In addition to the choices listed in this guide, there are two hostels in the area. The Digby Backpackers Inn (tel. 902/245-4573;, at 168 Queen St., is newish and quite good. Run by an international couple, it offers dorm beds for C$25 a night and double rooms for C$60; all bathrooms are shared, but breakfast is included with the rate. The Brier Island Hostel (tel. 902/839-2273;, on Brier Island, offers beds for C$18 adults, C$9 children 6 and under.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.