Fat Salmon Backpacker's Hostel is located in the heart of old town Port Alberni, on the south side of town. We boast a brilliant view of trhe working port and Alberni Inlet, and are a 2-minute walk from the MV Lady Rose's dock and the Harbour Quay. We are a 5-minute walk from all necessary amenities - four different banks, laundromat attached to a pub, internet cafe, pubs, chippies, restaurants, book stores, second-hand shops, antique shops, Western Union money wiring service, kayak/bike/canoe hire, adventure/fishing charters, car hire.
We offer our guests: free wireless connection, complimentary coffee, tea & hot choccie, fresh garden herbs when in season, BBQ, deck, patio, take-a-book-leave-a-book library, info centre on premise, linens, towels, movie nights (with choice from over 50 international and Hollywood movies), full-kitchen, shuttle to tubing on Somass River, shuttle to/from bus stops, brill atmosphere and Lily the Wonder Dog (some small pets welcome).
All rooms are dorms. We have 2 rooms of 4 beds, 2 rooms of 6 beds, 1 room of 8 and 1 room of 10.
We speak English, French, Kiwi and Angus.