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HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel

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1253 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y2 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First the good: close to large chain grocery store; good location close to downtown and pier; has oven and several stovetops for cooking. Now bad. Firstly, there is one particular employee who checks people in (a short guy with brown hair and a small ponytail)...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatever the merits or otherwise of this hostel you can't complain about its location. Five minutes from everything and just a few steps (or a stumble) from a great pub and from one of Halifax's best music bars. The inside of the hostel is fairly...More

Thank Nic C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bitten multiple times, washroom had no toilet paper or hand towel. Reported to staff and they made a brief apology with no offering of a refund. Place overall was pretty unsanitary and more shabby than sheek!

Thank Aoife G
Reviewed May 8, 2018

A definite asset of this hostel is the warm and welcoming staff. Laundry facilities are another strength, as well as walkable distance to city centre. Perhaps it was just a temporary experience, but the men's dorm was unsleepable with men walking in all hours of...More

Thank jan k
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely hostel, great staff, not bad rooms and facilities but i got to say i hate that Canadian and American hostels are not Youth and backpacker specific hostels. There was lots of middle aged and older people most of whom were pretty crazy. I did...More

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HI-Halifax is located 200m from the bus and train station, we are right in the middle of the downtown area, within 15 minute walk of all that Halifax has to offer. ...More Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$25 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hi-Halifax Heritage House Hotel Halifax
HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel Nova Scotia
Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax > South End
Traveller (20)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (1)
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Leonard L
May 29, 2017|
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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
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"Better off getting a private room or paying more and staying at a nicer place."
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"Higher floors are less noisy."
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"First floor is coolest (No AC in the house, so it's comfier downstairs)"
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"A room in the back is probably better than one in the front by the street. Garbage trucks come early in the..."
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