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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Had a great stay. It was clean and well run. Nice waffle breakfast. It was quiet in the hostel, was laid out well with adequate number of rest rooms. The owner and manager was very helpful and a very nice. Great place to stay, Close to the Appalachian Trail and historical Harpers Ferry.

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1Thank Roy K
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

As an avid traveler & thru hiker of the AT - I must say this is one of the cleanest & well equipped hostels I have stayed. Laurel was very welcoming & the waffle breakfast was a great start to our day hike. Highly recommend. Miss Wiggy (05)

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Wasilla, Alaska
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

My sister and I found Laurel to be very unaccomodating and grouchy. We were there early in the season and the place needs a deep cleaning. She asked us why we didn't call first to say we're getting in late. What are you? My mother?! This is only one of several reasons I wouldn't stay here again, and was the...

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2Thank Camy V
Teahorse_Hostel, Owner at Teahorse Hostel, responded to this review

We always welcome walk-ins if bunks are available. The trouble with your arrival is that you skipped the step of registering and paying and went straight into the hostel. Guests are welcome to come after 9 pm and those who do usually let me know of their plans so that disruption to other guests is minimized.

Portage, Ohio
Reviewed 13 April 2015

A nice, tidy hostel. Two separate bunkrooms with bunk beds, and waffle breakfast is included! The kitchen is also available to guests all day, and is well-stocked with cookware (BYO food). Laurel also has a good stock of maps, brochures, and books in case you want to spend an extra day in the area.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

Laurel was a fantastic hostess. The layout was clean, orderly, and organized. It was truly a great place to stay during my one day break. I will definitely stay here again and I hope to stay longer next time in order to explore more of Harpers Ferry! Thanks so much, Laurel!

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te awamutu
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Laurel is a real second-mile attitude Laurel's shuttle service for the airport and Applachian trail drop-offs. there are two bunk rooms, one smaller, one larger. there are mix of younger hikers and older cyclists on the C&O canal trail. there was a nice mixing between people and Laurel helped this along, showing a genuine interest in people and their activities....

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Great Falls, Virginia
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Stayed here for 1 night while on a biking trip. I should also make it a point like an earlier reviewer that for bikers who are already tired biking the C&O tow path, the climb to the hill to reach the hostel is a killer. I had already done 50 miles that evening but the last mile, I almost gave...

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1Thank Mirza A
Teahorse_Hostel, Owner at Teahorse Hostel, responded to this review

I enjoyed having you and your family visit the Teahorse! I want to add that there are 2 full bathrooms in the hostel, not one, that are available to everyone in the hostel. We have three restaurants within walking distance of the hostel: Mena's Pizza and Italian Restaurant, the Anvil Restaurant and the Canal House Cafe. All are open Wed....

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We stayed here recently during a road trip through the Shenandoah Valley and found it to be a great alternative to the relatively weak hotel scene near Harpers Ferry. Our group rented a private "family room" with four beds and a reasonable amount of space-we didn't feel as though we were on top of each other. Laurel, who runs the...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This facility is not bad for hostel but I would not recommend it if you are riding the C&O Canal bike trail because it's located too far off the trail - about 1 mile away and up two (2) steep hills. The bunks were comfortable with fitted sheets and the bathrooms were clean but the room rate was expensive for...

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2Thank William S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 June 2014

After our first 58 miles of cycling the C&O Canal (en-route to Pittsburgh) - seven friends and I were thrilled to arrive at the Teahorse Hostel. Our host Laurel welcomed us to a comfortable second floor bunk room with great hot showers and colorful bunks. The waffle breakfast (beautifully prepared by laurel's son) with fresh fruit was a great way...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Teahorse Hostel - we are a B&B and hostel for hikers on the AT, bicyclists on the C&O towpath, and other visitors to Harpers Ferry. Rent by the room or rent by the bed. Rest in our spotless hostel, take a shower, meet other hikers and bicyclists, cook your own food in the kitchen or dine in nearby restaurants. * Located one half mile west from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in Harpers Ferry * Waffle breakfast included! * Fully equipped kitchen * Laundry ($6 per load - we supply detergent) * Common area * Wi-Fi and computer with internet free to guests * Outside patio * Two blocks from 7-11 * Locked storage for bikes * Parking behind the hostel * mail drops- free to guests; $2 per package otherwise * ask about shuttles in DC/MD/VA/PA/WV area * sorry, no pets or smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Teahorse Hostel

Address: 1312 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Region: United States > West Virginia > Harpers Ferry
Price Range: RM141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“one of the rooms only has four beds so if you have a party of four, you can get a little privacy by requesting that one”
Ryan-from-Atlanta, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All were good”
852markm, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Get there early if it is a busy weekend... and try to get a bottom bunk. Earplugs available if someone is snoring.”
eal740, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“one four-bed bunk room and one ten-bed bunk room. nice courtesy between those staying to keep quiet once people start going to bed. many were going to bed quite early as they were hiking or cycling.”
kathya443, 11 Oct 2014 | Read review
“This is a hostel and primarily geared towards backpackers and cyclists.”
MirzaA163, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
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