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Hostel Griffon Aventure

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Quebec City, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Excellent!!! Great place!!! rentend the boat Le Griffon and it is almost to good to leave. Friendly staff and a fire every night !! the food truck the hostel the cabins ... everything is very nice! nice beach behind the Hostel. Nice vibe, would stay there all summer long and would live 20 years longer for sure. Wille come back... More 

Thank Bill J
Bonn, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place was amazing for me. The staff was really friendly, helpful, funny and just amazing>> My original plan was just to stay there for one night,but I ended up and stayed there for nearly one week. The location is beautiful, the dorms are clean, cozy and every bad has it curtains to hide like in your little cave. THe... More 

Thank tabs2307
Macon, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

very warm and friendly reception. crew are very friendly and at your attention, bed (i was in dortoir): beds are good, equipped. showers and other facilities are in numbers. this hostel is good also for family.

Thank Xavier G
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

As long as you can handle a few inconveniences - like toilette a shower outside your cabin - you should be OK in this place. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. The Forillon Park was close by. We rented bicycles and they were OK too. Fun!

Thank Jay C
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We have a 9 year old boy so we rented the Griffon cabin for 2 nights this summer. We found it by searching "Gaspésie, Non-traditional lodging" - we stayed in 3 of the 5 listed on our road trip around the peninsula. I have to say, it was one of the best holidays I've ever had.... we've been all over... More 

Thank CDNTravelerOttawa
Matane, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

A very smooth place with a lot of room to relax and meet nice people right in the heart of Forillon National Park. The nice part of Griffon Aventure is that you might do outdoor activities as well as relaxing in a very calm environment. This environmentally friendly lodging should be an example for many others. Highly recommended !

Thank LouisRichard2014
Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Staying here is definitely an adventure... a GREAT adventure ! The spot is beautiful. The atmosphere is wonderful. The staff is friendly and make you feel right at home. The common lodge is comfortable, the fire pit is inviting, the stars are very bright and the guests quickly feel like a big family. The beds were comfortable, but make sure... More 

Thank MarieAnickB
Ottawa, Canada
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88 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

I had booked 4 nights and got an email two days into our vacation (we were already on the road) that told us they had a "computer problem" and somehow our 4-day reservation now was only 2 days and they would help us find something else. I do have to give it to them, Olivier did do his best and... More 

Thank Chantal D
Olivier B, Owner at Hostel Griffon Aventure, responded to this review

Hi, thank for your message I'm felling bad about that, and i'm really sorry We install a new reservation system, trying to be more efficient, but we had some problem during the setup. We were one that get into a double booking... We trying to do our best... Everything was fix after that More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

Location, atmosphere and the place as such are amazing. The kitchen was the best we ever had in a hostel: very big, open and equipped with everything one may need. The place is lovely decorated and we had nice evenings at the fireplace, watching whales in the ocean. The title "adventure" suits the hostel quite good as it is near... More 

Thank Johnny R
Sept Iles, Canada
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75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2013

I stayed one night at "Griffon Aventure" wich is a youth hostel located in l'Anse-aux-Griffons, about 60 km from Gaspe in the Forillon National Park. It is located on a cliff, just above the sea (no access to it). The place is VERY rustique and run down. I am used of going to the Sea Shack, their Partner youth hostel... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right at the tip of the Gaspe Peninsula, on route 132 in Anse-au-Griffon, almost next door to Forillon National Park, our 10-acre home base will charm you with its scenic view of the sea that seems to stretch to infinity. At the hostel Griffon Aventure, you will find a skilled and professional team at your service. A charming bar and a friendly atmosphere facilitate exchanges with other travellers. Our variety of accommodation such as chalets, tent prospector, camping and even a boat offers you the freedom to choose. For outdoor activities and adventures see our activities section. There is a lot you can do!! The harmony between man and environment is important for us. We are seeking a way to do what would cause the least possible damage on the environment. The infrastructures that will accommodate you were mainly built from materials from old barns and driftwood overlooking the rustic look and warmth of these buildings. Griffon Aventure, offers from May to October accommodation on a site surrounded by nature with a wonderful view of the Gulf of St Lawrence. The simple comfort of its facilities includes electricity, bedding in the cabins, a common shower and toilet area, a fully-equipped communal kitchen, a bar, and more. Whether it's to experience nature, to undertake a return to the simple life or to simply sit around a campfire with friends, the Griffon Aventure wilderness hostel will charm you with the beauty of its environment. The hostel is ideal for families, friends, groups ... And well, anyone wishing to experience a rare thing: a trip off the beaten path. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Griffon Aventure

Address: 829, route 132 | Anse-au-Griffon, Gaspe, Quebec G4X 6A9, Canada
Region: Canada > Quebec > Gaspesie Region > Gaspe
Price Range: ₹ 2,879 - ₹ 6,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Griffon Aventure 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Try Le Griffon, it is a old boat converted in a cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles G9361ZYbillc, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“there are lot of diffrent rooms, i stay in a dorm. But the chalets looks pretty as well”
 of 5 bubbles tabs2307, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We loved our little cabin/fishing vessel”
  • Griffon Cabin - old Portuguese fishing vessel
  • View to the east
  • Le Griffon Cabin
  • View to the west
  • SOOOO relaxing
 of 5 bubbles CDNTravelerOttawa, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The cabins are great, but don't expect to sleep much because you will be out at the fire pit all night gazing at the stars, eating, drinking and singing :)”
 of 5 bubbles MarieAnickB, 21 Aug 2014 | Read review
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