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American Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

If you are looking for a place to have adventures, meet people form all over the world and a 420 friendly environment, this is the hostel. Muy recomendado para auténticos aventureros y gente que quiere no desangrarse pagando por un techo.

Thank Don S
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The dorms are clean much cleaner than other hostels. The people are good and actually socialize unlike the other hostels. The prices are amazing. Everyone has a good time here. Other hostels are not as laid back. The owned is a very nice, welcoming man....More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

It's the cheapest hostel in Vancouver. So don't expect much. Chad who works here is very nice and helps you answer any questions you may have even when he is not working. 😀 . You do have to clean your own room lots of pot...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a private room for 3 nights and when we got there: "We don't book the rooms it's more of an indication that you'll be arriving and a way of getting you here". Was shown a dorm room with two available beds; even the...More

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Response from mazara1, Manager at American Backpackers HostelResponded 2 September 2016

As Manager I want apologize for the bad service that my backpackers staff that work part time has given to you I WILL FIRE HIM Please note that we have office hours to save on staff that translate to your saving and if you arrive...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016

The cheapest place to stay in Vancouver. If you are not ready to "rough it" this isn't the place for you. But if you are looking for a budget friendly place to rest your head, lots of super friendly people and central location. This is...More

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Check-in time is from 11 a.m. to2 P.M and 5-11 P.M.no curfew. thousand of loyal customers keep coming back we have an old building that character and fun abounds, communal kitchen,socializing room with stereo musical instruments,Internet .bike parking fridges lockers.max age 35,weekly rated dorm
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USD 257 - USD 269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 257 - USD 269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Gastown
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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"There are a lots of different kinds of rooms! Personally I would suggest to get a private room!"
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"perfect location"
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"Get the dorms, kind friendly people, and its cheap unlike the other overpriced hostels."
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