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Riding Fool Hostel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Riding Fool Hostel

Riding Fool Hostel

2 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Social distancing
2705 Dunsmuir Avenue, Cumberland, BC, V0R 1S0

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVancouver Island Visitor Centre6 min drive
  • Popular LocationI-Hos Gallery13 min drive
  • Popular LocationBlue Moon Winery14 min drive
  • AirportComox, BC (YQQ-Comox Valley)22 min drive

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About this area


Riding Fool Hostel is located in Cumberland. Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community and Comox Municipal Marina are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontology Centre and Courtenay and District Memorial Outdoor Pool. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.

What's nearby

  • Vancouver Island Visitor Centre - 6 min drive
  • Forbidden Studios and Outdoor Gallery - 11 min drive
  • Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontology Centre - 11 min drive
  • I-Hos Gallery - 13 min drive
  • Blue Moon Winery - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Comox, BC (YQQ-Comox Valley) - 22 min drive


  • Riders Pizza — 2 min walk
  • 4 Quarters Restaurant — 2 min walk
  • Cumberland Grind Espresso & Smoothie Bar — 3 min walk
  • Plates Eatery & Catering Co. — 9 min drive
  • White Spot — 10 min drive

About this property

Riding Fool Hostel

Hotel in Cumberland with free parking
Along with a snack bar/deli, this smoke-free hotel has a coffee shop/café and a microwave in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a refrigerator in a common area, concierge services, and laundry facilities. All 22 rooms boast fireplaces and offer free WiFi and 4 bathrooms. Guests will also find living rooms, dining areas, and coffee makers. Bathrooms are shared.
Riding Fool Hostel offers 22 accommodations with fireplaces and complimentary newspapers. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This Cumberland hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Microwaves and refrigerators can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • 1 coffee shop/café

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Ceiling fan


  • 4 bathrooms
  • Shower/tub combination

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining room
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Fireplace
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in from 3 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance

Access methods

Access code, private entrance


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 75 out of 103 reviews
5 - Excellent 73%
Rating 4 - Good. 19 out of 103 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 103 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 103 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 103 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fire place and lots of bathrooms made it a special stay
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic stay! Central in downtown Cumberland, easy access to shops and restaurants. Very clean and comfortable property with lots of amenities!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Spacious rooms, clean ed
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

This is a very well situated property in the heart of Cumberland and it was super easy to access the restaurants, bakery and cafes nearby. The hostel itself is in a old building, so sound does carry throughout the floor and for a light sleeper like myself it was hard to go to bed when the wall are paper thin! Like most hostels the place is only as clean as others make it so I was a bit disappointed especially during COVID that people weren't a bit more conscious about cleaning up after themselves. Especially in the bathroom - clean up your hair, and underwear! :P
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021