Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3 pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11 am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
This centrally located hostel is an Instagram story all in itself. It’s the exposed brick walls and potted plants that really make Samesun Vancouver stand out. The best hostel Vancouver BC has to offer!
It’s certainly the best hostel in Vancouver for social butterflies.
That’s because there are daily and nightly events to sink your teeth into, alongside a huge bar and outdoor terrace.
Do you have ideas on hostel prices? Well, there are always cheap hostels.
We think, it’s not worth it to go with the cheapest hostel out there.
The difference is usually 1-2€ ($1-2) per night, and a lot of amenities are not included. This can be breakfast or linen. Although, keep in mind a bad location far away from the city centre costs you more in transport.
However, if you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you wanna save every penny, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Vancouver.
It is decently priced Granville Street hostel with very clean accommodations in a convenient location.
Every dorm room is equipped with a shared bathroom and they have backpack sized lockers that you can use for your things.
HI Hostel Vancouver Central is great for meeting people but if you want your little me-space, private rooms are a great choice.
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Location: Situated on Granville Street, this hostel is within 7 minutes’ walk to a variety of bars and restaurants. Shopping on Robson Street is just 3 minutes’ walk away. Just 1 km from Granville Skytrain, this hostel is conveniently located in Vancouver’s Entertainment District.
A place where fellow travelers are very warm, friendly and happy to talk and share stories. It’s not super fancy but it’s very clean and the staffs are really friendly!
Location: Situated 10-minute walk from the Metrotown Skytrain stop and the Metropolis at Metrotown shopping mall. Downtown Vancouver is 14 minutes from the Vancouver Backpacker Guesthouse by Skytrain. Burnaby Central Park is a 15-minute walk away.
Please have a look at the map though. For us, this is not the ideal location.
Cycling, kayaking, beach volleyball, wind-surfing and hiking are some of the activities you could do.
Bike rentals are available and sporting equipment including tennis, soccer, football, badminton, bocce, croquet, frisbee and more are free to borrow.
Location: Located 4 minutes’ walk from Jericho Beach Park. Surrounded by parkland and beaches, we’re located in the friendly neighborhood of Kitsilano, a 30 minute bus ride from downtown Vancouver and 10 minutes from the University of BC.
Cambie Hostel Seymour is one of the Cambie hostels. It is beautiful with a lot of character and unique features. Everything is super clean and the bathrooms and public areas are well-maintained.
The staffs are super friendly and helpful. It’s in a great location, making it an easy walk to most of the popular destinations.
They have a bar and it is a lot of fun, and a great place to meet people. The food and drinks are at reasonable price.
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Location: The Cambie Hostel Seymour is a heritage building over 120 years old and located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, just 1.5 km away from BC Place and Rogers Arena. Hostel Cambie is less than 5 minutes’ walk from Granville Skytrain. Vancouver Convention Centre and Canada Place Vancouver are less than 2 km away.
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