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Hostelling International Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hostel felt like an institute and not a fun place for travellers. The female dorm charging outlets didnt work. Wifi didnt work inside the room. To use wifi and charge my phone, I had to sit in the main lobby area. There were events organised by hostel staff but they were not fun, one or two even got cancelled...

Thank Shruti C
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

On first arrival seemed like a busy place to be, free wifi etc so all good. Disappointing that parking costs but a least you can park on main road. Not keen on the feeling of the place really, felt like we were in a prison due to the layout and lack of privacy, all other 4-bed bits in the female...

Thank Izzie C
Minnedosa, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. It's a minute walk away from the beach and also close to Wreck Beach. I was surprised to find that parking out front cost $11 per day. The layout of the dorms was great-a long room sectioned off into somewhat private areas with four beds. The biggest downside was that the room...

Thank JordanRapley
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have stayed here several times over the years and I keep coming back for a number of reasons. Location, next to Jericho and walking or bus distance to Kitsilano beach. Price, I defy anyone to find a cheaper lace to stay short term in the Vancouver area. It's also quiet at night, what more can a weary traveller ask...

Thank Modern_Day_Drifter36
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a private room. Room clean and had toilet of our own (with shared shower) which was fine. Only downside is rooms are incredibly hot meaning we didn't sleep well. Staff friendly and great location. Would stay again outside of summer months!

Thank exploring_brit87
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

When I first arrived to the hostel the night Guy was still on shift. Nice Guy helped me to find myself around can say no more than super service. The girls that work on the day shift need to stop playing on their phone all the time, you show up to get a towel and you feel like you are...

Thank Mikaël C
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. The place was in a good location to the beach however the dorms had one light for everyone. Very little access to plugs in beside the beds. The place was busy and needed more people on reception.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

As a hostel and a bed, it was cheap. Showers weren't too bad. But the power points in the room were blocked by a bench which was really inconvenient. Also 3 of the 6 toilets in the men's were broken/out of service. But service was very friendly.

Thank Jesse H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Stayed here twice during separate leisure-related stop-overs in Vancouver, each time with one other person. This was done during a time in my life when I was okay with sleeping in a giant room full of bunk beds containing other strangers. Disclaimer: I am not anymore. The building is more than spacious and sits on a large beachfront property. It...

1Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Big, but hey, it's a super use of old military barracks. And right on the beach, right in the park. Very nice and helpful staff (cleaning all the time:)!) Fine sitting-out areas. Good cafe, when too lazy to cook something, though somewhat strange opening hours. Practical partitions in dorm, made it feel more private. Lots of activities, though not always...

Thank Ylva L

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West Point Grey
West Point Grey is one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods, especially known for its easygoing and admired beachfronts. Locals crowd the Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach, especially in the summer, where a sprawling view of the English Bay awaits. The central village is an oasis of sovereign shops, many of them in local operation for years. The neighbourhood has a more personal feeling to it, and can be a wonderful and much-needed break from the bustle of big-city life, being a little haven of peace and quiet with an almost village temperament in the heart of Vancouver.
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Vancouver's hostel by the beach is located just 20 minutes from downtown and 10 minutes from the University of BC. At HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach you'll be surrounded by parkland and sandy beaches, with views of downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, and the North Shore Mountains at your doorstep.Live like a local and experience all Vancouver has to offer. Cycling, kayaking, beach volleyball, wind-surfing and hiking are within easy reach. Travelling to Vancouver with your bike? HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach provides secure bike storage, and our friendly staff can direct you to the many bike trails, street routes and pathways.HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach is the only Vancouver hostel with a licensed café on site. Jerry's Cafe is open for breakfast, dinner, and drinks seven days a week. Join us for our weekly activities while experiencing the great food and some great Canadian Beer selections.HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach is the ideal West Coast home base for outdoor adventurers, beach-goers and summertime relaxers - we've got it all! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel

Address: 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 4K5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > West Point Grey
Price Range: €22 - €69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostelling International Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 286
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“Since this is a hostel, the rooms tend to get quickly booked. Getting a bunk is easier.”
swimsfar2014, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Any will do”
nielgillespie, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They also offer private rooms”
Pvfd225, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in a co -ed dorm room and was fine”
soniatarps, 6 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Don't bother paying for private rooms...stay in the dorms...you might sleep better.”
Gema28, 12 Sep 2012 | Read review
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