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North Coast Trail Backpacker's Hostel

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Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

This place is not the most modern place but it had good basic services and they stayed up late to meet those coming off the late night ferry. The beds have plastic mattresses, which are not the most comfortable but clean. The shower was warm but would like a bit more pressure. They have all the amenities most travelers want...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The ferry was delayed so we arrived at 2 in the morning, but the owner was still waiting for us and took the time to give us helpful tips! This is really exceptional! We had a room in the 'Otter Suite', which comprises about 4 bedrooms (which share a bathroom) and a large lounge are, kitchen with eating table and...

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Thank Smiley_Vienna
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 July 2015

My friend and I stayed at the hostel the night before heading out for the North Coast Trail. We arrived at around 7 p.m., waited for Anne and then got the keys to our room. She was very helpful and provided information/maps for the NCT hike. She told us that Rob would open up the Cafe downstairs early for us...

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2Thank Smirshner
Lund, Nevada
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

My son and I booked a room before hiking the Cape Scott Trail. Anne who is the owner, met us at the door and was very friendly and knowledgable about the area. She gave us a tour of the Hostel and provided us with the maps we needed for the hike. We couldn't find the maps at any outdoor stores,...

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Thank AlanPedersen
vancouver, canada
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Spent 1 night after a backpacking trip through Cape Scott. Needed a hot shower and a comfortable bed. Found both here, as well as a well stocked communal kitchen and living room area with sofas and TV. Anne, the owner was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Glad we choose to stay here instead of the the large hotel...

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Thank Capella161
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. It was unusually clean and well-organized. I stayed in a private room which had a comfortable bed and clean linens with a nice view of the bay. You are sharing a hostel with other travelers, and there is a common room which is bound to be noisy. However in this hostel, people...

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Thank abbioneill
Scotland
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

Cheap place to stay after arriving on the late ferry. Owners are friendly and helpful. When we were shown to our room there was a guy sleeping in it (he was ejected and the door entry code was changed), the owners handled it quite well and we were given another room where one of the doors didnt seem to lock...

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Thank xennibubz
Sydney
Reviewed 27 May 2014

The hosts were warm and welcoming when we arrived late in the afternoon, only a few other guests staying there on the off season and they made an extra effort to show us options for where we could stay in a private room. We chose one overlooking the ocean, waking up to sunshine the next morning so we found several...

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1Thank shortySydney
Port Hardy, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2013

I stayed at the hostel for over two months and had a great time... The beds are comfortable, the common area is huge, including a pool table, shuffleboard, a big flat screen tv and a wide selection of dvds... The staff is very friendly and helpful....they picked me up from the ferry and i was able to work for my...

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Thank lasse h
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 27 January 2013

I stayed at the hostel in the winter. I would recommend this hostel since they have nice, clean and spacious rooms. I appreciated the Christmas cactus plant in the private room and good mattress. We slept well. Washrooms are very clean and clearly marked male/female. Owners seem like they are honest and have integrity. It's very quiet at the time...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Our hostel is in downtown Port Hardy just steps from the beach. We have wonderful ocean views, a great lounge room with table tennis, billiards, and shuffleboard. We have both dorm beds($24-$26), private rooms($60-90) and family rooms available. Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable whether it is where to eat, which trail to hike or where the local eagles nest is we are happy to help. ... more   less 

Additional Information about North Coast Trail Backpacker's Hostel

Address: 8635 Granville St, Port Hardy, British Columbia V3X 1L5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Hardy
Price Range: €47 - €51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
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“Couples should ask for the larger rooms”
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“It is not a noisy area”
 of 5 bubbles SHEILSA_12, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for separate room if you don't like to stay in dorm.”
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“Room 6 had its own private bathroom”
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