This harbour city is the gateway to all of Vancouver Island. Whether you want to go west to Tofino for surfing, or south to sunny Victoria, Nanaimo is the perfect 'kick-off' point.
The Legendary Cambie bar features live indie music Thursday- Saturday nights. Come on down for a cheap pint, super friendly people and good live tunes. Crash out in the hostel, wake up and explore this cool heritage harbour city.
All rooms have private washrooms with shower. We also offer a common room with TV, kitchen facilities and laundry.
The Cambie is the centre for your island adventure!
# Secure rooms
# Private washrooms & showers in every room
# Double sized beds
# Fully equipped kitchen and eating area
# Central downtown Nanaimo location
# On-site Saloon with live entertainment Friday and Saturday nights
# Pay Phones
# Coin laundry facilities
# FREE linen and blankets
# FREE admission to our Friday
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Breakfast Not Included
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Late check-out
- Linen Included
- Non Smoking
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam Room
- Taxes not included
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the Bus Station:
Exit from bus station using exit lane up the hill behind Tally Ho Beer and Wine Store. This will put you at the intersection of Comox Rd. and Richards St. Follow Richards St. south until you reach the three (3) way intersection. At the three way intersection continue straight through the intersection with turns into Victoria Cres. We are located two (2) blocks down Victoria Cres.We are 63 Victoria Cres. Look for the mural on the side of the building. We are located across the street from Save on Gas.
From the Ferry Terminal (Departure Bay):
Exit from ferry terminal using the exit lane. Follow signs 'City Centre' Downtown Nanaimo. There signs will be at the intersection of Brechin Rd. and Stewart Ave. Continue through the intersection using Stewart Ave, following signs for 'City Center'. Continue using Stewart Ave. until you reach the intersection of Stewart Ave. and Terminal Ave. (Husky st. on that courner) At this intersection of Terminal Ave and Comox Rd. stay on Terminal Ave. Weave through downtown Nanaimo using Terminal Ave. which turns into Nicol St. At the intersection of Nicol St. and Esplanade turn left onto Esplanade. At the yield sign turn right onto Victoria Cres. We are 63 Victoria Cres. Look for the mural on the side of the building. We are located across the street from Save on Gas.