Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions

What are your office hours? 

10:30am – 7pm

What if I will be arriving after office hours? 

No worries, please call or text (250) 336-8250 before 7pm and we can provide all the necessary information to check you in remotely.

Where is the Riding Fool Hostel located? 

2705 Dunsmuir Avenue, Cumberland BC.  Also, check out Google Maps

Do I need a reservation?

Reservations are recommended but not required. To reserve we require a credit card number. If you should need to cancel no charges will be applied with 48 hours notice. If less than 48 hours full charges apply.

Is there a kitchen?

Yes, there is a fully equipped kitchen and BBQ for guest use.

Are linens supplied?

Yes, All linens are supplied so leave the sleeping bag at home.

How much does it cost to stay?

Please see our rates page.

When can we check in?

4pm (earlier check in may be possible)

What time is check out?


Do you allow pets?

Sorry, no pets out of consideration for other guests.

How far are you from Mt.Washington Alpine Resort?

We are 25 minutes from the lifts of Mt. Washington.

How do we get there by bus?

Visit or For the municipal bus schedule check out