We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
10/29/2017 10/30/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Riding Fool Hostel

    2705 Dunsmuir, Cumberland, British Columbia V0R 1S0, Canada
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    10/29/2017 10/30/2017
    $48
    $22
    SAVE $26
    $47
    $48
    Traveler (12)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (1)
    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
    Travelers talk about
    “private room” (9 reviews)
    “pool table” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Deals
    Oct 29Oct 30
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      $22
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      $47
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      $48
      View Deal
    View all 13 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (42)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 41 reviews

    Reviewed September 5, 2017

    We have stayed at Riding Fool twice now. Both times, we've had a private room with Queen bed and two bunks, so our son can have a bunk-bed. That novelty is enough to keep him entertained...but then he LOVES that pool table, dart board and...More

    Thank C C
    Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

    This is a great hostel! Beautifully presented in a lovely old building and friendly staff. Huge common area to sit and relax in and an excellent, spacious kitchen area. Space is a key factor here and it's very welcome. Wifi throughout. Be aware normal hostel...More

    Thank GypsyJax
    Reviewed August 10, 2017

    My biggest complaint with the Riding Fool is the lack of door closure on the dorm room doors. Resulting in the door never properly closing, or banging shut, both creating more noise in the room than necessary. Bunks are stable so you don't really hear...More

    Thank Bagpuss090
    Reviewed July 28, 2017

    Nicely located in the middle of town, within easy walking distance of shops, cafes, restaurants, and the Cumberland Brewery (make sure you pop in for a flight). Parking was on the street in front of the hostel, we were always able to find a spot....More

    Thank Twofortheworld
    Reviewed March 29, 2017

    Super friendly staff. Really clean and an awesome old building full of character. Downside is that because it's so old noise carries so it can be a bit loud. We stayed in room 8 which is a family room with our daughter. It was fine...More

    1  Thank czeschky
    Old House Hotel & Spa
    958 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Courtenay
     
    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Courtenay Comox Valley SW
    463 reviews
    #3 of 9 hotels in Courtenay
     
    Port Augusta Inn and Suites
    142 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Comox
     
    Travelodge Courtenay BC
    417 reviews
    #6 of 9 hotels in Courtenay
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    Details
    • Price range
    • $24 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Orbitz, HostelWorld, Agoda and Hotwire so you can book your The Riding Fool Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Canada >
    • British Columbia >
    • Vancouver Island >
    • Comox Valley >
    • Cumberland
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (12)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (4)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Travelodge Courtenay BC
    417 reviews
    4.48 miles away
     
    Old House Hotel & Spa
    958 reviews
    4.91 miles away
     
    Port Augusta Inn and Suites
    142 reviews
    5.65 miles away
     
    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Courtenay Comox Valley SW
    463 reviews
    4.69 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Cumberland Brewing Co.
    87 reviews
    .06 miles away
    Riders Pizza
    61 reviews
    .09 miles away
    Wandering Moose Cafe
    48 reviews
    .09 miles away
    Cumberland Village Bakery
    14 reviews
    .11 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Vancouver Island Visitor Centre
    36 reviews
    1.57 miles away
    Royston Seaside Trail
    8 reviews
    4.07 miles away
    Cumberland Museum & Archives
    20 reviews
    .16 miles away
    Island Mountain Rides
    9 reviews
    .69 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from The Riding Fool Hostel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "All rooms are good, One is larger with bunks, while all others appear to be for couples, families or small..."
    Read review
    "A room away from the kitchen"
    Read review
    "Don't go for room 8 in summer if smoke/noise bothers you!"
    Read review
    "for couples pay the extra $10 for the bigger room"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing