Victoria has been the capital of British Columbia since 1871. The Victoria Hostel, housed in a beautiful heritage building in the city's historic downtown centre, is close to the picturesque waterfront, the legislature buildings, and the Royal British Columbia Museum. The Victoria hostel makes a perfect base for exploring Vancouver Island!

The Victoria Hostel has various facilities on offer including, Internet access, TV room, common room, self-catering kitchen and laundry facilities. Groups, families and individual travellers are all welcome and with a games room, guests have a great opportunity to meet other people from around the world.

Guests can take one of the free walking tours on offer with a local volunteer and discover the beauty of Victoria off the beaten path. Victoria has so much to see from heritage architecture and a vibrant arts scene to outdoor adventures, and breath-taking rainforests and mountains. There really is something for everybody.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Culture
  • Nature-lovers

Green rating



Great location in the centre of Victoria, very efficiently run. Not as laid back as Hi-Jericho in Vancouver, but still lots of information supplied for guests, although staff not as friendly as other hostels. Located by lots of shops, harbour, restaurants and pubs.


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Sun 20 Dec 2015

Travel tips...

Budget meal tip

- Chinatown

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Sun 06 Sep 2015

Where next?

Seattle, Tofino, Vancouver,

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Sun 06 Sep 2015