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Post Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Thank Faythe H
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2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Bed bugs reported to front desk tried to tell it was in my mind they could see bit marks There is nothing to help reduce pain of bits Very poor response to very real problem make travelling very difficult

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Christchurch
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We were travelling on bicycles as an adult family of three. We booked a private room with a shared bathroom. The room (as expected) was tiny but it did have an opening window. The linen was clean and the room worked for us. There was one bathroom closeby for the females that was absolutely filthy at 3pm. The shower was... More 

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Aubenas, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We had a great stay in Victoria HI. The price is good and people were friendly. There is games, library, computer, wifi is working. great location dowton victoria. The minus are the shower, there is almost no privacy. And tthe light in the dormitory was on late. Bring something to cover your eyes. Nothing more to expectt from an hostel... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

A solid and affordable base for exploring Victoria. The staff was friendly and helpful. Location was quite good; easy to access on foot from the ferry (I took the ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria and had no vehicle or other form of transport). Rooms and bathrooms were clean and quiet. Clean sheets were provided, and the wifi worked. Staff... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Basic but clean and affordable. Bring your own padlock or rent one. Bed was sturdy and comfortable, however the mattress of the bunk above me had a leather cover which creaked loudly at every move the occupant made, even waking me up through my ear plugs. Not at all a party hostel, but I personally consider that something positive. Upstairs... More 

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Address: 516 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Downtown
Price Range: $26 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 104
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