HI Vancouver Downtown
HI Vancouver Downtown
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. Dine out at 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
- Luggage storage
- Meeting room
- Parking nearby
- Bike rack
- Games room
A glimpse of the hostel
Rooms & Beds
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
Related Offers & Discounts
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.