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Hostelling International - Penticton

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4 May 2018
“Clean and Comfortable but noisy!”
1 Jun 2017
“Sweet place to chill”
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I had a decent stay at HI - Penticton. The hostel is centrally located, clean, comfortable and staff friendly and (mostly) helpful. Be aware that the hostel is in an older wooden building with very thin walls so you hear every creak when people walk...More

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Response from HI_Penticton_Mgr, Manager at Hostelling International - PentictonResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. It is great to hear that you found the Hostel to be clean and comfortable! The hostel is cooled by way of a swamp cooler in the summer, it is an efficient system that is...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here for about a week now getting over the flu and waiting for mail. Penticton is a pretty quiet place it seems. This hostel reflects that, which is fantastic for my needs at this time. I have met a few really nice people...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

A group of us spent four nights at this hostel....overall an okay experience but two things in particular stand out for me. I am surprised that the place has not had an outbreak of Norwalk virus....the kitchen has no dishwasher; people are to wash their...More

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Response from HI_Penticton_Mgr, Manager at Hostelling International - PentictonResponded 16 May 2017

Hello skychaserCalgary. Thank you for taking the time to review the Hostel. Your comments and concerns are appreciated. I wish you had taken the opportunity to speak to me directly during your stay about your concerns. We all enjoyed hosting your group but wish we...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

When I arrived I was just looking forward for a place to sleep and maybe some good company for a little chat. What I found was a very dirty bed with old bloody spots from (hopefully) somebody scratching himself. By the time I got back...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It's an old building, so things are a little run down, probably could use a bit of a facelift. However it is clean, the staff are friendly and the kitchen is large and set up well for multiple people cooking at once. I would stay...More

Thank Erin P
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US$33 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Be sure to inquire if the room you book is adjacent to a washroom, as some rooms are. Bring ear plugs!"
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"Wifi is sometimes sketchy and not in the sleeping areas upstairs."
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"Had a private room on the 2nd floor - would recommend"
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"There are indivdidual rooms for very reasonable rates too but I chose the dorm for economy and it was only..."
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