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Hostelling International Vancouver Central

1025 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4, Canada (Formerly Royal Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Messed up my booking for samesun accross the road so ended up spending a night here in the last room they had available! A very quiet and less social hostel than most (especially compared to samesun accross the street) but if that's what you're Into this place delivers! Plenty of (SPOTLESS) bathrooms available and never once waited, even at peak... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the private room at the hostel and it was a descent one for the money as compared to other hotels in the area. Nice location with easy transport to attractions of Vancouver We requested for a room at the top floor which was provided which helped us avoid th night noise as the area is famous for night... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hostel because I couldn't book the hotel I planed to stay at. The price is very cheap, but the room was neither clean nor comfortable. What was worse, one person in the same room snored very badly, which prevented me from having comfortable sleep.


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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Pros: cheap, 24-hr front desk (good if your flight comes in at 1am like mine did). Free breakfast!! Washrooms are private, not communal. The kitchen is spacious and there's a lot of couches. And free wifi!!! Cons: this place is in the middle of the club/bar scene that suits the 22 year old crowd. It can be loud out there... More 

San Diego, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I stayed in a 4 bed room. Had air conditioning and was very clean. Bed was comfortable.Bathrooms include a private shower so no communal showers. Bathrooms were very clean and I personally saw them being cleaned at least 3 times a day. Breakfast had a lot of choices and was fresh . Blueberry scones were delicious. Like most hostels not... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I stayed here for a night during peak summer season. Many crappy hotels this time of year are charging well over $200 for a not so nice room. So in comparison HI Central is great value. The staff were friendly, the bed was comfortable and includes a continental breakfast. Only four people to a room and they are air conditioned!... More 

Maryville, Tennessee
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44 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The hostel was staffed by friendly people, the location was great for walking around anywhere downtown, the value was great, the hostel was very clean, private washrooms (not community showers), and that is my opinion for the $23/ night USD I paid. The room I was in on the 4th floor could use a carpet shampoo, as the room kind... More 

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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We stayed at this property for two days, from 1st Aug to 3rd. It was the height of the peak season, since on 1st was the Taylor swift concert and 2nd was the Vancouver Pride! The city was buzzing with activity and thus most hotels were full. We booked this as it was fairly economical. Some things we really appreciated:... More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I only stayed for 2 days, but found the hostel was in decent shape and fairly clean and quiet. The location is awesome and although i was worried about being on a busy party street, I really didn't notice any excessive noise. Overall, I would recommend this hostel to others who are lookjng for a safe, conveniently located, and clean... More 

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This hostel was okay, I paid $250 a week and got a tiny room with four other people. the place was clean, and the staff were friendly. its on a main street however and it can be loud at nighttime depending on what side of the building you are on

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