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Vancouver Backpacker Guesthouse

7020 Gray Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia V5J 1B9, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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75 reviews 75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

As mentioned in other reviews, you may be told to come to one property, but be moved somewhere else upon arrival of the staff member. So yeah, they took me from a house to an apartment building, which was even closer to skytrain and shops, so no complaints. Now this is not a typical hostel, it is more of a... More 

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Western Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
27 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Was comfortable enough. Bed was ok and everything was clean. Staff were lovely- all very relaxed and easy going. Good location for train and Metrotown. Pizza and vietnamese food close by. Good budget accommodation

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Houston, Texas, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This hostel is actually a house in a neighborhood close to Skytrain, a HUGE shopping center, and a library. The staff was very helpful (and apologetic when we had to wait on towels). You take off your shoes upon entry which we thought was kind of charming in a very homey way, and there are two kitchens-one upstairs and one... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

This is one of my favourite hostels I've ever been to. This was my first time in Canada and the staff made me feel very comfortable by giving an overview of all the attractions in the area and the places I should avoid. They recommended a Greek restaurant called Stefos in the city which was delicious and a great value!... More 

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Norfolk, England
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14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Personally I enjoyed my 3 night stop here, after 2 weeks of Downtown city hostels it was a nice change to stay somewhere quiet and relaxed, very homely. However it's definitely not for everyone, the area (burnaby) is a typical suburban sprawl ie. safe and friendly however there is not a lot to do in the area. A 10 minute... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

this is a cheap and easy place to stay with the staff comprising of travellers to work to live there. its pretty homey as its a house which has been converted and they are improving the place as it goes but staying there was easy and those who were up for socialising did and those who didn't stayed in their... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We had a similar experience to Marie below. This place was much worse inside than advertised and we ended up rebooking elsewhere for our second night. Contrary to what the house manager said, my card was charged (despite assertions to the contrary) and the owner was very unsympathetic to issues with the property and our bad experience. Never stay here!... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Very good location, close to Metrotown Skytrain Station. Good money value. Quiet and safe place. Extraordinary friendly and helpful staff. We received a lot of very useful information and tips. Big thank you for that!

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

clean, good location. It is about 10 min. walk to Metrotown Skytrain, a large mall, stores, shops, restaurants. Good security. Free street parking...great. (I was staying downtown hostel the night before, and it cost me 12 dollars on parking. ) I am in a 4 people male dorm room at this backpacker house, and spent 19 dollars a night with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

very convenient location from the Metrotown skytran station. the staff were very friendly and helpful! room was simple and clean.Quite cold in the common room and the kitchen is realy convenient.. Would stay again for sure.

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Address: 7020 Gray Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia V5J 1B9, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Burnaby
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 6 Specialty Lodging in Burnaby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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