HI-Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Hostel is located at the point where Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River meet. After the lighthouse became fully automated in 1976, the Victorian-era light keeper’s quarters was converted to a hostel. Don’t miss the chance to explore the Lighthouse Museum next door.

HI-Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Hostel offers great facilities including; a self-catering kitchen, beautiful garden, a playground and common rooms.

In the town of Cape Vincent, visit the Historical Museum, Fisheries Station - Aquarium and Breakwater Gallery. For a day-trip, explore the Thousand Islands or take the ferry from Cape Vincent to Wolfe Island and Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Relaxing
  • Nature-lovers
  • Sightseeing
  • Unique atmosphere

Green rating



I am new to the hostel family, but my two visits to tibbets point hostel have been the best times. The hostel is like being at home, and the staff both times have made you feel very special. The location is convenient to travel, peaceful and relaxing atmosphere,and beautiful views of sunset. I will be back again next year. Wish it could stay open a little later into the fall season as foliage time would be beautiful there


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Tue 09 Sep 2014

The Tibbett's Point Lighthouse hostel is a unique experience in an incredible beautiful setting. Randy, the manager, was very welcoming and friendly. We sat out around the campfire and watched a gorgeous sunset over the water as a freighter went by... priceless. Having a full kitchen at our disposal was very helpful, too.


Avatar for Debbie


Fri 22 Aug 2014