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Halifax Backpackers Hostel

Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Halifax Backpackers Inn is what you think of when you think of a traditional backpackers hostel. It's a great place to meet other people and share your travelling experiences. They even run a pub crawl with HI Halifax which gives you an opportunity to meet even more travellers. The rooms are relatively basic but you won't be spending much time... More

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great place. The staff are all very friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere with the other guests was cheerful and fun. It can get noisy some nights, but everyone is always very welcome to join in the party. Wonderful stay.

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Curitiba
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They forget to answer my email, and they were full... They said that I need to leave, but because of there mistake, they kick me off without help, ups, they helped, found a hotel for $120... So I get luck and I found a place at Hi Hostel, because somebody cancel.

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Friendly staff, great prices, and proximity to downtown make this the perfect location for anyone passing through. The variety of interesting people and culture in this hostel's neighbourhood will keep you busy during your stay. Yes, there may be an occasional party (usually Fri or Sat), but the staff are diligent in keeping you appraised of this. This was my... More

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Chico, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Easy to find, has all the needed amenities. We found the upper bunk miserably uncomfortable, and theplace neess some good scrubbing. Might worth the money-in a big city- but everything single thing costs more. Unneccessarily dirty!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

If you're ok with a sketchy part if town and the smell of pot, you'll be great here. If the blaring music from the beer party hosted by the cafe downstairs until 2 am doesn't affect your sleep, this is the place for you.

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I cycled from Ontario and stayed at the hostel 2 times....2-3 nights each time last September-October. I took a private room ($57) and got a kick from the funky decor. Shared bathroom right across the hall. Michelle and staff were all friendly and helpful. I took full advantage of The Alterego Cafe downstairs where I could get a latte in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have done lots of travelling and this is the friendliest place I have ever stayed. The staff make everyone feel welcome as if it was a home away from home. Great advice about the city and they plan local events. Location is good and you get everything you need as a budget traveller. If you are coming to Halifax... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was very pleased, and being in my early 30s, I usually consider myself too old for hostels. It was clean, friendly, and generally quite livable. I wasn't expecting much from the cafe, but their food is quite good! I stayed in the dorms, which of course are shared by many people, but with an eye mask and ear plugs,... More

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The staff at Halifax Backpackers Hostel is friendly, outgoing, and eager to help travellers experience everything that Halifax has to offer. Instead of being offered the same old tourism info, like museums and historical tours, the Halifax Backpackers Hostel staff introduced me to unique aspects of Halifax culture, such as listening to authentic maritime music with fiddles and banjos, and... More

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Address: Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Regional Municipality > Halifax
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