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Pioneer Backpackers Inn

Hostel | 167 3rd Avenue East, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada V8J 1K4

92.6% Overall Rating

66 out of 68 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (24/08/2014)

"Everything was Perfect. The Staff is friendly, the rooms (dorm) are nice, clean and comfortable. I would stay here again."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

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.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Visitors Tax 14.00%

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Prince Rupert?

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Pioneer Hostel is located downtown Prince Rupert only 2 blocks from the waterfront, markets, restaurants, pubs and tours. We offer every convenience possible to make your stay awesome! Read more

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About Pioneer Backpackers Inn

Located in the trendy Cow Bay Tourist district of Prince Rupert, this heritage building is right downtown close to markets, attractions, pubs and restaurants. Extensively renovated facilities ensure guests comforts and expectations are met.

Extra Services Included:

Free shuttle service pickup from BC ferries, Alaskan Ferry, and VIA Rail!
(Only available between 9:00am - 10:30pm) - Please note: You need to RESERVE the shuttle! Please make sure to inform us if you would like us to pick you up!

Free high speed internet (Wifi as well as free desktop computers)

Linen and towels included

Free coffee and tea all day long

Single use bathrooms for privacy

Huge backyard with BBQ, fire-pit and gazebo

Package deals for wildlife viewing tours, hikes and cultural tours

Lots of discounts at local restaurants, coffeeshop and Pub

* Please note; taxes are not included in the price *

Accommodation Information

We have private ensuite bathrooms, private double rooms with shared bath facilities, as well as dorm style rooms available for all different budgets. Double private rooms have a Houston style bed (double bed on bottom with single bunk overtop) reading lights, a desk and chair. Shared dorm style rooms have lockers for valuables. Queen private ensuite rooms have a queen size bed, tv, desk and private washroom. The co-ed dormitory has all "bottom bunks" and is located on our 3rd floor under the sloped roof. The twin private/ same gender dorm room has a bunk style bed for 2 people max capacity.

Location Information

1 block away from Museum of Northern BC and Visitors Centre

1 block away from grocery store

1 block away from waterfront and Cow Bay Tourist District

Next door to Sunken Gardens