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HI Vancouver Central

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1025 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4 Canada
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#12 of 104 Specialty lodging in Vancouver
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Smack dab in the middle of Granville Street's pub and club district, we're one of the newest Vancouver hostels -- and if you're angling for access to all the partying and good times you could want, without compromising on security, comfort, and cleanliness, then we're where you want to be!If you're looking for the fun of a hostel, but still want privacy, you'll love our ensuite private rooms (cable TV included!) and our two-bed dorms. These are our most popular room types, so make sure to book in advance!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
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Shared bathroom
Shared lounge / TV area
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Centrally Located
Budget
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English

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Grade: 100 out of 100
316Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
53Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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SISH wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia79 contributions13 helpful votes
Great location - close to shops, pubs, restaurants and bars, my friends and I walked everywhere. Nice clean rooms too with comfortable beds. My friend and I got a private room with a bunk bed. Not too noisey being right in town and hearing people talk wasn’t too bad. Only frustrating thing is the showers hot water taking so so so long to get hot. Would I stay again? Absolutely :)
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Izabela P wrote a review Dec 2019
110 contributions15 helpful votes
We stayed at HI Central for 9 nights. I can really recommend this place - it's clean and tidy, the staff is very friednly and welcoming, and I couldn't ask for better location. The breakfasts were superb - they're quite the same each day but satisfying (sweet pastries, apples, oranges, jam/peanut butter with toasts...). The only one annoying thing was a smell coming from our bathroom (we stayed in a room with private bathroom), which was just next to the shared bathroom. You could smell not only cosmetics but also weed (it wasn't allowed to smoke inside the building but apparently some people didn't care and some didn't control them). I'm tolerant and I understand the situation but something could be done in this case. Shared kitchen is equipped with microwaves, fridges, kettles... No hobs.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Micoud81 wrote a review Oct 2019
Cologne, Germany30 contributions5 helpful votes
I had a proper private room, bathroom included. Though located in the middle of Vancouver this place is quite silent and I‘d slept well if not shaken by the Jetlag. Breakfast is okay for one morning, I started eating outside as there are only toasts, cereals and bagels with butter, Marmelade and peanut butter. The only thing I really didn’t like was the attitude of the staff. They didn’t greet or even smiled at the guests. What’s the problem with being at least a little friendly to the guests?? Besides: perfect spot for exploring the city by feed. Also easily accessible by train and a few minutes of walk from the city center train station.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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HannieUk wrote a review Sep 2019
uk59 contributions64 helpful votes
The cheapest place in town but still overpriced. We stayed for two nights (second night only because we couldn't find anywhere else). The first night our room smelt like the toilets next door. The second night we had a cockroach. Everywhere needs a deep clean. The staff are very mixed, some very helpful others dismissive. The location is good. Would definitely stop elsewhere if in Vancouver again.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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David S wrote a review Sep 2019
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I am from Winnipeg Manitoba small place, but born and bred right in the praries and I can say I wondered if I was in Canada because the walls seemed to never be washed, my bed frame had what looked like a booger. One of the rooms had a bed bug that was feasting on me for 3 nights had to wash and dry everything! Had no re imburment for 160 dollars worth of travelling luggage or my 200 dollar winterboots I had to throw out. The staff there were more than friendly, nontheless proper cleanliness and inspection could have easily prevent this from happening and this place in my opinioun is managed terribly. Cleanliness for Canadians is always number one and from what Ive seen from this hostel is a quick cash grab from foreigners. Give us our moneys worth and make sure its clean.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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PRICE RANGE
$52 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hostelling international vancouver central hotel vancouver
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Royal Hotel
LOCATION
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouverGranville Street / Central / Downtown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
200
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Frequently Asked Questions about HI Vancouver Central
Which popular attractions are close to HI Vancouver Central?
Nearby attractions include Orpheum Theatre (0.2 miles), i-Exit Downtown Vancouver (0.1 miles), and The Commodore Ballroom (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at HI Vancouver Central?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at HI Vancouver Central?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at HI Vancouver Central?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to HI Vancouver Central?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge, Blue Water Cafe, and Italian Kitchen.
Is HI Vancouver Central located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Vancouver.
Are there any historical sites close to HI Vancouver Central?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Yaletown (0.3 miles), Engine 374 Pavilion (0.4 miles), and Gaoler's Mews (0.9 miles).