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Featured Hostels in Vancouver

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Samesun Vancouver
Samesun Vancouver
1.5 out of 5.0 1018 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
C$170
4.0/5 (399 reviews)

Closeness to everything in the city. Having abreakfast available helps make new friends and socializing

Reviewed on 27 May 2019
Located in Downtown Vancouver, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of BC Place Stadium, Canada Place, and Granville Island Public Market. Stanley Park and Pacific ...
Hotel Ambassador
Hotel Ambassador
2.0 out of 5.0 1212 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
C$169
3.1/5 (524 reviews)

The internet service is very good and fast. The staff is very friendly. This is a cozy place.

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2019
Located in Downtown Vancouver, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Vancouver International Film Centre, St. Paul's Hospital, and Orpheum Theater. Robson ...
C&N Backpackers Hostel - Vancouver
C&N Backpackers Hostel - Vancouver
1.5 out of 5.0 927 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
C$95
2.6/5 (196 reviews)

The host will give you tips on how to go around the city, give you map to navigate Vancouver and its downtown. You have privacy in your own room, and the other tenants are mindful and respectful.

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2019
Located in Central, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Main Street and TELUS World of Science. Rogers Arena and Queen Elizabeth Theatre are also within ...
C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station
C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station
1.5 out of 5.0 1038 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
C$95
2.6/5 (181 reviews)

It's an inexpensive option in a very expensive city. Know that it sits on top of a pub, is in an area where walking around by yourself at night is a bad idea, and has the word backpacker in its title, then set your expectations accordingly. I brought earplugs, went to bed at a reasonable time, and ...

Reviewed on 6 May 2019
Located in Strathcona, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Main Street and TELUS World of Science. Rogers Arena and Queen Elizabeth Theatre are also within ...
Cambie Downtown Hostel (Seymour)
Cambie Downtown Hostel (Seymour)
2.0 out of 5.0 515 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC
C$85
2.9/5 (255 reviews)

Clean rooms, cheap price, good value for breakfast. was disappointed that an hour after we were told towels would be ready in 15 minutes they said they had none. when we requested to use clothes instead we received a very judging and hesitant look from the girl at the front.

Reviewed on 9 May 2019
Located in Downtown Vancouver, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Canada Place and BC Place Stadium. Granville Island Public Market and English Bay Beach ...
Pacific Spirit Hostel
Pacific Spirit Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 1935 Lower Mall, Vancouver, BC
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3.6/5 (5 reviews)

Very helpful front desk personnel, services delivered as advertised

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2019
Situated in Vancouver, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Nitobe Memorial Garden, University of British Columbia, and Museum of Anthropology. Wreck Beach ...
Cambie Hostel Gastown
Cambie Hostel Gastown
2.0 out of 5.0 310 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC
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2.9/5 (298 reviews)

very nice location, and place. a bit lively at night, since the rooms are above a bar. Plan to party, be a heavy sleeper or bring ear plugs!

Reviewed on 2 Apr. 2019
Located in Gastown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Harbour Centre, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, and Canada Place. Rogers Arena and BC Place Stadium are ...
American Backpackers Hostel
American Backpackers Hostel
1.0 out of 5.0 347 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC
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1.7/5 (3 reviews)

When I arrived they said they were full and couldn't honor my reservation

Reviewed on 31 May 2019
Located in Gastown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Harbour Centre. Canada Place and Pacific Centre Shopping Mall are also ...
St. Clair Hotel - Hostel
St. Clair Hotel - Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 577 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC
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3.5/5 (162 reviews)

Location was great, beautiful historic building. Price was good. Room a good size. The thing I didn't like was the beds , old Ikea bunks . Pillows were hardly a pillow.

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2018
Located in Downtown Vancouver, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Harbour Centre. Robson Street and Pacific Centre Shopping ...
Backpacker College @ EC Vancouver: APT Living
Backpacker College @ EC Vancouver: APT Living
2.0 out of 5.0 1125 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
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Located in Fairview, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of False Creek, Vancouver General Hospital, and Granville Island Public Market. BC Place Stadium and Rogers ...
HI-Vancouver Downtown
HI-Vancouver Downtown
1114 Burnaby Street, Vancouver
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MondeLiving Robson Living
MondeLiving Robson Living
1.5 out of 5.0 819 Nicola Street, Vancouver, BC
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Located in West End, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Robson Street, English Bay Beach, and Sunset Beach. Vancouver Art Gallery and Orpheum Theater ...
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      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Vancouver, one of the 11 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
      • Budget prices
      • A social atmosphere

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Vancouver for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can enjoy activities in this destination like shopping and biking.


      Hostels in Vancouver

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:

      Samesun Vancouver - Located within a 5-minute walk of Orpheum Theater. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant.

      C&N Backpackers Hostel - Vancouver - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Main Street-Science World Station and Vancouver Pacific Central Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers.

      Hotel Ambassador - Located within a 10-minute walk of St. Paul's Hospital and Orpheum Theater. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with TVs.

      Pacific Spirit Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of University of British Columbia and Museum of Anthropology. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels and linens.

      Cambie Downtown Hostel (Seymour) - Located steps from Harbour Centre. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers and linens.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Vancouver?


      Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information that may be helpful:


      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 50° F and nighttime temperatures average 29° F
      • April-June: 67° F is the daytime average and 37° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 70° F and nighttime averages are around 45° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 58° F during the day and 31° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 1.57 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Vancouver?


      Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places:

      Top Sights
      • Queen Elizabeth Theatre
      • Canada Place
      • BC Place Stadium
      Natural Features
      • Stanley Park
      • Queen Elizabeth Park
      • VanDusen Botanical Garden
      Cultural Attractions
      • Vancouver Art Gallery
      • Orpheum Theater
      • TELUS World of Science

      Generally, Vancouver is known for its:

      • Shopping
      • Art
      • Restaurants
      • Museums
      • Skyscrapers
      • Biking

      How to Get to Vancouver and Around the Area


      You can fly into the nearest airport in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), situated 29.7 mi (47.8 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Vancouver City Center Station, Granville Station, and Burrard Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Vancouver Waterfront Station, Vancouver Pacific Central Station, or Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer Station.