The Dancing Bear is a first-rate hostel right in the thick of things downtown. The atmosphere and furnishings are more like what you'd expect to find in a B&B -- a grimy backpackers' flophouse this is definitely not. The furniture is locally made from pine, beds are made up with down duvets, and paintings by area artists grace the walls. This is not your everyday hostel, and even if you're not... more
We've stayed here a couple of times and think it's just great. It's in a great location and the staff are friendly. We usually get a private double room, which has everything we need. There are shared washrooms with decent shower hours. The shower's water pressure was weak, but still did the job. There's parking, which is good. No air conditioning in the rooms and the bugs and moths seemed to... more
We stayed here for 1 night on a road trip to Whitewater Mountain as Nelson is the closest town with accommodation.
Dancing Bear Inn is a Hostel in the Hosteling International Group so if you have a membership you instantly get a discounted rate otherwise you have to pay $4 extra a night per person in a dorm room. The Hostel is on one of Nelson's main streets so its in the perfect location to go... more
Dancing Bear Inn offers these services: tourism, hotel, youth hostel, lodging.
Accommodating travellers on the road less taken. Unlike hotels, the Dancing Bear rents beds as well as rooms, and offers facilities which are common, rather than private. This means that most of the time, you