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Painted Turtle Guesthouse

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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“common room”(11 reviews)
“bus stop”(4 reviews)
“hostel type”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Business Centre
Self-Serve Laundry
1.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 September 2011

Stayed here for 1 night on our trip to the north of the island. Staff were very welcoming and helpful showing us to our rooms and all the amenities. Guesthouse was very tidy. Kitchen was well equipped and spacious communal area. Rooms had plenty of...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2011

We really enjoyed our stay at the Painted Turtle. The staff were friendly and inviting and the place was comfortable and clean. We showed up for a late check-in on the Friday night of a busy weekend and had no trouble.

Thank Traveller400_11
Reviewed 28 August 2011

The hostel is right in the heart of town. However, the downside of this means that it has no parking lots and waiting areas for those who are driving to unload their luggages. Stopping directly outside the hostel in the 2 lane road might attract...More

Thank cchrishu
Reviewed 22 July 2011

We stayed two nights on our trip through Vancouver Island, 1st night on the way to the Pacific Rim NP/Long Beach Area - Tofino. We stayed here again on our way back. Very convenient location. Large, nicely equipped kitchen and very friendly and helpful staff....More

Thank laieu
Reviewed 19 July 2011

The staff is very friendly, the rooms are modern and clean. The atmosphere was just great!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$42 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$42 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Ask to be in a room furthest away from the street noise"
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"Host was amenable to me changing for room to have a bottom bunk"
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"Go to nearby shopping center"
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"Family room is great if you are three or four"
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