Recent Guest Comments

July 16, 2017 Thanks for everything. It was a really good place. The people are really nice!! I recommend this hostel!!:) Carla

July 14, 2017 It was great to stay here. All people are very nice and the hostel is clean. Thank you Sue. You make it like a little house so far away from home! See ya! Nadine, Germany

January 13, 2017 Had a lovely time at turtle. Lots of character in this building and close to everything! Much love from Kelowna. Ty&V

January 13, 2017 Thank you turtle hostel for the hospitality! We really loved the roof top Terra's here =) Great location and we had lots of fun here in Victoria! Hopefully we'll see you again on Vancouver Island. Yulia&Elise

January 2, 2017 Turtle hostel stands for everything I believe in as a backpacker. Doors open to anyone and it's only up to you to prove that you fit in. The willingness to help and accommodate all types of personalities, ethnicities and believes should be an example for all the businesses out there and that's all thanks to you Sue! Stay true to your nature and keep on doing what you are doing. You are a wonderful person and Victoria is a better place because of it. Thank you! Martin K.

December, 2016 Thank you Sue for the hospitality. You are very accommodating and I found the experience enjoyable. Coruyn

December, 2016 Thank you Sue for such a wonderful stay! Turtle Hostel is like a home away from home. I'm so glad I came here and met you. All the best! Shea

November 26, 2016 Thank you for being a part of our magical move to the island. It was nice to stay downtow for 10 days while we get settled in the area. Much love. Maple&Leo

October 1, 2016 Thank you mama and papa Sue for staying here and feeling like home! We really had a very very good time here with you and the turtle family. Next time we go to Butchard Gardens and IMAX, promise! Take good care of the turtles we leave behind! And of you! See you, lots of love, Rachel&Heke. Rachel&Heke

September 28, 2016 Thank you for the lovely stay and for being helpful! Will for sure be back! Naomi

August 18, 2016 Thank you for this beautiful place, I want to come back again when I need to. We are lucky to have a hostel with the name turtle it's very symbolic for me. Thank you again for the hospitality. Lovely and patient is the staff, bringing us comfort like home. Samantha&Evan

August, 2016 We enjoyed our stay in the turtle hostel immensely! Staff was friendly, the room was clean and quiet and I loved the decoration. Eclectic, creative, full of love and life. Felt like a nice temporary home. sign

August, 2016 Room was clean and minimal. Very close to everything we needed. Stayed for two nights. Thank you for everything! Shauna&Bence

July, 2016 It was awesome. Nate

July 28, 2016 Tidy, quiet rooms at an affordable price. Also, a great location and a nice old house to stay in. Kyle

July 16, 2016 Great location, economical, and everything as published online. Thomas

July 14, 2016 Thank you sue, for a welcoming stay! Cindy

July 4, 2016 Thank you for the welcoming, warm, and accommodating me for my 8 day stay with you, I enjoyed my stay fully. I appreciate your suggestions and help in finding my whale watching and shuttle bus. Tony

June 28, 2016 Thanks Sue & Dave for the last 2 months! My stay was never boring. Always interesting! Lot's of memories! Cheers! David Helsel

June 8, 2016 Great place to stay, relaxing, friendly staff who draws friendly guests. Thank you Sue for all your welcome's. Ross Youngman

June 6, 2016 Riding my bicycle from Seattle to Rochester, NY. Stopped here on at hostel. Cool people, hot water! Nice caring hostess! Thanks for the safe place to stay! Ryan, USA

June 3, 2016 Had a nice stay here, pretty comfy and cozy. Safe Travels. Dala

June 3, 2016 Amazing staff. Very accommodating. Happy Travels. Even

May 29, 2016 Happy Travelling! Anitte, India

May 17, 2016 My life began with this fun international trip, hope to keep great adventures in future. sign

May 12, 2016 Nice relaxed hostel, friendly management, cheap + very close to town, everything walking distance Nick, Australia

April 21, 2016 Good vibes galor! Be a good a turtle and win the race. Michael Morgan, USA

April 2016 A lovely place to stay, I was supposed to stay only one night, but I ended up staying 2 weeks. I had a good time and I could rest before continuing my journey. Sue was very nice and generous to me. We are like-minded and she is passionate about arts, so I wii definitely stop by next time. I am in beautiful Victoria! Bye bye ! Jordan Racine

April 2016 Turtle Hostel was a very accommodating and enjoyable place to stay. I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Victoria, especially considering they have the most reasonable rates in Victoria Tyson Mullin

January 2016 Best little hostel in Victoria! We love Sue! Mark Lummis

Jan 29, 2016 A great place, I will return. Quadra Island, BC

January 17, 2016 I like very much! This place is comfortable and Ms. Sue is very careful! Brazil

January 7, 2016 Cozy, eclectic, quiet place. Close to downtown and always an experience. Thanks! TB

December 23-26, 2015 Thank you for a great place to stay! We enjoyed our stay in this small and cozy place. name

December 14, 2015 My name Jesse and I found Turtle to be a nice, safe and friendly stay, start to finish. Jesse

November 30, 2015 Wonderful stay at Turtle Hostel. Thank you all for having us, feel so welcome! All the best. Lauren and Sam

November 2015 Good to catch up with my great mate Ron Z and experience life at Turtle Hostel. Claire Bernie

September 2015 I stayed for three weeks in September, 2015. I had a nice stay! Dennis

