The Haven Hostel

226 Ambrose Street, Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay, Canada, Distance from city centre: 3.7km

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Thunder Bay's first downtown hostel has arrived! And of course we want our guests to have the best possible experience. Whether you love the outdoors, music, art, history or some of the best food and brew northwestern Ontario has to offer, we can get you sorted. Or if you want to sit in with us and drink coffee (we love coffee), you can enjoy all the amenities your haven has to offer.

We are located in Thunder Bay, one of the most beautiful cities in Canada. Our facilites have a privileged location, near to some of the finest landmarks and attractions of the area such as Prince Arthur's Landing, Wilson Street Headland, Port Arthur Stadium and many other attractions that you can enjoy and discover in our facilities.

We have three private queen rooms complete with en suite bathrooms, 2 POD dormitories and three rustic bunk bed dormitories. All guests of the dormitories have access to brand new bathrooms that are super chic. Come snag a book in our book nook that is comfortable and complete with a leather couch and some greenery! We also include a varying continental breakfast for our adventurous guests.

The Haven Hostel Policies and Conditions:

No Cancellation fee in effect up to 48 hours prior to booking for groups less than 10. The first night of the reservation will be charged to the credit card on file should the cancellation fall within 48 hours of your booking date.

For groups of 10 or more / ENTIRE building rentals a 15% non-refundable deposit is required and cancellations must be made 14 days in advance. If cancellation is made between 14-30 days prior, 50% of the remaining amount oweing will be charged above the initial deposit. If made within 14 days the rental fee will be forfeited.

In case of a no-show booking, the full room rate will be charged to the credit card on file for the first night only.

Check in from 11:00.
Check out before 15:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit or card, within regular reception hours; credit cards and debit cards only after 8 PM (winter) and 10 PM (summer)
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes not included - 13.00% HST, 4% Municipal Accommodation Tax
Breakfast included.

General:

The reception service is open from 08.00 to 22:00
After Hours Intercom available 24/7 - Always someone available to help and book you in
No curfew - Strict Quiet Hours after 10 PM

Pet friendly - We allow dogs and cats in our facility, in our Main Floor Suite, for your convenience! Animal fees are $15.00 per night, per animal, to allow for extra cleaning time. We have a two dog/animal limit within our establishment for the comfort of our guests. Any damage done to the room will be assessed and charged accordingly to the guest. Animals are NOT allowed on the bed. If evidence of the animal is found on the bed or any damage is done to the bed or sheets, a fee will be charged. For Walk-Ins A Pet Waiver and Policy must be signed upon arrival to the hostel that is within our terms and conditions. Dogs are not to be left unattended without being in a crate, and only if the animal does not cause disruptance to other guests or animal services may be called. Animals should remain on leash at all times within the establishment. Please contact us for more information.

Child friendly.
Non smoking.
The maximum period of stay is 14 days. Some exceptions allowed.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Card Phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

The Haven Hostel Policies and Conditions:

No Cancellation fee in effect up to 48 hours prior to booking for groups less than 10. The first night of the reservation will be charged to the credit card on file should the cancellation fall within 48 hours of your booking date.

For groups of 10 or more / ENTIRE building rentals a 15% non-refundable deposit is required and cancellations must be made 14 days in advance. If cancellation is made between 14-30 days prior, 50% of the remaining amount oweing will be charged above the initial deposit. If made within 14 days the rental fee will be forfeited.

In case of a no-show booking, the full room rate will be charged to the credit card on file for the first night only.

Check in from 11:00.
Check out before 15:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit or card, within regular reception hours; credit cards and debit cards only after 8 PM (winter) and 10 PM (summer)
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes not included - 13.00% HST, 4% Municipal Accommodation Tax
Breakfast included.

General:

The reception service is open from 08.00 to 22:00
After Hours Intercom available 24/7 - Always someone available to help and book you in
No curfew - Strict Quiet Hours after 10 PM

Pet friendly - We allow dogs and cats in our facility, in our Main Floor Suite, for your convenience! Animal fees are $15.00 per night, per animal, to allow for extra cleaning time. We have a two dog/animal limit within our establishment for the comfort of our guests. Any damage done to the room will be assessed and charged accordingly to the guest. Animals are NOT allowed on the bed. If evidence of the animal is found on the bed or any damage is done to the bed or sheets, a fee will be charged. For Walk-Ins A Pet Waiver and Policy must be signed upon arrival to the hostel that is within our terms and conditions. Dogs are not to be left unattended without being in a crate, and only if the animal does not cause disruptance to other guests or animal services may be called. Animals should remain on leash at all times within the establishment. Please contact us for more information.

Child friendly.
Non smoking.
The maximum period of stay is 14 days. Some exceptions allowed.

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From the airport by taxi:

The Thunder Bay International Airport provides a Taxi Service, however it is encouraged that you pre-arrange your transportation with a taxi service prior to arriving to Thunder Bay to avoid wait times. It is not always guaranteed that a taxi will be waiting outside once you’ve landed, especially if you’re arriving late at night. You can call a taxi ahead of time and inform them of your flight arrival and your name and a taxi will be outside the airport waiting for you. If you happened to not pre-arrange a taxi, there is a direct line at the airport to Roach’s Yellow Taxi located by the luggage carousel, left of the men’s washroom.
Thunder Bay has two taxi services that you can call:

Once in a taxi ask for The Haven Hostel. In case the taxi driver isn't sure, the address is 226 Ambrose St. We are located between John St. and Red River Rd. just off of Court St. Taxi’s in Thunder Bay run by a meter that will calculate your cost. The ride should take about 20-25 minutes, depending on traffic.

From Western Canada by car :

If you're coming from West of Thunder Bay:
Driving along the Trans-Canada Highway, you’ll turn left onto Highway ON-102. After approximately 33 km, Highway ON-102 will turn into Red River Rd. You’ll come to a set of street lights. Drive straight through the street lights and stay on Red River Rd. until you come to Court St. Turn right onto Court St. Approximately 2.5 blocks down Court St. you will turn left onto Ambrose St. This is a one way street! The Haven Hostel will be approximately 100 m down and will be located on your left side.

From Eastern Canada by car:

Driving along the Trans-Canada Highway, you’ll take the Hodder Ave. exit. Turn left at the stop sign, staying on Hodder Ave. Follow Hodder Ave. for approximately 10 minutes (or about 7 km). Turn right onto Pearl St. Drive through one set of street lights and stop at the next stop sign. You’ll turn left onto Court St. About half a block down, turn left onto Ambrose St. This is a one way street! The Haven Hostel will be approximately 100 m down and will be located on your left side.

From the United States via the Grand Portage/ Pigeon River border crossing:

Follow Highway ON-61 North into Thunder Bay. Once you get into Thunder Bay, you'll drive through two sets of street lights. Turn right at the third set of lights onto the Harbour Expressway. Follow the Harbour Expressway until you reach Fort William Rd. (fourth set of lights). Turn left onto Fort William Rd. Drive approximately 3 km and turn left onto Bay St. You’ll turn right at the first set of lights you come to onto Court St. Drive approximately 350 m and turn right onto Ambrose St. This is a one way street! The Haven Hostel will be approximately 100 m down and will be located on your left side.

Located Near

Eight hours from any other major city, nestled on the shores of Lake Superior, the largest fresh water lake in the world, with hundreds of inland lakes nearby; world class rock climbing, swimming... opportunities are endless! We are located near the city’s waterfront where you can walk Port Arthur’s Marina, skate on the rink in the winter, skateboard the park in the summer, browse local art, listen to live music for free or enjoy rich local craft brew at one of our summer festivals!

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