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HI - Prince Rupert

167 3rd Avenue East, Prince Rupert, V8J 1K4, Canada

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Overall Rating 89%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 88%
Cleanliness 100%
Location 88%
Security 88%
Service 88%
Comfort 84%
Green rating 80%

HI's northernmost hostel! Mystical old-growth forests, stunning hiking & kayaking, and lots of wildlife: We are where the wild things are!

  • Private
    From $56.70
10 or more people?
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Prince Rupert Hostel

Hostel Prince Rupert

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

A fantastic location in the heart of the downtown Prince Rupert tourism district of Cow Bay. This facility offers travelers a range of accommodations to suit budget and taste. We offer dorm beds, private rooms with shared bathrooms and private en-suite bathrooms.

Our reception is happy to help suggest and arrange for attractions and tours in the area.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

  • Available
  • Limited
  • Unavailable

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

  • Available
  • Limited
  • Unavailable

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 16 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.
  • Supplements to rates quoted apply to guests aged or more.
  • 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

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

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

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports Equipment Storage - Golf
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times


Reception:
From 08:00 to 22:00
Check-in:
From 08:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1.250.624.2334

pioneer@citywest.ca

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary (5 to 10km)
  • Metlakatla Wilderness Trail (2 to 3km)
  • North Pacific Cannery Museum (Nat. Historic Site) (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Excellent staff who were very welcoming, had great information and made our stay very comfortable. Great to be able to use the facilities for a small fee between checking out and getting the 10pm ferry.

97%

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Gillian,

Mon 29 May 2017

Nettes, sehr familiäres hostel

90%

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Ulrike,

Sun 28 May 2017

A nice traditionally organised hostel in a relatively far out location as the word "Pioneer" in its name suggests . The staff always dealt with any problems/requests quickly. Space for hostellers with their own two/three man tents in an overflow area on the lawn if all the beds have been booked. The only drawback I found was that a decision appeared to have had been made not to provide a brush in any of the lavatories, that I did not take up with them.

100%

Avatar for Richard

Richard,

Wed 31 Aug 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (500m - 1km)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (1 to 2km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (5 to 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
  • Wooded Area (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
The drop off point for the airport is located downtown Prince Rupert in the Highliner Hotel. This is 5 blocks away - about a 10 minute walk or $6 taxi fare distance.
Bus
The drop off point for the Greyhound Bus is located downtown Prince Rupert in the Highliner Hotel. This is 5 blocks away - about a 10 minute walk or $5 taxi fare distance.
Ferry/Boat
BC and Alaskan Ferry terminals are located in the same area as the VIA Rail Station. This is 5KM from the hostel. If you are arriving into Port with your own vehicle follow highway 16 into downtown Prince Rupert. At the 4-way stop turn right onto 3rd Ave. Follow through 2 sets of street lights. We are the 2nd Building on the left hand side after the 2nd set of street lights.
Taxi
Skeena Taxi (250) 624-2185 (they only accept cash!)
Underground/Metro
N/A
Alternate Transport
The Hostel is located in the Cow Bay Tourist District of Prince Rupert at the bottom of 3rd AVe East. Fantastic location central to the grocery store (1 block) the waterfront (1 block)and the Visitor's Info Centre and Museum (2 blocks) Parking is available on the street in front of the hostel. The area is free to park and safe.
Car
Arriving into Prince Rupert on highway 16 you will turn right onto 3rd Ave East. We are the bright blue building 2nd on the left after turning onto 3rd Ave East
Rail
The Via Rail is located in the same building as the BC Ferry terminal. This is 5 KM from the hostel.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Whale Watching

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