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Featured Hostels in Parksville

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
1.5 out of 5
121 Bastion St, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $58 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this hostel is steps away from Bastion and Nanaimo Museum. Vancouver Island University and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal ...

3.9/5Very Good! (96 reviews)

"I love this spot! Always stay here when I’m in Nanaimo. The location is great and the people are lovely."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 31, 2020

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
Vancouver Island University Residences
2 out of 5
4 University Crescent, Nanaimo, BC
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Vancouver Island University and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. Nanaimo Museum and ...

4/5Very Good! (155 reviews)

"Affordable room, what hotels used to be like, a bed, shower, and place to hook up the laptop to watch some entertainment."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019

Vancouver Island University Residences
Nanaimo Cambie Hostel
1.5 out of 5
63 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, BC
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Nanaimo Museum and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Bastion and ...

3/5 (13 reviews)

"Great location close to all the nightlife hotspots. Friendly staff.Nice amenities."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 6, 2018

Nanaimo Cambie Hostel
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THE Beach Club Resort

THE Beach Club Resort

3.5 out of 5
181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $189 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
4.3/5Excellent! (761 reviews)

"was awesome, great room, great view, and the weather was nice. will go back."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

THE Beach Club Resort
Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection

3 out of 5
240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $111 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
3.9/5Very Good! (618 reviews)

"Great views. Food was terrific. Unfortunately we did not get the window table we reserved for dinner"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2020

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

3.5 out of 5
1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $154 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.2/5Very Good! (848 reviews)

"Clean, friendly staff, lounge food and beverage hit the spot after a long day of travel"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2020

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
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Hostels and More in Parksville

Parksville has 54 lodging choices, so if you can't find a hostel in town, you can still pick something that has what you need. For those who prefer to save money on overnight stays and focus more on going out, you can score great deals on Expedia. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and sea views.

You may be able to find reasonable prices at these Parksville accommodations, which have positive reviews from our guests:

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and tour/ticket assistance at this hotel.

Sandcastle Inn - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. Property features at this motel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this motel.

Paradise Sea Shell Motel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this motel.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Parksville?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 32° F
  • April-June: 69° F is the daytime average and 37° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 45° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 61° F during the day and 32° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.85 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Parksville?

Depending on your interests, you might like these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Parksville Beach
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
  • Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
Natural Features
  • Parksville Community Park
  • Top Bridge Community Park
  • Milner Gardens and Woodland
Cultural Attractions
  • Craig Heritage Park and Museum
  • North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
  • Village Theater

Overall, Parksville is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Mountain views
  • Opera
  • Entertainment
  • Bird watching

How to Get to Parksville and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the closest airport in Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), 20 mi (32.3 km) from the city center. An alternative is Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), situated 24.6 mi (39.5 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What are the best hostels in Parksville?
You may be able to find reasonable prices at these Parksville accommodations, which have good reviews from our guests: THE Beach Club Resort - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance at this hotel. Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. Property features at this motel include free WiFi, free parking, and tour/ticket assistance. Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities at this motel. Coast Parksville Hotel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. Property features at this hotel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Paradise Sea Shell Motel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and barbecue grills at this motel.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Parksville?
The weather is important when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 60°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 38°F. Average annual precipitation for Parksville is 51 inches.
What is there to see and do in Parksville?
Generally, Parksville is known for its beaches, mountain views, and many birds. Major attractions include Parksville Beach, Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Get out into nature with places like Parksville Community Park, Top Bridge Community Park, and Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. Cultural attractions include Craig Heritage Park and Museum, Village Theater, and Qualicum Beach Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Parksville while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Parksville in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Nanaimo, BC (YCD), located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the city center. An alternative is Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 20 mi (32.3 km) away.

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