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    Turtle Hostel

    1608 Quadra St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2L4, Canada
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    Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

    With only 3 hostels in Victoria we were left with a last minute booking since everywhere was full, we requested a private room but the manager agreed then apon arival said we cannot stay in the only private room because it was for married couples...More

    5  Thank Sydney M
    Reviewed 6 September 2014

    This hostel was dirty and disgusting. The smelly room/attic was the size of a broom closet along with an uncomfortable lumpy bed and an old dresser. Cob webs hung from the only picture on the wall. I didn't feel safe there but had no choice...More

    4  Thank cheryl b
    Reviewed 1 September 2014

    Granted that this is my first stay here, but this place is lovely. I didn't encounter any of the problems from previous reviews (vagrants. Bedbugs. Drugs etc.) which leads me to believe that they've fixed the place up. The landlady is super friendly and nice...More

    1  Thank Kelly T
    Reviewed 12 May 2014

    The hostel is a cute little house in Victoria. It has a small balcony for everyone and pretty good bathrooms for a hostel. You can walk pretty much everywhere from the hostel. The supermakets are only a couple streets up and so are little restaurants...More

    Thank Summerleila
    Reviewed 6 February 2014

    I have enjoyed staying at the turtle hostel several times over the years when I come to victoria. The beds are comfortable and made from a material that bebugs can't live on. I have never seen a bedbug here or heard about other guests getting...More

    1  Thank g m
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$27 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Location
    • Canada >
    • British Columbia >
    • Vancouver Island >
    • Victoria Capital Regional District >
    • Victoria
    • Also Known As
    • Turtle Hostel Victoria, Vancouver Island
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    Room Tips
    "Couples can request a private room"
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    "Don't choose any room"
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    "I must admit I have not seen inside the rooms..nor do I wish to."
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    "Cheapest single rooms in Victoria"
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