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Reviews of HI-Halifax, Halifax Heritage House Hostel Halifax Hostel

1253 Barrington Street, Barrington Street, Halifax, Canada

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 80%

Location 93%

Safety 88%

Staff 86%

Value 78%

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Please Note: The $30 rate is for HI members only. An additional $5 applies to non-members. Maximum length of stay is 14 nights in Halifax Heritage House Hostel

If you are booking 10 or more beds, you must contact Halifax Heritage House Hostel directly for there are different policies in place for group bookings. Please send the booking request to the hostel directly

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Halifax?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 80%

Location 93%

Safety 88%

Staff 86%

Value 78%

Showing 11-20 of 26 reviews

94% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Nice: Signs everywhere to take care of water / electricity, kitchen, nice common areas, decoration, ladies' bathroom, spacious room, friendly staff, ...

Disliked: Not so nice: For me a bit too expensive, the mattresses

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Great location, great facilities and not too expensive.

Disliked: Understandable for noise concerns but it would have been nice to have access to the kitchen/our food at a later hour.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Hostel was clean, friendly staff, helpful. Big rooms. Great location.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Very friendly and helpful staff! Great location near bus and train station.

Disliked: Nothing. It was wonderful!

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
83% Overall Rating


13 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: very close to train station, had evrything needed; kitchen, wi-fi, enuf bathrooms, tv room; etc

Disliked: was charged an additional $5 for not having Hi club membership; but did not know this before got to hostel

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 May 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: A well located hostel, clean and safe for a medium sized hostel. Very helpful and friendly staff too and quite a good atmosphere.

Disliked: Perhaps a tad pricey, especially for non-HI members.

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Feb 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Great location, right beside the train station!

Disliked: Minor detail but you have to make the beds yourself.

Customer would recommend this property

69% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Oct 2011

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Well located!

Disliked: A large hostel with many guests. Not very personal vibe. Also, there is an alley next to the hostel where they pick up garbage every morning at 7:30ish that wakes you up.

Customer would recommend this property

57% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
57% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Oct 2011

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: location

Disliked: beds

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Sep 2011

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Perfect location, 2 blocks from the water, very safe and secure. Bathrooms and kitchen were clean.

Disliked: My partner did see mice running around

Customer would recommend this property

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