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HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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HI Nanaimo

Painted Turtle Guesthouse

HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse

1.866.309.4432
121 Bastion Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9R 3A2

Nanaimo is the gateway to Vancouver Island. It's a small harbour city with all the amenities and a great jumping-off point for the rest of the Island. HI Nanaimo is a block from the waterfront, within walking distance of shops, restaurants and galleries and not far from the BC Ferries terminals.

Highlights
  • Wandering down to the waterfront
  • Grabbing a drink at the Corner Lounge
  • Relaxing in hostel's cozy living room
Reservations & Other Inquiries
1.866.309.4432
1.250.753.4432
Useful Info

Open: Year-round
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:30

Amenities

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Bar on site
    Bar on site
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

HI Nanaimo
HI Nanaimo
Shared Room
Private Room
Family Room
Kitchen
Lounge
Lounge
Hiking
Hiking

Beds & Rooms

Private Rooms

Private Room

Relax comfortably in our premium private rooms with queen bed and pillow-top mattress.  It's privacy with heritage appeal and local artwork.

  • Towels
    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
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Family Rooms

Private / Family Room

Our private family rooms offer either a queen bed and a set of bunk beds or two sets of bunk beds, all with pillow-top mattresses.

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    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
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Shared Rooms

4-Bed Room

Shared room with two sets of bunk beds, comfy mattresses, bedding and towels. Choose from men's, women's and mixed-gender rooms.

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    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
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Group Bookings

HI Nanaimo caters to all groups of up to 50 people, but we particularly love hosting those seeking an engaging "island" experience. Our unique location, amenities and affordable rates make HI Nanaimo the perfect place to book your school group, sports team, special event, diving excursion, outdoor recreation club or marine biology trip.

Groups Information

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Get 10% off on your transport to Vancouver Island

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HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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