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.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
1/28/2018 1/29/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of Asheville

    816 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3114
    (828) 202-8433
    Hotel website
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1/28/2018 1/29/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in AshevilleSee available hotels in Asheville
    Traveler (15)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good31%
    • Average17%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible3%
    Travelers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (58)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 58 reviews

    Reviewed October 26, 2017

    The bathroom door sticks closed making a loud bang, people yelling I can't get out into the night. NO staff around. The bed has no box spring just boards going across the bottom no one checks if they are straght across, windows are broken can't...More

    Thank JOSEPH A
    Reviewed September 29, 2017

    Chris took my name & cc/ph#'s, told me a pvt room was available but he was having computer issues and asked me to call Brooke back at 6pm. Brooke knew NOTHING about me, what I was referencing, let alone any info left by Chris for...More

    Thank PilgrimFromGA
    Response from Stella M, Owner at Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of AshevilleResponded October 25, 2017

    We apologize for your inconvenience and understand your disappointment. It can be challenging for staff at 6pm at the moment we open to juggle phone calls, a line of people waiting to check in, and review any notes left by the previous shift - especially...More

    Reviewed September 18, 2017

    We booked this hostel, however didn't end up staying after several mixups. To our liking, it isn't the best hostel we have been to but the manager was very nice when we discussed the issues we had (which eventually led to us leaving and staying...More

    Thank Monica O
    Reviewed July 31, 2017

    Perfect for people on budget, but the place was not very clean and the bathrooms (only 2 full baths and 1/2 bathroom for 2 rooms of 2 people and 2 dorms of 5 people each) def need refreshing. The person who greeted us was also...More

    Thank Ana Clara B
    Response from bonpaul_and_sharkys, Owner at Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of AshevilleResponded August 2, 2017

    Thanks for the review. Yes, the bathrooms can get a little crazy during the summer. We do clean them twice a day, and we would always recommend at any hostel to take advantage of the bathrooms during off peak times. Maybe we'll raise prices and...More

    Reviewed May 9, 2017

    We stayed in a private double room. The good: sheets were really good quality for a hostel, door had a code instead of a key so really easy to go in and out of room, the bathroom was really clean, the room was quiet we...More

    Thank Tash A
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • $50 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Asheville
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (15)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (15)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 66 hotels in Asheville
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Asheville West (Biltmore Estate)
    2,024 reviews
    2.34 miles away
    Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Asheville Westgate, NC
    501 reviews
    1.39 miles away
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Asheville Downtown Tunnel Road (Biltmore Estate)
    1,391 reviews
    3.72 miles away
    The Omni Grove Park Inn
    6,821 reviews
    4.16 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Sunny Point Cafe
    2,166 reviews
    .39 miles away
    Biscuit Head
    1,121 reviews
    .18 miles away
    Isis Restaurant & Music Hall
    356 reviews
    .15 miles away
    47 reviews
    .22 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Goodwill Outlet
    6 reviews
    .62 miles away
    Oyster House Brewing Company
    7 reviews
    .38 miles away
    Hood Huggers International Hood Tours
    41 reviews
    .66 miles away
    Tropical Gardens Mini Golf
    15 reviews
    .56 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of Asheville staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "I didn't get a room that was promised. CC given, but Brooke couldn't find it from Chris..."
    Read review
    "You can set up a tent and camp outside or pick one of many rooms inside."
    Read review
    "If you're a female, the all female room is an excellent choice."
    Read review
    "terrible hard mattress in the hitchcock/birds 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