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HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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8.6
Fabulous 215 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 9.3
  • Staff 8.6
  • Atmosphere 8.1
  • Cleanliness 8.6
  • Facilities 8.2
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8.6
Fabulous 215 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 9.3
  • Staff 8.6
  • Atmosphere 8.1
  • Cleanliness 8.6
  • Facilities 8.2

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  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
24th Feb 2017
6.0

This hostel did the job eg. more affordable accommodation (I was in town for a conference and didn't want to pay the pricey hotel rates) but it wasn't anything special. The location was great, really central and across the street from free weekend parking. Downsides: grubby carpets, rickety beds and pretty lax security from what I could tell. It's been a few years since I've traveled but I've been to many hostels in my time in Europe, Mexico, Australia and North America. This one was average.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
4th Feb 2017
6.9

Generally a nice place, would need to stay longer than one night to unlock the Turtle's character

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Male, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
3rd Feb 2017
10.0

Good location, friendly staff and very clean. One of the better hostels I have been to.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
17th Nov 2016
8.6

Great place to stay!! Make sure to lock your door every time though, doesn't lock automatically. All the staff were so super friendly and really polite, especially rose.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
14th Oct 2016
6.3

Atmosphere was terrible , kids yelling and vaccum going at 7pm. But the bar below the hostel was great.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness

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