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Nanaimo International Hostel

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65 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4S7, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed at the International Hostel in Nanaimo for one night. Especially the nice staff who was really helpful and could answer all our questions about Nanaimo was great. The hostel is very clean (especially the single bathrooms). We stayed in a four bed dorm and there was a lot of space for all of us. If you are looking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Only stayed a couple nights there, but it was very peaceful and comfortable. From the back yard you can see the water, and there is a parking lots for guests as well. If you bring a tent you can pitch it in the back for a small fee.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I've been to this hostel many times, it's my favourite in the world because of the bargain price and just the fact that I feel at home there and always have a relaxing time with interesting people. The owners are super friendly and chilled, at the same time the place is always clean and feels safe, so it's a perfect... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I have been to some hostels before, mainly HI-international hostels. Necol hostel is just like the HI-hostels in terms of safety and great amount of travel information offered, it is different from other hostels for its super cozy and homey rooms (the common room is just lovely) I met great people here - sharing stories, cooking together, hanging out together....and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I stayed one night with friends. Met nice tenants Moni. She gave us all the information we need in Nanaimo. Unfortunately, we only stayed one night, so did not have the chance to try everything. with the price I paid for, the is the best place I can find in Nanaimo.

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Tofino, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

A very welcoming environment, run by internationally experienced people. A little garden with ocean view, a small kitchen and a common room create a warm athmosphere where helpful and inspiring acquaintances are easily found. While rooms and facilities offer very basic comfort, the place has the charm of a selfmade and creative hostel, ideal for backpacker on tight budget. We... More 

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Florida City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I stayed at the Nicol street international Hostel for almost two weeks I was made to feel so totally welcome here! :) the tenants are very nice got along very good with everyone had a lot of fun kinda sad tho to leave but am planning on a trip back here the owner and operater of the hostel is very... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Spent a night at this hostel in October and if I had spent a night during the summertime perhaps my review would be more favorable due to the ocean view. However, I hardly slept as the bed I was in was really soft and worn and the bed frame was lower to the floor than what I am used to.... More 

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Tracy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

This hostel was unlike any i've stayed in. It was two houses with rentable rooms. We rented a room with a double bed for only $50 total and the other room in the house was not rented so we basically had our own house for the night with kitchen, bathroom, and living room with tv. The woman who runs it,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Excellent location, short walk to downtown core, beautiful view of ocean,islands. Quaint buildings offering variety of rooms depending on your needs. Reasonable rates, clean and cozy. Attracts the backpacker, fringe dweller, artist/writer/musician and others who think out of the box. Friendly hosts make you feel welcome and other guests seem to follow suit. Privacy and quiet in the down time.

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Address: 65 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4S7, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Number of rooms: 7

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