Historic Cumberland, is more than just a pretty face
Along with beautiful heritage buildings you will find a vibrant community and an abundance of outdoor activities from snowboarding and skiing in the winter to mountain biking and rock climbing in the summer.
Located in Downtown Cumberland.
This Tourism BC Approved Accommodation occupies an 1895 heritage building which served as the village hardware store prior to being tastefully restored and converted into a 30 bed hostel.
Each room offers WiFi access and shared bathrooms. Linens are provided. Guests can cook in the large common kitchen or grab a sandwich from Tarbell's Deli downstairs. The common room offers a wood stove and slate billiards table.
Friendly and Knowledgably Staff to Assist You.
HI-Cumberland's staff are knowledgeable of the surrounding area, they can give you plenty of tips and up to date maps of the area are available.
Cycling the Area.
The hostel is literally at the trail head for mountain biking in Cumberland and are a 25 minute drive to the lifts of Mount Washington. Bike rentals are available from Dodge City Cycles also downstairs from the hostel. Guided mountain bike rides are available from Island Mountain Rides.
Kudos to Us.
The Riding Fool Hostel was voted 'local pick' for Lonely Planet BC Edition (2007) and described as "one of the best hostels on Vancouver Island" and it is a Trip Advisor "Recommended Property"