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Cow Bay Pioneer Guesthouse

167 3rd Ave E Cow Bay, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1K4 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
Our bright and cozy guesthouse is located in the premium tourism district of Cow Bay. This colorful area is the tourist hub of the city, where Wildlife Tour companies, coffee shops, pub, restaurants, and More boutique shopping will be found. We are only one block from the waterfront and ATLIN terminals, conveniently located near the Tourist information center, museums, and the Port Interpretive center/Tourist Information Center. Private en-suite bathrooms, private rooms with shared baths and dormitory style rooms are all available for every budget. We offer a safe, clean, and family oriented environment with international flair for travelers of all ages. We would love to share tips of what to see in the area! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$27 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Pioneer Guesthouse
Canada > British Columbia > Prince Rupert
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Everything about the Pioneer Hostel is great.
The building itself is very quaint (old?), a beautiful shade of bright blue, and centrally located in Cow Bay & 5 minutes on foot to the CBD.
The staff are very nice, kind, helpful, welcoming, & good at recommending things to do, how
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Friendly staff, lots of room options, great braces, and located steps away from awesome restaurant and gift shop options. Clean, tidy, perfectly safe, and free parking. Private if you wish, or great place to meet others. Book with confidence!
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I stayed here for a week and had the most amazing time.
The guest house was very clean and beautiful.
The staff were very personable and went out of their way to make my stay very memorable.
I highly recommend Cow Bay Pioneer Guest house to any one travelling through Prince Ruper
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I needed a relatively inexpensive place to rest my head before catching the ferry the next morning and this fit the bill. I opted for a private room with shared bathroom and felt as though I got my money's worth. Check in was friendly and easy. The room was clean, but perhaps a b
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I've stayed here over 5 times now and I always experience great value and consistent service. There is a clean and well equipped kitchen and the beds are very comfortable. I've only ever stayed in the private rooms and have been very satisfied. The street is also very quiet. The
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nearby Sunken Garden
We arrive on ferry from Port Hardy at 23:30 and with such late arrival not sure about transport to accommodation and which places would accept such late arrivals. We are two women early 60's.
Bateman's Bay? I used to surf down your way when I was a reporter living in Canberra (and desperate to escape every weekend). Anyway, the Prince Rupert crowd is used to late arrivals off the ferry. There are cabs and nothing will cost you more than 10-12 dollars cab fare. Just call ahead to Pioneer Guesthouse if that's what you are planning on: I did that before I stayed there and they were very accommodating. Hope this helps. Ian
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"The dorm beds are assigned a letter. Beds D & E are the nicest, I think, with immediate access to the windows."
"Note that if you're staying in one of the en suite rooms, the hallway can be a bit noisey with the door opening and closing. It doesn't bother me at all (there's only 3 rooms in the hall so it doesn't get too much traffic). "
"Large commercial coolers in the full kitchen allow for convenient self-cooking. "
"We stayed in room # 4 with private ensuite and it was perfect! Thank you Cow Bay Pioneer Staff you made our stay memorable. "
"Single private for me!"
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