The iconic Dancing Bear Inn has been a staple in the Nelson community since the early 1990’s.
We have been told that our cozy, clean and friendly “home” is one of the best hostels to experience on your journey.
We have many added on amenities that will help make you feel at home such as a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, boot drying room, bike room, storage lockers, and much more.
With Nelson having some of the best cafe’s, restaurants, and shops around, we are always happy to assist you in checking out many local friends operating other great businesses around.
Enjoy your stay on the Kootenay Riviera! Nelson is unlike anywhere else in the best possible way.