September 16, 2015 I stayed here from the 5th to the 16th of September, 2015. It was a nice place, friendly people and a kind manager with a lovely smile. Palmer

September 14, 2015 Sue, what a pleasant place. Quiet, clean and peaceful. Thanks for the hospitality. J&M SFCA

September 12, 2015 I stayed here while waiting for my passport to arrive…. I was treated kindly and had some nice chats, I will miss it here. Thank you Turtle Hostel! jack

September 2, 2015 I stayed here for one and a half months after moving to Victoria for a new job... this place feels like home to me and I will miss it dearly. New city, new friends. Thank you Turtle Hostel.Curtis Singleton

August 19, 2015 Nice place to stay not far from downtown.The place is clean.The owner and the staff are very helpful. Khal from France

August 17, 2015 Basic comfort but clean and warm, Very good place.Victoria is a pleasant town, the hospitable inhabitants. Confort sommaire,mais propre et chaleureux,Tres bien place.Victoria est une ville agreable,les habitants acceuillants. L.S Chartres France

August 16, 2015 Great place to make new friend from everywhere in the world.The place is clean with a kind staff.All what i needed. Thanks! Yannick the motorcycle man

August 15, 2015 Very nice little hostel.The staff is very helpful. From Julien from France

August 11, 2015 I had a good time here in Turtle Hostel .very sowbere rooms and showers and freund. lichte lecte. Thanks from Dave Switzerland ich hatte eine gute zeit hier in turtle hostel .sehr sowbere zimmer und duschen und freund.lichte lecte. Thanks from Dave Switzerland

August 8, 2015 Wonderful stay here! Close to downtown!nice staff and clean rooms. Thanks -) 2 girls from Quebec

6 Aout 2015 Super sejour ici. Les chambres sont propres, grandes et bien aménagées. Les propriétaires et employés sont tres gentils et accueillants. Merci pour tout! 4 filles de Quebec city. Thank you for everything owner and people who work there are very helpful. Room are clean and big. 4 girls from Quebec

August 4, 2015 My friend an I have been staying at your hostel from the 30 July till the 1 August. I wanted to give you a feedback on your website. The hostel is very cute and the staff is very nice. The location is perfect to explore Victoria. The facilities and rooms are very clean. I would recommend that hostel to everyone who wants to have a nice place for the night and a good starting point to all activities you can do at Victoria. Thank you, Bianca Reich

July August 2015 It was a nice stay here in the turtle hostel.clean rooms,enough equipment in the kitchen and great people.Not far from downtown.So no bus driving needed.So all in all the price is okay.We stayed a few days.Thank you for the time here. Miriam and Tom from Germany

July 2015 Sue and staff, The many times we shared a laugh and a smile,such hospitality in this place. Thanks for everything. Allan "The Rev" Allan from Calgary

July 2015 I had the greatest time at the turtle hostel. I am not young i am old but "young at heart"considerate and,responsible and loving" I could recommend this place to all my family and friends that plan to visit Victoria. Annette

June 2015 Thank you Sue for the nice, comfortable and warm stay! It was nice meeting you and people! you are doing a wonderful job at this lovely place! Our baby Janosh also enjoyed the stay. All the best for you Flo,Vesena and Janosh from germany

June 2015 Thank you very much two french turtles Merci beaucoup de la part de 2 tortues françaises Tonia and Gab 2 tortues françaises

July 10, 2014 Turtle hostel, Very quiet place to relax. Sue the owner is a very nice person. I recommend this hostel for any traveller who wants to be in a loving place. J. Khan

May 19, 2014 Thanks Sue. A great cost effective get away. Especially love the upstairs patio for breakfast and tea. Thank you for your generous hospitality. Aaron and Krista

May 7, 2014 Loved the stay! Sue was very helpful. shes's indeed a very nice "turtle" lady Yvonne

May 1, 2014 I had some good moments with people in the hostel, good location. Mattias

April 24, 2014 Great stay!Great city!Greatings from Prague. Thereza and David

Mar 14, 2014 Haha OK, I had an interesting time here at the hostel! Gerry is the man! He is awesome and brings a very positive vibe to this place! PS. made travellers happy with: Salt, Pepper and Oil in the kichen :). MAHALO! Dorr Jannik, MALAMA Pono

Feb 16th/2014 Turtles, Sunshine, Art. Turtle Hostel remains to be a bright spot on Victoria. Thanks for keeping such good care of us. :) Thanks for bring so accommodating, Sue! We enjoyed our stay. Travellers from Kelowna, B. C.

Feb 15, 2014 A big thank you to Shu and all the travelers and happy people I've met here. I had such nice experience. Juilie from Quebec

Feb 12, 2014 Very nice kind hosting. Thank you Sue. Laura,

Feb 10, 2014 We had a great time. Shu was really sweet and inviting. We look forward to staying here again. Sean, Sebastion, Tara, USA

Jan 30 2014 I have stayed at Turtle Hostel for several mouths and have not seen any bugs. It has been a decent place to stay. Danielle

May 2013 Thank you for every thing. Nice atmosphere and really good hosting. Hope you the best for your future! :) Camille and Angelique, QC

April 20th 2013 Thanks Madam Sue! Was great talking chinese medicine with you! Had a lovely break from treeplanting...... Great to be in a quiet comfy place! Helene

February 26, 2013 Dear Sue, What a wounderful place! What a wounderful town! Hope to come here some day and see more! Vathe, Germany

