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Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown

1114 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1P1, Canada (Downtown)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast was very good. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms too. Staff was very friendly and there were good activities in the hostel. Especially the Capilano suspension bridge tour on Fridays with Erik! The hostel is very close to the sunset beach which is very beautiful and about 10 to 15 minutes from downtown.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here when the downtown HI hostel and Samesun were sold out and it was actually perfect for a quiet night before heading out early the next day. Close to numerous restaurants and bars etc. (and safeways). Granville st with most bars and clubs only 5-10mins walk. Clean and quiet rooms, nice bathrooms and good wifi in common areas... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Private couples room, July 2014. We were really impressed with this hostel. Fantastic location - right by davie st (great food, cafes, bars, etc) and sunset beach and only a 15-minute walk into the heart of downtown. Really helpful staff, even when the front desk was busy (and it often was). Clean and large rooms, great kitchen and relaxed vibe... More

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Whistler, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This HI is located in an amazing spot, we were close to shopping, bars and the aquabus to Granville Island - we walked everywhere. The staff was great and very helpful. The free breakfast provided was fantastic with a huge selection that made our mornings alot faster and cheaper!

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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pro- Large rooms, nice location, good atmosphere, organized tours, 24 hour front desk, provided towels, free breakfast, big kitchen with large commercial fridge. Con- Lacking A/C, could use an update and a deep clean We stayed in a 2 person private room with shared bathroom. We shared the bathroom with 1 other room, but had to get the front desk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The 5 days I was in Vancouver were in the 30s everyday and as a result my 4th floor room was sweltering! No air conditioning and tiny windows meant that even at night when the temp dropped outside it remained +30 inside my room. Otherwise, the staff was helpful, the kitchen and free breakfast was wonderful and there was even... More

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Hostel was good, nice location, clean etc. However with ANY HI reservation on booking.com be aware the prices are based on you having a HI card which gives you 25% off - therefore without this card (which costs $25 each) the price you are given on booking.com is NOT the price you will pay - you will need to add... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The good: Friendly and fairly knowledgeable staff. Clean. Comfy beds. Safe, quiet street that is walking distance to many destinations including Stanley Park, Gastown, Canada Place (where you can catch free shuttles to Capilano Suspension Bridge or Grouse Mountain) and more. Has payphones, kitchen w/ complimentary breakfast (bagels, toast), and both male and female bathrooms with 3 toilets and 3... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

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