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C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver

1.5 stars
1038 Main StreetVancouverBCV6A 2W1Canada, 866-299-2910
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  • Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base) 171-min drive; 41.5 miles/66.9 km
  • Vancouver Pacific Central Station 3-min walk; 0.2 miles/0.3 km
  • Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer Station 20-min walk; 1 miles/1.6 km
  • Vancouver Waterfront Station 23-min walk; 1.1 miles/1.8 km
  • Main Street-Science World Station 3-min walk; 0.1 miles/0.2 km
  • Stadium-Chinatown Station 15-min walk; 0.7 miles/1.1 km
  • Waterfront Metro Station 22-min walk; 1.1 miles/1.8 km
2.3 / 5
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
Food could be better
Room needs to be redecorated
Could use a good cleaning
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C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver

Hotel Info: 866-266-9798

from $27 CAD
  • Standard Room, 1 Bunk Bed (Private Room)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private Room)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only (1 Bed )

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 126 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


The Ivanhoe Pub - This pub serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Recent reviews

2.3 /5 from 56 reviews

C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver
Fair2.0 / 5
Faint Musty Smell, Good Location
Decently priced for mid-summer Vancouver. Constant but very faint dusty/damp smell. Wifi was down. Cold water did not run from sink within room. Certainly not the most comfortable hostel I've been to, but you get what you pay for, I suppose! Located near Skytrain stations (5 min walk), Grand Central Station (right beside it, in fact), Chinatown (5 min walk), core downtown Vancouver (20-25 min walk or a very short bus ride), and Waterfront area (30-35 min walk). Main Street Vancouver is notorious for its homeless population, but every city has its Main Street! Please do not let this deter you from exploring ALL facets of this beautiful city.
1 night trip
C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver
Fair2.0 / 5
Great place to meet people, have low expectations
OK well for the price what do you really expect. On the flip side it is in a good location, close to wherever you want to go as in Gastown, Yaletown even Granville area and waterfront. The place isn't clean, but good for a one night stay and you meet people right away.
1 night trip
C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver
Good3.0 / 5
All was what I expected for price,the bathroom could have been cleaner!
1 night business trip
C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver
Fair2.0 / 5
Bunk Beds! Great Location! Not So Nice bathroom!
Convenient location and cheap price. Best to avoid using the washroom there though.
1 night trip with friends
C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver
Fair2.0 / 5
Decent for what you pay
Decent place for a night to crash. Wasn't a clean place, but you pay for what it's worth.
1 night trip

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C & N Backpackers Hostel - Central Station, Vancouver

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