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Cork, Ireland
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Hostel was recommended to me by Kip & Kabbodle Hostel in Mahone Bay. Exceptionally clean hostel with large fully equipped kitchen/sitting room. Very comfy beds. The absolute highlight of this hostel is the view. It is simply stunning, looking over the water to the lighthouse. Very fast wifi and super helpful owner. The two car Ferries that are required to... More 

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Thank Irishbluesky
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Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

I was here in the early season so had the whole place to myself. Place is clean, spacious and a great price. Sitting room looks out on to the bay. Be careful in early season since not many amenities are open. Very comfortable stay.

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Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Great value at only $20 a night. Traveled with a group that booked all 13 spaces and had an awesome time. Very clean and included everything needed in the kitchen. Amazing view and very friendly people every where on this small island.

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Bridgewater, NS
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52 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

The price is right and all the things one needs for overnight or for a few nights away from home. A place to sleep and place to cook and a place to relax. Also, great washroom and shower facilities. I've been going there now for many years and have never been disappointed by my stay.

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1 Thank James H
Pictou, Canada
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70 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This was my first time staying at a hostel and it was so great! The property was clean and the bedding also very clean and nice tight sheets on the beds. The view is stunning and has a wonderful big deck on the back to sit out and BBQ or just relax. Also lots of reading material in the common... More 

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2 Thank DeanaJohn
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

Great place to go to really get away from life for a while. Stayed here for 5 days in July. Had the hostel to myself most of the time. Fantastic views and a very peaceful time. Hostel owners also own the store...a great place to just enjoy the island and enjoy your own thoughts

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2 Thank Jules197979
Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Its a very small hostel, you have to ask at the shop accross the road to be let in. Everzthing was very clean and comfortable. The price was the cheapest we paid for a hostel anywhere in canada by quite a way, and for that there was nothing wrong with it. But the star of the show here is the... More 

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2 Thank josh_janna
Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I stayed in the Brier Island Hostel 4 days in June and found it hard to part! Everything very clean and well equipped, lots of space, friendly and very helpful host (thanx again, Wally!) and last not least: The view from the common room is unbelievable! You can just sit there for hours and watch the tide rising and falling,... More 

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1 Thank ilsara55
Linz, Austria
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77 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2012

By some comments and ads we heard about this nice hostel at the very end of the "world"! It is worth to go there although you have to take a almost 2 hours ride by car and two ferries. At the end you will realize that this hostel seems to be part of a greater business by an nice old... More 

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2 Thank anjop58
Wexford
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2009

This place is amazing! This is a real hostel made by backpackers for backpackers! Just perfect! I had the place just for myself which I really enjoyed. The kitchen has everything you could wish for and I love to cook. Wallis and Joyce own also the shop next door (which is the only one on the island). Very handy! Brier... More 

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Address: 225 Water Street, Westport, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Brier Island > Westport
Price Range: $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“The rooms are chosen for you when you book and on the basis of availability.”
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