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HI Penticton

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See our groups page for bookings of 10 or more friends.

Consulte notre section groupes pour les r�servations de 10 personnes ou plus.

Welcome to

HI Penticton

HI Penticton

464 Ellis Street
Penticton, British Columbia

Translated to it's Salish meaning, Penticton means "a place to stay forever." Forever is a long time, but you may find yourself here longer than you had planned. This town on Okanagan Lake is famous for its sunshine, beaches and peaches, and the hostel is close to it all.

Check out our Work for Stay program!

  • Five breweries, tapas lounges, wine bars and restaurants within walking distance
  • Miles of sandy beach and water sports just four blocks away
  • Visit Penticton's huge farmers market every Saturday
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Useful Info

We're open!

Reception hours: 8:00 - 12:00 & 17:00 - 22:00
Check in: 17:00
Check-out: 11:00


  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Kitchen
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

HI Penticton
Shared Room
Shared Room
Penticton Private Room
Family Room
Hi Penticton Common Area
Hi Penticton Kitchen
Backyard Pentiction
Penticton In Winter

Rooms & Beds

Shared Rooms

6-Bed Room

Room with six bunk-style beds with plenty of storage space and air conditioning for those hot Okanagan nights. Choose from men-only or women-only rooms.

  • Towels
  • Linens
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Family Rooms

Private Family Room

Room offers a double bed and a single bed above and another set of bunk beds. Sleeps 5. Spacious, air conditioned and in a quiet corner of the hostel.

  • Towels
  • Linens
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Private Rooms

Private Room

These cozy private rooms offer a double bed and one single bed above. Sleeps 3. Comes with lots of space and secure storage.

  • Individual Locker
    Individual Locker
  • Towels
  • Linens
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Group Bookings

HI Penticton has a home-away-from-home feeling in a renovated heritage home in the heart of downtown, close to restaurants, pubs, night clubs, shops and the sandy shores of Okanagan Lake. We welcome groups of up to 47 and offer a kitchen and communal spaces. We can also provide a catered breakfast upon request.

Groups Information

Work for Stay

Earn your stay, make some friends, and extend your adventure with our volunteering program.

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Get a $2 discount for a two-hour cruise on Okanagan lake

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