibration.
Win $1,000 Cash every Thursday
Fantastic Fridays just got better! You can now win CA$H every Friday of the month!
THE COMIC STRIPPERS - A male stripper parody and improv comedy show.
Physical Exercise Therapy Speech Therapy Music Therapy Art Therapy Caregivers' Counselling
Saturday Studio - Art classes for kids! Art Lab offer two Saturday Studio sessions tailored to kids ages 5-7 and 8-12.
Say YES to joy in your life! Say YES to moving your body in a pleasurable way to bring you health and vitality! Say YES and experience the joy of movement through the magic of Nia!
The New Societies Act: What your organization needs to know
San Felix is Ian Kopp, Brett Frankson, Mark Bell, and Nick Tassell. They are an enthusiastic group of young men writing music together in a garage in Saanich, BC. The garage is lined with egg carton
Social Swing Dance. Dances include West Coast Swing. Lindy Hop, Jive, Waltz, Rumba, Cha-cha - etc., .
Sat. April 8th, 2017 - Concert Gord Phillips Band Western Canadian Tour Folk/Rock/Rockabilly Trio
The new album is inspired by living that simple life and watching his kids grow up. “We are learning every second the two of us. “Sharing those stories and epiphanies in song. There are so many.
Contra Dance (Ceilidh / Barn Dance) with Live Music
Bethlehem Centre is offering a new reflective one-day writer's circle Living The Questions directed by writer/poet Mary Ann Moore that will explore connection and renewal.
Iaido is the art of drawing and cutting with the Japanese sword. No experience necessary. Suitable for all fitness levels. First class is free.
Here's an opportunity to make a huge impact on our local communities. 100 Women x 1 hour x $100 means $10,000 awarded to a local charity! Join us for our inaugural meeting.
Looking for your next great job? Come to our WorkBC Job Fair to meet some of Nanaimo’s best employers & find out about FREE services available at GT Hiring Solutions WorkBC Employment Service Centres!
YellowPoint Drama Group presents TOUCH AND GO, A British Bedroom Farce in two acts.
Sat. April 8th, 2017 - * SRI (Somato Respiratory Integration) Workshop Series - Discover, Transform & Awaken
You're Invited! EXPAND YOUR AWARENESS AND BRING GREATER FOCUS ON YOUR BREATH.
“Let’s raise a child that won’t have to recover from their childhood.” Pam Leo #parentingwithatwist