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Hostelling International Vancouver Central

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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“granville street”(30 reviews)
“free breakfast”(20 reviews)
“hi hostel”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Pool
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgranville streetfree breakfasthi hostelbars and clubshomeless peopleaverage hosteldorm roomown bathroomcommon areaskey cardstayed here for nightsbreakfast roomwithin walking distancelocation is excellentsmall roomenjoyed my stayfew blocks
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We, as a family of group of 3, booked a quad room (so we had one spare bed and a bit more space) for our four night say in Vancouver. We have been Hostel International members and users for years so saw no reason to...More

Thank AlicePosse
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Pros: 1) Affordable 2) EXCELLENT location 3) Friendly staff 4) Free breakfast (just decent; don’t expect too much). Free coffee and tea 24h. 5) The room itself was clean (there was no dust; you could tell they had actually cleaned the room, not like other...More

Thank juanajuana458
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Old facilities, the place felt very dark, dingy and run down. Wi-fi was extremely bad. However in saying that, I have stayed at 2 other Vancouver hostels previously and they were all pretty similar in quality. Expensive for what you get, but the included breakfast...More

Thank melakay1
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a private room for four nights. The hostel is fairly old and is need of modernisation. The room was a good size but basic, the sheets or towels were not changed everyday. The downflow water pipe was in our room and there...More

Thank Interailtraveller
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We stayed here for 7 nights and were disappointed at the quality of the accommodation, service and food on offer given we paid $800 canadian. We had a private en-suite room and the bedding was not changed during the week there, we had to ask...More

Thank bigtrip2010
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$38 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$38 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (55)
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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
...More
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ClubFred6
16 August 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
26 February 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
14 February 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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"Fourth floor is the quietest. There is a section on the third floor that smells like weed whenever I visit."
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"Rooms toward the back of the building are quieter."
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