- 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
Festivals and Events
Year round, Nanaimo is abuzz with activity – there are festivals and events almost every weekend. Some of the most famous include the Dragon Boat Festival, Bathtub Races, Maple Syrup Festival, and the Silly Boat Regatta.
The city of Nanaimo is a small, quaint and friendly seaside city – which welcomes small groups, families, couples and travelling independent travellers, who comes to Nanaimo in droves for festivals and special events.
The Painted Turtle Guesthouse offers affordable, safe and centralized accommodation with a wide variety of room types including affordable dorm rooms, comfortable family rooms and cozy private rooms.
“We were totally impressed with how clean everything was kept. Nothing but good words have been spoken about our stay and you can rest assured that we will be back. The location to the site is great. And last but not least everyone was so nice. Thanks a lot.” Susan McMinn, Abreast In The Cove – Dragon Boat Festival Team
While you are planning to attend a festival or special event in Nanaimo, BC call us today and learn about the Painted Turtle Guesthouse’s affordable and friendly accommodation, room types and affordable room rates.