February 2013 Dear Sue, Thank you for the nice stay in Victoria. It was a short stay for me but I enjoyed it. The hostel is nice too. Dee from The Netherlands

September 2012 A short but nice stay in this hostel. Maybe I could be back one day. Thanks. Jeremie

August 2012 Dear Sue, thank you for the so nice stay and for your help. You are a 'crazy' little Lady, but so nice with a big heart. Here I met a handful of family and I am so happy about that. We will see you again. I wish you all the best. Frank, Germany

August 1st 2012 Thanks a lot for the nice stay! We really enjoyed the nice and cosy athmosphere! Staff was really friendly and helpful! We are happy to come back and recommend to others! Susann

July 9th 2012 Thank you so much for all the help! I would have been lost without you, because I couldn't get money from my bank for a couple of days. But you let me sleep here anyway. Thank you so much!!! Arvid

June 5th 2012 Great hostel, very relaxed and nice people! Thanks Izzy!

June 3rd 2012 It was a very nice time at the turtle hostel and in Victoria!!! Thank-you!!! Cecile

May 25th 2012 We stayed at the turtle hostel for one night and enjoyed excellent service. Tony was very helpful and gave me directions to the YMCA Thank-you p. s. I'll be back. Matthew

May 24th 2012 We shall return! I enjoyed the fun and interesting convo's and getting to know y'all. Desiree Galveston TX

May 20th 2012 Great price even better location! I found the Turtle to be very cozy, and I enjoyed many evenings sitting out on the sundeck watching beautiful sunsets. Definitely Victoria's best kept secret! Clint Marko, Calgary Alberta

May 19th 2012 A must for every backpacker, meet the coolest people, get in contact with 3 real turtles, very close to downtown, free internet, multicultural social contact guaranteed! Visit Turtle Hostel when you are in Victoria! Julia Germany

May 19th 2012 Dear Turtle Hostel, I have really enjoyed my time here, so much so that I come back here everyday to say hello. The kitchen, bathroom facilities, sleeping quarters and common hangout space is decent, but it's really the people here that make the difference. I was nervous to move to Victoria alone but the moment I got here, I knew I would be happy and safe. I would definitely stay here again and have already recommended it to others. Alex,Guelph Ontario

May 14th 2012 First time in a hostel, this place is pretty cool, diverse people and many languages. Great staff! Elisan, Vancouver B. C.

April 17th 2012 Very nice place to stay in. Thanks a lot for everything. Joe, Korea

April 7th 2012 Had an excellent stay at the Turtl. The place is laid back, funky, friendly and full of good people. Sue is really sweet and our room was really comfy. Ice cube trays were even full! Karen, Australia

March 23th 2012 Thanks a lot for hosting us! Take care and good luck for all the turtles in your house. Best regards from Vera. Vera

June 13th 2011 Thanks to sue and her lovely staff for their kindness. I needed to rest and Turtle Hostel has been the perfect place for it. Hope to come back one day! Sandy, France

September, 2011 I enjoyed staying at the turtles. What the owners might have lacked in expressiveness, they make up for it in the accommodation. It was great deal to stay in town on a budget. Sue

September 15, 2011 I had a wonderful stay at the Turtle Hostel and enjoyed meeting people from so many different parts of the world. The "hosts" Carlo and Cindy made my experience all the better and I say thank you! Sue was almost like my mom. It's too early to say good-bye! Have a great time staying here. Thank you! Linda

September 14, 2011 We love this place and everyone we've met here. All the 'turtles' have been great to us. Barney Hale & Denny Heart

August, 2011 Sue and Cindy are very helpful. whatever I have questions, they are ready to answer it. Thank you so much :) Reagel, HK

August 16, 2011 Thank you! The staff are great! Everything is really great here. If I go to the Victoria again, I will live in here again! Eddy, Hong Kong

August 16, 2011 Danke fur die schone leif hier. Die stadt ist traumhaft und das personal hier ist einfach super :)

August 15, 2011 Awsome staff and a really cool place to stay. G. P

August 15, 2011 Big thanks for everything you bring for me! I think it was the best place in Victoria to spend holidays. Sue & Lee was very nice to work and they just talking about everything! Thanks a lot again! Viva turtle hostel!:) Merci beaucoup! Mathieu Candail, Frigon

August 15, 2011 Great place & great style, more like the memories of hostels of uesd forty years ago. Keep up the friendliness & helpfulness to all. Gary Maddocks, Australia

August 14, 2011 It was nice staying here: guests and hosts have been really friendly and respectful. Thanks for the welcoming, cleaningness of the place and your tips to get around. I hope to stop by again someday. Celine, France

August 12, 2011 It was nice to stay in your hostel! You were so friendly. We enjoyed everything! Thanks! Yernele & Elseline, Dordrednt, Holland

August, 2011 Thanks for your warm and friendly welcomming. Staff is great! Very hard working and professional! Impressive!

