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HI-Halifax, Halifax Heritage House Hostel Reviews

1253 Barrington Street, Barrington Street, Halifax, Canada

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263 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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Very old mattress and bed linen. Room on basement with windows at street level that couldn't be closed, therefore noisy and drafty


Everything was great. The location is fabulous

  • 21st Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Nice place. Made my stay quite comfortable.


I stayed here for 3 nights. Positives: Great staff, very clean facilities and comfortable accommodation. Breakfast was available and was delicious. Very relaxed atmosphere. Negatives: A little far from downtown Quebec (10-15 minutes drive). The shuttle is very helpful but only runs until 10. We took an Uber back for $25. Overall, I would recommend this hostel, and I enjoyed my stay here.


the hostel was clean well organized and spacious being close to the harbour was very convenient saw many things and enjoyed whole stay . was a bit hot in the upper part of the house but not bad


Amazing location. Was located right near the water front. Everything was within walking distance.

  • 1st Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Really great place and staff, but the kitchen should be open before 7.30!


Amazing location, clean beds and bathrooms. Fantastic kitchen. Overall a fun time!


REALLY enjoyed my stay here!! The location can't be beat! Not tp mention Halifax is an awesome city!! :)


Altogether an excellent experience.


As with every HI Hostel I've stayed at, the one in Halifax was clean, safe, located in a great central area and comfortable! Wifi worked perfectly and rooms were spacious & warm at night.


I booked a dorm with 6 beds and was put in a dorm with 8 beds, no one mentioned anything about it at check in though, explained, or apologized.

  • 7th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Czech Republic
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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