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Nanaimo International Hostel

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
  • Jun. 3, 2016
    “Not Your Ordinary West Coast Hostel”
  • Sep. 5, 2015
    “Nice motel.”
65 Nicol St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4S7 Canada See on map
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

Spent a night at this hostel in October and if I had spent a night during the summertime perhaps my review would be more favorable due to the ocean view. However, I hardly slept as the bed I was in was really soft and worn...More

Date of stay: October 2012
Thank Sophejean
Reviewed October 2, 2012

This hostel was unlike any i've stayed in. It was two houses with rentable rooms. We rented a room with a double bed for only $50 total and the other room in the house was not rented so we basically had our own house for...More

Date of stay: September 2012
Thank Kat B
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Excellent location, short walk to downtown core, beautiful view of ocean,islands. Quaint buildings offering variety of rooms depending on your needs. Reasonable rates, clean and cozy. Attracts the backpacker, fringe dweller, artist/writer/musician and others who think out of the box. Friendly hosts make you feel...More

Date of stay: July 2012
Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Awesome hostel, met some great people and had a lot of fun here! Moni and the rest of the staff do an exceptional job keeping the place clean, affordable and friendly. Amazing house-style hostel with comfortable, cheap rooms and mega laid-back atmosphere. The staff are...More

Date of stay: July 2012
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Reviewed June 20, 2012 via mobile

We had a private room in what I would call a granny annex/house. We had it all to ourselves. The hostel had great facilities, great staff and a lovely view. It is a quiet hostel but great value for money.

Date of stay: June 2012
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Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
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"Avoid the front of the building if traffic noise at night bothers you. If you're a couple, there are..."
Oct. 16, 2013
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"Need privacy? Check the downstairs rooms"
Dec. 22, 2011
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