Hostels in Vancouver, Canada

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Get to know Vancouver (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Vancouver here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Vancouver Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Vancouver. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Vancouver. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Vancouver costs on average $35 for a dorm. A hostel in Vancouver with private rooms costs on average $86. shows all 11 Hostels in Vancouver. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 11 hostels in Vancouver, Canada. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Vancouver such as
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Vancouver.

Your Packing List for Vancouver

Your Packing List for Vancouver

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Vancouver and Canada.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Vancouver Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Vancouver, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
11 Total number of hostels
$35 Average dorm price
$86 Average private room price
$33 Cheapest hostel in Vancouver
Vancouver Backpacker House is the cheapest
4 Party hostels in Vancouver
Most Vancouver hostels are located in
Downtown, Gastown, Jericho Beach
7.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

White Rock (35 Km / 22 mi.)
Roberts Creek (43 Km / 27 mi.)
Squamish (50 Km / 31 mi.)
Nanaimo (60 Km / 37 mi.)
Eastsound (63 Km / 39 mi.)
Olga (73 Km / 45 mi.)
Friday Harbor (80 Km / 50 mi.)

Travel Tips for Vancouver - from the Community

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