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Sligo, Ireland
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2011

I stayed here in Jan 2011 because it was the cheapest hostel in Vancouver. To be honest for only $20 a night it was pretty good but if I had paid any more I would have been very disappointed. The worst part of it are the rooms. The bunks are noisey and the rooms are dirty but ill give a... More 

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Vancouver
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2010

My girlfriend wasn't sure about staying here, but because we were trying to save money and wanted an hostel with a kitchen I persuaded her to stay here. At first the hostel seems ok, the communal area when we first arrive up the stairs seemed good, the receptionist gave us loads of useful information about Vancouver and I thought my... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2010

Okay let me tell you first that my boyfriend and I are young people who arnt really picky and understand that you get what you pay for so we knew the place wasnt gonna be highclass, or very attractive but what we didnt want to pay for is bed bugs. and the hotel is constantly trying to fight them. they... More 

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Toronto
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2010

I stayed in this hostel for 3 weeks and it was a pretty easy stay. The staff are friendly and very helpful with any questions, the hostel was always clean and being cleaned. If you are a walker like I am, it only takes 20min to get to Downtown Granville st and 25min to Davie st, there are also buses... More 

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UK
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2010

We booked a private room, and it was a great place for what we needed. What we needed was a safe place to store our stuff during the day & to sleep at night, and a kitchen to cook some food at night. The location is good and bad, the good that it is a 5 minute walk from the... More 

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1 Thank Mizarama
Brussels
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2010

We booked online, website looked fine and there aren't too many budget options in Vancouver. However, we checked out first thing and moved into a hotel after having spent the night in a tiny, cell-like room, opposite the massive washing machines. The sink was disgusting, full of rust, bunk bed mattresses just dusty (the lower bed had to face the... More 

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1 Thank varda123
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2010

dude, im tired of hearing that people don't like this place. welcome to the real world. you get what you pay for! c'mon, twenty bones a night... if you expect something better then stop being so cheap! spend the extra cash and stop b*tching.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2010

I payed $60 PER NIGHT (yes for a backpackers) for two nights at C & N Backpackers due to the Olympics. There was literally NO VACANCY anywhere in the city. Its actually above the most derelict pub I have ever seen (you know the one with homeless people out the front and the only ppl in the pub are drugo's... More 

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Melbourne
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2010

We stayed here during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic games, and were extremely unsatisfied with our stay... Firstly we booked a private room with queen bed, only to be given a jail-cell like room with two sets of bunk beds, and no TV (as promised). This was disappointing considering we paid $170 a night for a dive...The mattresses were shocking,... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2007

Thankfully we only stayed here one night,that was more than enough. The only positive thing I can say about this place is that the bathrooms were very clean and its near the bus station. Our room was freezing cold and no heat. Outside the traffic on the main road went right by the place and there was no insulation. It... More 

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Yaletown & False Creek North
Yaletown has risen from the ashes of its rough-and-tumble industrial past into one of Vancouver's new chicest neighbourhoods. The place responsible for originating of the phrase 'skid row' might not call to mind independently-owned boutiques and terraced cafes, but having swallowed the waterfront lines of False Creek North, the resulting amalgamation transformed the area into an elegant, stylish hotspot with a view. Its youthful vibe owes to the many young families and young professionals who live there, bolstering nightlife and restaurant variety along its cobbled streets. It is the flagship neighbourhood for modern revitalization, and the It-Spot for boutique hotels and modish eats.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
centrally located walking distance to all tourist attractions, across street to Bus depot and Amtrak station, near public transportation The hostel has private rooms and dormitory (3 max 4 beds) free linen nd towels, 2 kitchen, internet, lounge, laundry facilities, rooms with TV and fridge, tourdesk, bike rentals, lockers, luggage storage, no curfew or crazy rules, cheap breakfast available, airport pick up can be arranged, weekly events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about C & N Backpackers - 927 Main

Address: 927 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 2V8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Yaletown & False Creek North
Price Range: €22 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — C & N Backpackers - 927 Main 1.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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