The popular Painted Turtle Guesthouse offers quick access to Nanaimo Museum, Newcastle Island Marine Park and Wildplay Element Park. Such hostel facilities as a designated smoking area, a meeting room, a gift shop and parking can be found on site.
The property is located 5 km away from Nanaimo city center with a bastion and a museum nearby. The coffee shop Le Cafe Francais is around 50 meters away.
There is a ferry port a short distance away.
The hostel offers 20 rooms. Most of them feature heating, a separate toilet, a microwave, a refrigerator and a dressing area. The rooms also have a carpet floor. Rooms are fitted with single beds and bunk beds. This property has private bathrooms.
Laundry and concierge service are offered for the guests' use.
There are free Wi-Fi, a football table and a TV available in a communal room. Guests can go in for cycling and skiing to cheer themselves up.
Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.
High-speed internet access is available in public areas at CAD 6 per hour.
Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.