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HI-Victoria

516 Yates Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W1K8

Toll free: 1.250.385.4511
Phone: 1.888.883.0099
Fax: 1.250.385.3232
Hours of operation
Open: Year round
Check-in: 12:00
Check-out: 11:00

Rates (canadian Dollars)

    Member Non-Member
Shared Dorm Jun 1 To Sep 30 $27.14 $29.86
  Oct 1 To Oct 31 $23.81 $26.19
Shared Dorm (co-ed) Jun 1 To Sep 30 $29.84 $32.83
  Oct 1 To Oct 31 $25.71 $28.29
Private Room (based on double occupancy) Jun 1 To Sep 30 $69.57 $76.52
  Oct 1 To Oct 31 $56.52 $62.17
Shared Dorm Nov 1 To Mar 31 $23.81 $26.19
Private Room (based on double occupancy) Nov 1 To Mar 31 $52.17 $57.39
Shared Dorm (co-ed) Nov 1 To Mar 31 $24.76 $27.24

Reservation: Reservations are recommended
Payments: Visa Mastercard Cash Debit card
Groups: Groups Welcome

Travel Tips & Directions

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

Driving

If travelling by car, follow the signs to the Pat Bay Highway #17. The highway eventually becomes Blanshard Street. As you arrive into Downtown, take a right turn onto Yates Street. The hostel is 4 blocks down on your right hand side, just before the water.

From the Airport

Victoria is served by one airport: Victoria International Airport, 27kms North of downtown Victoria.

Take the Shuttle

YYJ Airport Shuttle: Toll Free 1-855 351-4995  or regular toll 1-778-351-4995 for more information. Cost is approximately $24.00 one way.

Take Public Transit

Take bus # 83 to the McTavish Exchange and transfer to #70X or 72 to downtown Victoria. Get off at Douglas and View St, walk 2 blocks North to Yates Street. Turn left and walk 3 1/2 blocks to the hostel, located on the right-hand side of the street. Bus ride costs $2.50 (Get a transfer on Bus 83 and use the transfer for Bus 70X or 72).

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 6 blocks North on Douglas Street to Yates Street. Turn left on Yates and walk for 3 blocks. The hostel will be on your right hand side.

Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal Directions

Directly out front of the ferry terminal is a bus stop.  Take bus # 70, 70X or 72 to downtown Victoria. Get off at Douglas and View St, walk 2 blocks North to Yates Street. Turn left and walk 3 1/2 blocks to the hostel, located on the right-hand side of the street. Bus ride costs $2.50.

**Please Note**

The Johnson Street Bridge is the main bridge into downtown Victoria, it is currently being retrofitted. Traffic delays in the downtown area should be expected at peak times, please allow for extra travel time when scheduling.

Nearby Places

Greyhound Station

700 Douglas Street Victoria
Greyhound bus station. HI members receive 25% off one-way or return trips in Canada*.

Bus Station Hours
Monday to Sunday: 5:30AM to 8:00PM
Holiday: 5:30AM to 8:00PM

Ticketing Office Hours
Monday to Sunday: 5:30AM to 8:00PM
Holiday: 5:30AM to 8:00PM

Hours of Operation subject to change.

Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal

Patricia Bay Highway North Saanich
Ferry terminal arrival and departure point for Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

Check website for details.

Miniature World

649 Humboldt Street Victoria
Miniature World is the greatest little show on earth! Features animated miniature scenes involving stories of fact, fiction & fantasy!

May 12 to September 3: 9:00AM to 9:00PM
September 4 to May 12, 2013: 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Victoria Parliament Buildings

501 Belleville Street Victoria
Overlooking Victoria's majestic Inner Harbour, visitors are invited to discover the architectural splendour of the Parliament Buildings and learn about British Columbia's Legislative Assembly

Monday to Friday: 8:30AM to 5:00PM.
Summer: Open for tours 7 days a week, including statutory holidays.

Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville Street Victoria
At the Royal BC Museum, authentic artifacts and specimens are displayed in highly realistic settings, giving visitors the experience of another time and place.

Museum: 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Archives
IMAX: 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Shop: 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Cafe: 9:00AM to 5:00PM Monday to Friday, 10:00AM to 5:00PM Saturday and Sunday

Victoria Bug Zoo

631 Courtney St Victoria V8W 1B
A visit to this must see zoo offers visitors an excellent opportunity to view and experience multi-legged creatures from around the world in a safe, fun and friendly atmosphere. Hours: Mon Fri 11am 4pm, Sat 11am 5:30pm


Hostels Highlights & Facilities

Facilities:
  • Computer Kiosks
  • Phone
  • Bicycle storage
  • Library
  • Lockers
  • Self catering kitchen
  • TV room
  • Winter access
  • Free coffee
  • Free tea
  • DVD
  • Common room
  • Laundry
  • Linen included
  • Luggage storage
  • Tourist info
  • Wheelchair access
  • WI-FI
  • Games

Highlights:
  • Historic building