May 5, 2016




Mixed dorm bed $23 per person per night

Private double room (sleeps 2) $55 per night

Private queen room (sleeps 3) $65 per night

*All rates subject to 15% HST

Here at Halifax Backpackers we offer a home away from home right in the heart of North End Halifax. We are a small, independent hostel that exemplifies the grass roots community spirit that makes Halifax worth visiting. Our hostel is conveniently located north of downtown Halifax, only 5 minutes walk to the waterfront and all the other major amenities. Halifax Backpackers is committed to the diverse indie community we reside in. We have live music venues and second hand stores. We believe in inexpensive backpacking and communal experiences. We provide Free linens, Free wifi, Free maps and Free information.

We offer private and dormitory rooms at very reasonable prices. For your convenience we have an onsite organic fair-trade cafe and book exchange. During the summer we also have social BBQs and Frisbee nights. October to May we have Reggae dance nights and regular DJs in the café on Friday and Saturday nights.

You will experience Halifax and what it is really about and leave with new friends and ideas 🙂

Please note we have parties in the cafe on Friday and Saturday nights which run until 2am.

Hours: Monday – Friday – 8am – 8pm

Saturday & Sunday – 10am – 4pm

Please note, all guests must have ID (drivers license or passport) and a valid credit card. A key deposit of $20 is also required from all guests.

Here’s what we offer!

  • Dorms and private rooms are basic with bedding provided
  • Facilities include common areas, fully equipped kitchen and individual showers and bathrooms
  • Free wifi
  • Guest computer
  • Guest phone
  • Bed linen
  • Towels $2
  • Laundry ($2 wash, $1.50 dry, free soap)
  • BBQ during summer nights
  • No curfew

Backpackers hostels are great place to make friends from all over the world

*Unfortunately we cannot accept guests who reside in Halifax Regional Municipality.