There are other budget-friendly places to stay in Nelson, but they can't compete with our friendly staff, understated elegance, and unique community.

Reservations can be made at the Dancing Bear Inn by telephone, fax, or online.  To make an online reservation or check availability for your desired dates, please complete the reservation form below. Online reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance. Reservations may be booked up to a year in advance via telephone (a 50% deposit will be required for all reservations beyond 6 months).

So, what are you waiting for? Book now because our beds are going fast! 


The hostel is simply beautiful and cozy. Probably the most beautiful hostel that I've ever stayed. I love the furniture and decoration inside as well. The room is spacious and very clean.

Satisfied Guest, from a verified review