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Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown

1114 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1P1, Canada (Downtown)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Nanaimo, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I come to Vancouver for concerts I usually stay at this hostel. It is well located but not in the busy area of downtown Vancouver so its pretty quiet. The staff was helpful and I will stay here again.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at the HI-Downtown several times and it's always been a pleasant experience. Its location is perfect: close to everything, but in a quieter area compared to other hostels. Staff is friendly, efficient, & nice. Place is always clean. Beds in dorms are comfortable (though mattresses are a bit hard). Rooms are a decent size, but they get a... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you are in Vancouver and want to be in a great location, stay here. You couldn’t get a better hostel. It is outstanding. I stayed here for just under one month. The team were all excellent. Nothing was ever too much trouble. Their local knowledge was helpful and valuable, and they went above and beyond my expectations of them... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed in this hostel for 1 week and found it hard to fault the place! The staff are friendly and enforce the regulations well which was comforting to see, security reasons etc. We stayed in a four bed dorm which was clean and It had a sink which was handy. The rooms get quite hot and stuffy though so... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I'll be staying here again this month when I'm in town for business and a concert. Clean, friendly and affordable. An oasis of peace and quiet only steps from Granville and within walking distance of the Skytrain and the downtown club/theater scene.

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HI-VancouverDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown, responded to this review

Hello Robert; Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are happy you enjoyed our quiet location in the Westend. We are located in a residential neighborhood, but close to the action. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to our hostel! Kind regards, Maicke/Hostel Manager More

Stroud, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I stayed here at the end of march and arrived about 8pm. The front desk staff were great and instantly welcoming which was great as this was the first time I've travelled alone. I was in a four man room top bunk the bed was ok I mean it's a hostel it's not going to be top notch but was... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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328 reviews 328 reviews
38 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A very, clean, secure and well run hostel. The staff were very friendly and extremely helpful with things. The free breakfast is a lot more than you get in some B&Bs. Near to Davie Street with lots of restaurants and shops. Easyish walk or bus into Gastown etc. Rooms maybe a tad on the small side if the luggage will... More

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Mount Gambier
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We were very pleased with our 3 night stay at this Hostel. They made us feel exceptionally welcome with our 2 young boys aged 2 and 5. The beds were comfortable, free breakfast exceeded all expectations and they had a little table with crayons and paper to amuse and entertain the boys. The laundry facilities were great too. Location enabled... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

The hostel was generally very good, the staff were very helpful and the rooms generally very good. We stayed a couple of times during our time in Canada, one of the rooms we had was right next to the kitchen which was a little noisy but other than that it was all good. Pleanty of the free breakfast and good... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I stayed here for 5 nights and had a good overall experience; the staff are friendly, lockers and towels are provided, as is breakfast (toast and bagels, coffee and juice), and there are lots of trips on offer- I went on Erilk's Capilano daytrip which I would highly recommend- he was brilliant! The free wifi wasn't great and frequently disconnected-... More

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Address: 1114 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1P1, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown , West End
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