Getting Here


Our mailing address is:

1644 Hillside Avenue #21
Victoria, British Columbia
V8T 2C5 Canada

Bike Valet
The Bike Valet is open 7 days a week. (Mon., Tues., Wed. & Sat. 10 AM – 6 PM; Thurs. & Fri. 10AM – 8PM  & Sun. & Stat. Holidays 11 AM – 5 PM)
The Bike Valet is located off Hillside Ave., in front of the main shopping centre entrance/food court.

Trip Planning

Cyclist-friendly routes to Hillside Centre:

  1. Departing from Downtown (comfortable route) – Take Fort St. or Pandora Ave bike lanes to Vancouver St., take the Vancouver St. Connector (via Princess Ave) to Haultain St. to the Oaklands Connector (via Shakespeare and Doncaster) to Hillside Centre.
  2. Departing from Oak Bay – Take Oak Bay Ave. to Foul Bay Rd., Foul Bay Rd. to Haultain Rd., Haultain Rd. to Richmond Rd., Richmond Rd. to Hillside Ave.
    The Bike Valet is right off of the entrance on Hillside Ave which has painted bike lanes. From South Oak Bay, take Haultain St. to Oaklands Connector (via Shakespeare and Doncaster) to Hillside Centre.
  3. Departing the University of Victoria – Take University Dr., to Henderson Rd., Henderson Rd. to Hillside Ave., Hillside Ave. directly to the shopping centre. The Bike Valet is located off Hillside Ave.
  4.  Departing from Saanich or areas north of Hillside Centre – Use Jackson St. to reach Finlayson St/North Dairy Rd leading to Hillside Centre

Bus stop located on the north east side of the shopping centre parking lot – near the Marshalls/BCAA entrance. Bus stops are also located on N. Dairy Rd., Shelbourne St. and Hillside Ave.

  • Mt. Tolmie #4
  • Hillside Mall / Downtown #22
  • Gordon Head #27
  • Majestic #28
  • Oak Bay / Interurban #8

Routes may travel through downtown. Transit information: 382.6161 or at bctransit.com.

Hillside offers free parking for all customers while shopping at Hillside Centre. All parking is limited to three hours. Notice of parking rules are clearly posted throughout all parking lots.

Parking spaces can be found ground level and roof top, makes for easy access into the shopping centre.

For those with disabilities, seniors and families with small children designated parking spaces are located at the major entrances into the centre.

Six electric vehicle EV charging stations are located on the roof top near Marshall’s entrance. Five EV stations ground level near Canadian Tire off Hillside Avenue. Note: Two spaces are reserved at ground level and roof top. Charging stations are activated by ‘tapping’ your ‘Charge Card’ on the charger. To create a SWTCH account, start by downloading the SWTCH mobile app. The charging stations are operational daily 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Vehicles can charge for 3 hours max. SWTCH Fee: $1.25 per hour+ 10% service fee + applicable taxes.

Android users – SWTCH on Google Play Store: https://tinyurl.com/tjzqvd6
iPhone Users – SWTCH on Apple Store: https://tinyurl.com/scr6skl
Expect to receive your Charge Card within 5 – 10 business days.

SWTCH Energy Inc. Contact Info: info@swtchenergy.com 884-798-2438

EV Stations are for Hillside shoppers only.

Reasons for Violation Notices Being Issued

Park & Ride: If a person is witnessed leaving the property without their vehicle or if a vehicle is left for more than three hours, the vehicle may be towed and the owner will be responsible for all related charges. If your vehicle has been towed call Security 250-883-3367 for further information.

Trucks and RVS: Large commercial trucks and recreational vehicles are not permitted to park overnight. Permission will not be granted under any circumstances due to insurance and local regulations.

Unauthorized After Hours Activities: Driving schools are not permitted to operate training /lessons on the parking lot.

Disputing a Notice: Contact the Security Supervisor at 250-883-3367 during business hours or email hillside-sup@paladinsecurity.com. Please have ticket details i.e. number, license plate number and date of violation available.