- 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
The Painted Turtle Guesthouse specializes in group accommodation. Our unique location, guest amenities and affordable rates make our facility the perfect choice for your team’s stay in Nanaimo.
Group Capacity & Configuration: 55-60 guests
20 Rooms (10 per floor)
- 8 x 4 person rooms (2 sets of bunks)
- 10 x 2 person private rooms (Queen bed)
- 2 x 4 person group/family rooms (Queen bed plus bunk beds)
- 4 private use washrooms on each floor
Groups that stay at the Painted Turtle Guesthouse can expect:
- Group designed rooms with 4 separate twin beds - no need to share a bed again!
- Private and smaller group rooms available for coaches, chaperons, team leaders or parents travelling with the team
- Modern kitchen and dining facilities
- Commercial grade laundry
- Lounge room and fireplace
- Foosball and house games
- Discounts at local restaurants and cafes
- Free wi-fi
- Central location - close to all group facilities and the waterfront
If your group is large enough, we offer the option of an exclusive facility booking (take over the whole guesthouse!)
Listen to what a recent group had to say about staying at the Painted Turtle Guesthouse:
We came to the Painted Turtle Guesthouse with 18 young swimmers from the PSW swim team and had a great 3 night stay. The large Great Room was well set up, and the kitchen facilities made it easy and fun for team meals and games. Pool time availability at the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre helped complete the trip! PS. So nice and clean! Pacific Seward Swim Club, The Gillian Team Mom - Vancouver
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