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HI - Charlottetown - Backpackers Inn

60 Hillsborough St., Charlottetown, C1A 4W1, Canada

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Overall Rating 98%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 95%
Cleanliness 100%
Location 100%
Security 100%
Service 100%
Comfort 90%
Green rating 100%

Affordable accomodation need not be institutional nor impersonal. We have invested in quality because your hostel is also our home.

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Charlottetown Hostel

Hostel Charlottetown

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

HI Charlottetown Backpackers is a small hostel with the character and charm of vintage downtown home, upgraded for comfort, safety and ambience.

Relax after a day of touring on leather sofas, perhaps watching one of many DVDs on LCD TV over the fireplace. Or enjoy a beverage in the evening on a large deck. Just steps away, the recreation room features a custom made billiard table, free Internet workstations, book exchange, and MP3 docking stations, or you may listen to an extensive collection of vintage vinyl. The hostel provides free breakfast, free parking and bicycle rental.

In Charlottetown you will never be far from shopping, world class theatre, historic sites, and the most beautiful golf courses you have ever seen. Visit the Confederation Centre of the Arts to discover the best in Canadian visual and performing arts.


Prices are members' prices

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Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


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Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Playground
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 21/04/2017 to 20/10/2017

From 08:00 to 23:00
From 16:00 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1-902-367-5749

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Province House National Historic Site (Less than 500 m)
  • Confederation Centre of the Arts (Less than 500 m)
  • Charlottetown Farmer's Market (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions



one of the best hosteling experiences i have had.


Avatar for walter


Fri 30 Sep 2016

We were on third floor and it was very hot .. even with AC running 24/7


Avatar for Joseph


Tue 19 Jul 2016

Highly recommend


Avatar for Al


Mon 23 May 2016

I was disturbed by ppl talking loudly after quiet hours--this was resolved after staff reinforced rules. Overall, great place and staff.


Avatar for Amy


Mon 12 Oct 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • Cinema (1 to 2km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (1 to 2km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (5 to 10km)
  • Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

10km from airpot. About $15 for a taxi ride
5km from bus station. About $8 for a taxi ride or a 25 minute walk to the hostel
Free car parking

Sustainability initiatives


  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Recycling areas

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