TO BOOK: email  or  svigirlguides (at) shaw (dot) ca  or phone 250-383-1712.

Guide House in Victoria

For a PDF of the Guide House Brochure, click here


Guide House has been sold.

Please call 250-383-1712 for queries.

Bowker Hall is available for rentals and is within busing distance of downtown Victoria. 


About Guide House

Guide House for Southern Vancouver Island Area is centrally located near downtown Victoria with easy access to many tourist attractions. Our two storey building is wheelchair accessible, has full kitchen facilities (with microwave, fridge, stove and dishes), bathrooms with showers plus on-site parking.




Our kitchen is equipped with dishes and cutlery for 30, cooking utensils, stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, electric kettle and cleaning supplies and equipment.


Bathroom Facilities:

Facilities include three toilets, three showers and four wash basins.



Upstairs, on the floor, so bring your own sleeping bags and foamies or insulites.


Parking is available in the lot out front.


Grocery Stores:  

'Wellburns' at Cook and Pandora Streets and 'The Market on Yates' at Quadra and Yates Street - both stores within two blocks.



Use BC Ferries from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay.  Call Pacific Coach Lines (250)385-4411 or BC Transit (250)382-6161 for information on buses from Swartz Bay to downtown Victoria.

Use Coho Ferry (Black Ball Ferry Line) from Port Angeles

Use Washington State Ferries from Anacortes to Sidney


Rental Fees:

All fees are payable by cheque or money order, made out to Girl Guides of Canada - SVI Area. Please include unit name and dates. Mail to: 938 Mason Street, Victoria B.C., V8T 1A2


Administrative Fee - $10.00

This non-refundable fee is due within three weeks of the date we mail the application form. We will not take your tentative booking unless we have received this fee.


Damage / Cancellation Deposit - $50.00

Due eight weeks before your reserved dates. If not received in time, we will cancel your booking. This deposit will be returned if you have left the facilities the way you found them! If you cancel more than two weeks before your reserved dates, we will return this deposit.  Should you cancel within two weeks of your reserved dates, this deposit will be forfeited.


Accomodation Rental Fee - groups outside the Greater Victoria Area

$10.00 per person per night - Minimum of $50.00 per night

(Visitors from the U.S.A. - fees are the same and payable in U.S. dollars)

TO BOOK: email or phone 250-383-1712.