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Dancing Bear Inn Hostel

2-star2 stars
171 Baker Street, Nelson, BC, V1L 4H1, Canada

No-frills hostel in Nelson
  • Free WiFi and free parking

Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Add very crowdrdJan 4, 2021
  • Great staff. Great location. Clean and well kept rooms. Just the best time!Aug 31, 2020

Dancing Bear Inn Hostel

from Rs3,886
  • Twin Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Double Room
  • Quadruple Room
  • Suite
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

What’s around Dancing Bear Inn Hostel

Landmarks

  • Columbia Mountains - 1 min walk
  • Baldface Lodge - 3 min walk
  • Touchstones Museum - 6 min walk
  • Cottonwood Falls Park - 7 min walk
  • Nelson & District Community Complex - 10 min walk
  • Lakeside Park - 27 min walk
  • Granite Pointe Golf Club - 28 min walk
  • Kootenay Lake - 34 min walk

Getting around

  • Castlegar, BC (YCG) - 34 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
The front desk is open daily from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Working away
  • Computer station
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Year Built - 1908
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Dancing Bear Inn Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Dancing Bear Inn Hostel Nelson
  • Dancing Bear Inn Hostel
  • Dancing Bear Nelson
  • Dancing Bear Inn Hostel Nelson
  • Dancing Bear Inn Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Dancing Bear Inn Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Nelson

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Dancing Bear Inn Hostel

  • Does Dancing Bear Inn Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Dancing Bear Inn Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Dancing Bear Inn Hostel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Dancing Bear Inn Hostel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Dancing Bear Inn Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Dancing Bear Inn Hostel?
    You can check in from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Dancing Bear Inn Hostel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Smokewood BBQ (3-min walk), Thor’s pizzeria (3-min walk), and Full Circle Cafe (4-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Dancing Bear Inn Hostel and nearby?
    Dancing Bear Inn Hostel has a picnic area and a garden.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 56 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Staff was amazing. Hostel is clean and cozy. Right on Baker street, next to delicious food.
MadDog, ca1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great service, very clean and organized, amazing location
ca3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
This place was really great, quiet and super clean. It's also right in the middle of town so you can walk everywhere. I highly recommend.
Pia, ca1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
This is the CUTEST hostel we loved it so much. The location is 10/10 too, right on main road. It’s an old big house and they have a kitchen and everything to use. Rooms are quaint and lovely and tons of showers and bathrooms on each floor! Thank you!!!!
ca1 night trip with friends
Poor 2.0
The kitchen inside for all to use was great although people steal your food.
ca2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Great place!
Liz, ca1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Clean and close to town! We stayed in a spacious double room, and borrowed a board game for some evening fun.
Zee, ca1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Terrific staff, comfortable beds, two lovely private patios Including a barbecue, an amazing kitchen/diningroom, large, welcoming and yet cosy great room with space for smaller activities or group activities. All in a beautiful heritage building on the Main Street.
JenS., ca4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
One of the nicest hostels I’ve been too. Clean, nice staff
ca1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Everything was as advertised. Clean and comfortable. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.
Rose, ca1 night family trip

Dancing Bear Inn Hostel