Fat Salmon Backpacker's Hostel



3250 3rd Avenue Port AlberniSee nearby area


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Coming to Port Alberni? LUCKY YOU!
Going to be in and around the beautiful Alberni Valley, Vancouver Island? Planning a trip to Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield, the West Coast Trail, Strathcona Park, Della Falls, Cathedral Grove, Mount Washington...? The Fat Salmon is a mere day-trip from these places and is a cheap and fun way to spend your accommodation dollars.
Besides being fun, colourful, and cheap, we are the best bang for your traveling buck in these parts. We are the ONLY recognized backpacker's hostel in the Valley.
We offer dorms for the adventurous traveler - from four beds per room, to ten beds per room - we have something for everyone and everyone's budget.
A full kitchen, two mixing lounges, a front deck and BBQ all await you and your stories. We offer free wifi & a free computer for guests, provide all bed linens free of charge, have a take-a-book-leave-a-book library, an on-site information centre, free city maps, free coffee and tea, a BBQ and weekend salmon dinners, movie nights, bikes, and we can easily hook you up with local kayaking, scuba diving, tubing, canoeing, hiking, wakeboarding, surfing outfitters.
Lily, the hostel dog, also awaits your cuddles...
Nous parlons le francais.
(The Fat Salmon is recommended in Lonely Planet, Routard, and Reizen international guidebooks)

Services & facilities

  • Recreation
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Common Room
    • Games Room
  • Parking
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Free Parking
    • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free Internet Access
    • Internet Access
  • Housekeeping
    • Linen Included
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor space
    • Outdoor Terrace
  • Guest services
    • Tours/Travel Desk
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