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Hostelling International Vancouver Central

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews granville street free breakfast i stayed in a private room bed female dorm homeless people own bathroom common areas entertainment district breakfast room night life stayed here for nights the wi fi skytrain station enjoyed my stay two blocks beds were comfortable stanley park
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hostel is excellent, walk-able to the heart of the city and various public transport option. Hostel is clean though in need of some renovation work. Free breakfast was provided, with a fairly good variety. Hostel has an excellent line-up of activities...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ElatiorG
Response from VCTHostelManager, Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver CentralResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with us and commenting -- glad to hear you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed December 11, 2018

A couple of blocks away from Skytrain, some bus stops right in front of the property, which makes it convenient for getting around the city. Staffs were friendly. I stayed in a private room with ensuite. They had towels and body soap in the bathroom....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Niameow
Response from VCTHostelManager, Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver CentralResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your stay! The building is generally quite warm through the winter, but we always have extra heaters and blankets available from the front desk, for anyone who still finds it chilly. All bathroom windows are frosted,...More

Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

I walk past this questionable establishment most days on my way to work. It is glaringly obvious that this hostel is passing itself off as acceptable by planting flower boxes in the windows. Sorry folks but band -aid solutions aren’t gonna fix it! It is...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from VCTHostelManager, Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver CentralResponded 4 weeks ago

Instead of listening to one person who has never stayed at our hostel, I encourage anyone reading this to check out the feedback of tens of thousands of Hostelworld guests, who have rated us at 8.1 on their 10-point scale. Or head to Google, whose...More

Reviewed November 20, 2018

There is another hostel about two miles away from this location - on Burnaby street. Go there instead. An acquaintance made the mistake of staying here and I went to pick her up from there. Nothing at all like the photos. It REEKS of smoke...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from VCTHostelManager, Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver CentralResponded 4 weeks ago

I do agree with you that our hostel on Burnaby St (just a 10-minute walk from us) is excellent, but I don't agree with you about much more. Rather than someone who's only walked by and never stayed with us, I encourage people reading this...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018

Super comfy considering the amount you pay compared to the other hotels and hostels in that location. Location was great, walking distance to many of the must-sees in downtown. Clean, and its breakfast was a good start for your day!

Date of stay: August 2018
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Description
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 More 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! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
200
Price range
$36 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Royal Hotel
Also Known As
Hostelling International Vancouver Central Hotel Vancouver
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown / Central / Granville Street
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
200
Price range
$36 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Royal Hotel
Also Known As
Hostelling International Vancouver Central Hotel Vancouver
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown / Central / Granville Street
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Traveler (75)
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Dining (21)
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Nearby
Granville Street
Granville Street spans many, multiple city blocks and
has become so fastidiously known for its nightclubs
and watering holes that it's fondly nicknamed the
city's 'Entertainment District.' Friday and Saturday
nights are the most popular and lively, with young
revelers taking to the streets in droves and keeping
the party going until late. Granville Street, being
mostly open to pedestrian-only traffic, has a healthy
...More
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ClubFred6
August 16, 2017|
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Response from watchsmart | Reviewed this property |
I think you would feel comfortable enough at the hostel. I've stayed a few times, and there have always been a few travelers in the 50+ demo. You'll stick out, but this is a much tamer hostel than the rest in the... More
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Harsh G
February 25, 2017|
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Response from umleong | Reviewed this property |
There are local parking surrounding areas but not at hostel.
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Rhiannon W
February 13, 2017|
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Response from umleong | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we left our luggage there just after check out for a few hours only. There is a small room for our luggages. Unclear whether hostel would allow you to store luggages over a few days.My suggestion: travel light!
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"just avoid it at all costs. There are many cheap hotels in Vancouver - anything would be better than this..."
middlemarie
Nov 20, 2018
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"I would have been happier in a large dorm room instead of a 4 person one, but that might just be me!"
roses260
Jul 18, 2018
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"Join up as a hostel memeber, you will get your money back and it has other benefits"
molswashere
May 19, 2018
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"look elsewhere"
bigtrip2010
Oct 6, 2017
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