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Hostelling International - Penticton

464 Ellis St., Penticton, British Columbia V2A 4M2, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013
BonnieEJ Melbourne, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Having read some dodgy reviews about this place I was really apprehensive staying here for a night. My worries were unwarranted though- it was a pretty traditional hostel with ppl from all walks of life but no noticeable creeps (as described in another review). My bf and I shared a bunk bed private room upstairs (had option for big dbl... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Two friends and me stayed here for 3 nights and we found it to be a great place. The common room is spacious and the kitchen is well equipped but maybe a bit tiny. The whole hostel was always clean and staff was very friendly. The rooms are not so spacious but do look really nice and the beds are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

Go for room G. Clean, quaint, comfortable bed! We drive in at midnight and our keys were waiting for us. There was free parking on the street and I felt that the area was safe and quiet. In the morning we were able to stroll to downtown easily to get coffee. Great value for our money too, I think it... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

I stayed at this hostel and found it to be a nuthouse. Most of the guests were homeless men of all ages and one of them was sexually harrassing me and another tried to get me drunk and kept passing around a bottle of whiskey.They sounded like very rough characters. One old guy showed up late at night and looked... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

This Hostel is nicely located on quiet Ellis Street. Just around the corner you find Main Street. There was no complimentary breakfast. The Hostel has a big kitchen though. In the back exits the possibility to park your car. I stayed in a 6-bed-room. The interior of the room seems to have seen better days but it was okay. The... More

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Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2011

We stayed 2 nights at the HI in Penticton. I have to mention we booked a dorm room as a private. If you're more than 2people it's really worth it! The room was big enough and nicely decorated. We had 2 nice and quiet nights in the HI Penticton, though it was a little cold. They have a big kitchen... More

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Banff, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

We stayed here for 1 night and there were some rough looking characters staying there. Staff told us that one guy has been living there for 4 months. He looked like he just got out of jail. We think he was following us because he kept showing up suddenly whenever we went to use the bathroom or when we went... More

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Sechelt, BC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

I stayed at this hostel for one night while travelling with my husband and 4 year old daughter. They made us feel very welcome. When we mad our reservation they told us that the family room was already booked but that the 3 of us could have a room designed for 4 people to ourselves. The room was perfect. And... More

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UK
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245 reviews 245 reviews
66 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

I was in a bad mood when I arrived here, staying in kelowna and kamloops just before for a few nights, I was overloaded and glad for a break, the check in was simple and easy to find my way around after a welcome from the staff and orientation. Plus the staff were very helpful, arranging my orientation and helping... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2009

This hostel is not on the main drag but about 2-3 mins from - this is ideal because there is very little street noise. Towels and bedding were included which is the same as many HI hostels (most but not all provide this). We have a private room which has a comfy enough mattress with bunk over it. The only... More

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Address: 464 Ellis St., Penticton, British Columbia V2A 4M2, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Penticton
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Ranked #5 of 16 Specialty lodging in Penticton
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