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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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great hostel and the prices are reasonable. We had a room with private bathroom, which was very nice. We made many international friends at the hostel and went on an arranged pub crawl and a guided tour to Granville Island (a peninsula and shopping district in Vancouver). Overall a great experience.

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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As the name suggested, it locates at convenience location, bus stop just outside, two blocks to Canada Line station, restaurants and shopping area nearby The hostel is a bit old but yet clean I stayed in a private room with share bathroom, there are several bathrooms and it is not difficult to find one that is not occupied and they... More

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Bucks
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a week before finding a place to reside in Vancouver. I was previously staying at the Samesun across the road and although it was friendly, I wanted somewhere quiet as i had started working. I have to say I did get a decent amount of sleep and the dorm rooms were quite spacious. I did find that... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location in party district, friendly and professional staff, great breakfast, clean bathrooms, quite small dorm rooms and noisy doors. But the doors, access to floors and bathrooms are all accessed by swipe cards so it's super secure. The breakfasts are a great way to meet people, as there is cereal, fruit, toast and pastries, tea, coffee and juice available as... More

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Puurs, Belgium
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Not luxurious, but you know what you get for the price. In fact, the double room with ensuite bathroom is pretty decent, towels and all (haven't seen the dorm rooms, so don't know about those). Perhaps a bit noisy, but that's due to the visitors coming up the stairs, not the hostel itself. Free continental breakfast included, but there is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have stayed in hostels for the past 40 years and the one on Granville in Vancouver has the best free breakfast of all. The dining room is tiny but you can take turns and most folks stay in their rooms and shower and only come late. I had so much fun there last summer during my weeks stay at... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in August in a private room on the first floor with a shared bathroom. The room and the bathrooms were nice and clean and the bed was comfortable. There was free breakfast which we thought was actually quite good however the breakfast room is small and doesn't have enough seating. The person working for the... More

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed here last week. It was fine for one night, especially as I was flying out the next day, but I would not want to spend more than a night here. It's central and very convenient for downtown, but not nearly as nice as the Jericho Beach hostel. Having said that, the staff are great and very welcoming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Our floor had the smell of urine. the kitchen and living areas are small and crowded. great location but Better value at hi Vancouver downtown where we stayed previously. They do a good breakfast and staff at counter were nice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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Address: 1025 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4, Canada (Formerly Royal Hotel)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
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