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Pioneer Guesthouse

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167 3rd Ave East | Cow Bay, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1K4, Canada (Formerly Pioneer Backpackers Inn)
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually on business I end up in the standard overpriced hotels. This time in Prince Rupert I took a chance on the Pioneer guesthouse and boy, am I glad I did. I got the last, cheapest room; shared bathroom. I was a bit worried about the latter, but the whole experience was great. Nicely renovated rooms, spotless bathrooms, quiet, well... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 2 nights in August 2015 in a room with a shared bath. Lynn and other staff were courteous. Great for families with kids too. Walking distance to all eateries and the harbour. Facilities were clean.

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Tlell, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

My family and I stay at the pioneer guesthouse frequently and it is a wonderful place to stay. Friendly, helpful staff, affordable, great communal kitchen and clean comfortable rooms. It is in a great location, walking distance to local cafe, restaurants, shopping and the ocean. Surrounding businesses will offer a ten percent discount when you tell them you are staying... More 

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Thank Kim L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Everything is clean and the house is just beautiful. I hanged out with friendly people and the staff was very nice as well. The location is close to downtown and the bus station. All in all a very great hostel with a big value!

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Thank Kluane C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Great location and is very clean and organised. You know what you're going to get with a guest house and you won't be let down. Overall great experience - has plenty of amenities and was very clean. Staff was always friendly and helpful and directions to the house were easy to follow

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Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Exceeds expectations. Good vibe, nice staff, great kitchen, comfortable dorms, lots of bathrooms, central location. Not very expensive and 10% with HI card, and savings all around town from participating businesses. Can't beat it! Only frustration was spotty wifi, but Cowpaccinos down the street is where I hang out anyways.

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Sun Peaks, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

What a stay that I had!!! The guesthouse is beautiful and super clean! And what can I say about the staff? Just full of kindness and very helpfull. I hope to come back and say Hi sometime under the sun :)

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Vancouver, British Columbia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Pioneer Guesthouse is a typical hostel, yet clean and reasonably quiet. During my stay there, it was evident that many of the guests were renting rooms by the month - so they were quite loud in the morning and rather reclusive.

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Tignes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I spent one night in this hostel, from outside it looks old, but inside it was renovated and the room was good. The mangers were very nice and friendly. The room I had, it was for 2 people, a bunk bed. There's separate bathrooms for men and women. The kitchen is a little bit small but that's ok. I will... More 

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The_Pioneer_Inn, Owner at Pioneer Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a lovely comment about our facility. Just a quick note - our property is actually located in PRINCE RUPERT on the northwest coast not Prince George :) Cheers, Christy More 

Vancouver, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I couldn't recommend the pioneer hostel highly enough. The place is immaculately kept, clean and organised. I stayed in the dorm which is spacey and very comfortable, as are all the other rooms. The kitchen is really well equipped and really organised with plenty of storage and fridge space. It really felt like home. The staff were all super helpful,... More 

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