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HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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See our groups page for bookings of 10 or more friends.

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HI Nanaimo

Painted Turtle Guesthouse

HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse

121 Bastion Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia

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.

  • Wandering down to the waterfront
  • Grabbing a drink at the Corner Lounge
  • Relaxing in hostel's cozy living room
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Useful Info

Open: Year-round
Check-in: 16:00
Check-out: 10:00


  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry room
    Laundry room
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
HI Nanaimo
Painted Turtle Reception
HI Nanaimo
Shared Room
Private Room
Family Room

Rooms & Beds

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.

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