Hostels in Kelowna, Canada

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Get to know Kelowna (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Kelowna.

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Located on the beautiful Lake Okanagan and nestled among the mountains is the stunning town of Kelowna. Perhaps most famous for its skiing during the winter months at Big White Ski Resort, there is also much to offer around this region in the summer months.

The Okanagan region is renowned for its fresh produce, so make sure that you get on in and buy some amazing cherries or other fruits and vegetables that they have in the area if you are here in the summer. They also have some good wineries in the area where you can take tours if wine is more your thing.

For those that love to be in the outdoors, there is an abundances of lakes and water activities such as kayaking -- ask your hostel staff about where to hire kayaks. There is also some amazing hiking around the area as well. Your visit should also include a trip to the Myra Canyon as it is beautiful.

There are Kelowna hostels both in the downtown center, with some further out on the highway and one at Big White itself. As they are scattered around the city, it is best to do some research on how will get to your hostel after you arrive. If you don't have a car and are arriving by bus, some of the Kelowna hostels do a shuttle service from the bus station. The hostel staff in each of the respective hostels should also be able to give you a run down on how to get around Kelowna and where to find the nearest food supplies.

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A hostel in Kelowna costs $23 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Kelowna costs $54. (based on price comparison)
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Kelowna Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kelowna, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$23 Average dorm price
$54 Average private room price
$23 Cheapest hostel in Kelowna
7.1 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Kelowna - from the Community

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