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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 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
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)27 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.

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) - 27 min drive


  • Riders Pizza — 2 min walk
  • Jo Klassen's Restaurant — 9 min drive
  • Locals Restaurant at the Old House — 11 min drive
  • Tita's — 11 min drive
  • Yiamas Greek Taverna — 11 min drive

About this property

Riding Fool Hostel

Hotel in Cumberland with free parking
Along with a coffee shop/café, this smoke-free hotel has a snack bar/deli 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.

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
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • French


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area


  • 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

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 credit cards

Property is also known as

Riding Fool Hostel Cumberland
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 64 out of 89 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 89 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 89 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 89 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 89 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff, funky facilities, great atmosphere, good value, very clean.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean, friendly, exactly what we needed. Thank you!!!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Super friendly staff! Fun place to stay!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A beautifully updated heritage property. Warm, clean, and cozy. Excellent staff.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021