August, 2011 We have enjoyed our stay in Victoria a lot! Hope to come back once again in ourselves. Thanks to the turtles!! Nico & Ouditz, Barcelona

August 1, 2011 We woke up, and looked out the window, and literally thought we were in cluster dorm. Thanks! sign

July 30, 2011 Thank you Cindy, thank you carllo & thanks to the turtle hostel. We have enjoyed ourselves in Thetis Lake & Sooke Regional Park and it went well (transport) with your tips & advice. Be happy! Mary, France; Jule, Germany from Leeds, England

July 30, 2011 Had a blast here thus far. Staff are extremely accomodating and extremely friendly!! I'm sure I'll be back one day along my travels if I come back to Canada. Love love. Enn, Australia

July 23, 2011 Great place to stay! Everyone was very friendly and went out of their way to be helpful. Ida, Oregon

June, 2011 Thanks a lot for hosting us! Take care and good luck for all the turtles in your house. Best regards. Oimgord & Lorenz, Voa

June 06 - June 13, 2011 Thanks to Sue and her lovely staff for thier kindness. I needed to rest and turtle hostel has been the perfect place for it. Hope to come back one day. Sandy, France

May, 2011 Had a blast here. Friendly staff who were always up for a chat. Maybe I'll be back some day for the turtles! Alan, Ireland

April, 2011 Thank you for such a lovely stayin the best room in the house made my trip :) Kristen Rattray, Vancouver

April 1, 2011 I had a week here and I met wonderful people and really enjoyed my stay. Recommend Turtles to ALL, THANK YOU. Russ

March, 2011 It was really cool and just in downtown. Really nice people up there and it's really good for $20 per night. I got a very good time here. Really awsome xD Thank you Sue :) Mischa Kaser, Swiss

March, 2011 We had a great time! lovely location! liked the "turtle-theme" all over the place. Hope we will be back some day! Thanks! Lars + Hanna, Lake of Constance, Germany

March, 2011 Excellent location! I slept great, it was peaceful & quiet :). So easy to get to and I enjoyed the nearby sites. I will certainly be back. Thanks Sue! Steve Donahue, Vancouver BC

March 12, 2011 Great stay. Friendly hostess. Nice people slpeeing there, I will come back. Mark, Gaudreault BC

January 23, 2011 Great hostel. Cheap price, clean hostel, good location in downtown. I'll be back. Nice to meet you, Sue. Philip

January, 2011 I enjoyed my stay here. Good mix of people. I especially love hanging out with Australians ;) Lekan

January, 2011 Sailing into port in a storm. The world is a storm and good people's trust is essential in a world of snakes. You are a decent person, Sue. John

December, 2010 I really enjoyed my stay here! It was great to have my own room at such an affordable price! Victoria is such a beautiful place and I definitely intend to come back and it will definitely be staying at this hostel again. Thank you, Sue! Laura, Melbourne, Australia

November 03, 2010 We have a great time in this hostel! Turtle Hostel is very clean and all the people are very friendly. See you next time. Philippe, Swiss & Loris, Italy

October 07, 2010 I had a great time at the Turtle! Lots of nice people! Good accommodation! /i>

September 28, 2010 I'm glad I took the advice of Sue. She suggested me to watch the whales. I saw several Orca whales, hump backed whales, seals & sea lions. The trip was wonderful because I stay at Turtle Hostel and I received a discount for the whale tour. Thanks! /i>

August, 2010 Thanks a lot! I'm very glad to stay here and I really recommend you to visit to Japan. Good bye! Tom

August 11, 2010 I had a very good time here in Victoria and its' beautiful surroundings! Thank you very much! Kenh, Germany

August 07, 2010 It was a nice room. Sue is gentle woman and Victoria is a great city. Thanks for all. A . Kicher

July 30, 2010 7 days stay. Thanks to Sue and her family. Thanks to Cindy too. It was a very nice week stay here. /i>

July, 2010 Very friendly and trustworthy staff. Great location!! Thank you very much. R

July 25, 2010 I love this youth hostel. Pretty good! Gunyee lee, South Korea

July 06, 2010 Sue, We loved so much staying with turtles in Victoria! Every time we come back here we hope stay here with you. Thank you! /i>

July 03, 2010 I loved staying here, I met some awesome people and it was like a home stay away from home: everyone very friendly and welcoming. One of my favourite hostels so far. (so much better and more personal than HI hostel!) I may come back soon! Even though I did not intend to come back to Victoria! Thanks! Karen Marston, England

June 16, 2010 I have been here for one and half month. I have known many people who have different nationality. And it is good experience to me. I have only happy memory in Victoria! K, South Korea

June, 2010 I think this place very nice. I feel like stay my home when I come. I like turtles :) Asara, Thailand

14 May 2010 I really enjoyed Turtle Hostel. It is very cozy& �at- home� atmosphere. I will come back to Victoria for job, so I'm going to visit you again! Thanks Ayumi, Japan

6 May 2010 Dear Sue and other residents of Turtle Hostel, I've feel like home here. It's very warm and easy going here! Definitely want to come back one day again! Thanks you and Good luck! Sonja from Croatia

3 May 2010 Alexandra and I feel like at home at your hostel. . . when ever we come. . . Turtle is definitely the best in town! Thank you! We will be back! Thank you very much! Loris from Koper - Slovenia

3 May 2010 Thank you very much for a great stay - perfect place. We will tell our friends about it. Marty & Bernice

2 May 2010 I'll never Forget this turtle house. It feels like my real house so friendly, so comfortable so amazing place I think. Thanks to you, my Victoria travel makes me wonderful:) thank y for everything. Dasty from South Korea

2 May 2010 Thank you so much for your kindness. I had so good and cozy time in the turtle's house :) Thanks, South Korea

1 May 2010 Thank you so much for everything!!! I didn't book any hotel before I arrived Victoria and nowhere to stay. But I was really lucky to find here and meet the owner Sue is her name. I really appreciate. Hostel is so nice and can feel at home. Every thing is clean. What is more, the owner is very nice. " you are wonderful. I recommend all of you to stay here. Also I will recommend my friends after I go back. I never forget you!!! Thank you so much. Yoshie Senoo from Japan

