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1594 Lakeshore Drive | RR 13, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B5E4, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, NZ
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61 reviews 61 reviews
59 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I arrived at Thunder Bay, on the 1025pm Greyhound. The highway layout has changed so the bus can no longer drop / pick you up at the junction or outside the hostel. Thankfully I was picked up by 2 boys from the hostel and whisked 25km out of town through the dark fields and trees to this crazy hostel. Just... More 

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Originally a motel, Thunder Bay Hostel has an unusual layout that surprisingly seems to work. Honestly, the old, faded linen and tacky decore were a turn-off, but for $25 per person per night, a weary traveller can't go wrong. The kitchen has everything you'll need and there's even complimentary coffee and tea.

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Port Moody, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We just stayed here passing through Thunder Bay: we arrived late and left early. However, the owner (who wasn't there but kept in touch via email) and the man who was working (I can't remember his name) were wonderful! The rooms were comfortable, the house was clean and the Yin Yang the cat will keep you company! Definitely the best... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The owner was incredibly helpful and we were quite comfortable staying here. I felt quite comfortable here. It is homey and all my needs were met/exceeded. I even snagged a jacket to wear down to the river/lake in the evening.

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Hamburg, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

This pretty unusual hostel is situated perfectly for anyone passing on the Trans-Canada-Highway (11/17) or wanting to go to the Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. You will get a private room with communal kitchen, washroom, garden and two common rooms with satellite TV and Wifi. It's quite near to the highway, but I didn't hear any traffic. And all of that... More 

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brh1976
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

At $20 per night for your own private room (shared bathrooms), this is an incredible deal, and it's clear that the owner (it's only Lloyd now, as Willa unfortunately passed away... hopefully Lloyd will be able to continue to run it on his own) isn't in this for the money. Instead, the payoff seems to be the ability to meet... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

I can't believe nobody has reviewed this hostel. The owners of this small hostel are Lloyd and Willa Jones. We were greeted by Willa when we arrived, and were shown our (private) room (for $20 a night!). The kitchen is shared. There is a very homely feeling about the main building where we stayed, but there's also another bunkhouse in... More 

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Additional Information about Thunder Bay International Hostel

Address: 1594 Lakeshore Drive | RR 13, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B5E4, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Thunder Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Thunder Bay International Hostel Ontario

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