We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel

    1253 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y2, Canada
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Traveller (20)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Dining (1)
    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good39%
    • Average11%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “common areas” (6 reviews)
    “big kitchen” (3 reviews)
    “great location” (15 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    4 Feb5 Feb
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$56.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Halifax hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "cdf19939077a425c8ca5e4ebd7451420", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":264354,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":2,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":2,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"cdf19939077a425c8ca5e4ebd7451420","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":56,"lowestMetaPrice":56,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":56,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":56,"lowestMetaPrice":56,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":56,"hotelName":"HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImNkZjE5OTM5MDc3YTQyNWM4Y2E1ZTRlYmQ3NDUxNDIwIiwiQUlLIjoiN2E5NjAxZTAzZTc0NDg4Y2IwZGE5MGU1Y2FmZTczYWEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/02/2018", "checkOut": "05/02/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$56", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (92)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 81 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Hostels often host volunteers who sleep on site and work at the hostel. Which is a good thing except when these people think they have the room for themselves only and leave their things anywhere. Except when these people make noise and put music in...More

    Thank Emeric F
    Reviewed 12 November 2017

    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 20 October 2017

    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 17 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
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$26 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, HostelWorld and Booking.com so you can book your HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Canada >
    • Nova Scotia >
    • Halifax Region >
    • Halifax >
    • South End
    • Also Known As
    • Hi-Halifax Heritage House Hotel Halifax
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (20)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (17)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Halifax
    Waverley Inn
    577 reviews
    .04 km away
    The Halliburton
    750 reviews
    .07 km away
    The Westin Nova Scotian
    1,848 reviews
    .16 km away
    Four Points by Sheraton Halifax
    933 reviews
    .43 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Henry House
    616 reviews
    .08 km away
    Elements on Hollis
    384 reviews
    .15 km away
    Cafe Chianti
    323 reviews
    .03 km away
    Stories Fine Dining
    229 reviews
    .09 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Alexander Keith's Brewery
    792 reviews
    .37 km away
    Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market
    463 reviews
    .37 km away
    St. Mary's Basilica
    156 reviews
    .38 km away
    Old Burying Ground
    223 reviews
    .32 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Leonard L
    29 May 2017|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Higher floors are less noisy."
    Read review
    "First floor is coolest (No AC in the house, so it's comfier downstairs)"
    Read review
    "A room in the back is probably better than one in the front by the street. Garbage trucks come early in the..."
    Read review
    "If I go there again, I would like to avoid the basement. Not because it was not well kept, though."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing