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    HI-Halifax Heritage House Hostel

    1253 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y2, Canada
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    1 - 5 of 78 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Stayed here for 11 nights over a couple of weeks touring. Coming back each time felt like returning to the perfect base for exploring the city and beyond, and really homely. The staff are a great bunch of folks, kind and fun. Hostel is spotlessly...More

    Thank 133pollyj
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    We stayed in Hi-Halifax for four nights. First of all, the price of this hostel is awesome. I think we paid less than $30 a night each total, which is great considering it was in the middle of July! The staff were very friendly and...More

    Thank Caribby96
    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    One word — BEDBUGS. After 2 nights I had red welts all over my back and legs. The condescending girl at the front desk didn't think it was a big deal, yet told me not to tell anyone. What a hypocrite. It is a big...More

    2  Thank Rick O
    Response from Shane P, Manager at HI-Halifax Heritage House HostelResponded 27 July 2017

    Hello Rick, To say the least, I am certainly taken back with the response you describe of the staff at the HI-Halifax Hostel in regard to your experience at our hostel. I assure you that the hostel has daily, weekly policies and procedures in regard...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    Pros: The location of this hostel cannot be beat...within walking distance to the harbor and many attractions. The price is also a plus - we paid $26 (USA) a night. It is a older building, in what was once an elegant home. There is a...More

    Thank SavvyFaire
    Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

    The location was one of the best parts of this hostel, but it was also very clean, had parking, and a large wonderful kitchen. But the true cherry on top was the people working here, they were very friendly, and inclusive. I was originally only...More

    Thank Nicole T
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    Leonard L
    29 May 2017|
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    Response from Room_Key_Replacement | Reviewed this property |
    I believe so. In the USA, 18 is considered an adult while 21 is the legal drinking age. Not sure how that all works in Canada but with alcohol not being sold/ served on the premises, I don't see why you would have a problem... More
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    "Higher floors are less noisy."
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    "First floor is coolest (No AC in the house, so it's comfier downstairs)"
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    "A room in the back is probably better than one in the front by the street. Garbage trucks come early in the..."
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    "If I go there again, I would like to avoid the basement. Not because it was not well kept, though."
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