- 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
At the Painted Turtle Guesthouse we're all about creating the best possible visitor experience in an inspiring, engaging way. Our business is founded on and dedicated to a sustainable corporate concept of linked prosperity demonstrated in our 3 part mission statement.
Our Product Mission: To provide affordable, lifestyle oriented accommodation for visitors in a dynamic tourism destination with growth potential by initiating innovative ways to preserve and promote our geographical and personable uniqueness.
Our Social Mission: To operate the Company in a way that actively recognizes the central role that business plays in society, and to share the value of conscious consumerism with our customers, partners and communities while respecting people and our environment.
Our Economic Mission: To operate the Company on a sustainable financial basis of profitable growth, while increasing value to our stakeholders locally, nationally and internationally.
Underlying all aspects of our mission is the determination to i) seek new and creative ways to ‘raise the Quality Assurance bar, ii) learn from others’ Stories, iii) create an impressionable Experience.