- 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
2. Please take them up to the meeting room to show them the books available, or if familiar they can go themselves. Of course, take the opportunity to talk up the Great Room & Meeting Room.
3. All 'lenders' must fill out their personal LOANER card ONCE ONLY - they are in the recipe box beside the front desk monitor. Required info is name, email, phone and VISA/MC (with a note that if they do not return the book after 45 days they will be charged for the book assuming they have chosen to keep it!).
4. Taking out a book - When someone brings a book to reception for signing out, please take out the card at the back of the book and file it in the recipe box in alphabetical order of AUTHOR LAST NAME. We have also designed up some bookmarks - also kept in the recipe box. Please mark the return date for the book for 45 days (or six weeks), then place the bookmark in the back of the book. Lender can happily take the book away!
5. Renewals - no problem extending their return date if they phone in and let us know. The bookmark has this information on it. If you get a renewal, please edit the date out on the BOOK CARD so we don't charge them prematurely for books!
ii) have Angie approve for circulation;
iii) then pass onto Sarah to prepare the book for the library.