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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed in a 2 bedroom. The size of the room was ok. The washroom outside the room was clean and you had never to wait for a long time until you could use it. The breakfast was good, but there was almost no space to sit. The best thing for me was that I got to know my room-mates... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is fine for the 3 nights we stayed. Rooms and hostel were a little dated but it wasn't anything to fret over! Locations is pretty good, but in the 'party zone' of Vancouver - so young females might find it bothersome to walk at night. The breakfast is great with cereals, bagels and fruit, kitchen might be a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems that many of the higher ratings are for the 2-bed private rooms. I stayed in a 4-bed male dorm room. Location is "central" but terrible -- weed shops and beggars everywhere. Breakfast was stale bagels and cereal, with nowhere to sit. Lobby was cramped with loud music playing all the time. Most important: WIFI WAS A TOTAL DISGRACE.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location, great breakfast, friendly staff and generally a really nice place to stay. I definitely recommend the Central HI over the Downtown one just for the better location (downtown is great too but is in a quiet suburban street, a few blocks away from the main streets). Also make sure you do one of Eric's walking tours - AMAZING!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very central hostel within walking distance of everything we wanted to do. Our two bed dorm was very basic but saw some other rooms that looked pretty nice. Shared bathrooms were plentiful and clean. Breakfast was a nice perk and staff were nice and helpful. We felt our room was quite expensive for what it was though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a private room with a private bath for 2 nights. No complaints. The room is basic but clean, comfortable and quiet. Price is good and breakfast is delicious, fresh, and included in the price. The location is perfect within walking distance to really everything. I would recommend anyone of any age to stay here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, the rooms where not very luxurious, and breakfeast is in a very small room, but overall, I very much enjoyed my stay @ HI Vancouver Central. Granville St is the perfect fall out to visit the rest of the city, Emily from the reception is very helpfull and joined bathrooms are clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for a week from June 28th - July 5th in a 4 bed girls only room. The best thing about this place for us was the location, perfect for going out at night with all the bars and clubs on the same street and not far to walk or catch buses to lots of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Room is small and stuffy even with windows opened or air-conditioner. The bunk bed tends to create noise when the upper deck occupant moves. Restroom is spacious but the glass panel for shower is too small for body turnaround. No place to put toiletries.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We were only in Vancouver for a stopover from somewhere else in Canada and had to catch a bus the next day from Vancouver to Seattle, only spending an evening there I really didn't like Vancouver. Lots of homeless and its very grubby and boring, not a lot to see to be honest. But anyway.. The hostel was the only... More 

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Staying in Granville Street

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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 social life along its main thoroughfares, even outside of its cafes and pubs, spilling onto the sidewalks. The locals are chatty, the shops at its expansive Pacific Centre Mall are trendy, and the whole area seems to be on a sugar rush: in a good way. Exuberance and camaraderie classify this neighbourhood.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International Vancouver Central

Address: 1025 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4, Canada (Formerly Royal Hotel)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Granville Street
Price Range: $34 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 200
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