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HI Trinity Skerwink Hostel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a perfect spot to stay in Port Rexton if you're not looking to spend tons of money. We decided to camp because we enjoy the tent life. They have some places to pitch your tent on the hill behind the hostel, and you...More

Thank sharkgirl68
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The place is beautiful and so close to the Skerwink trail. The staff were wonderful, friendly and even in the face of a challenge did absolutely everything to accommodate the guest staying there. People were friendly and just wonderful.

Thank leighannedanielle
Response from SkerwinkHostel, Owner at HI Trinity Skerwink HostelResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for your great review! We are incredibly proud of our staff and everything that they do. Happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Warm Regards, Gavin and Martha

Reviewed July 14, 2018

I stayed here for 2 nights, camping out on the hillside behind the hostel with a gorgeous view. The first time I've seen that included as one of the options instead of a room. Great facilities like very clean and big showers, big common or...More

Thank Siebrenkuipers
Response from SkerwinkHostel, Owner at HI Trinity Skerwink HostelResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for the review! It was great hosting you guys for a few nights. Great to meet you, Cheers, Gavin and Martha

Reviewed May 27, 2018

When you walk up the path and into the place, its like stepping into a living room, rather than a hostel. Welcoming, and friendly staff and owners to boot. Was a superb place to stay, clean and considered living space. I stayed for a few...More

Thank Clanger J
Response from SkerwinkHostel, Owner at HI Trinity Skerwink HostelResponded August 3, 2018

We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your great review. Kind regards, Gavin and Martha

Reviewed April 18, 2018

I am surprised that I never wrote a review of this place before, so I feel I am due to throw in my two cents. My wife, Krissy, and I spent two months volunteering at this hostel in 2014 and, I can tell you from...More

1  Thank Chris A
Response from Martha N, Owner at HI Trinity Skerwink HostelResponded August 11, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review Chris! Creating a warm, welcoming and friendly feel in the hostel is one of the things we pride ourselves on. We now offer more amenities here at the hostel since your stay in 2014, such as earplugs, lockers, added breakfast...More

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We are a cozy family hostel within close walking distance to beautiful award winning coastal trails. Your hosts are Martha and Gavin, a young couple who have built a home in rural Newfoundland. We know that ...More feeling of being in a hostel for two minutes and already feeling as though you'd been there your entire life. The Skerwink Hostel is a chill, familiar, and friendly place with lots of hang out areas and communal spaces. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$60 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
HI Trinity Skerwink Hostel Port Rexton, Newfoundland
Location
Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Port Rexton
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$60 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
HI Trinity Skerwink Hostel Port Rexton, Newfoundland
Location
Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Port Rexton
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Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (15)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Questions & Answers
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Roam665118
September 14, 2018|
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Response from SkerwinkHostel | Property representative |
Hi, pets are allowed on the grounds of the hostel as long as they are leashed and under control. Pets are not allowed inside of the hostel unless they are a service animal with their vest on. If you are camping it is okay to... More
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Cyn2371
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Martha N |
Hi there, Yes there are shuttle services from St Johns that come right to the hostel for $40-$45 pp. They leave every day between 12-2pm. Have a look at the hostel website for more info on how to get to us underneath... More
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Room Tips
"Try camping on the backyard hillside instead of a room"
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"There are family rooms, dorms, and it looked like a dorm with en suite bathroom. Ask when you book."
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"Stayed in a private room for three"
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"No real difference"
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