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    Kip & Kaboodle Backpacker Hostel

    9466 Highway 3 | RR1, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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          Overview
          • Excellent81%
          • Very good17%
          • Average0%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “private room” (6 reviews)
          “the owner” (9 reviews)
          “local area” (2 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Kitchenette
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          Bayview Pines Country Inn
          91 reviews
          #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Mahone Bay
           
          Rum Runner Inn
          237 reviews
          #1 of 6 hotels in Lunenburg
           
          Mahone Bay Bed and Breakfast
          86 reviews
          #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Mahone Bay
           
          Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast
          53 reviews
          #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Mahone Bay
           
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          Reviews (39)
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          1 - 5 of 35 reviews

          Reviewed 4 September 2016

          THE OWNER - Just like a great host at a party. He walks you into the hostel and introduces you to the other guests while telling everyone what they have in common getting the conversations going. THE HOSTEL - This is a great, eco /...More

          Thank perfectbreakfast
          Reviewed 30 July 2016

          If you are looking for a quiet, clean, well-located, quaint place, with a great host for your stay, you're looking in the right place. Enjoy a beautiful bike ride into Mahone Bay (about 10 min) or to Lunenberg (about 20min) and enjoy the little shops...More

          Thank erinrosewell
          Reviewed 25 July 2016

          I rocked up to Mahone Bay thinking I would stay a night or two. I ended up staying 5 and was really sad to leave the place. Kip and Kaboodle is well located between Mahone Bay and Lunenburg, there are some fantastic walks, cafes, bike...More

          Thank Jenny W
          Reviewed 8 July 2016

          Greg the host was very friendly and full of information. This hostel is very basic and in need of some work. The private room is on the main floor but the bathrooms are upstairs. At $70 a night this room is way over priced for...More

          Thank PatriciaML7
          Response from TrudiPetersen, Owner at Kip & Kaboodle Backpacker HostelResponded 16 October 2016

          Hey Patricia - so sorry you had a poor experience here. I'm not sure what you smelled in the room, but I'd be truly surprised if it were mould. We're inspected annually for things like that, and had only just had the inspection done. If...More

          Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

          Few minutes from Mahone Bay and about 7km from Ludenberg. Had a fabulous stay here. The owner (from New Zealand) is super helpful and really gets to know his guests. He has massive local and NS knowledge. And is willing to sit and Mark places...More

          Thank Irishbluesky
          Bayview Pines Country Inn
          91 reviews
          #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Mahone Bay
           
          Rum Runner Inn
          237 reviews
          #1 of 6 hotels in Lunenburg
           
          Mahone Bay Bed and Breakfast
          86 reviews
          #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Mahone Bay
           
          Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast
          53 reviews
          #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Mahone Bay
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$42 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Canada >
          • Nova Scotia >
          • Southwest Nova Scotia >
          • Mahone Bay
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          "Be sure to book a tour!"
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          "I like the dorm - but if you're a couple they have a private room."
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          "We opted for the private room but then we are 50!"
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