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The Riding Fool Hostel

2705 Dunsmuir, Cumberland, British Columbia V0R 1S0, Canada
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, BC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing. Lovely old historic building but beautifully renovated inside. The bathrooms were spotless. The kitchen was huge and incredibly well equipped (e.g. there were 4 ways to make coffee alone: a coffee maker, stovetop espresso makers, french press and pour over), a huge common room. The staff was friendly and helpful. And the people I met there... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed at the hostel for three nights. It is clean, the staff is very friendly, the rooms are nicely appointed, our room was quiet, the beds are comfortable, it has a full kitchen, and it has excellent wi-fi coverage. We enjoyed meeting other mountain bikers who were staying there. The owner is a very friendly and actively supports the... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I've stayed here twice now and I've enjoyed both stays. It's quaint, comfortable, clean. The heritage building is absolutely gorgeous and the set up is great. Rooms are well decorated, beds are comfortable. Awesome shared shelves in the kitchen and amenities like a pool table. Local bus goes back & forth between Cumberland and Courtenay so it's easily accessible. Great... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I was here in July 2013 and was definitely one of the best hostels I stayed in during my one month trip though western Canada. Very welcoming hosts (!!), clean and I loved the interior design! Cozy, homely and comfortable. I would definitely recommend visiting once you are looking for a quiet , nice place to stay. Also if you're... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This place had great staff, was very clean, and the little town was a great base for enjoying the outdoors. The kitchen was well equipped and the common room was one of the best we have ever seen. The cozy feeling here made us wish we could stay longer. Would highly recommend.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We loved this hostel. It is not so big, so it has a homely feel. It is super clean, spacious and the kitchen is amazingly well kitted out. Also has a pool table and darts. It is very well designed and laid out and nice details like comfy bath mats and hand towels. Really exceptional. The only slightly negative is... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

When compared to other hostels on the west coast, this hostel ranks on the top 5. There is nothing on which I could complain. Storage for skis and mountain bikes, huge fully-equipped kitchen ( with bins for your food!), big living room area with a lot of things to do, nice bars nearby, huge dorms with comfortable and stable beds.... More

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Oshawa, Ontario
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8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This is a fun place to stay in a friendly little town with lots going on if you enjoy the great outdoors. Rooms are clean and comfortable and the hostel well equipped and spacious. Large comfortable common room with lots of space to lounge and eat. Kitchen is huge and very well equipped with a large commercial fridge and bins... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Comfortable, cheap, and cosy accommodation with bike storage and tools for mountainbikers. The hostel has a massive kitchen and living room area for post-ride chilling, assuming you're not heading to the Waverley for a cheeky beer or two. In case you didn't already know, the riding around Cumberland is top drawer stuff, whether you like XC, DH or anything in... More

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Guelph, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We were warmly welcomed by Caitlin, the new employee from Australia and she was very accommodating in showing us around. We are in our 60's and had a private room. The room was clean and comfortable and we had a great sleep. There were only 4 other guests so basically we had our own bathroom and it was very clean... More

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Address: 2705 Dunsmuir, Cumberland, British Columbia V0R 1S0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Comox Valley > Cumberland
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