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Halifax Backpackers Hostel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Halifax Backpackers Hostel is great. I felt like home, met some awesome people and had a lot of fun. It's a good location and the beds are super comfortable. I really enjoyed staying there and definitely recommend it. 😊

Thank Anna F
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Alright. How should i put this. I booked a week at the hostel. 140$ for 7 nights, not bad ! When i first called they told me that the hostel was 5 mins walk from the train station. Not really. Its located in a sketchy neighborhood called north end about 30 mins walk from the train station. Ok, i've seen...

3Thank jonathan-432
Beijing, China
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I only stayed one night, but their service was outstanding! I arrived during the crazy storm in Feb 2017, and though their door was closed from the weather, their staff had stayed up late waiting for me to arrive - I got there around 9:15pm. The facilities were clean, the showers were nice, the other guests were chill. And in...

1Thank Peter V
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I stayed here for about a month and was a lot of fun. Staff are super friendly and welcoming, always there to help. Place is clean, around a lot of nice cafes, 15 minute walk to town and around the corner from the commons. Really social hostel and has its own Cafe. I would highly recommend.

Thank tessahaigh
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 September 2016

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...

Thank Deborah C
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016

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...

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 3 August 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.

Thank Danny F
Reviewed 25 July 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...

Thank Jadoski
Reviewed 8 June 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...

1Thank 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?

Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 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...

Thank rwpotocki

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Additional Information about Halifax Backpackers Hostel

Address: Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: ₹ 1,343 - ₹ 2,925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“I had a squeaky bed on the lower bunk, left side of room 7. Any other bed should be great.”
petervZ5837LJ, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Visit the Seven Bays Bouldering Gym/Cafe - only 5 min walk away”
Z1196VYmichellel, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the back room away from the street. It's quieter. A little.”
530brentm, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs is loud fri and sat nights”
Gracielou1990, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“they are all great rooms”
scottg454, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
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