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HI - Nanaimo - Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Basecamp Vancouver Island! Hop on a ferry or floatplane then stay 2, 3 or 5 nights in Nanaimo to experience the best of Vancouver Island.

90 %


What travellers think

Travellers that stayed here think this hostel is best for

  • Nature-lovers
  • Relaxing
  • Sightseeing
  • Unique atmosphere

Hostel rating (2)

90 %

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 92%
Cleanliness 88%
Location 90%
Security 90%
Service 88%
Comfort 94%

Green rating



Pleasant Staff Friendly Greetings. Jan.


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Thu 11 Jun 2015

One of the worst hostels we've ever been to. Washrooms are very dirty, soap and paper towels weren't replaced for days altough the staff "cleaned" daily. Kitchen was also a bit messy and the "clean up after yourself"-system isn't really working. The walls are so thin that you hear your neighbour snoring at night as if you would stay in the same bed.


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Sun 31 May 2015

It's a beautiful hostel right next to the sea


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Sat 29 Mar 2014

Ein wunderschönes Hostel in einer ruhigen Gegend. Die Freundlichkeit der Mitarbeiter überträgt sich auf die Gäste. Auf jeden Fall einen Besuch wert!


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Sun 23 Mar 2014