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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't go wrong with the excellent location! The comunal areas are good but not the huge dorm. Stayed in a 20 something bunk bed female dorm! So many beds in one room, only have one light for the whole room, not individual ones for the beds, also very few places where to connect your devices. It need some remodeling...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have stsyed at all 3 hostels in town. This by fsr is the best of all 3. The dorms sre big but there is privacy as each bunk is is blocked from each other. Kitchen is kept clean and as all the untensils and pans u need to make any meal. Locstion is right down in the harbour which...

Thank rod p
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Despite feeling a bit dated in the decor the rooms, bathrooms and common areas were clean and comfortable. The staff were helpful and always had a smile on their face! Location was good. Would recommend to those wanting to stay in central Victoria.

Thank Emily B
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed December 31, 2016

We had a marvelous stay in Victoria. The town is just so nice and pittoresque! The hostel is just a good place to sleep but that is what we were looking for. So it was enough for our needs. So if you don't expect anything too sophisticated, you are in the right place to stay!

Thank lieblingstrip
Vernon, Canada
Reviewed November 1, 2016

I stayed at the HI Victoria Hostel in October 2016 for 1 night, The dorm room was MASSIVE with at least 20 beds! Thankfully the noise was kept down and I slept alright, The hostel is conveniently located downtown by the waterfront and is a short stroll away from the Parliament building, bars, and shops. The atmosphere is friendly, but...

Thank Gene W
Post Falls, Idaho
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Having never stayed at a Hostel I was not sure what to expect. My friend and I traveled from the US and stayed in a Vancouver hotel before going to Victoria. I would go to the hostel again before going to an expensive hotel on a busy/noisy street again. The sleeping quarters were dorm style as expected. Everyone respected each...

1Thank Kathy B
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The best place to start your trip in Victoria. A lot of young people, in big dorms and cosiness. A lot of fun with a jamsession on mondaynight and I was quite dissapointed that I could stay for just one night.

2Thank nickvangaans
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for one night in August 2016 in a mixed dorm of 8 people. The location is great and we loved the atmosphere. We even managed to get dressed up for a wedding in the dorm the following morning! The staff kindly allowed us to leave our luggage in a storage room for the day...

1Thank Máire C
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Went for just one night, got a private room for the two of us. Decent, clean but not fancy. Bathrooms were separate from the room; make one was a pain because it was inside one of the larger dorm rooms. Female one was down the hall. The hostel in general is not updated or "nice" but we didn't really use...

Thank Faythe H
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the female dorm here a couple of weeks ago and found it adequate but very basic. The whole hostel felt a bit like a school and rather institutional. There were approximately 20 beds in the fairly clean dorm and only 1 light. (Which was off when we arrived at about 7pm but was then turned on and...

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Additional Information about HI Victoria Hostel

Address: 516 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Downtown
Price Range: $25 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 104
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“Probably upstairs would be quieter than downstairs dowm”
 of 5 bubbles O4021HLkathyb, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared for bed bugs”
 of 5 bubbles nielgillespie, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“Didn't seem to matter - noisy everywhere”
 of 5 bubbles DebHnz, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“At the rear of the building away from traffic and nightlife, and in a small dorm away from showers...”
 of 5 bubbles JarrodL119, Mar 21, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a lower bunk and ask to be as far from the window (J1 - J12 bunks) as possible as there is a lot of street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles X246VUrobertb, Oct 4, 2014 | Read review
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