- 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
Meeting Room and Conferences
For room rental enquiries contact us on 250-753-4432 or email us below. First time users – For start up training groups & courses, please enquire about out per person rental rate. Phone Sabrina on 250-753-4432 or email email@example.com
Board & Training Room Rental
For people who crave social simplicity, creativity, technology, sustainability, and a sense of community in their small meeting & training space.
8am – 9pm everyday!
|Member Rate*||Non-Member Rate*|
|$30.00 per hour||$45.00 per hour|
|$60.00 per half day||$90.00 per half day|
|$120.00 per full day 8:00 – 5:00||$180.00 per full day 8:30 – 4:00|
|$60.00 per evening||$90.00 per evening|
* plus applicable taxes
Half a day rentals are from: 8:00am - 12:00pm or from 1:00pm - 5pm.
Evening rentals are from 5:30-9:00pm
Hourly rates are available on request, telephone enquiries only.
*Members: Rate applies to members of the Young Professionals of Nanaimo, Downtown Nanaimo BIA or Hostelling International.
Included with your room rental is use of the white board, tables, chairs, Shaw high-speed Wi-Fi, bring-your-own catering option and private use bathroom. Optional services include:
- Coffee/tea/water $2.50/person
- Continental breakfast $8.50/person
- Catering From simple $10 lunches to chef catered beverage & food pairing. Expect great tastes! Custom pricing applies.
- Great Room day-use
- For a break-out session, unwind in the Great Room with our lounge, fireplace, tables, kitchen & foosball table. Separate charge may apply and is subject to availability.
AV Equipment Mac & PC compatible laptop, digital projector, screen. VISA/MC deposit is required & additional charge applies.
- In a Board Room configuration, the room comfortably sits up to 14 people.
- In a Classroom configuration, the room comfortably sits up to 14 people.
- In an Open or Presentation configuration, the room comfortably sits up to 20 people.
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Meeting Room Configuration
The Painted Turtle Meeting Room can be configured for small meetings, conferences and presentations. The following layouts can be configured for your meetings.