Hostels in Nanaimo, Canada

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Nanaimo here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Nanaimo Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Nanaimo. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Nanaimo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 2 Hostels in Nanaimo. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 2 hostels in Nanaimo, Canada. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Nanaimo such as
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Your Packing List for Nanaimo

Your Packing List for Nanaimo

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Nanaimo and Canada.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$37 Average dorm price
$35 Cheapest hostel in Nanaimo
1 Party hostels in Nanaimo
Cambie Hostel - Nanaimo is the best rated
7.1 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Nanaimo - from the Community

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