7 Apr 2010 Great room - great bathrooms, Everything clean, everything works well, Great atmosphere, Great location as well . Keep up the great work, and keep on being the cheapest place in town. England

Apr 2010 Fantastic stay here at the turtle, very friendly and fun thanks. Laure & Martin

7 Mar 2010 Very good price and soft beds!!! Millie G-A QC

20 Feb 2010 Very convenient and priced right . Nice people everywhere. Jonathan Hoostor

18 Feb 2010 A very nice stay for us, wonderful room, an excellent price. Marc Stuart

Feb 2010 I stayed about 2 weeks and I found really nice people. During the time. If I ever return to Victoria I'm staying here again. Thank you!!!! Flerieo & Leudmila From Brasil

Feb 2010 Had a nice stay here, realy nice people! Good atmosphere! I enjoyed my stay here! Lisa from Kempkn Germany

12 Feb 2010 We had a good sleep and very helpful and friendly hospitality. Will be back. Thanks Jerome

12 Feb 2010 Turtle Hostel Best hostess ever, very very helpful and very kind too,So when you visit, make sure to say hello to Sue Best hostess ever. Allen Quebec

27 Sept 2009 This is the place to stay in Victoria!! Clean and quiet and friendly. And best of all to have real turtles as roommates!! Mia, Wi, USA

20 Sept 2009 It was very peacefull staying in the turtle hostel. Not the lightness of the city!! When u come back to Victoria u surely will visit the turtle again! Sven

13 Aug 2009 I enjoyed the stay at this great hostelso much. It make me feel almost like home. Thanks for making traveling so nice. Hule, Germany

08 Aug 2009 Had a great stay, very comfortable. Thank you for your warm welcome and vs find our way around. I hope to come back and stay again. Stephne & Anne, New Zeland

08 Aug 2009 Thank you Sue. Avery nice quiet time for the 2 weeks I've spent here. Hope to return and see you again in a couple of years!! Ken, Peru

08 Aug 2009 Very nice stay great city!! Gill & Rob, UK

30 July 2009 Thank you very much for the recommendation for the whale watching. It was a wonderful experience and we really saw a lot of Orcas. We enjoye the two nights her in the turtle hostel, next time we will be in Victorai we will come back to you. Christoph & Christine, Switzerland

26 July 2009 Thanks a lot for your kindness . I really enjoyed my stay in Victoria and the Turtle Hostel. Thanks!! Johanv, Germany

24 July 2009 Thank you for friendliness. Everuone in Victoria has been so poliet and helpful!! P. S. Weather was perfect!! Brad, Calgary

23 July 2009 What a wonderful place! Very cute, clean and safe. The murals are beautiful and the turtles are very funny and friendly. I would recommend the TURTLE Hostel to anyone. Thank you very much. Jenny, Ontario

23 July 2009 Merci beaucoup pour ce sejour chez les tortues!! Excellent accueil et tres bonne ambiance!! Stephan

15 July 2009 Thank you for staying here. I enjoyed it. Nice roommates and friendly turtles of course. Thank You Jessica

13 July 2009 I had a wonderful time here and enjoyed the conversations around the kitchen table. Thank You!! Jhon

July 2009 Excellent stay-Can't say anymore. . Feel u relaxed and now back to bustling Var City. I will recommended this place to anyone wants a quiet and beautiful place. Pat & Lisa

July 2009 We had really great time. Very confortable. Thank You so much. Miho & Satom

July 2009 Never had an experience as such as I had in the turtle hostel. Nice dormbeds run by lonely people. I hope to return. John & Laura

July 2009 We had a fantastic stay!! The room was neat and very beautiful. The staff are very friendly and the hostel in in a fantastic location!! Kristy & Anabel

02 July 2009 I had a very nice time here in the hostel!! Thank you for all, you were very helpful!! See you again!! Anna

02 July 2009 Petit souvenir du temps passé dans cette jolie petite maison ou nous avons rencontre plus d'Allemands que de Canadiens!! Thanks sue for the best!! Marlen, France

01 July 2009 4 days at turtles, Fantastic!! Very accommodating and great location for visiting beautiful V. Island BC. Rose, Calgary

June 2009 I had 3 nights at this cute small place, very enjoyed the location and Sue is very Kind. That suggested me what to see, were to go and how to save money. Yoav, Israel

June 2009 I had a wonderful weekend in Victoria!! The Turtle Hostel is a funny and nice place and sue is a really nice person. Thank you Sue for recommend me the awesome movie ocean oasis!! Thanks for all! Jonika

June 2009 Loved the stay and the room. Thanks so much. Jeff & Laura, Calgary

June 2009 Thanks for letting us stay here!! We really enjoyed the time in Turtle Hostel!! Warm welcome� Aunie & Roni, Canad & Germany

June 2009 Friendly hosteland cozy hostel! Thank you!! Mag & Sergib

June 2009 Great Place to stay. Had a nice time Thanks!! Kate, Canada

June 2009 The operators are really Kind and Caring. Thanks for letting us stay here. Lekan, Edmonton

June 2009 Thanks for to nice stay and good service!! Erine, Nadja, Grehings, Danemark

