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Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown

Traveler (59)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (6)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good53%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“free breakfast”(26 reviews)
“bed dorm”(11 reviews)
“games room”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Room Service
Rooftop Bar
Fitness center
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Location and contact
1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1P1, Canada
6.3 miles to Vancouver Intl Airport
120 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
0.7 miles from Vancouver Downtown
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As a hostel, it is quite basic. I stayed in 4 person dorm and had shared bathroom facilities with the guests on the fourth floor. I like to opt for the cheapest hostel option, on this basis it is a very clean hostel with great...More

Thank LauzB94
Response from HI-VancouverDowntown, General Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver DowntownResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review! Although, the overall rating is disappointing I am happy that your detailed comments made for a pleasant visit! I am happy that you found the hostel team to be friendly and the facility to be clean! I think...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All bathrooms are shared but very clean. We had a family room for three that was a good size and had a little sink in it. The location is great, it is close to everything. The kitchen is large and well kept. The breakfast is...More

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Response from HI-VancouverDowntown, General Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver DowntownResponded 3 weeks ago

I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your kind review! Our hostel is always happy to welcome families and I think that having a sink in all of our rooms makes the rooms a little more comfortable and...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

AVOID THIS HOSTEL! I highly recommend staying elsewhere. My son and friends had their car window smashed while it was parked in the secure parking. The only way to get into the parking area was via an emergency exit or with a pass card. The...More

Thank schatzi333
Response from HI-VancouverDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International Vancouver DowntownResponded March 27, 2018

Thank you very much for completing a review of our hostel on behalf of your son. I appreciate your comments and would like to assure you that the incident was taken very seriously and both myself and the Assistant Manager were contacted and made aware...More

Reviewed January 31, 2018

I stayed for 2 nights at Hi Vancouver in a private room. The place was very clean and room spacious. The breakfast was amazing and included juice, coffee, cakes, bread, bagels, cereal and fruit. The staff where helpful and friendly. The hostel was social and...More

Thank danielcar
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Stayed here for two nights and had a wonderful stay. The beds are comfortable, the showers are hot, rooms are clean and the many common areas make the hostel social. The location was perfect and walking distance to many activities and shops/restaurants. There is a...More

Thank bbusslinger2
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Price range
$46 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
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Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > West End
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Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown Hotel Vancouver
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Traveler (59)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (6)
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Sunaina K
May 3, 2017|
Response from Liz C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know sorry. I used public transport.
Yijing G
January 12, 2017|
Response from HI-VancouverDowntown | Property representative |
Hello; thank you for considering a stay at our hostel. The private room with the double/single is suitable for three guests. The best choice would be the four bedded bunk. If you contact me directly I can offer you the... More
October 24, 2016|
Response from HI-VancouverDowntown | Property representative |
Hello; thank you for making the reservation at our hostel! We have a couple of first come first serve parking spaces behind our hostel. We also have limited gated parking at $11.00 per night. Unfortunately this site does... More
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