HI - Halifax Heritage House Hostel is really fun and friendly. As it is quite a large hostel, it has quite a social atmosphere. There are lots of things to do written around on the boards and there are brochures and maps to help you to get to where you are going.
Halifax Heritage House is located in the perfect location in downtown Halifax. It is only a short walk from the pier and all of the major attractions that line the boardwalk. The supermarket for food is also only a short walk down the street. Any of the major attractions in the downtown area and any of the bars, cafes, or shopping are all accessible quickly from this hostel, and if you are looking to travel to attractions a bit further away, the bus stop is close by.
Rooms and Bathrooms
The rooms here area quite spacious. They offer really comfortable beds and within the rooms you are also allocated a locker that is big enough for all of your luggage. There are bathrooms on every floor and within them there are showers and toilets that are in separate locked cubicles. The bathrooms and showers here are kept in very clean condition and are maintained daily.
This hostel is abuzz with common spaces. They have a large, spacious kitchen in which you can cook, plus a dining room that has lots of tables where you can sit around and eat, meet people, and use your computer. The hostel is also equipped with a television room that has an assortment of different DVDs and tapes of movies that you can watch for free. There is another quiet reading room around the corner from here that has a bookcase where you can take or leave reading materials.
The staff here are also really friendly and will help you with any questions that you have. Given the prime location, the atmosphere, the cleanliness of the hostel, and its excellent staff, we would recommend staying in this hostel when visiting Halifax!