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Cambie Hostel

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312 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2N3, Canada
+1 604-684-6466
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Madison, Wisconsin
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132 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stopped here for a burger and a beer and that's what we got. Wasn't bad but nothing special. Probably wouldn't go back.

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Thank ElConquistador000
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Yo fam So I got a room for my girl and I at the Cambie and got my herbs from the local shops with jus a driver's license! The free breakfast almost cost us our savings tho! It's a muffin and coffee or a voucher for 3.50 off breakfast but it's corrupted mang- u can't get any items worth 2.50... More 

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Thank D H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I stayed at the Cambie hostel based on Seymour for one night. The place is very noisy (there are traffic lights on the street and you can hear them every minute!). Also it needs renovation!

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Thank DimiBoo
British Columbia, Canada
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Choices between dorm rooms and private rooms, mostly shared bathrooms. It's an old place but always kept clean. Cheap & yummy breakfast in the morning! I always have a good sleep when staying here.

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Thank Cantfindaname666
Alberta, Canada
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201 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Amazed it's still there and still offering a burger and a beer, not the 6.00 or 8.00 dollars I paid many moons ago. Cold beer, top notch nachos, and a excellent burger and fries. Still a big cross section of patrons from construction workers to white collar business people. Some good memories here glad to see its still in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

I was goaded into going to the Cambie. I was very skeptical, but the cheap pitchers were a selling point. Is it a dive bar? Yes for sure, but you get a nice mix of people there. Go with a group of friends early, claim and table, and make some friends! Food is better than what the bar vibe gives... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

I saw the huge outdoor seating area, I thought it would be a decent place for a beer and some cheap grub. Ehhh, it is what it is. Hostel, all the way around. The chicken tenders and fish get fried in the same fryer, you could taste it on the chicken. If you're looking for a cheap meal, and to... More 

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Ventura, California
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

great bang for your buck. $5 meals and beer. what more could you ask for. The hamburgers, tacos and nachos are good and the beer and rum & coke were good. great place to watch hockey and throw a few back.

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Vancouver, Canada
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Great for the younger and more casual crowd to have a few drinks or then some. Some cheap bar food option of average quality..but you're there for the drinks and lively atmosphere.

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Thank Vancouver35
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

Avoid this place at all costs! The security are nasty people with serious attitude problems and the bar staff are arrogant!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2N3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-684-6466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gastown

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Gastown
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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