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Featured Hostels in Shawnigan Lake

Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel
2 out of 5
791 Pandora Ave, Victoria, BC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $69
per night
Jan 21 - Jan 22

Located in Downtown Victoria, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Chinatown and Royal BC Museum. British Columbia Parliament Building and Victoria Harbour ...

3.8/5Good! (364 reviews)

"This place is now going to be my go-to place to stay when I go to Victoria. It is centrally located and walking distance to so much good food and things to see. I have no problem sharing a bathroom, and room size isn't important as all I'm doing in my room is sleeping and relaxing. The wi-fi was ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 26, 2019

Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel
Turtle Hostel
1.5 out of 5
1608 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC
CA $30
per night
Jan 19 - Jan 20

Located in North Park, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Lower Johnson Street and Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. British Columbia Parliament Building ...

2.8/5 (61 reviews)

"It was too cold...I like that it is unique among hostels and I did become friends with someone who staying in the dorm room with me...Paying a dollar to use a towel and when I used PayPal is unusual...One of the staff raised his voice at me because my grocery bag was on the table in the kitchen. ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 3, 2019

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Stonekroft Guesthouse
Stonekroft Guesthouse
3 out of 5
2021 Mable Rd, Shawnigan Lake, BC
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Must stay place

"Beautiful place and great hosts."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 10, 2019

Stonekroft Guesthouse
Hilltop Retreat in Shawnigan Lake
Hilltop Retreat in Shawnigan Lake
1775 Wellman Rd, Shawnigan Lake, BC
4.9/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Shawnigan Lake

"I was visiting my son at Shawnigan Lake Boarding School and this standalone ADU was perfect and very new and very clean. I’ll be back!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2019

Hilltop Retreat in Shawnigan Lake
Gorgeous Lakefront Vacation Rental
Gorgeous Lakefront Vacation Rental
1641 West Shawnigan Lake Road, Shawnigan Lake, BC
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great place!

"Well equipped. Awesome property. Super nice owners!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 6, 2019

Gorgeous Lakefront Vacation Rental
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Hostels and More in Shawnigan Lake

If you're having issues finding a hostel in Shawnigan Lake, there are 35 other accommodations within a 10-mile radius, and we can help you choose one that works for you. With the affordable options here, you can spend less on overnight stays and save more money for going out during your trip.

You may like the nightly rates at this top accommodation in the surrounding area, which has positive reviews from our guests:

Stonekroft Guesthouse - 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the heart of Shawnigan Lake. Property features at this hotel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Shawnigan Lake?

The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 47° F and nighttime temperatures average 28° F
  • April-June: 63° F is the daytime average and 32° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 67° F and nighttime averages are around 39° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 56° F during the day and 28° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.34 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Shawnigan Lake?

Depending on what interests you, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
  • Fisgard Lighthouse
Natural Features
  • West Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park
  • Old Mill Park
  • Memory Island Provincial Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Shawnigan Lake Museum
  • Cowichan Wooden Boat Society
  • Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre

In general, Shawnigan Lake is known for its:

  • Parks
  • Gardens
  • Monuments
  • Museums

How to Get to Shawnigan Lake and Around the Area

You can find the closest airport in Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), located 13.3 mi (21.5 km) from the city center. Another option is Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 22.4 mi (36 km) away.

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