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Halifax Backpackers Hostel

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff is very nice and there is a cafeteria downstairs. The room was quite big, and I was lucky to sleep in a 6 bed dorm, just with another girl. It takes about 8 minutes by walk to the downtown, which is not very big. I've never been out at the evening, because I was too afraid to retourn... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was an average hostel with some pros and cons: Pros: - Fully equipped kitchen - BBQ - Nice hangout area outside to socialize - Wifi works decent Cons: - Gets super hot at night The hostel has a cafe/bar downstairs. It wasn't every super busy when I went but it was nice to be able to grab some... More 

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Thank Michelle L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Everyone is friendly and is happy to give recommendations and knowledgeable enough to give the right ones , plenty of space in the cafe they run underneath to chill/ use laptops etc if needed. Very communal feel, would easily stay again if I needed a place in Halifax.

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Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Loved staying here. From the moment I arrived the staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. I checked in for a week which turned into six weeks. Michelle and Steph were both exceptionally welcoming and went above and beyond to help out with local information and travel advice. The rooms are comfortable and the cafe also has a great vibe. One... More 

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Thank Jadoski
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Pros - lots of friendly, interesting people stay here. Steph from Australia who cleans the place is great. Otherwise... Negatives - unbelievably noisy. They have dances downstairs once, sometimes twice a week, sometimes with NO WARNING to the guests. Music at ear-splitting levels until two in the morning. Really bad hip hop for the most part. The staff is either... More 

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Thank brent m
Michellestrum, Owner at Halifax Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Brent You stayed here for 2 months and didn't mention these things? More 

Niagara Falls, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The service I received from the staff was amazing. Very friendly and willing to do everything possible to make your stay as worry free, pleasant and comfortable as possible. Particularly, Michelle, the owner is a wonderful person, polite, considerate, kind and pleasant. The rooms are pleasant, clean and the beds are very comfortable. Location is great with close proximity (walking... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Pretty easy to get to from the Scotia Center stop (if you're coming from the airport or by bus anywhere else). The place was pretty empty when I was there, apparently people don't vacation to NS during the winter.... The rooms were fairly clean, quality lockers (not loud clangy ones) were included, free wireless internet and a computer, kitchen and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The good news here is the girls we dealt with were super sweet and obviously passionate about their job. I stayed here for a couple of nights with my partner... perhaps this was the problem. We prefer to make our holidays about seeing and doing as many local things as possible rather than sitting around. We usually camp or stay... More 

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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I stayed here last year for 2 months. From the word go I was welcomed into a small hostel. As a single traveller immediately as I got there I met a handfull of friendly people. I made many friends and life long memories. Steph the hostel manager and michelle the hostel owner are both friendly and warm people. The hostel... More 

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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We called them spontaneously and it was not a problem to get a room reservation even on an Easter Sunday! We were welcomed really warm heartedly and adviced about the best pubs in town. The location is within walking distance to the inner city. Unfortunately we were not informed about a security alarm and caused the police to come :/... More 

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Additional Information about Halifax Backpackers Hostel

Address: Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: $22 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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