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Painted Turtle Guesthouse Reviews

121 Bastion Street, Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, Canada

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144 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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Great clean hostel...really liked it...


Reslly clean, safe and friendly!

  • 17th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


excellent sabrina is friendly nice staff.hoping come back again. in the near future....

  • 17th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Alright hostel; clean and in a good location. Think I might have gotten a short straw with the staff that served me when checking in (obviously hated his job/life) everyone eles was pretty friendly! Wouldn't recommend coming here if you want to party and meet people- not much of a common room, bar is rubbish and extremely hard to meet and interact with new people

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