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Kelowna International Hostel

2343 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 1T5, Canada
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Kelowna International Hostel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only stayed one night but it was nice with nice people, friendly staffs and also cheap! really liked their outdoor deck with BBQ haha :) But the towel they provided was dirty... oops....

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I intended to stay at KIH for max one week and ended up staying three. The staff are welcoming, helpful and always working hard, even when it's not their shift. The whole hostel feels like one big family, with activities almost every day and very polite guests. I came disliking hostels and left being a huge fan. Thanks!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I've spent the last year travelling around Australia and New Zealand using hostels. I expected similar here. I reserved 2 beds, but apparently since she had taken the credit card number down wrong and either took down my phone number wrong as well, or called while we were en route in a non-receptive area (pretty common in the mountains) she... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed here over a long weekend, and it was great. Staff was friendly and interactive. Other guests were polite. Washrooms and kitchen are clean, but hostel was full so there was a wait (5-10min) to use common areas at peak hours. Ventilation in bottom rooms was a little lacking. Only downside, noise travels alot in this hostel including from patio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Have to admit that I as not a great fan of Kelowna as a town, but I loved staying there simply because of the hostel. Interesting activities, great staff, big porch, fully equipped kitchen, lovely owner, lots of backpackers and a great attitude! Must visit :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

What can I say. I intended to stay for a week and ended up staying at the KIH for six month. The hostel is really chilled out with a huge padio and a second one with hammocks. The staff is great and the hostel haa so much to see on all this colorful painted walls. Thr money that the hostel... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

From the moment we arrived, there was not a good atmosphere. The other guests were unwelcoming and distant. Then we were told they had got our booking wrong, so asked if my friend and I could sleep in separate rooms. We fought against it and they eventually managed to sort something (miraculously). Then our room absolutely stank. It was dark... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a night on a stop over in Kelowna. Great hostel for sure and I have stayed in a lot over my years of traveling. Rooms were great with huge storage for bags and gear. Bathrooms were well taken care of, updated and clean, clean, clean. Kitchen was not huge but was super clean and has everything you... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

From all the hostels I've already been, this was the most cozy one. The place is beautifully decorated, the beds and mattresses are new and they have a cute outdoor area. They worry with cute notes so you put your things on the lockers (that are huge =D) so they can keep the floor always clean, what is nice. The... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Intercity hop to shop in Kelowna- Mother with teen aged girls made this a really fun get away! The free pancake breakfast was a nice surprise but sadly we couldn't stick around for movie night with the gang. We booked a private room for the 3 of us which was a bonus. Met lovely world travelers totally enjoyed our visit!... More 

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