Hostel in Rivière-du-Loup, Canada

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Get to know Rivière-du-Loup (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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Rivière-du-Loup, which translates to "wolf river," is situated on the south side of the St. Lawrence River and is one of the larger towns along the highway toward the Maritimes. The main street is abuzz with small cafes and bars and small arts and craft shops to visit. Along the way, you will find several signs directing you toward historical buildings in the area, giving you information about the buildings and the people that helped to shape the town.

One of the most prominent attractions in Rivière-du-Loup is Parc du Chutes, home to several hiking paths along the river and through the beautiful greenery that is around the area. The hydroelectric power station for the town is located here too; it can be seen next to the waterfall that cascades down the rocks beside it. Other attractions that may interest you are the historical and interpretive sights down main street and the old church buildings.

If you want to cross the river and explore the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River, the ferry to St. Simeon takes its one-hour journey five times daily during the summer months directly from Rivière-du-Loup.

Hostels in Rivière-du-Loup are scattered throughout the town. The hostel staff should be able to point you toward any food stores or amenities that you may require during your stay. While it is easy enough to walk around in the downtown area, some hostels are too far out to walk and if you do not have a car to get around, you may also need to ask about bus routes to get to certain attractions.

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FAQ about Rivière-du-Loup Hostels

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Your Packing List for Rivière-du-Loup

Your Packing List for Rivière-du-Loup

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Rivière-du-Loup 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 Rivière-du-Loup, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$26 Average dorm price
$26 Cheapest hostel in Rivière-du-Loup
9.1 Average rating of all hostels

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