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This property is a 5-minute walk from the beach. A rooftop patio is offered at this nonsmoking Vancouver hostel. Free WiFi is provided in public areas. Yaletown-Roundhouse SkyTrain station is just 0.6 mi away.

Shared bathroom facilities are offered in each dormitory room at HI Vancouver Downtown.

A common kitchen is provided for guest use at HI Vancouver Downtown. A guest lounge, a games room and library provide relaxation options.

Sunset Beach and Robson St are both within 10 minutes’ walking distance from this hostel. Vancouver Aquarium is 1.9 mi away.

Hosteling International is a membership organization. All nonmembers can purchase a membership card upon arrival or an additional fee will be added to the room rate. See the fine print for more details.

This is our guests' favorite part of Vancouver, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

HI Vancouver Downtown has been welcoming guests since Oct 24, 2013
Hotel chain/brand: Hostelling International

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Vancouver, this property has an excellent location score of 8.7!

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4 reasons to choose HI Vancouver Downtown

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • Providence Health Care
    0.2 miles
  • BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
    0.2 miles
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
    0.4 miles
  • Inukshuk
    0.5 miles
  • Robson Street
    0.5 miles
  • Roedde House Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Granville Public Market
    0.5 miles
  • Barclay Heritage Square
    0.5 miles
  • Orpheum Theatre
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Joe's
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Score
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Lonsdale Quay
    3.2 miles
  • Jericho Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Pacific Coliseum
    4.1 miles
  • Spanish Banks
    4.4 miles
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge
    4.5 miles
  • University of British Columbia
    5.2 miles
  • Bridgeport Skytrain Station
    5.8 miles
  • Sea Island Centre Skytrain Station
    6.1 miles
  • YVR Airport Station
    6.3 miles
  • Aberdeen Skytrain Station
    6.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Grouse Mountain
    6.8 miles
  • Ocean/Sea English Bay
    0.2 miles
Ski lifts
  • Grouse Mountain
    6.8 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Granville Island Ferry Dock
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Vancouver International Airport
    6.2 miles
  • Nanaimo Airport
    36.7 miles
  • Abbotsford International Airport
    38.2 miles
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Amenities of HI Vancouver Downtown
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Ski storage Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Skiing
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and charges may apply.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules HI Vancouver Downtown takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover HI Vancouver Downtown accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The property has closed the kitchen area and has canceled all breakfast services.

Please note this property does not accept American Express as a form of payment.

Please note, the maximum length of stay is 21 days.

This property does not have air-conditioning.

Property doesn't accommodate local residents

Please note that HI/YHA discounts are not available to members as part of this booking.

Please note, bookings for more than 10 beds/rooms are considered group bookings and need to be made through the property's groups department. Special prepayment and cancelation policies apply to groups.

The kitchen area will be closed and breakfast will not be served until further notice.

All the residents outside Vancouver are welcome to stay with us

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about HI Vancouver Downtown

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to HI Vancouver Downtown by:

    • Car 29min

  • HI Vancouver Downtown is 3,100 feet from the center of Vancouver.

  • Check-in at HI Vancouver Downtown is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at HI Vancouver Downtown (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Parking garage

  • The prices at HI Vancouver Downtown may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from HI Vancouver Downtown.

  • HI Vancouver Downtown offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Skiing
    • Game room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Bar crawls
    • Bike tours
    • Movie nights