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HI Vancouver Downtown

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Welcome to

HI Vancouver Downtown

HI Vancouver Downtown

1114 Burnaby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

A crowd pleaser, the newly renovated HI Vancouver Downtown has a little something for everyone. From its quiet spot just off the West End's Davie strip, you can easily walk to the beach, Stanley Park and English Bay. Don't miss out on the delicious free breakfast! For lunch and dinner, explore one of the many restaurants nearby or cook up your own meal in the fully equipped kitchen.

  • Catch the sunset at English Bay
  • Kick back on the rooftop patio
  • Take the water taxi to Granville Island
Useful Info

Check-in: 16:00
Check-out: 11:00


  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Patio
  • Wheelchair accessible
    Wheelchair accessible
  • Kitchen
  • Free Breakfast
    Free Breakfast
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

HI Vancouver Downtown
HI Vancouver Downtown 11 large
Vancouver Reception
HI Vancouver Downtown 12 large
Vancouver Dining Room
Vancouver Patio
Grouse Mountain
Capilano Bridge Park
2023 Dorm Vancouver Downtown
2023 Vancouver Downtown Dorm
2023 Vancouver downtown Private Room

Rooms & Beds

Shared Rooms

4-Bed Room

Our small shared rooms sleep up to four in bunk beds, and there's a sink in each room. Men's, women's and mixed-gender rooms available.

  • Individual Locker
    Individual Locker
  • Towels
  • Linens
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Private Rooms

Private Double Room

If privacy is key, stay in our comfortable double bed rooms. Perfect for singles or couples. Also includes a sink and mirror. Sleeps 2.

  • Towels
  • Linens
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Group Bookings

HI Vancouver Downtown is an ideal choice for groups of all sizes wanting to stay in a quiet neighbourhood yet still within walking distance of some of Vancouver's most popular sights. Make use of the hostel's large kitchen, communal spaces and meeting rooms and choose from a variety of room configurations.

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Stanley Park

Arguably Vancouver's coolest park, Stanley Park is a 405-hectare park that makes up the northwestern half of Vancouver's Downtown Peninsula that encompasses many beautiful beaches. Rent a bike and go explore it!

Get there

Granville Island Public Market

Granville Island was once a industrial wasteland but it was transformed in the 70' into a cultural, artistic and foodie hotspot. It's got a waterfront public market with more than 50 vendors, and it is often used as an artistic venue. When visiting, make sure to stroll through the Artisan district and check out the floating houses!

Getting there: from the hostel, you can either go with the fluvial ferry from the dock located behind the Aquatic Centre, walk, or take the bus.

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Kitsilano Beach

Kitsilano Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Vancouver, especially in the warm summer months. Located at the north edge of the Kitsilano neighbourhood, the beach faces out onto English Bay.

Get there

English Bay

Head to this bustling beach with volleyball courts in time for sunset - it's the place to be! This locals' favourite is a must-see during your stay in Vancouver.

Get there

Jericho Beach

Jericho Beach is on the north side of Jericho Park that offers a stunning view over Vancouver's skyline. The east side of the beach caters to swimmers and the west side to sailboats and windsurfers. Psst, feel free to join the free volleyball games of our other hostel HI Vancouver Jericho Beach!

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Spanish Banks

Up for a long walk on the beach? Head to Vancouver most westerly neighbourhood, West Point Grey, that has a 16-acres beach that'll treat you to some sweet mountain and skyline views.

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Sunset Beach

Located at the mouth of False Creek, on Beach Ave between Bute St and Thurlow St, Sunset Beach is a less populated beach close to the West End and downtown Vancouver. It is close to the Vancouver Aquatic Centre and has access to the False Creek Ferry pier.

Get there

Grouse Mountain

In summer, you can hike the steps of Grouse Mountain to enjoy the stunning views over Vancouver, visit the bear sanctuary, an enjoy a day of hiking before taking the gondola ($) down. In winter, you can head to Grouse Mountain to shred the slopes of the ski resort without leaving the Vancouver area.

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Cypress Provincial Park

If you're up for some downhill skiing, head to Cypress Provincial Park - it's the biggest resort in the Vancouver area! In summer, it's great for hiking to rewarding panoramic views over Vancouver.

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CF Pacific Centre

Is today shopping day? Head to the iconic CF Pacific Centre for a good shopping session - a mall in in the heart of Vancouver with hundreds of shops. Even if you're not into buying stuff, the luxious mall is a landmark to visit in itself.

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Canada Place and FlyOver Canada

Head to Canada Place to to take a classic Vancouver selfie. If you're keen to visit it, it hosts the cool FlyOver Canada experience for which you can get an exclusive discount with your HI Membership! Check out their events too, they sometime have happenings like waterfront yoga or a christmas market in December.

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West End Farmers Market

From May to October, forget the grocery store and head to our neighbourhood's open-air farmers market to get your produce to get cooking in the common kitchen. It's got 30+ farmers, coffee and food trucks, and is literally a few blocks away from the hostel.

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Vancouver Art Gallery

If the weather makes you want to stay inside, visiting the Vancouver Art Gallery is a cool activity to do close to the hostel. It's got varied expos, a little café, and a shop.

See current exhibitions

Science World

A Vancouver must-do if you are travelling with kids. Science World offers interactive science displays & films inside its geodesic dome. It's also sometimes got events and exhibitions reserved for adults.

See the current displays

Vancouver Maritime Museum

The family-friendly Vancouver Maritime Museum in the Kitsilano neighbourhood is great to learn about the sea and the ships that sail it. Uncover the rich maritime history of Canada, especially of British Columbia and the Canadian Arctic. Psst, you can get a big discount with your HI Membership!

