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Dancing Bear Inn Hostel

No-frills hostel in Nelson

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171 Baker Street, Nelson, V1L 4H1, BC, Canada
9.2.Superb.
  • Add very crowdrd

    Jan. 4, 2021

  • Great staff. Great location. Clean and well kept rooms. Just the best time!

    Aug. 31, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Walkable
Safe
Dining options
Convenient
Shopping
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 11 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Computer station
  • Picnic area

Feel at home

  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free self parking

What’s around

  • 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

Enter dates for 2 guests

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

Location

171 Baker Street, Nelson, V1L 4H1, BC, Canada
  • Columbia Mountains - 1 min walk
  • Baldface Lodge - 3 min walk
  • Touchstones Museum - 6 min walk

What’s around

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
  • Kootenay River - 34 min walk
  • Whitewater Ski Resort - 12.7 mi / 20.4 km
  • Kuba's Corners - 12.4 mi / 20 km

Getting around

  • Castlegar, BC (YCG) - 34 min drive

At a glance

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.

Special check-in instructions

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

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

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

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • 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.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Smokewood BBQ (3-min walk), Thor’s pizzeria (3-min walk), and Full Circle Cafe (4-min walk).
  • Dancing Bear Inn Hostel has a picnic area and a garden.
9.2.Superb.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Staff was amazing. Hostel is clean and cozy. Right on Baker street, next to delicious food.

    MadDog, 1 night family trip, Aug. 31, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great service, very clean and organized, amazing location

    3 night romance trip, Aug. 27, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    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, 1 night trip, Aug. 4, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    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!!!!

    1 night trip with friends, Mar. 16, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    The kitchen inside for all to use was great although people steal your food.

    2 night romance trip, Mar. 10, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Great place!

    Liz, 1 night trip, Mar. 8, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Clean and close to town! We stayed in a spacious double room, and borrowed a board game for some evening fun.

    Zee, 1 night romance trip, Nov. 30, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    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., 4 night family trip, Oct. 12, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    One of the nicest hostels I’ve been too. Clean, nice staff

    1 night trip, Aug. 11, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Everything was as advertised. Clean and comfortable. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

    Rose, 1 night trip with friends, Aug. 10, 2019

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