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Samesun Vancouver
1.5 out of 5
1018 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
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Rs4,303
per night
Dec 17 - Dec 18

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 ...

4/5Very Good! (480 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and helpful. Location was great to access all the tourist attractions. washroom stalls were a little too narrow and was always a little dirty."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2019

Samesun Vancouver
Cambie Downtown Hostel (Seymour)
2 out of 5
515 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC
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Rs3,756
per night
Jan 2 - Jan 3

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 ...

3/5 (291 reviews)

"They only thing we didn't like was the fact that we weren't allowed to flush the toilet paper at all. I couldn't get hot water in the showe. Other that,the hotel was great and we fell in love with hostel live in cat."…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2019

Cambie Downtown Hostel (Seymour)
Cambie Hostel Gastown
2 out of 5
310 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC
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Located in Gastown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Granville Street and Harbour Centre. Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Canada Place are also within 10 ...

3/5 (318 reviews)

"The location is primo. Staff are awesome. The vibe there is definitely upbeat. Loved the sense of security. As a female travelling alone I appreciated the female only dorm and bathroom option. Breakfast is the bomb. Recommend the veggie eggs benny."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Cambie Hostel Gastown
C&N Backpackers Hostel - Vancouver
1.5 out of 5
927 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
Free cancellation
Rs5,110
per night
Dec 20 - Dec 21

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 ...

2.6/5 (225 reviews)

"Good locality near to city. We feel good here, almost like at home."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

C&N Backpackers Hostel - Vancouver
C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station
1.5 out of 5
1038 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
Free cancellation
Rs5,110
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16

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 ...

2.5/5 (211 reviews)

"Good location to Pacific central station and subway."…"

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2019

C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station
American Backpackers Hostel
1 out of 5
347 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC
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Located in Gastown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Harbour Centre and Granville Street. Canada Place and Pacific Centre Shopping ...

2.3/5 (23 reviews)

"I found clean ,safe ,fun ,I made a lot friends there ,there were musical instruments to ply with other people and it was like big family house with a lot real travelers that live there for long time ,big kitchen lots amenities ideal for long term stay"…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019

American Backpackers Hostel
Hotel Ambassador
2 out of 5
1212 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs5,325
per night
Dec 24 - Dec 25

Located in Downtown Vancouver, this hostel is steps away from Vancouver International Film Centre and Granville Street. St. Paul's Hospital and Orpheum Theater ...

3.1/5 (595 reviews)

"Great staff great location will definitely come back here again thank you for the great service"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

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St. Clair Hotel - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
577 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC
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Located in Downtown Vancouver, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Granville Street, Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Harbour Centre. Robson Street and Pacific ...

3.5/5Good! (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

St. Clair Hotel - Hostel
HI-Vancouver Downtown
1114 Burnaby Street, Vancouver
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HI-Vancouver Downtown
Backpacker College @ EC Vancouver: APT Living
2 out of 5
1125 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
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Located in West Side, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Vancouver General Hospital, Granville Island Public Market and Sunset Beach. BC Place Stadium and ...

Backpacker College @ EC Vancouver: APT Living
Pacific Spirit Hostel
2 out of 5
1935 Lower Mall, Vancouver, BC
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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 ...

3.9/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"I can boil water and the bed is comfortable and I can sleep well as the nights are quiet"…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2019

Pacific Spirit Hostel
MondeLiving Robson Living
1.5 out of 5
819 Nicola Street, Vancouver, BC
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Located in West End, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Robson Street, Stanley Park and English Bay Beach. Sunset Beach and Vancouver Art Gallery are ...

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Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
4 out of 5
1133 Hastings St W, Vancouver, BC
Rs7,702
per night
Dec 30 - Dec 31
4.2/5Excellent! (4,442 reviews)

"Great location, close to water and convention center. Hotel a little dated... But good staff, well looked after."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2019

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
Georgian Court Hotel BW Premier Collection
Georgian Court Hotel BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
773 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC
Rs7,487
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,864 reviews)

"Great hotel to stay in & well appointed with amenities you will enjoy"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

Georgian Court Hotel BW Premier Collection
Coast Vancouver Airport Hotel
Coast Vancouver Airport Hotel
3 out of 5
1041 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC
Rs6,179
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
3.6/5Good! (4,612 reviews)

"Rooms were clean, efficient front desk assistance. Shuttle service was great"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

Coast Vancouver Airport Hotel
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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 9 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodation options 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 good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can enjoy activities in this destination like shopping and cycling trails.

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 10°C and nighttime temperatures average -1°C
  • April-June: 20°C is the daytime average and 3°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 21°C and nighttime averages are around 7°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 15°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 40 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Vancouver?

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

Top Sights
  • Granville Island Public Market
  • Stanley Park
  • Canada Place
Natural Features
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • False Creek
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall
Cultural Attractions
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
  • Orpheum Theater

Generally, Vancouver is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Art
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Skyscrapers
  • Cycling

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 centre. 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 transport 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.