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HI - Victoria

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Friendly and central, the Hostelling International Victoria hostel is housed in a heritage building in the city's historic downtown centre.


Dorms $27+, Private $65+

Its location gives backpackers the best access to exploring Canada's westernmost capital. The hostel is a 5 minute walk to the picturesque Victoria waterfront, the BC legislature buildings, and the Royal British Columbia Museum.

For advice and service on what to see and do in Victoria and the rest of Vancouver Island, speak to the staff. They didn't build their reputation for being some of the friendliest people you'll meet for nothing! Staff is on duty 24 hours for your service and security.

"The location can't be beat."
"Best hostel I've been to in a long time. Great location, awesome people."

FREE wireless internet
FREE onward booking service for your next HI hostel stay in Canada.
FREE linens and towels
  • Cycle along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail
  • Take advantage of the world-renowned local diving opportunities at Ogden Point Breakwater or Ten Mile Point
  • Attend a First Nations powwow
  • Whale and wildlife watching is a must!
  • Spend a few hours exploring Butchart Gardens*
  • Soak up the entertainment (buskers), artists, and treats in the Inner Harbour
  • Shop until you drop at the Old Towne
  • Visit Craigdarroch Castle and the Royal BC Museum*

*Discounted tickets available at the Front Desk

The HI-Victoria hostel is located in the heart of old downtown Victoria.

FROM THE AIRPORT
Follow the signs to the Pat Bay Highway #17. The highway eventually becomes Blanshard Street. As you arrive in town, take a right turn onto Yates Street. The hostel is 4 blocks down on your right hand side, just before the water.

FROM THE BUS TERMINAL
Pacific Coach lines runs a service from downtown Vancouver, dropping you off at the Victoria bus terminal. From the bus terminal in downtown Victoria, walk north on Douglas Street 6 blocks to Yates Street. Turn left on Yates and walk for 3 blocks. The hostel will be on your right hand side.

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Access
  • TV/Common Area
  • Private Rooms
  • Free Linen
  • Free WiFi
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Self Catering Kitchen
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Library
  • Walking, Nature Hikes Tuesdays and Thursdays

Reservations & Contact Info

516 Yates Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8
Reception open 24 hours; Check-in: 12:00 PM, Check-out: 11:00 AM

Tel: 888-883-0099
Web: www.hihostels.ca/victoria
Email: victoria@hihostels.ca

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