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HI Victoria Hostel

516 Yates Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada (Downtown)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed in a private room, shared bathroom. The room itself was ok, clean, tidy and pretty comfortable. However, for women there was only 1 shower and 1 toilet on the floor - and it was in the same room, meaning if someone was having a shower you had to go to another floor to find a toilet. And for... More

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Wheeling, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed here for a night and I was surprised by the cleanliness of the place. Our room was quirt and we had really sounds sleep during the night. The staff was very helpful and polite. Definitely recommended.

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Fort St. John, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The staff was nice but, there was about 5 45+ men staying here that seem to be homeless. The eat at the city soup kitchen and just slept in the dorm all day making it an uncomfortable feel. The one was walking around drunk all day being 4am, 1pm or 7 at night. He had been staying already for 2... More

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Karratha, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

In a nutshell, after staying in hundreds of hostels around the world, this has to be by far the worst. It should not be advertised on backpacker websites because quite frankly it seems as if it is a shelter for the homeless. Being a young traveller, and to be honest not extremely picky when it comes to a bed for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

The bar across the street has an extremely loud bar night every Monday till 2 am! It is near impossible to avoid the immense vibrations coming from across the street! Sleep is not possible! The free breakfast was weak coffee, a loaf of white bread and a tub of Margarine with a pot of jam. Staff were very courteous, friendly... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights in the female dorm room. They have 2 rooms that connect to each other (so walk through the first room to get to the second), and all up about 15 bunks/30 beds. So not a lot of privacy! The bathrooms also don't afford much privacy, communal space with 4 showers. Definitely easier to manage... More

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for three nights recently. 14/15 September and 22nd. $30CAD each per night. The hostel is nice! Located perfectly downtown. Lots of pubs, restaurants, shops , liquor store, Chinatown for cheap rice/veg/fruit/oriental ingredients. Only problem is no proper grocery stores. Nearest is 6 blocks away. The hostel itself is grand. Rooms were clean. I stayed in a mixed... More

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Denver, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

They all are terrible. Very noisy, dirt all around, the staff were lazy and didn't care about my concerns. Great location, but NOT worth the aggravation. Price was average,and competitive with other Hostels. I would suggest the traveler walk a distance more and stay at the "Turtle Hostel" where rooms are clean and people are nice. I would not ever... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Located pretty much downtown Victoria, I found the staff helpful and made me feel welcome! The crowd was a bit segregated, it seemed everyone was just on their electronics with headphones on and didn't want to socialize, which is too bad. Clean beds and showers and definitely doesn't disappoint!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

On first arriving I was feeling rather disappointed because the interior of the hostel does not compare to a number of the other HI hostels I have stayed in, and would generally rate as fantastic. It is all somewhat dated and a little sparse. I was also less comfortable with the mega 18 bed 'open' dorm. For the busyness if... More

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Address: 516 Yates Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Downtown
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