- 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
Downtown Nanaimo offers so many naturally beautiful spots to host a special occasion; a wedding at Swy-a-Lana lagoon or a family reunion on the seaside in Maffeo Sutton Park.
For Nanaimo locals, date night or girls night in are a fun weekend occasion. Our great city is also home to so many great festivals and the Painted Turtle Guesthouse welcomes guests for all of these special occasions.
Centrally located in the heart of historic Nanaimo, our modern and friendly guesthouse is just one block from the ocean, down the street from the convention centre and a short distance to all sporting and club venues. The guesthouse offers family style group accommodation with private, family and small group and dorm style rooms, and a big, bright and beautiful great room with fully fitted kitchen and dining area. Our common areas are perfect for making and sharing group meals.
Take a guesthouse tour and then request a no-obligation group quote online.
The Painted Turtle Guesthouse offers affordable accommodation for special occasion planning on a budget