21 May 2009 A lovely, confortable place! Thank you for your hospitality. Victoria, Ohio USA

22 May 2009 Have enjoyed my time here. Nice room very cosy and confortable, nice people. Esther, England

May 2009 Really nice place! Good people! J'ai vraiment aime cet endroit, tres tranquille. Je quitte avec un brin d' amertume. Je reviendrai un jour. Merci! Thank you! Charles

May 2009 I have enjoyed my time at the turtle very much!! Stayed here for a week, and it was certainly the best value for money. Close to town and very quiet. Should recommend to everyone. Thank you Invauce, New-Zeland

17 May 2009 A lovely place to stay. Had a beautiful experience. It is a small place with a large heart. Wish I stayed longer. Leke, Nigeria

15 May 2009 I enjoyed my stay and will recommend to all I see. Be cool. Good luck. Goodbye Turtles! Spencer

May 2009 This small hostel is so beautiful! I loved Victoria: the green, the blue of the sea, the nice people, the organics café� Hope to come back very soon!! Thanks the turtles. Loune(hely)

May 2009 Had a really good time here in Victoria and meet luds of wonderful people. The Turtles are awesome. Take care. Sarah

May 2009 Saw lots of beautiful whales, literally loods!! Great experience!! Adam & Gemma, UK

10 May 2009 Thank you very much for letting me stay in your humble abode. The turtles Hostel� Recommend it to anyone. Allan, Victoria

05 May 2009 A very nice, laid back little hostel! I really enjoyed staying here, and will stop in again when next in Victoria. Cheers!! Hamish, Australia

May 4, 2009 This place is wonderful!! I spend a great month here. We met nice people!!! It was really awesome!! The staff was so nice. The place is quiet, calm. All was perfect!! Hope to see you later!! Jean,France

May 1, 2009 I had a great time here at Turtle Hostel! Met Great !! People! Thank you for the excellent accommodation. I will be back sometime! Vincent from Nova Scotia, Canada

May 1, 2009 I found the Turtle Hostel on the Internet before arriving in Victoria. Sue was very helpful with my booking via email and it only got better once I was here. I had my own room for $30 a night. Fantastic, Great price, very clean, free Internet and even wireless in my room. I enjoyed meeting other travelers and the owners are lovely. I had the best stay ever! I don�t want to leave, but I know I will be back to stay again� Bye turtles � thank you Rebecca from Australia

April 29, 2009 We had a nice time in here. People are so friendly and also we were able to see beautiful view. So nice. Thanks a lot!! Tano & Riro from Japan

April 26, 2009 I had a very nice stay here. The location of the hostel is perfect; everything is nearby, very friendly management. Thanks One of the 25 student group from an university of Netherland

April 16, 2009 Because I locked my keys in the locker which I needed to open the locker I had a great help from Sue and her husband to open my locker even the police couldn�t help me, but Sue did it! Thank you very much. Natalie from Germany

April 12, 2009 Nice hospitality. Will tell my friends about your hostel! Paul Burke from Vancouver, BC

April 11, 2009 Thank you so much for the comfortable bed, and the great atmosphere. The paintings, the staff, the people all so cute. I liked the little notes about Turtles and the poetry on the walls was beautiful. Thank you also for the upgrade in rooms. I took lots of beautiful pictures, and I love Victoria, the flowers, the ocean, the art along the sidewalks. . Amazing, in Calgary it is still brown and dusty, so the fresh moist air was so refreshing. Happy Easter Holly Degruyter

April 10, 2009 Small building but comfortable and nice. Amir

April 7, 2009 I enjoyed my stay very quiet and very friendly around here at the Turtle. Will be back in the future. Bill Taylor

Mar. 27, 2009 Awesome hostel!! And so cute Morgan Wegner, Seattle Washington, USA
Loved it Coming back as soon as I can Aimee Christofferson, Seattle Washington, USA
The turtle theme is so cute Jenna Shiasaki, Seattle, Washington, USA
Thank you, very peaceful Rick Dambror and Jackie Marlette, Oregon, USA

Mar. 24, 2009 Thanks for having us we had great first time in Victoria. All your decorations are adorable Anna Cohen

Mar. 23, 2009 Great location, so close to everything. Really nice owners, Well maintained, FREE WIFI Thank you, Sarah Seattle USA

Mar. 22, 2009 Very friendly with big turtles!! Adelaide, Australia

Mar. 18, 2009 Relaxed and Friendly, clean, comfy bed, no bugs! Dan

March 5, 2009 Had a great stay, Very clean. John (USA)

March 3, 2009 Thank you for your hospitality, we had a great time even though it was a little short. Hope we come back soon! Kristina and Pavel (Prague & Czech)

Feb. 28, 2009 The Turtle Hostel is very welcoming with friendly staff and people. Everything is clean and it has a relaxed atmosphere. You can tell the staff really trusts their clients. Thanks so much Turtle Hostel! Erica (Olympia, Washington)

Feb 24, 2009 Thanks so much for everything. We had a great time in the city. Thanks for helping to make this such a wonderful experience. Dido

Feb. 19, 2009 Thanks for the stay! The service was very friendly and the rooms were nice and clean. Overall, a nice place to stay! Asha and Linda

December 26, 2008 Hello!I love the time that I spent here! Thanks for all the help! Hope to see you again(on my next trip to Victoria)! Thanks Patricia

November 11, 2008 Thank you for a nice stay. Turtle Hostel is comfortable and inviting. Thanks! Karrin (from Rioa, USA)