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H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a museum about space and science combined with a cool planetarium - a fun stop if you're travelling with kids while strolling through the beautiful, waterfront Vanier Park. Beside, you can have a discount on your ticket with your HI Membership!

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Vancouver Mysteries

Looking for something fun to do with your new hostel friends? How about a scavenger hunt combined with an escape room and an amazing race at Vancouver Mysteries? Who will solve the murder, complete the secret mission, or save the planet first?

What's more, if you have a HI Membership, you'll get a sweet discount on your ticket.

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Horseshoe Bay

This is where you can take the BC Ferry to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Getting there from the hostel will take you a little more than an hour by public transport with the Horseshoe Bay Express bus.

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Yaletown-Roundhouse Station

Yaletown-Roundhouse is a Skytrain station on the Canada Line located at a 15-minute walk from HI Vancouver Downtown, in the Yaletown neighbourhood.

See the Skytrain map

Vancouver City Centre Station

Vancouver City Centre Station is a Skytrain station on the Canada Line located at a 20-minute walk from HI Vancouver Downtown.

See the Skytrain map

Vancouver International (YVR) Airport

Vancouver International Airport is Vancouver's airport, located on Sea Island in Richmond. It takes about 40 minutes to get there from HI Vancouver Downtown with the Skytrain Canada Line.

See the Skytrain map

Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal

Tsawwassen is a BC Ferry Terminal with ferries that go to Victoria and Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. From HI Vancouver Downtown, it takes about an hour and a half to get there, with first the Canada Line and then a bus that runs every hour.

Get there

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

One of the top attractions of British Columbia! Visiting this park is for those who aren't afraid of extreme heights as they have 7 suspended bridges that tower at more than 110 feet over the forest. By the way, your HI Membership will get you a discount on your ticket!

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This week at the hostel


Wreck Beach Party

Join us every Sunday at 3:30 pm as we make our way to the best beach in the city! We're bringing speakers, coolers and all the fun for an epic beach party. It's free!


Grouse Mountain Hike

Take on the Grouse Grind challenge and hike the 2,5 km uphill trail to the summit! This 28$ tour includes a lumberjack & bird show, transports and of course, spectacular views.


Bike & Drum Circle

Join Fawzi, Matt and other backpackers at 5:00 pm for a nice bike ride around Stanley Park and then join the Drum Circle happening at Third Beach! It's 24$ for the bike rental (and it includes a free drink!)


Lynn Canyon Tour

Spend a whole day exploring Lynn Canyon Park and downtown Vancouver with your guide, WorldHost prestigious award winner Erik Graff. This tour is 15$ and runs every Tuesday at 9:45.


Stanley Park Tour

Join Sami as he takes you on a morning walking tour to explore his favourite spots in Stanley Park and the surrounding areas. The tour is $5 and departs at 9:45 am in the hostel lobby.


Beach Volleyball

Head out with us to Jericho Beach to play some beach volleyball or just to chill and cheer the teams! It's free and transportation is included - just meet us at 5:00 pm in the hostel lobby.


Sunset Karaoke

Free! Sing your heart out and watch the beautiful sunset on Jericho Beach. Meet the karaoke crew at our sister hostel HI Vancouver Jericho Beach in their lobby at 8:00 pm.


Granville Pub Crawl

Join the fun and follow our hostel guide for drinks, games, and more as you explore Granville's lively streets and bars! Grab your ticket for just $30 and check with the Front Desk for departure times.


Rooftop Yoga

Certified instructor Izobella will guide you through one hour of gentle stretch and flows on the hostel rooftop at 1:00 pm. Limited yoga mats are provided and a 5$ donation is encouraged.


BBQ Party and Trivia

Head to our rooftop at 6:00 pm to enjoy the evening with a 10$ delicious BBQ and meet other backpackers. Gather a team for the 7:00 pm Trivia Quiz - you and your new friends can win some awesome prizes!


Beer Olympics

Are you ready for some Beer Olympics on the rooftop? Come show off your Beer Pong skills, or try some Flip Cup, Opus, and more international games at our weekly olympics on Thursdays at 8:00 pm. 5$ entry.


Capilano Canyon Tour

Every Friday, the renowned guide Erik Graff offers a tour through the Capilano Canyon to its famous Suspension Bridge. The tour departs at 9:45 from 955 Burrard St. and costs 45$ (including transportation and entry to the park).


Bingo Bar Crawl

A one-of-a-kind epic pub crawl through Gastown! Complete Bingo challenges and win boozy prizes. Get your ticket for $32 (transport included) and meet the crawl crew at 7:00 pm in the lobby.


Granville Island Tour

Join Ron on this free Granville Island Tour to explore the culture, food and history of Granville Island through its shops, restaurants and awesome city views. Departure at noon in the lobby!

HI Member Discounts


Save 15% on your eSIM data plan

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West Trek Tours

Save 10% on select tours from Vancouver

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Moose Travel Network

10% off your next adventure with Moose

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VIA Rail Canada

Get 10% off your train ticket for you and up to three friends

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Hertz Car Rental

Get up to 10% car and van rentals around the world

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Vancouver Foodie Tours

Save 10% on foodie tours

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15% off your luggage storage

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Mountain Man Mike's

Get 15% off eco-friendly bus fares in Western Canada

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H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Get 25% off on general admission

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Vancouver Mysteries

Get 25% off 2-5 players games

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Get $5 off your first ride on Poparide

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YVR Skylynx

Get up to 15% off your bus ride between Vancouver and Whistler

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Canadian Outback Rafting

Save $10 on your next rafting trip with Canadian Outback Rafting

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FlyOver Canada

Save 20% off your admission and discover Canada

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Capilano Suspension Bridge

Get the student rate to explore suspended bridges in the forest

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Tap into HI's huge network of discounts the moment you get your membership card. You can keep saving while you travel and long after you get back.

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