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Cambie Hostel Gastown

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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good15%
  • Average29%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible33%
19 Oct 2017
“Was expecting worse. Location is key here.”
16 Oct 2017
“I don't recommend this hostel”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I rented a single room (the 209 to be precise). We expected a backpacker type hostel. I've been in lots of hostels in Europe and USA, but this was the worst. The room was smelling cat litter (i have cats, i can...More

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Response from Mariana B, Manager at Cambie Hostel GastownResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Valerie, Thanks for the review. We work hard to offer good food and friendly service, and we apologize that we didn't meet your expectations. We have passed this feedback along to management as this matter is very important to us to ensure it does...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stayed at the cambie when I first got to Canada and it's like a usual hostel. Rooms are ok, showers and toilets really small but staff is super friendly and the brekky that you get with your room booking is amazing

Thank MilaHennings
Response from Mariana B, Manager at Cambie Hostel GastownResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Mila, Thank you for your great comments and we hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Besides being in an excellent spot, this hostel is terrible. The building and the rooms are just not clean, there were bugs in my bedroom, and of 3 lockers just one was not broken. The showers are not clean as well, and you have no...More

Thank PauloBarney
Response from Mariana B, Manager at Cambie Hostel GastownResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Paulo, We took into consideration all that made your visit unpleasant. We recently renovated all our rooms and beds to solve the bedbug problems so now all our facilities are bedbugs free and clean. We do hope you give us another chance after fixing...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

I booked Cambie mainly for the location in Gastown, having heard it was a great place to explore in Vancouver. The staff were friendly on arrival, but the place itself was a dive. I didn't go in blind, as I knew there was a bar...More

Thank Elizabeth Y
Response from Mariana B, Manager at Cambie Hostel GastownResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Elizabeth, We always appreciate our guest's comments and feedback. We will definitely be taking your input to management and hopefully fix everything that made your visit unpleasant. We sincerely apologize for your experience. We do hope you give us another try!

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Very much just a party hostel to get drunk and pass out in. The rooms were not very comfortable. There was a bulb of garlic on the radiator in our room on check-in so the place smelled awful. Very few electrical outlets in inconvenient places....More

Thank 357ciarao
Response from Mariana B, Manager at Cambie Hostel GastownResponded 26 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Our hostel always welcomes guest feedback so we know how we can improve our service and facilities. We apologize for your experience of our facilities not being thoroughly clean during your stay but we will pass on your...More

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US$24 - US$62 (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
...More
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"If you still want to stay here, avoid the second floor by all means."
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"maybe the second floor to be far away from the kitchen and mouse"
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"Dont stay here at all"
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"Recommend 2nd floor for better sleep"
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