- 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
Youth groups from British Columbia, Canada & around the world choose the Painted Turtle Guesthouse when they are in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island. The Guesthouse is a fresh, engaging accommodation, and in comparison to traditional hotels our affordable rates are sure to meet your group budget!
Group leaders, school, university, education coordinators and parents alike select the Guesthouse for accommodation because we have a bed for everyone for groups 10-50 people – no more sharing beds! Choose from single, double, triple or quad occupancy rooms. Our hostel-style dorm rooms have two bunk beds. Classic Rooms have a Queen Bed. Family Rooms have a Queen bed & a bunk bed.
Groups & teams can take also advantage of our Great Room and amenities including:
- Fully-equipped modern kitchen for self-catering;
- Breakfast and bagged lunch catering services – request menu & prices;
- Stay&Save program for 10-15% discount at select restaurants and cafes;
- Open plan dining and group meeting area;
- Lounge room with foozball, fireplace, games and comfortable seating;
- Laundry & drying room;
- FREE WiFi (paid internet kiosks also available);
- FREE luggage and equipment storage;
- Our full service concierge can help arrange group trips, activities and excursions.
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