As you venture into the vibrant and diverse city of Vancouver, you'll quickly realize that this coastal gem is a mecca for travelers looking for an unforgettable experience. From snow-capped mountains to sandy beaches, and everything in between, Vancouver's natural beauty is unmatched.
But let's face it, finding affordable accommodation in this bustling city can be a daunting task. That's where our guide to cheap hostels in Vancouver comes in handy. Not only do these hostels offer a cozy and comfortable stay, but they're also packed with quirky characters, unique amenities, and unbeatable locations.
Here are the most affordable and cheap hostels in Vancouver.
HI - Vancouver - Jericho Beach Hostel is a Vancouver hostel that is a great option for those who want to stay in a peaceful place surrounded by parkland and beaches. It’s located in the friendly neighborhood of Kitsilano, a 30 minute bus ride from downtown Vancouver and 10 minutes from the University of BC.
Guests can enjoy various outdoor activities such as cycling, kayaking, beach volleyball, wind-surfing and hiking. The hostel offers free Wi-Fi, fully-equipped kitchen, laundry, and a licensed café. The Earth Easy Project enables travellers to offset their environmental impact. All of this comes at an affordable price.
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Vancouver Backpacker House is a budget accommodation that is just a 14-minute skytrain ride from Downtown Vancouver. It's ideally located, just a 10-minute walk from the largest shopping mall in Vancouver, the Metrotown shopping mall. Restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, the British Colombia Institute Technology, Library, and community center are all within walking distance.
If you're into fitness or the arts, the fine arts, preschool, fitness, racquet sports, swimming, and yoga & Pilates are all available at the community center, just a five-minute walk away. Bookings for two or more persons made in the dormitory rooms are not guaranteed to be in the same room at the time of check-in.
Vancouver Backpacker House accommodates guests with a friendly kitchen, dining room, washroom, and balcony to share with other non-smoking guests.
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HI - Vancouver Downtown Hostel is a good-value, friendly hostel located in the beautiful and safe West End residential neighborhood, only one block from colorful Davie St. with its many shops, restaurants and cafes. A two minute walk and you're at English Bay beach or False Creek Ferries to Granville Island.
You can easily walk to Stanley Park or any downtown attraction and we're just a 10 minute bus ride to the world famous Granville Island shopping and dining district. HI - Vancouver Downtown Hostel offers free breakfast, free wireless internet, free coffee and tea all day and a variety of rooms to suit your needs.
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Located in the historic district of Gastown, The Cambie Hostel Gastown provides a unique Vancouver experience. With years of experience, Cambie Hostel boasts of being the best choice for travelers looking to have a legendary time in Vancouver. Their hostel is walking distance to various attractions, restaurants, public transit, and nightlife.
Their friendly staff can assist in planning your time in Vancouver. The hostel features a common room equipped with full kitchen amenities, TV, and a big comfy couch. They offer free WiFi, lockers, luggage storage, laundry facilities, and 24-hour front desk services. Plus, guests receive a 20% discount on any meal and drink at their historical Cambie Pub.
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Discover vibrant city life at the cozy The Cambie Seymour, centrally situated near ESL schools, attractions, and transport in downtown Vancouver. Experience comfort and security at this fun, budget-friendly spot! Enjoy a 20% discount at Malone's Restaurant (conditions apply) and relish in-house facilities like the self-serve kitchen, computer corner, laundry room, luggage storage, cable TV, and chill room (with their lovable Cambie cat!). Party at Malone's Social Lounge or savor tacos at Chihuahuas Mexican Grill.
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SameSun Backpacker Lodge - Vancouver is the affordable hotspot for hostel-goers. Situated in the Granville Entertainment District, the hostel is the ideal location for exploring the city. Guests can enjoy daily hostel activities or unwind in the Beaver Taphouse Restaurant and Lounge, which offers a range of affordably priced food and drinks.
The hostel provides superior comfort with newly renovated bathrooms, in-room lights, shelves and outlets. Laundry facilities and a fully stocked stainless steel kitchen are also available for use. Discover city beaches, historical districts or take in a Canucks game with discounts on tickets through SameSun Backpacker Lodge - Vancouver’s ticket service desk.
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Located on the beautiful west side of Vancouver, Pacific Spirit Hostel offers clean, secure, and affordable accommodations for anyone visiting the city. Situated on the University of British Columbia (UBC) campus, the hostel is just a short walk away from hiking trails, beaches, shopping, and dining options.
With ultra high speed WiFi available throughout the campus, laundry facilities on site, and linens and soap provided for guests, it's the perfect choice for budget-conscious travelers. Plus, there's no curfew, so you can come and go as you please!
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St. Clair Hotel & Hostel is conveniently located within 5 minutes' walking distance from Granville Skytrain station. The hostel accommodation provides complimentary Wi-Fi at the public areas while offering shared bathrooms and simply furnished rooms. Luggage storage and an on-site laundry facility are available for guests' convenience.
Vancouver Convention Center and Stanley Park are just 1.2 and 1.9 miles away, respectively, offering plenty of exciting activities like cycling, inline skating, and sightseeing. St. Clair Hotel & Hostel's team can guide you with their expert knowledge of nearby places like Squamish, Whistler, and more. With affordable rates, experience Vancouver without breaking the bank!
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