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HI Halifax

Reopening Fall of 2023. We hope to see you soon!

HI Halifax, Heritage House

1253 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

In a heritage building in downtown Halifax, HI Halifax is close to the waterfront and the city's best pubs and live music hotspots. Wander the streets of this centuries-old seaside city to get a taste of life in the Maritimes - at farmers markets, the Maritime museum and the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.

  • Minutes from the waterfront
  • Close to the city's best music and pubs
  • Jam nights and pub crawls in the winter
Reservations & Other Inquiries
Useful Info

Check-in: from 20:00
Check-out: before 11:00


  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free Coffee
    Free Coffee
  • BBQ
  • Linen included
    Linen included
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
    Fully Equipped Kitchen
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

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Halifax Private Room
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Hi Halifax Exterior Hostel Auberge Nova Scotia Backyard

Rooms & Beds

Group Bookings

HI Halifax Heritage House Hostel welcomes groups of up to 75 and offers cooking and communal areas great for your next group gathering.

Groups Information

No complaints about this place at all really. The location is very convenient. 5mins to VIA rail and maritime bus. Close to local bus stops. 5mins from huge supermarket and 10mins to waterfront. Bars and restaurants all around. Hostel itself is very clean and comfortable. Kitchen and common areas are clean. Free wifi is a bit patchy when lots of people are around but it still works. Rooms are well maintained and the staff are all lovely and super helpful.


Get your fill at Lion & Bright


This North End gem serves delicious meals cooked up with local products and hosts host art exhibits and live music shows. Cafe by day, bar by night, it offers the best of both world!

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Munch on a burger at Gus' Pub & Grill


According to our team, Gus' Pub & Grill is the home of the best burger in Halifax, the AceBurger. This low-key cozy spot in the North End also hosts live comedy and music shows. Swing by for a pitcher of beer and catch an indie band.

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Crack the code at Captured Escape Rooms


Get locked up in a room with a group of friends, or with strangers, and look for the clues that will allow you to find your way out.

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Stock up on local products at Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market


Open every day during the summer, North America's oldest continuously operating farmers' market is a great spot to munch on local delicacies and enjoy a laid-back afternoon by the waterfront.

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Bury your nose in a book at Central Library


Halifax Central Library is a beautifully designed building that has won several international awards. The library now stands as a cultural hub where you can grab a coffee and enjoy stunning city views on the rooftop patio.

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Discover Halifax with GPSMYCITY and create your own walking tour choosing only the attractions that you're interested in.

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