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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

This was the most fantastic hostel I've stayed in. The owners are magnificent friendly and helpful hosts. We even got to star gaze out their back with an open fire and some cool background music telling stories and having a laugh. Right beside everywhere in Digby and views of the sun beaming onto the bay in the morning were spectacular....

2Thank cduff2014
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2013

This is one of the nicest hostels I've stayed in. It's incredibly clean with super comfy beds. I stayed in the 4 bed dorm with en suite and the shower was fantastic - excellent water pressure with great heat. Saskia and Claude are great hosts! They happily arranged my whale watching tour for me and then were happy to include...

3Thank Vanessa78_12
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2013

The Digby Backpackers Hostel offers all the charm and service of a B&B but priced as a hostel, which it is. Basic breakfast was included. The hostel is in a beautiful old home. I stayed in the 4-bed dorm which has its own modern bathroom. Claude and Saskia are very welcoming and offer helpful advice about local restaurants, sights and...

1Thank Lorraine G
Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I've stayed in many hostels throughout Europe, so I decided to give the hostels on this side of the pond a try. I'm so glad that I stayed at this hostel! From the moment we stepped into the place we were greeted with open arms, a friendly smile, and helpful advice on where to eat and tour. I was really...

2Thank Jennifer K
Delran, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We had a lovely stay here. To be honest, it was our first time in a hostel - we would definitely do this again. The owners are very nice and welcoming. We helped them to christen their new deck and shared our 1/2 bottle of vodka with them and the other guests. How fun. The room was nice and clean....

2Thank ConnieSchwedes
Zug, Schweiz
Reviewed 22 July 2013

One of our stops was Digby, where we went claim digging at the beach. After a though claim digging session we checked in at the Digby Backpackers where Claude and Saskia suprised us with a self cooked dinner! Every morning we got served with a good and healthy breakfast. We definately had a great time in "quiet* Digby. Claude provided...

2Thank steffsurf
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

A fantastic hostel with great owners. Clean, right by the water front and extremely helpful. I had a wonderful stay here as part of a 6 week back packing trip. Saskia and Claude are super owners always available to give advice and tips on how to have a great time in Nova Scotia...was sad to leave...

2Thank Jules197979
Fernie, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Had a great stay here on the first night of my visit to Nova Scotia. Digby is a beautiful spot to visit and try some of the famous, delicious scallops. The staff are friendly and helpful and the location is within walking distance of the harbour. The hostel is a very well kept historical house with chunky wooden doorframes and...

2Thank Rfaraway
Saskia80, Owner at Digby Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! I just wanted to respond to one point, which is that the guest arriving at 2am was not a new arrival at that time at night, we do not allow new (dorm room) arrivals past midnight to ensure everyone's comfort... If we would have such a...

Reviewed 14 July 2013

We stayed in a private room, which was clean, fairly spacious and had a sea view (although could be improved with a mirror!). The owner/manager of the hostel was very friendly and provided lots of info on the local area (plus maps etc.) which was really appreciated. A simple breakfast awaited us in the morning (cereal and toast) which was...

Thank bikelegs
Saskia80, Owner at Digby Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay! I just wanted to respond to your point with regards to the bathroom. You are correct that this is the only shared bathroom upstairs. However, there actually is a second full bathroom for guest use just behind the kitchen, as well as an ensuite bathroom in one...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2013

This was our first time in a hostel and it won't be the last one. Very clean, comfortable bed, quiet, so friendly.. They make you feel that they have all the time in the world for you.This will be my spot to stay when I'm in the area.

2Thank Helene393_13

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a backpackers hostel with simple accommodations and SHARED facilities. Located right in town, minutes walk from restaurants and waterfront, 10 minutes walk from bus stop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Digby Backpackers Inn

Address: 168 Queen Street, Digby, Nova Scotia B0V 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Digby
Price Range: ₹ 3,281 - ₹ 3,673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Ask for private room 1, it has an amazing view!”
 of 5 bubbles 686danad, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we enjoyed the private room with double bed and top single bunk was available if our daughter was with us”
 of 5 bubbles Capermom68, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There are a couple of rooms with en suite bathrooms. We stayed in upstairs rooms on VERY hot days and the rooms were not TOO hot - much cooler than expected”
 of 5 bubbles BOWwoman, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are convenient and clean”
 of 5 bubbles steffsurf, 22 Jul 2013 | Read review
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