November 10, 2008 Hi Sue, Thank you so much for letting me work for stay at such short notice. Here are the entries. I agree with all of them; this is a wonderful place and you are lovely! Leisha (from UK)

November 10, 2008 Turtle Hostel ist eines der "Besten". Sue ist selis frindick und lechilflich. Danke und alles fiebe, Johean (from AUT)

November 9, 2008 Turtle Hostel is the best hostel I've stayed at! I will return when ever I can. The owner Sue is very kind, and will make your stay pleasant and comfortable. Thanks Sue! Mike

November 8, 2008 A lovely place to rest my head! A great location and friendly feel� Hopefully I'll be back someday. Ric

November 8, 2008 I like my new mother a lot so I enjoyed the Turtle a lot. See you soon, Stella

October 2008 We loved Victoria and the turtle, wish we could stay!! Jess and Jess (Albany, Australia)

October 2008 THE STAY GREAT. THE PLACE WAS RIGHT. THE STAFF WERE LOVELY. Mark (from Sydney, Australia)

October 19, 2008 Ich libe die Deufachen in der schueifjer frappe uerfrefer Basfi

October 19, 2008 We had a great time at Turtle. Was funny to watching whales and to ststay here. Thanks for all, Andreas (from Switzerland)

September 16, 2008 My stay here was great! Love Victoria, Love the Turtle. Thanks! Dave

September 16, 2008 Hello Love wir ware fur 1 nast hier in limao1 Eswas schr crlebuisroll Matthias and Nici

September 2, 2008 Had a great time here at the Turtle Hostel! Friendly and helpful staff, big party with other guests. Good times. I'm happy that I could enjoy the international turtle family. Probably I will come back! Just the Best, Thomas (from Switzerland)

July 28, 2008 Thank you for everything, from Betty and Antoine, two French tourists who have had great fun here in your hostel and who wish they could stay longer! See you again someday I hope! Betty and Antoine (from France)

July 28, 2008 Relaxed atmosphere�. . Great place to unwind; Pleasant Place, couldn't have asked for any better� Oh yeah, FREE WIRELESS AND CABLE TV! Shaun Ogungbadero (from Boston, Massachussetts, USA)

July 28, 2008 It was a really nice stay at the Turtle Hostel! We enjoyed it a lot, nice staff, very helpful and a lot of good people have met each other in this hostel! Enjoy the Turtle Family! Thanks! Jordane (from France)

July 19, 2008 Any body can out run a turtle, but remember not to fall asleep during the race! We were very fortunate to stay here. Great sleep, excellent hospitality and beautiful smiles. Thanks a bunch! Noel, Vincent, Sonia, Freda and Som (from Quesnel)

July 19, 2008 Sue, Ous Van Leeiwar family had a wonderful time. You greeted us like family members. How wonderful. We were just like at home with our clean and cozy rooms. We hope to see you again sometime! Thanks again, Gail, Cheanice and Naomi

July 2008 Dear Sue, Thank you for your kindness and smile! I liked this hostel, we had a good time! Bye Bye!! Mehoko (from Japan)

July 2008 Dear turtle hostel!! Thank you very very much. I can watch "turtle" and killer whale. So, I'm happy. Auri (from Japan)

June 2008 Dear Sue, Loved your hostel. The four of us all had peaceful sleeps. The use of the discount vouchers were a great bonus; it is fantastic that you guys can get these. Cheers, Wayne Taylor (from Australia)

June 23, 2008 Thanks for an enjoyable time! Frank Keijzess (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

June 18, 2008 This unique little house has been incredible place to stay! There were many wonderful people to meet and learn from as well as many sights to see within walking distance, I had a wonderful time; Thank you! Caren Jones (Brevaid, nc, USA)

June 18, 2008 I had a great stay with a great location. Thank you! Travis Stevens (From Athens, Ohio, USA)

June 18, 2008 Dear Sue and Adam, Thank you so much for your hospitality, you made me feel like home the day I walked in. I had a good time here in this lovely little house! Everything good for the future! I'll miss the turtles and the Turtle! Franzisha (from Germany)

June 15, 2008 To Sue and Adam, Very nice relaxing atmosphere, a place to wash cloths, cook and sleep. It is a lot like home and I thank you for making it that way for travelers. I must say that the place is well kept and clean. Thanks again. Ben (from Alberta)

June 15, 2008 This place is like home, Thanks. Brian from Grande Prairie

June 6, 2008 Very cozy room after an entire day of walking. Thank you for your kindness! Sylviez (from Montreal, Quebec)

June 6, 2008 Dear Sue and Adam, Thank you for taking a na�ve and wayward stranger to Victoria and making me feel right at home. Enjoy your summer, cheers and Namaste. Brian (from Vancouver. )

May 19, 2008 Very cozy room after a long day of travelling. Thank you for your kindness. Sylvie from Montreal

April 22, 2008 Sue and Adam. I had the most wonderful time. You made my stay very comfortable. Maria, Navy Flygirl

April 16, 2008 Thank you folks for the hospitality and good service. Eduardo, Miami, Florida

March 30, 2008 Thanks for the nice place to stay. Clean, funky and affordable. Laura and Sophia, The California Girls

March 17, 2008 Sue and Adam, we had a wonderful stay at the Turtle. Pascale and Anais, Paris, France

March 13, 2008 We enjoyed our stay at the hostel. We had everything we needed. Heidi, Ruth, Lauren and Michelle, Seattle, Washington

March 3, 2008 It was a nice place to stay. We had two great days at your hostel. Johana & Helena

