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Hostelling International Vancouver Central

1025 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4, Canada (Formerly Royal Hotel) (Downtown)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hostel for 5 nights and was quoted $160 on hostels.com. When I checked in I was given the price of $206 and told that the quote was 25% less because an HI membership is used for the quote. Annoying. I was then told that there is no parking available, which i could find written no where on... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for exploring Vancouver and didn't spend a lot of time in the hostel so it was ok. Good free breakfast, an added bonus. Only downside was the people in the hostel weren't particularly outgoing so if in Vancouver alone, might be worth getting on a tour to make friends. Wifi was good, a great location for planning the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good price for a very good place. Excellent location, close to the greatest area in downtown Vancouver. The breakfast is enough according to the price that is paid. All the staff is very nice and kind, and the place also has a TV room, a living room and computers to the customers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You pay for what you get. And it is not bad what you get here. Place: The hostel is located in downtown Vancouver, walking distance from the CBD. Major bus lines stopp directly in front of the hostel and get you where you want. I recommend a day ticket for $9,75 - buy st 7Eleven. The bad side of being... More

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Jihlava, Vysocina, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed in this hostel only for one night. I cant compare if the price is good according to the qouality because we spend all the rest of our holiday in a motorhome... We had a private room, the view from the room was to the inner part of buildings which was not so good, but...it is a hostel. OK.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My girlfriend and I had a private room on the 4th floor here for three nights in June. The view from the window of a building site was less that impressive, but everything else was more than we expected. The room was more like a hotel room than a hostel, the bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was all... More

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Limerick, Irlande
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

You cant expect more for the price you pay, or maybe a real kitchen (only two microwaves is not enough for people staying for a week or more). Staff at the front desk is very nice and helpful. The hostel is quite clean, quiet. Rooms are ok (I stayed in a 4 beds dormitory) and locker is big.

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great value for what you pay, and the location can't be beat. We had a private room with bath, and the bathroom was very spacious, clean and had been recently updated. The shared facilities are a little dingy, but with character. There is no parking on site, however you can park at the Downtown HI, just six... More

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Brisbane
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31 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Great location in the middle of Granville St but no party noise in the rooms at night. Very clean rooms and bathrooms and cheap tickets to the hockey too! Overall a great place to stay, though I feel the Samesun across the street is better for meeting people and partying. I did have a problem with the lock on the... More

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Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I would never recommend this hostel to anyone. I was there for 3 nights in 2012 and had a terrible experiency. First of all, I booked my stay in their website in a 4 bed dorm only for girls and when arrived there the guy in the reception told me they had no spot in 'only girls' rooms, so i... More

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Address: 1025 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4, Canada (Formerly Royal Hotel)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Smack dab in the middle of Granville Street's pub and club district, we're one of the newest Vancouver hostels -- and if you're angling for access to all the partying and good times you could want, without compromising on security, comfort, and cleanliness, then we're where you want to be!If you're looking for the fun of a hostel, but still want privacy, you'll love our ensuite private rooms (cable TV included!) and our two-bed dorms. These are our most popular room types, so make sure to book in advance! ... more   less 
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