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The Cona Hostel

440 Anderton Avenue, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

My stay here was a bit of a mixed bag. The place is bright, spacious and in a great location by the river. The bathrooms were spotlessly clean and modern, a real bonus for a hostel. The facilities were great. The beds however were very uncomfortable (I'm not a princess, I've stayed in many, many hostels but this was pretty... More

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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

On the busiest weekend of the summer, my wife and I decided (at the last minute), to take in the Filberg festival at Comox. Knowing full-well that our chances of finding accommodations near our destination would be slim-to-none, we started looking much farther south (Qualicum) Every hotel, motel, and B&B were "Sorry, FULL"! As we got closer to Comox, and... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This hostel is probably the best hostel I ever stayed in during my hitchhiking travels around America & Canada! Everything was superb from the neat rooms to the great organization and the very friendly staff.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

The Cona is a very clean, friendly and well located hostel on the edge of downtown Courtney, overlooking the meandering Puntledge River. Lucy at the desk was very welcoming and helpful. The hostel has a large, fully stocked kitchen and open common area with tv, DVDs, foos ball table, books, etc. It seemed pretty empty, only saw a couple of... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012 via mobile

for an ocd germaphobe backpacker, Im kind of hard to please but Cona did just that. Everything is super clean, fresh & bright. We stayed is the large dorm at the top of the outdoor stairs with the slidi.g patio door. All the beds were clean.. no beat up bed frames/hole filled sheets/mystery boogers on the walls. We had our... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

Spent a night at the Cona Hostel in Courtenay since it was a convenient place to stay while we were in town to catch a show at the nearby Sid Williams Theater. It was as clean as you could ask for, and the staff was welcoming and attentive. I found the concrete floor in the kitchen/common area to be uncomfortable,... More

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

This was our third trip to Courtenay, BC where we stayed at The Cona Hostel. Perfectly situated for families visiting with or without a car...a couple of minutes from the main shopping street, coffee shops, parks, indoor skateboard park, tennis courts, kayak rentals, and it hangs (literally) over the river by the 5th Street Bridge. Shuttle will take you to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

Had 2 nights at the Cona Hostel in Courtenay. Originally we had planned on camping but left it too late to book a spot over the long weekend, we found this place as an alternative. The location was pretty good right along side the river overlooking a park, walking distance to pubs, cafes and grocery store all pretty much on... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

The Cona hostel is one of the best set up hostels i've ever stayed in. It's great for solo travellers - you walk straight into the cosy lounge and the best stocked kitchen i've ever seen. It's a welcoming, friendly place and the hosts are also full of information on local activities and hiking routes in the must-see Strathcona Provincial... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

I've stayed in many hostels here and abroad and loved my experience at the Cona. Lots of local sites to take in and Ross made sure everyone had a chance to enjoy themselves!

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Additional Information about The Cona Hostel

Also Known As:
The Cona Hostel Courtenay, Vancouver Island, Canada
Address: 440 Anderton Avenue, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Courtenay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 Specialty lodging in Courtenay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Cona Hostel is a clean, friendly and fun place to stay in Courtenay. We are located on the banks of the Courtenay river at the beginning of the downtown core. With a beautiful river on one side and easy walking access to downtown we have the perfect blend of convenience and relaxing views. Our staff are knowledgeable about the area and are happy to help you any way they can. Hopefully we will see you in the future! ... more   less 
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