February 29, 2008 A cozy place to stay and close to everything. Paini & Merja, Finland

February 22, 2008 Thank you so much for everything. Always friendly and clean. Norman, Ottawa

February 2, 2008 We had a nice quiet stay. Very friendly people. Asboern & Flemming, Denmark

January 31, 2008 Everyone was very kind to me during my stay at the Turtle Sincerely, Cyndi

January 23, 2008 We have really enjoyed our time here. Thanks Turtle Tamara, Jess, Bek & Becky, Australia

January 19, 2008 Turtle Hostel rocks, Fabien & Guillame, France

January 19, 2008 I had a wonderful 10 day stay, like a second family. Anissa, France

January 17, 2008 A wonderful place, safe and clean. Thank you Sue. Lina, Switzerland

December 28, 2007 Nice neat rooms, wireless internet, interesting people. We will come back. Arjen & Erica, Netherlands, Zeeland

December 20, 2007 The Turtle Hostel offers friendly smiles, wonderful people from all over the world. Best wishes. Marie & Nate, Barcelona

September 29, 2007 We had a very nice here, it was calm and cool Rob & Miguel, Switzerland

September 26, 2007 This house is great. Fabian & Hannah, Germany

September 22, 2007 Just one night in the Turtle, but we really enjoyed it. Carolin & Frank, Germany

September 17, 2007 We has a wonderful stay at your peaceful hostel. Mats & Liv, Stockholm

September 13, 2007 Quiet, peaceful stay. No problems. Brinn, Sweden

September 9, 2007 We has a most excellent time at the Turtle Hostel. Alana, Vancouver

September 8, 2007 I like all of the art and l love the turtles. I felt very safe here. Sommer, Washington

September 4, 2007 Nice room and art. Renee, Australia

August 23, 2007 I had an amazing stay. Next time l am back in town, l will stay here. Cody Frederick, Edmonton

August 20, 2007 This was a very quiet stay. I will come back Jesse Lee, Seattle

August 15, 2007 I liked my stay in this place, l think it is peaceful and comfortable. Roya, Mexico City

August 12, 2007 Whoa, what good times. The Turtle rocks. Katlie Lloydsmith, Vancouver

August 2, 2007 This is very comfortable. I really enjoyed staying here. Yuki Arai, Japan

August 1, 2007 Thanks for having us at this great place. We had a nice time Sonja & Harry, Austria

July 23, 2007 This hostel is the greatest deal so far in our travels. Thanks Sue for the motherly care. Vania, Quebec

July 23, 2007 Great house with great showers. Pascal, Argentina

July 21, 2007 This place is very nice. The staff are friendly and kind. Armando Lopez, Mexico City

July 14, 2007 I had a great night here. l'll be back again Kayoko, Osaka, Japan

July 19, 2007 We felt very welcome and safe. Thanks Sue. Rob & Bev, Oz

July 9, 2007 Thanks for your hospitality and taking care of my bike. What a safe haven. Lisa, Rio

July 8, 2007 Thanks a lot for such a nice stay. We really enjoyed it. Annette & Sebastian, Ulm, Germany

July 5, 2007 Really nich people, very friendly. We slept very well. When we visit Victoria again we will certainly come back to the Turtle. greets from Marjolin, Rosanne & Toon, Netherlands

July 4, 2007 Had a great time, l'll be back. Murphy, Dublin, Ireland

July 2, 2007 We really enjoyed our stay in the turtle Hostel. It's such a lovely place and we had a beautiflul room. Thanks for everything. Nora & Lois, Zurich, Switzerland

June 9, 2007 Wow! We found this place and it was great. Jaime & Caro, Brazil

June 4, 2007 We spend great days here. Thank you. Seriko & Megumi, Japan

May 27, 2007 We slept great and met some awsome people. Thanks. Hilde, Edwin and Esther, Bellingham, Washington

May 27, 2007 Very good hostel, very nice people. Soube, Germany

May 26, 2007 Thanks for the stay. We will be back. Anders & Pia, Denmark

May 22, 2007 The Owner was very friendly and helpful, Thank you. Peter, Swizerland

May 21, 2007 Friendly staff. Small and cozy. Jill Blanchard, Edmonton

May19, 2007 Great place to meet people, good staff. Good for travellers on a budget. Melissa Shindelka, Edmonton

April 22, 2007 Thanks for this wonderful place. It was really a pleasure to stay here. May god continue to bless you. Reverend Matt Koovisk, Chaplain to the UBC Okanagan Student's Union

April 9, 2007 We got in late. Sue was very helpful. The shower was good. Katie & Eric

April 11, 2007 Thanks for this nice place, convenient and friendly. Good location and really warm people. Celine & Stephanie, Paris, France

April 8, 2007 We had a nice time here. Victoria is a beautiful city. Enjoy your trip 7 Korean students

April 4, 2007 Had a restful sleep / A good place to rest up. Cheers. Alex

March 17, 2007 Nice, quiet with comfy beds. We'll be back. Kathleen & Lynn

March 11, 2007 Hello fellow backpackers. I am writing this note in support of the Turtle Hostel. Sue, the owner is quite kind and very hospitable. I found the accommodations cozy and warm, and the upstairs bathroom clean and has a wonderful shower. The location is very central and it was really easy to get around. I recommend the Turtle as a comfy and friendly place. Susanna B

March 9, 2007 I was here, now l'm gone. I highly recommend this place for travelers. Scott