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Halifax Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 24 October 2011

This is a very friendly, clean and conveniently placed hostel. Great cafe with tasty bagels. Well recommended.

Thank Al C
Reviewed 19 September 2011

It is very well located and has good sound proofing. I detested the fact that the smell of dirty socks killed me every night for 3 nights :( I am not sure if that was because of poor ventilation or poor hygiene. A very busy but very clean.

Thank empyrean28
Reviewed 18 September 2011

If you want to be in a cool place, with fantastic and very helpful staff, this is the place for you. Free WiFi and every recommendation you could possibly need. And the food at the inhouse café is pretty delicious. Thanks a lot for everything!

Thank KlugeEla
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2011

This Place immediately made me feel like i was back home in my best friends house were everything is designed to be used and enjoyed, plus no one is worried about anything. The people here aren't tour guides since tour[ist] based establishments undermine the character of a city causing a city to be a booklet instead of a story, but...

Thank Koemonsta
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2011

Accommodation here was well priced, the food at the cafe was delicious, and the environment was cozy. The staff were great about giving recommendations for things to see in the city, as well as being very involved in the local community. They have a lovely family unit there - it truly felt like home. The hostel is quite busy and...

Thank Eleni G
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2011

Halifax Backpackers was an excellent place to stay. They provide you with free wi-fi connection and they also have couple of computers in case you are not carrying your laptop.. The staff members are really friendly. The cafe downstairs (also run by halifax backpackers) makes the stay even more convenient. The hostel is clean and tidy. If you are planning...

Thank krvivek2007
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2011

I had so much fun at the backpackers! When I checked in, the gang was just organizing to go play frizbee at the big park and I tagged along. The people who work there are so friendly and the woman who owns is always onsite with her gorgeous and helpful son! They really made me feel at home and had...

1Thank JLM1975
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2011

I stayed around two weeks in this hostel when I moved to Halifax. During my stay in this place I met lots of amazing people(guests and locals). The atmosphere of this place is so friendly. The hostel may not look fancy but once you get in you will feel it comfortable and welcoming. Staff and specially the owner are awesome...

Thank Ali2727
Regina, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2011

I feel compelled to write a review about the Halifax Backpackers Hostel as our experience was absolutely horrible. Checking into our room was very unorganized and the person helping us was very unsure about how to do things and failed to mention there was a $20 key deposit per key that needed to be submitted at the beginning of our...

1Thank Dubo123
Michellestrum, Owner at Halifax Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there. I am the owner of the Halifax Backpackers and I just received your review. I am extremely sorry about your experience. Today I called an immediate staff meeting to discuss what happened in terms of the presentation of your room and in general the level of cleanliness you expressed. We have been in business for 10 years and...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 June 2011

I spent 4 nights here in June 2011. Excellent place. Here's why: 1) Clean and safe 2) 10 minute walk from anything in Halifax 3) The common room opens up into a mini restaurant which serves excellent, creative and cheep food (ie. lobster eggs benedict for breakfast for like $6.50 or something - can't remember the exact price for sure...

2Thank jsbb41

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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: ₹ 1,372 - ₹ 3,136 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles petervZ5837LJ, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Visit the Seven Bays Bouldering Gym/Cafe - only 5 min walk away”
 of 5 bubbles Z1196VYmichellel, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the back room away from the street. It's quieter. A little.”
 of 5 bubbles 530brentm, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs is loud fri and sat nights”
 of 5 bubbles Gracielou1990, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles scottg454, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
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