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Algonquin Backpackers

Hostel | 32990 Highway 62, Box 87, Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada K0L 2S0

83.3% Overall Rating

43 out of 47 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (05/08/2014)

"The village was very calm and quiet. You can relax and sleep a lot. And, there are no many people in the hostel, then there were no noise."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note that our rates quoted here are for Hostelling International members. Non members pay an additional $2.85 CAD per night for a dorm bed or $3.64 per night for a private room.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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Welcome to Hostelling International - South Algonquin Backpackers, an established hostel run by travelers, for travelers. Relax and enjoy your stay in the comfort of our unique century old frontier hotel. Leave the tourist rush behind and take a step back into Algonquin's history. Read more

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About Algonquin Backpackers

The Best little hostel near Algonquin Park

Imagine a time of steam engines and horse-drawn carriages, a time of lumberjacks and sawmills. This is the old Algonquin Park, a time when things moved a little slower and survival was a daily effort.

For over 100 years, The Arlington has served the little village of Maynooth, Ontario. It has served as safe haven for the region’s travel-weary guests, provided shelter for the thousands of resource workers that peppered the area, and served up some the best times at its notorious bar, The Shot and Bottle Lounge. That bar was expanded in 1953 and today hosts some of the best musicians in Ontario.

Now a clean and comfortable hostel, The Arlington plays host to travellers from around the world. These intrepid souls get to see the other side of Algonquin Park, the side less travelled. But they also get to step back in history and walk the streets of a century-old logging town. So book a room with us and see what all the fuss is about!

Or as we like to say… See you at The Arlington!

Location Information

Within a 30 minute drive of Algonquin Park's East Gate, there's lots to see and do with The Arlington as your base. We rent bikes. Check out local rivers and lakes, hiking trails and all the interesting galleries in town!