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Nanaimo International Hostel

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
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  • Terrible6%
  • 3 Jun 2016
    “Not Your Ordinary West Coast Hostel”
  • 5 Sep 2015
    “Nice motel.”
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

It took some online shopping, but the Nanaimo International Hostel continues to be one of my best finds yet. Rarely do accommodations become a highlight of budget travelling, but in Nanaimo (an island town I find to be HIGHLY underrated, by the way) there exists...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The hostel is on a noisy street. However, the hostel is very clean. It has outside showers if you want to experience something new. There are, of course, also showers inside the house. Wifi is quite good. Security to the hostel is good too. The...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank timbucktoe
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Wonderful place to stay....very clean rooms and conscientious owners with a very, family like atmosphere....owners often shared food with guests and many guests shared food with each other...many travellors come here again and again. Private rooms available in the basement extremely reasonable prices....$30 a day.....lockers...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank James W
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I stayed at the International Hostel in Nanaimo for one night. Especially the nice staff who was really helpful and could answer all our questions about Nanaimo was great. The hostel is very clean (especially the single bathrooms). We stayed in a four bed dorm...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Miamariaaa
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Only stayed a couple nights there, but it was very peaceful and comfortable. From the back yard you can see the water, and there is a parking lots for guests as well. If you bring a tent you can pitch it in the back for...More

Date of stay: July 2013
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Welcome to Nanaimo International Hostel, your Nanaimo “home away from home.” Nanaimo International Hostel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come More back year after year. Getting online is possible, as Nanaimo International Hostel offers internet access. If you’re looking for a sushi restaurant, consider a visit to Firehouse Grill, Nana Sushi, or Nori Japanese Restaurant, which are all convenient to Nanaimo International Hostel. Should time allow, Harbourfront Walkway (0.6 km), Vancouver Island Whale Watch (0.8 km), and Vancouver Island Expeditions (0.9 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Nanaimo International Hostel puts the best of Nanaimo at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Less
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Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
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Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
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"Avoid the front of the building if traffic noise at night bothers you. If you're a couple, there are..."
16 Oct 2013
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"Need privacy? Check the downstairs rooms"
22 Dec 2011
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