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    Halifax Backpackers Hostel

    Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good15%
    • Average7%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible8%
    Travelers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Bar/Lounge
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    #2 of 13 Specialty lodging in Halifax
     
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    Reviewed April 16, 2013

    I love this hostel! Everytime I go back to Halifax, I know I will stay there because it became like a second home, hosting a second family. The owner and the staff are always there to help and to make the stay more enjoyable. The...More

    1  Thank musictraveller190
    Reviewed April 10, 2013

    I stayed at the hostel several times while traveling through western Canada. The place is just the right size tomeet people and only a short walk from downtown. The staff and owner took us in like family and really made our stay special. . In...More

    2  Thank mongoosesiah
    Reviewed February 7, 2013

    I stayed at Halifax Backpackers for three months and must say I had intense separation anxiety leaving it. It's the closest thing to home one could hope to find in Halifax. Staff are super friendly with accommodating your specific needs. Tony knows everything you need...More

    2  Thank rana e
    Reviewed October 20, 2012

    To say I don't recommend this hostel is an understatement. It's extremely loud, filthy and the manager has a drinking problem. If every other hotel, motel and hostel in Halifax is booked, and you're faced with the decision to stay here or spend the night...More

    6  Thank RaintreeRegina
    Reviewed October 19, 2012

    I really enjoyed my stay in halifax. The hostel was great! Staff was super helpful and friendly. The location is perfect. Your in the centre of everything. You can walk the touristic stuff durning the day, close to the bar life at night, and there...More

    Thank Jenn43
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $23 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Canada >
    • Nova Scotia >
    • Halifax Region >
    • Halifax
    • Also Known As
    • Halifax Backpackers Hotel Halifax ,
    • Halifax Backpackers Hostel Nova Scotia
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    Leonard L
    May 29, 2017|
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    Response from susannevk | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, you can. When I was staying there, there was a guy of 18 years old, travelling on his own.
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    "We stayed in the private room."
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    "I had a squeaky bed on the lower bunk, left side of room 7. Any other bed should be great."
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    "Visit the Seven Bays Bouldering Gym/Cafe - only 5 min walk away"
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    "Ask for the back room away from the street. It's quieter. A little."
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