Hostel in Bonavista, Canada

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Get to know Bonavista (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 Bonavista. To help you make friends with Bonavista before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is today a bustling tourist town in the summer, and a sleepy remote outport in the winter. When John Cabot became the first European to spot the rocky shore of Newfoundland in the late fifteenth century, he probably didn’t think a charming town would pop up in the same place. But over the next five hundred-plus years, the village of Bonavista would rise and fall with the whims of the local fishing and transportation industries.

Come for the history, but stay for the nature. At the tip of a long peninsula, Bonavista is hours from anything resembling a city. Its lighthouse is famously photogenic, and its hills have epic views of sheer cliffs, crashing waves, gigantic icebergs, and serene whales. Swing by neighbouring villages for Newfoundland’s famous hospitality, or cozy up with a book in a Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada hostel to wait out the weather.

If you’re looking for a bite to eat, head to the centre of town and take your pick of fine modern cuisine or hearty Newfoundland classics, always set in rustic heritage buildings. Explore fascinating historic sites, then move to the coast for great coffee, or to the outskirts of town for ice cream. If you’re there on a weekend, pop into a pub for some live Celtic-influenced music, or to the theatre for a movie or a show.

To know a town is to know its neighbourhood. Extend your stay in a Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada hostel by exploring the wider region, with hours of hiking trails and countless tiny hamlets tucked away in their own little harbours, from Trinity East to Tickle Cove.

Budget accommodations and hostels in Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, are uncommon, so it pays to book ahead. They can generally be found to the periphery of the village, while the more expensive Bonavista hotels and holiday homes are clustered in the centre. This is to your advantage -- the town is small, so even if you’re traveling on foot, you’re only ever a few minutes away from anywhere.

Written by local enthusiast for Bonavista hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Bonavista hostels Paulie Den

FAQ about Bonavista Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Bonavista, Canada. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Bonavista

Your Packing List for Bonavista

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Bonavista 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 Bonavista, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$31 Average dorm price
$31 Cheapest hostel in Bonavista
Hostel HI - Bonavista is the cheapest
7.7 Average rating of all hostels

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