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23 Aug 2017
“The kitchen smelt... odd ”
3 weeks ago
“Not a backpackers hostel”
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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
Reviewed 3 September 2013

don't stay here I told Sue the manager she had bedbugs and of course she blamed me on bringing them there even though I had just started my trip, nice try Sue and thanks for not taking ownership ...by now there will be bedbugs all...More

9  Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This is classified as a back packer hostel but it is more for transients. People LIVE there! The place was dirty, viny mattresses, lots of garbage in the kitchen. One guy said a stray cat jumped through his window one night and slept with him....More

5  Thank Kate H
Reviewed 30 August 2013 via mobile

What a nightmare it was trying to book here & made worse by waking up with dozens of bed bug bites :-( We called twice to book but was told by the lady at reception to call back later as she was too busy but...More

5  Thank worldwide_wandererz
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The place is cheap, but so is everything with it! You kind of feel sorry for the mess the elderly manager built for herself. She has absolutely no control over the place, who´s staying in which room, who´s paid or how long they are staying....More

5  Thank jane d
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Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
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"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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