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Hostelling International Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice hostel located off the main path in Vancouver. The Jericho Beach area is the place where Vancouver goes to play. Great beaches, Jericho Beach Sailing Club, baseball diamonds, soccer field etc. If you want to be active, this is the place. In the summer, people play beach volleyball. There are stands along the beaches where you can buy...

Thank swimsfar2014
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Had great time here lots of people to chat to need to get food from main street fridge and food storage is crazy people keep shiffing it around or just taking other peoples stuff worst place for this l have been to but still good place

Thank nielgillespie
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Just as well I did not read the reviews before I stayed here. As it was my first time staying at a hostel, I have nothing to compare it to. Pro comments: Location - the handy (and frequently served) public transit route was nearby. A great map was provided at the front desk for the aforesaid bus. The nearest bus...

1Thank 686janew
Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Go to HI Jericho either for the great beaches and the water front (with sailing and sports facilities), especially on a July 1st, Canada day, or if you have a car. Not for travelers who are visiting Vancouver city or looking for fun. It is neither a friendly or partying atmosphere by the walls of Jericho Beach ! I was...

1Thank Frederic_Montfort
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at many hostels including some in Mexico. This was by far the worst hostelling experience I have ever had. Firstly, it is a twenty-five minute walk to any business. If you don't have a car, it sucks. Our room was dark, heavy and reeked of urine. The bathrooms feel like you are in an institution. There was...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This hostel was the most depressing place I have ever stayed. The atmosphere of the place, people staying there and staff were miserable and dreary. The building is an ex military barracks and the dorm rooms sleep 18 people. The rooms are cold, depressing and smell of feet and urine. Due to the number of people per room a decent...

1Thank Natalie J
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

horrific. Rooms felt like I was in a prison- mattress stunk of urine. No plugs anywhere near bed. Bad service. Crazy scary atmosphere. As two young girls we felt very intimidated - 9 weeks of traveling Canada and USA and this is the most unsafe either of us felt the whole time

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as part of a moose travel tour. I'm fairly open minded when it comes to hostels as I am fully aware that you get what you pay for. I have stayed at some pretty awful hostels in the past, but this is really the next level of awful. This place is an old air force barracks, but...

1Thank Seanius111
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Anybody familiar with HI's hostels know what they're getting. Good value, safety and international brand recognition. Nice place with a big kitchen and a nice cafe if you're not into cooking. A good bit out of town but there's lovely walks around the Jericho beach area. Booked a private room which was fine except for not being able to access...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We check in in a private room for a couple of night at this hostel. The washrooms were not so clean and offered no privacy. There were people playing loud music late at night and the kichen was dirty (we only used it for breakfast!). The wifi was not working in the room and the parking cost 11$ per day....

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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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: $34 - $103 (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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