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Halifax Backpackers Hostel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, clean place to stay. Staff is super friendly and the beds are comfortable! We had fun eavesdropping on the youngsters who were in the common area! Made us feel old, but we are, so there's that. Oh and the whole place has wifi, which is better than some hotels!

Thank Heidola
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although there certainly are hostels with better kitchens, this is the hostel to go to when visiting Halifax staff is very welcoming and nice and atmosphere is great! I felt welcome and felt like I was amongst friends as soon as I stepped through the door. Safety is good, with decent sized lockers provided. The cafe downstairs serves decent coffee...

Thank susannevk
Black Point, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So where to start straight of the boat. Location: Found the place supper easy didnt even need an address i knew what it looked like and i found it 15 easy minutes from downtown. Walking down gottingen you could tell it was the place to be in halifax friendly people on a funky happening street, with the Alteregos and the...

Thank Keenatron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Halifax Backpackers Hostel is great. I felt like home, met some awesome people and had a lot of fun. It's a good location and the beds are super comfortable. I really enjoyed staying there and definitely recommend it. 😊

Thank Anna F
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Alright. How should i put this. I booked a week at the hostel. 140$ for 7 nights, not bad ! When i first called they told me that the hostel was 5 mins walk from the train station. Not really. Its located in a sketchy neighborhood called north end about 30 mins walk from the train station. Ok, i've seen...

3Thank jonathan-432
Beijing, China
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I only stayed one night, but their service was outstanding! I arrived during the crazy storm in Feb 2017, and though their door was closed from the weather, their staff had stayed up late waiting for me to arrive - I got there around 9:15pm. The facilities were clean, the showers were nice, the other guests were chill. And in...

1Thank Peter V
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I stayed here for about a month and was a lot of fun. Staff are super friendly and welcoming, always there to help. Place is clean, around a lot of nice cafes, 15 minute walk to town and around the corner from the commons. Really social hostel and has its own Cafe. I would highly recommend.

Thank tessahaigh
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The staff is very nice and there is a cafeteria downstairs. The room was quite big, and I was lucky to sleep in a 6 bed dorm, just with another girl. It takes about 8 minutes by walk to the downtown, which is not very big. I've never been out at the evening, because I was too afraid to retourn...

1Thank Deborah C
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This hostel was an average hostel with some pros and cons: Pros: - Fully equipped kitchen - BBQ - Nice hangout area outside to socialize - Wifi works decent Cons: - Gets super hot at night The hostel has a cafe/bar downstairs. It wasn't every super busy when I went but it was nice to be able to grab some...

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone is friendly and is happy to give recommendations and knowledgeable enough to give the right ones , plenty of space in the cafe they run underneath to chill/ use laptops etc if needed. Very communal feel, would easily stay again if I needed a place in Halifax.

Thank Danny F

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Additional Information about Halifax Backpackers Hostel

Address: Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: RM89 - RM273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We stayed in the private room.”
Heidola, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“I had a squeaky bed on the lower bunk, left side of room 7. Any other bed should be great.”
petervZ5837LJ, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Visit the Seven Bays Bouldering Gym/Cafe - only 5 min walk away”
Z1196VYmichellel, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the back room away from the street. It's quieter. A little.”
530brentm, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs is loud fri and sat nights”
Gracielou1990, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
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