HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel

1253 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1Y3, Canada | Hostel
Prices starting from $53.00

Travel Blogs from Halifax

A good start

A travel blog entry by chris-fernie


... enough leverage to get the bike up off the kickstand. Suddenly, a car pulled over and a young man got out and asked if I wanted some help to lift my bike. I mumbled thank you and left rather embarrassed but so pleased that he would take the time to stop to help a stranger. I knew I had made a mistake before I leaned the bike on the kickstand so I will follow my intuition more after this.
I stopped for a quick ...

Halifax on foot

A travel blog entry by goodall5


... of Halifax. :) It was a great, fun way to see the city. At the end of the tour, we had to make an "emergency" dock exit, as there was something wrong with the break system. Nothing too serious, but we couldn't got back on land to disembark. Of course, it is all part of the adventure!

Then we hiked it up to the Citadel for the noon gun. Every day of the year, except for Christmas, the Royal Artillery fires the noon gun. The ...

Nova Scotia and the maritime playground

A travel blog entry by canuckdive


... not normally take much interest in these interpretive sessions as they tend to be cheesy and often dull, however this was perhaps the most engaging and entertaining one we have heard. Her jokes and sexual inuendo had everyone in stitches, especially coming from a 4’9” elderly woman.

We reluctantly left the warm house and cookies and set up shop on Green Point campground, had a nice dinner and dozed off to start a fresh day towards our big climb to ...

The atlantic mist rolls in

A travel blog entry by old-troopers

Air Canada flew us from Calgary to Halifax - no onboard meals arrived late due to storms over the lakes. Fairly ordinary really. So we were late getting to our hosts, also got lost but only by 200 mtrs as it turned out but still unnerving in a strange city on the wrong side of the road.
Thursday took the ferry across the harbour into Halifax and explored the waterfront and a few other important places like the Citadel and Keith's Brewery. Done by lunch time we ferried back ...

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This hostel, located in the South End area of Halifax, is near Pier 21, Alexander Keith's Brewery, Brewery Market / Farmers Market, and St. Mary's Basilica.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel

    Reviewed by kimrobinson

    Hostelling again for the first time in years!

    Reviewed May 16, 2011
    by (1 review) Shropshire , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Very friendly staff with comfortable, clean, common areas and rooms. Great central location.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent