Bear on the Lake Guesthouse

10705 Hwy #105
Wycocomagh, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Phone:  902-756-2750 
Toll free:  1-866-718-LAKE  (5253)
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Website: www.bearonthelake.com

Bear on the Lake sits on Salt Mountain, overlooking the beautiful Bras D'or Lakes of Cape Breton Island. We're just down the road from the Cabot Trail National & Provincial Parks, Baddeck and the beach. We're also amongst world class sailing, hiking, kayaking and whale watching! Sit back, relax and watch the eagles soar overhead and the moose walk across the front lawn!


Cabot Trail Hostel
23349 Cabot Trail
Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Host(s): Shane Pizzariello
Tollfree:  (877) 776-0707 
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Web: www.cabottrailhostel.com

"Clean, affordable and newly renovated." Perfect location at the halfway point of the Cabot Trail. The hostel has two comfortable common areas, with lots of seating to sit and relax after an adventurous day.


Caledonia Country Hostel
9960 Highway #8
Caledonia, Nova Scotia

Host(s): Sharon and Dan

Phone:  (902) 682-3266 
Tollfree:  (877) 223-0232 
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Website: www.caledoniacountryhostel.com

Located in SouthWest Nova Scotia, about 15km away from Kejimkujik National Park, this hostel offers a great opportunity to go and truly explore Keji (as the locals call it). Open year-round.


Halifax Backpackers
2193 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Hosts: Michelle

Phone:   (902) 431-3170 
Tollfree:  (888) 431-3170 
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Website: www.halifaxbackpackers.com

The cheapest hostel in Halifax, close to Citadel Hill. Open year-round.


HI Halifax Heritage House
1253 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Hosts: Shane

Phone:  (902) 422-3863 
Website: www.hihostels.ca/novascotia/341/hi-halifax_hi-halifax.hostel

Located minute's walk to the bus and train station, waterfront and downtown. Open year-round, except for Christmas day (December 25th).


Kip and Kaboodle Lunenburg Backpackers
9466 #3 Highway, RR#1
Mahone Bay - Lunenburg

Host(s): Greg and Trudi Inglis

Phone:  (902) 531-5494 
Toll-free:  (866) 549-4522 
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Website: www.kiwikaboodle.com

Located right in between the postcard perfect town of Mahone Bay and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lunenburg, this hostel is the perfect base for discovering this part of Nova Scotia. Shuttle service is available. The hostel is located within walking distance from the beach. Open early May to November.


Lawrencetown Beach House Hostel
6 Wyndenfog Lane
Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia

Host: Jess

Phone:  (902) 827-2345 
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Web: www.lawrencetownbeachhouse.com

Nova Scotia's only surf side hostel. We are located on the sandy and cobblestone shores of Lawrencetown Beach. Providing dorm and private accommodation for surfers, hikers and beach wanderers alike.


Mad Hatter Hostel
16 Prince Street
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Host(s): Kathy

Telephone:  (902) 254-3167 
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Website: http://madhatterhostel.webs.com

We are a small friendly hostel within 2 minutes from down town. Close to hiking trails, museums, restaurants, shops. Also close to beaches, rock hounding areas, fossil cliffs, and local lore and legend. Within a short drive from areas like Amherst, Springhill, Joggins, River Hebert and Spencers Island.


Mo's at Five Islands

951 Highway 2
Five Islands, Nova Scotia

Host(s): Dick Lemon

Phone:  (902) 254-8088 
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Web: www.mosatfiveislands.com/hostel.htm

Mo's is a new hostel, great cafe, book and art store, a gathering spot for locals along the shoreline and its very welcome visitors. From an empty bay to 15 meters of water, the Bay of Fundy at its strongest.


Port Mouton International Hostel
8100 Highway 103
Port Mouton

Host(s): Bill

Phone:  (902) 947-3140 
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Website: www.wqccda.com/PMhostel/

Located halfway between Halifax and Yarmouth,close to the Kejimikujik Seaside Adjunct National Park. This hostel is only a short distance away from white sand beaches, surfing, hiking, salt and fresh water fishing. Open year-round.