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    HI St. John's City Hostel

    8 Gower St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1N1, Canada
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good28%
    • Average20%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible14%
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    Free Wifi
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviews (54)
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    1 - 5 of 51 reviews

    Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

    This one-night stay cost over $100 for my husband and me, but after one night, for $20 more we booked a stay at the Quality Inn down the street. At the hostel we had the "family" room which was located on the 3rd floor in...More

    Thank mmb16
    Reviewed 8 June 2017

    City Hostel is truly a treasure of the downtown St John's. It is located 2 blocks from the waterfront and walking distance from Signal Hill. The hostel is located in a famous Jelly Bean Row House. It's location is perfect for most of the attractions...More

    Thank cwoywada
    Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

    Friendly staff, got upgraded to a private room as they had overbooked the nights I was staying so I had a great experience! I only stayed for two nights. The private room was near the laundry room so just unfortunate if someone decides to do...More

    Thank Krista S
    Reviewed 4 January 2017

    The hostel is cheap and located close to St John's Centre. We walked everywhere from there. On the downside, its pretty small and not the cleanest. We had booked a particular ensuite room and had to insist on the reservation being honoured - seems they'd...More

    1  Thank hlglobetrotter
    Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

    Great little hostel in downtown St. John's. The staff are great, very friendly and welcoming, and it's within walking distance from almost everything you need. Very clean, and homey. And awesome as you're staying in an old Jelly Bean Row house.

    Thank Nicole T
    The Guv'nor Inn
    63 reviews
    #19 of 22 hotels in St. John's
    Crossroads Motel & Trailer Park
    21 reviews
    #17 of 22 hotels in St. John's
    Bears Cove Inn
    56 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Witless Bay
    Comerfords Suites
    27 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Holyrood
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • US$35 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Canada >
    • Newfoundland and Labrador >
    • Newfoundland >
    • St. John's
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    The Guv'nor Inn
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    Questions & Answers
    Skye S
    15 January 2017|
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    Response from Nicole T | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, same happened my first night. They have a mailbox for late check ins for your key, and email you the door code when you book if you'll be arriving late.
    Room Tips
    "If you can, book the ensuite room. there didn't seem to be many shared bathrooms."
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    "don't choose private room #3, actually stay at Memorial Univ. instead."
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    "Book early."
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    "Room #6 - Private double bed - tell them to put a room # on the door so you don't have the bathroom door..."
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