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Digby Backpackers Inn

Hostelworld.comUSD 51*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dresden, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We found this quiet, quaint place around the corner one morning from one of the horrible motels in Digby NB, which we got stuck at one night, and felt so blessed Saskia and Claude allowed us to bring our small 17yr old dog with us and they provided a me a private room for my fiancee and our dog. They...

Thank Steven P
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The owners are the ones who will welcome you at the door with a beautiful smile ! This is like a home away from home. Also, they have young travellers as volunteers helping you at the hostel, which is amazing, since you can meet so many interesting people.

Thank albertobrazil
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ended up staying at the Digby Backpackers Inn as we made our way from Halifax down and back up the coast of Nova Scotia. Clean, comfortable, and the friendliest hosts and staff! Full of recommendations on where to eat (the Wheelhouse was amazing!), and what to see on our way to PEI. They made excellent breakfast companions, and we...

Thank Megan G
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a few friends for two nights for a wedding we were attending in the area. The place is very nice, extremely clean and quiet. I would highly recommend this place if you are looking for a nice spot to stay in Digby.

Thank Ahmed N
Halifax, nova scotia
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I stay every year for Wharf Rat Rally at the Digby Backpackers Inn. What a find! And it's perfect for bikers!!!! They have a drive in/drive out two door large garage for starters plus plenty of places to park your bike. The owners, Claude and Saskia just can't do enough for you and the place is clean and very well-run....

Thank Motormaid125
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Prior to my stay at the Digby Backpackers' Inn, I had never stayed at a hostel. I was apprehensive before arriving, but am very glad that I chose to stay there. The lady who operates the place was very welcoming and pointed my friend and I in the direction of a couple historic themed things to do around the area....

1Thank Dana D
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I spent one night there with my grandson. We had reserved one of the four bunkbed rooms. I did not know though that it would be in a little cabin outside. And that there was only the bathrooms in the house. Unfortunately, there was a patio and the younger people played games and listened to music on the porch where...

Thank Shou1
Saskia80, Owner at Digby Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay here. At the time I did ensure that the music was stopped and they would not remain on the balcony, as I was aware that others would want to sleep. Unfortunately at the time I was not aware of some guests smoking right there and the...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is a homey place that is an excellent value, but not more than that. The accommodations are clean, with soft old mattresses and no tub, but plenty of hot water and quiet enough for a good night's sleep. The breakfast is mostly cereal and fruit - no eggs or bacon unless you bring your own - but it is...

Thank 1Wisetraveller
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We traveled to Nova Scotia in October and our plans were changed a bit by a windy harbor and a delayed boat. We ended up riding our motorcycle to Digby, not Halifax as originally planned, as the sun was setting and the cold was growing stronger. I remembered reading about a hostel in Digby. After asking around we were pointed...

Thank Lauren A
Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This is a spotless, comfortable and welcoming place. The owners are fabulous hosts and have great knowledge of the local area and attractions. Breakfast was laidback and we enjoyed conversation with people from all over the world. Check this place out.

Thank Capermom68

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a backpackers hostel with simple accommodations and SHARED facilities. Located right in town, minutes walk from restaurants and waterfront, 10 minutes walk from bus stop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Digby Backpackers Inn

Address: 168 Queen Street, Digby, Nova Scotia B0V 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Digby
Price Range: $34 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Ask for private room 1, it has an amazing view!”
686danad, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we enjoyed the private room with double bed and top single bunk was available if our daughter was with us”
Capermom68, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There are a couple of rooms with en suite bathrooms. We stayed in upstairs rooms on VERY hot days and the rooms were not TOO hot - much cooler than expected”
BOWwoman, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are convenient and clean”
steffsurf, 22 Jul 2013 | Read review
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