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Cambie Hostel Gastown

300 Cambie St @ Cordova St | Gastown, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2N3, Canada
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I stayed here in summer, the rooms are pretty hot, no real airflow which was quite unpleasant some nights. There is a bar downstairs which is fun but as others have mentioned, it is noisy in the rooms, even in the rooms that are not overlooking the beer garden. Location is good. Wifi is a joke. Free breakfast is a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 6 nights non-consecutively while in Canada. Good points include: it's very close to everywhere you need to be. Just up the road from Gastown (with the Steam clock straight down the road), the ferry port, the railway station and plenty of bars, restaurants and takeaways. The beds are much larger than single bunks, and are always clean... More 

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Schinznach Dorf, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stared our travel in vancouver in cambie. On our time in kanada we came back to the cambie 5time. The staff people are really lovley and helped us a lot. Thanx guys!! Most time we had a privat room in the 2 floor. They was clean and on the second floor its quiet. The kitchen is really small but... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have chosen this Hostel in order to be in Downtown Vancouver. location of the Hostel is absolutely great. Everything else not that much. We arrived early in the morning and we managed to leave our bag in the Hostel. Hostel has bar/restaurant on site with decent food quality but bartenders act stupid when you ask them something. Front Desk... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stayed here in September 2014. Was told over the phone when booking that we would be allowed to check in 1 hour early and that there was parking next door and we would be given a parking code. Upon arriving I was met with an EXCEPTIONALLY rude receptionist who completely ignored me a solid ten minutes while he kept answering... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This hostel is quite accessible by sky train from the airport and is in the heart of the Downtown.The Big bus ,hop on hop off tours start from near this hostel. Basically this is a very old hostel mostly visited bu students.The toilets are poorly maintained .The hostel is attached to a pub and there is a lot of noise.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I will never stay here again. It's 1.30AM and the relentless doof from the music downstairs is vibrating my bed. The people in the pub are rowdy and when someone walks / runs down the corridor, the floor shakes. It doesn't feel like a stable building. I feel like there's a massive party all around and I can't shut it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a double room which was on the second floor and proved very spartan. No cooking facilities on the floor. The shower was fine if you like showering in a broom cupboard - hardly enough room to turn around and no place to hang clothes, towel, etc. Whilst well located, you have to expect it to be noisy and... More 

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