- 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
Salish Chef “Iron Chief” Bob partners with his culinary cohorts for a soiree of West Coast culture & hospitality. Signature dishes Salmon on Cedar & Baked Bannock are accompanied by rich, sultry samplings of savoury creations showcasing Vancouver Island flavours. You will get your fill from four menus featuring the best of what’s in season: ‘fresh from the sea’ oysters, mussels, prawns, fish; and ‘fresh from the garden’ seasonings, vegetables and fruit.
Our Kitchen Parties, you will share our passion for great food, great company great value and story-telling. Add extra spirit to your evening by pairing artisan beers & wines from the region pre –selected to enhance our menus. Choose from one of our set dates or ask us how to book a custom Group Bookings.
$35 Dinner + Pairing by the bottle* (optional)
6:30 - 8:00pm
*At the time of purchasing your event ticket, you will be offered a selection of regional artisan Wines & Beers for purchase to enhance flavours from the menu. Choose from limited supply Wolf Brewery Maple & Scotch Ales to crisp whites and delicious red wines.
*You are responsible for advising us of any special dietary requirements in the 'Add Comments to your order" field prior to finalizing event ticket purchase.
Event Dates & Ticket Information