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HI - St. John's

8 Gower Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C1N1, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Centrally located, and what seems like lots of beds. A relatively small kitchen but stocked with all the necessities. Friendly staff and free wifi. The only area I was aware of to relax was also the lobby, so it was kinda busy. Fairly clean and creaky mental bunkbeds.. Overall good for the city.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Stayed with my Partner on September 4th, 2015 for two nights. I'm not an advocate of hostel's but I needed to trade two night's in a really nice hotel for two at the Hostel. I found this place to be very welcoming. Upon arrival they provided lot's of information as to how to get around and where things are (like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Clean sheets, fairly comfy mattresses, good people, great advice and directions, only two bathrooms so can be tricky in the morning. Slightly more $ than the average hostel, but location is the reason.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

I was in St John's for just over a week, on my own for the first few days and with a friend for a few days. I stayed here my first two nights and though they were full the next couple, I used the hostel as my home base. It was immensely conducive to making new friends, with both guests... More 

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have been to many HI hostels before. This experience was really no different, save for it being in a smaller town. The check in was chaotic at best. Had a bunk bed in a single room with shared bathroom, bed are comfortable. The hostel is in a an excellent location, but the staff could be more knowledgable. This stay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This hostel seemed to be more of a place for the staff than it did the guests. They used most of the storage in the small kitchen and were using the TV room to sleep in. Note that there was also no common room or laundry as advertised on the HI web site. The cleanliness was very lacking as the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Can't really get much better for the price. Yes, it's not a typical hostel setup and it does get crowded with only two bathrooms for all 20-odd people, but it's close to downtown and quite clean. Won't find much better elsewhere.

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My friend and I stayed here in July for three nights. The location truly can't be beat. This hostel was absolutely perfect for us! We had a private room on the third floor. The only complaint is that it was very stuffy in the room. We went down to the front desk to ask them to recommend a store where... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

As is previously mentioned, the staff and location are the only good things about the hostel. Although you could say that you get what you pay for, I've stayed in enough hostels to know that cheap accomodation can be clean and enjoyable - neither words I would use to describe this hostel. The layout is not conducive at all to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It is overpriced for a renovated old house that has been converted into a hostel. I chose a hostel over a motel for the social aspect of having a common room. The common room was in another building then mine and no one seemed to be around when I decided to stop by. This hostel is three or more separate... More 

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