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Hiker Hostel

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Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a weekend in a shipping container cabin, which was both interesting and comfortable. The sunrise and moon sky views were gorgeous. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Entire staff was friendly and helpful. My stay was just perfect!

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Anderson, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed in the container cabin this time. Highly recommend. Well priced with a good breakfast although it is too early imo. They make you eat at 730 and if you're there relaxing 730 is a tad early. Other than that I highly recommend this place!

Thank blakegrice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a lifesaver. To start with the service is outstanding the customer service trumps just about anyone else enough can't be said. We had one of the container rooms. It was comfortable extremely clean and well organized. The shower had good pressure and an abundant of hot water. The bed was a medium softness and pillows were soft....

Thank Edlabin
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this place. Friendly owners, great service, and convenient shuttle service are but a few of the great things for this place. You will be glad you stayed with Josh and Leigh.

1Thank Cris R
Manhattan, Kansas
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Great, Friendly Hosts!!! They go the Extra Mile to make you feel at Home! Great rooms and Fantastic Home Cooked Breakfast!! :) Bunk rooms, private and cabins. Full Equipped kitchen in main house. If hiking area trails they can give you Expert Advice! :)

1Thank Walt P
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2016

extremely friendly, knowledgeable, the bunks are comfortable, the containers are FANTASTIC, plus they saved us arranging a shuttle to pick us up super last minute when we realized we had left the keys of our car behind. plus me being and Ultrarunner and Josh being the Race Director to one of the toughest 100 mile races, just made me even...

Thank Nat1ca
asheville, nc
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stayed at the Hiker Hostel in February 2015 on our fifth day on the trail as my son and I, and our hiking buddy Kevin (Silverback) were heading north on our AT through hike. Josh and Leigh were fantastic. Very accommodating to hiker's needs. This was our first hostel stop after having spent the first five days camping in...

Thank billsvolvo
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I stayed at the hiker hostel for a little over a week while taking a wilderness first responder course. The accommodations were very clean and the breakfast was really good! I recommend the Hiker Hostel if you're staying one night or 9. Laundry was easy and convenient. Leigh and Josh are friendly and always good for some conversation.

Thank barymorton
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The shipping container cabin was decorated so rustic and the view outside sliding glass door amazing. Our hosts Josh and Leigh were so friendly and informative. And the breakfast they provided was amazing. I loved the local hiking, wineries and town. This was my first visit and I plan to keep going back.

Thank Linda M
Commerce, United States
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 9 days attending a class. I was in a private room in the main hostel. It was very clean and comfortable. The owners were accommodating and helpful. They cooked a breakfast each morning that was much better than any hotel breakfast (fresh gathered eggs, grits, oatmeal, ect). I would come back here with my wife to explore...

Thank Adam F

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hiker Hostel

Address: 7693 Highway 19 N, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1968
Region: United States > Georgia > Dahlonega
Price Range: $46 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hiker Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Ocala, Florida
Windham, Maine
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“try the containers”
Nat1ca, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't be hesitant to stay in a bunk / dorm room. They were very nice.”
fghester, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It depends on whether traveling alone or not. See above.”
ahartman1112, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Container cabin was a great place to stay. They did a wonderful job fixing it up.”
charltondawg, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Book early to avoid disappointment.”
SarahR493, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
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