- 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
Clubs & Social Groups
Girl guides, cycling clubs, swimming clubs, church groups, university clubs, and recreation groups of all ages use the Painted Turtle Guesthouse as their preferred budget accommodation while visiting Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. For groups of 10-50 people, the Guesthouse is a fresh alternative to traditional hotel, motel or hostel accommodation.
Clubs & Social Groups can also take advantage of our Great Room & amenities including:
- Fully-equipped modern kitchen for self-catering;
- Breakfast and bagged lunch catering services – request menu & prices;
- Stay&Save program for 10-25% discount at select restaurants and cafes;
- Group presentation space on-site;
- Lounge room with foozball, fireplace, games and comfortable seating;
- FREE WiFi (and paid internet kiosks);
- FREE gear & luggage storage;
- Pre-post event concierge services to help arrange group trips, activities and excursions.
Group Booking Inquiry
For capacity, room descriptions & group bookings visit our ‘Group Rooms’ page