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    HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel

    1253 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y2, Canada
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    • Excellent35%
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    “tv room” (9 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 80 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Something wasn't right about this place from the moment I checked in. The staff weren't friendly. The private room wasn't nice. Also it's November, in Canada. It's cold. And they don't have any heat turned on in the bedrooms. They do provide space heaters but...More

    Thank CanuckAbroad2011
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Active bedbug infestation in October 2017. Per staff they are dealing with it room by room. Good luck with that. They were not very apologetic... clearly aware that this is an active problem but not disclosing it to guests.

    Thank amk713
    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    Stayed here for 11 nights over a couple of weeks touring. Coming back each time felt like returning to the perfect base for exploring the city and beyond, and really homely. The staff are a great bunch of folks, kind and fun. Hostel is spotlessly...More

    Thank 133pollyj
    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    We stayed in Hi-Halifax for four nights. First of all, the price of this hostel is awesome. I think we paid less than $30 a night each total, which is great considering it was in the middle of July! The staff were very friendly and...More

    Thank Caribby96
    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    One word — BEDBUGS. After 2 nights I had red welts all over my back and legs. The condescending girl at the front desk didn't think it was a big deal, yet told me not to tell anyone. What a hypocrite. It is a big...More

    2  Thank Rick O
    Response from Shane P, Manager at HI-Halifax Heritage House HostelResponded 27 July 2017

    Hello Rick, To say the least, I am certainly taken back with the response you describe of the staff at the HI-Halifax Hostel in regard to your experience at our hostel. I assure you that the hostel has daily, weekly policies and procedures in regard...More

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    • US$ 26 - US$ 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 16
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    • South End
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    Leonard L
    29 May 2017|
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    Response from Room_Key_Replacement | Reviewed this property |
    I believe so. In the USA, 18 is considered an adult while 21 is the legal drinking age. Not sure how that all works in Canada but with alcohol not being sold/ served on the premises, I don't see why you would have a problem... More
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    "Higher floors are less noisy."
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    "First floor is coolest (No AC in the house, so it's comfier downstairs)"
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    "A room in the back is probably better than one in the front by the street. Garbage trucks come early in the..."
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    "If I go there again, I would like to avoid the basement. Not because it was not well kept, though."
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