Halifax Backpackers Hostel

Address: Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the North End area of Halifax, is near Citadel National Historic Site, Historic Properties, Halifax Metro Centre, and Aerobic First.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHalifax Backpackers Hostel

    Reviewed by judihasi

    Nice atmosphere

    Reviewed Oct 19, 2012
    by (9 reviews) , Germany Flag of Germany

    The hostel is part of a cafe pretty central in town. The rooms are spacious and comfy. The hostel staff is fun and helpful and even though the kitchen is small, there is always someone to have a chat and laugh with, makes it the heart of this hostel.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by philippajane86

    Good cafe, bad locks.

    Reviewed Aug 9, 2011
    by (28 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The cafe was great, really good food at a reasonable price, the salmon and egg breakfast sandwich was delicious! Most of the staff were helpful, and the beds were comfy, but the lock on my locker was broken, and a poor attempt was made to fix it. It's just a fifteen minute walk to the Citadel and town, and whilst the area is a little strange, the hostel felt safe. Could do with more bathrooms, oh and a better cleaner for the ones they do have.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Halifax Backpackers Hostel

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Halifax

    All Roads lead to Halifax

    A travel blog entry by tredders on Aug 16, 2014

    17 photos

    ... found it and then spent the next 20 minutes taking so many photos that there was smoke coming out the extended lens. I had to drag her into the car to get going.
    Next stop was the beautiful Baddeck. situated right on the huge Bras' d Lake and the water was like glass so just perfect for photos. We didnt spend a lot of time here as we were on a Halifax mission. We crossed the Canso Causeway leaving Cape Breton Island behind and we ...

    Things our guidebooks didn't tell us

    A travel blog entry by malloryharvie on Jun 27, 2014

    ... fast when you get back)

  • Have a back up luggage tag in case it falls off on the way there - when we arrived, Brittany's was gone. Take a picture of it too, especially where English speaking people were hard to find, you always want as many visuals as possible
  • Sometimes the guided tours are not worth it - figure out what you want from a museum, etc. and go from there
  • Viatour is an amazing site for booking many different things and we ...

  • Off We Go!

    A travel blog entry by amcleod56 on Mar 08, 2014

    1 comment, 29 photos

    ... fantastic lunch! The decor was quirky and food incredible! The kids got their first taste of Italian pizza while I went for Pasta Carbonara...bliss! Stuffed to the gunnels we headed back, got our rooms and relaxed. I met with our tour director, Stefania, whom we are very blessed to have. She is very knowledgeable and is willing to do whatever she can to make this an amazing experience. We all went to the beach.some of dipped our toes in the ...

    A cold day on the coast of the North Atlantic

    A travel blog entry by danharriet on Oct 31, 2013

    42 photos

    ... white with a red top containing the Light by which ships along the coast could ensure their location from the shore and other navigational hazards of the area, unlike the schooner on which Peggy had survived a fatal grounding on some rocks off the cove. The village of Peggy’s Cove had modernized from the days of its founding in 1766 but still retained it rustic charm and maybe even its original size. Today the light house reminded me of a retired racehorse standing on a race ...

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