Overview of Hostel
The Riding Fool Hostel is located in Cumberland on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. We're in the historic Tarbells building, a heritage ediface from the late 1800's, which we've updated to include a comfortable common room with a wood stove and pool table, a well-stocked kitchen, and cozy
Situated about halfway up the east side of Vancouver Island, Cumberland is centrally located and easily accessible by plane, train, bus, bike and car.
If traveling by car or bike, chances are you are coming from the south - take the Inland Island Highway (Hwy 19) North take exit 117 and follow signs to Cumberland. Veer left at the Peace Park, turn right at the first 4 way stop onto our main street which is Dunsmuir. At the next 4 way stop look to your left and you'll see our sign and entrance.
We are under 3 hrs from Victoria and closer from everywhere else..
The Riding Fool Hostel is located in Cumberland, BC, in the Comox Valley. Near the geographical center of Vancouver Island, the Riding Fool is an ideal base for cultural and athletic Island adventuring. Some nearby adventure opportunities: Mount Washington Alpine Resort Strathcona Provincial Park Forbidden Plateau Recreation Area Comox Lake Mountain Biking Scuba Diving Kayaking Denman & Hornby Islands Courtenay & Comox Rock Climbing
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
A bit about the hostel: no outside linens are allowed (e.g. pillows, blankets, sleeping bags, etc); linens are provided but it is recommended that you bring your own towel although we do have some for rent. We have an excellent well equipped kitchen, BBQ, gear storage room, large common area with wood stove, free pool table, and wireless access. We also have lift tickets for Mount Washington available at 10% off when packaged with your accommodation. Check in is between 4 & 10pm, check out is 11am and we have a 48 hour cancellation policy. After being checked in you will be given a key code and have 24 hour access. If you have any questions leading up to your stay please dont hesitate to contact us. Thank you for choosing the Riding Fool! 12% tax not included in the online rates. -- Riding Fool Hostel Cumberland BC, Canada firstname.lastname@example.org www.ridingfool.com 1-250-336-8250 1-888-313-3665