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HI Bonavista Hostel

40 John Cabot Dr, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to this hostel 3 times, and I'm always pleasantly surprised by how clean, quiet, and relaxed the hostel is. I keep coming back. While it isn't the mega-size HI hostels usually are, it no way diminishes the quality of the building. As another reviewer said, it feels more like a cozy b&b. And I don't mean cozy in... More

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

While driving and hiking around the Bonavista peninsula in early September 2012, my girlfriend and I were looking, last minute, for a place to lay our heads without paying for a pricey B&B. Although we were content with camping we found that camp sites in the area were slim and still rather pricey so as the weather turned cool we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

Nice hostel, more like a cosy B&B as this place is tiny compared to other Hi Hostels. The rooms were a nice size, clean and tidy, as we're the bathrooms. The kitchen area is good and there is a computer for Internet and wifi. Donna was very helpful even when we arrived at 9pm. She also runs a taxi company... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

The owners Todd and Donna could not have been more helpful. The hostel is clean and comfortable with great facilities like free wifi and bikes, wind powered electricity, fantastic. It is well located in the town. Todd runs the shuttle from St John's and is a wonderful story teller. I recommend this hostel to everyone.

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Additional Information about HI Bonavista Hostel

Address: 40 John Cabot Dr, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Bonavista
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Bonavista
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come explore historic Bonavista at our newly renovated hostel. We have much to offer our guests, including free WIFI, free bicycle use, satellite TV, laundry facilities, fully equipped kitchen, plus much more. The hostel is located just minutes from the Ryan Premises National Historic site, where you can learn about Newfoundland's fishing history. Also just minutes away is the Matthew Legacy Site, where you can take a tour on the replica of John Cabot's ship "The Matthew". We are also located close to restaurants and pubs where you can enjoy traditional Newfoundland food, such as toutons, fish cakes, and jiggs dinner, as well as a wide variety of seafood. Just a few kilometres away you'll find beautiful Cape Bonavista, where you can visit the lighthouse, the dungeon, hike one of the many trails, or just sit and watch the ice-bergs whales and puffins. Whatever you decide to do, the rugged coastline, friendly people, and great food is sure to make your stay in Bonavista a memorable one. ... more   less 
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HI Bonavista Hostel Newfoundland

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