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Dancing Bear Inn

An European style, make your own bed and breakfast lodge.

Dancing Bear hosts travellers from all over the world and caters to visitors of all ages in a family friendly environment. A cozy and beautiful hostel, centrally located and a short walk from the city’s main attractions.

Amenities include:

  • guest kitchen and dining area
  • library of books, games and videos
  • internet access
  • laundry facilities
  • on-site parking

Outdoor patio and barbecue grill are also available during the summer.

The accommodation configuration includes private rooms, private double rooms, dormitories and group rooms. Guests share well-appointed washrooms and showers.

Private & Private Double Rooms
Simple, but extremely comfortable with a set of bunk beds (private) and additional double bed (double room) outfitted with cozy duvets and quality bed liners. Each room features an attractive washbasin/vanity, hardwood floors, handcrafted desk and secure storage.

Ideal for single travellers on a budget who don’t mind sharing a room with others. Each dorm accommodates 8 guests. Each bunk-style bed has its own cozy duvet, quality bed liner and secure storage locker.

Group Rooms
Four and 8 bedroom options, ideal for families and small groups.

Sustainability Initiatives
Dancing Bear Inn has registered for the EcoBase Carbon Software, through Kootenay Rockies Tourism to help them calculate their carbon emissions and offer tools in offsetting and reducing those emissions.

Outdoor activities in Nelson and area are limitless.  They include hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, sailing and skiing at nearby Whitewater Resort.

Dancing Bear Inn has been providing budget accommodation to travellers for 25 years.

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Contact Information

171 Baker Street


V1L 4H1



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