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Reviews of C and N Backpackers - Vancouver

Hostel | 927 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6A 2V8

65.0% Overall Rating

214 out of 297 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (01/09/2015)

Michael Williams thinks…

"the people that come through are very genuine its a cool place with a good vibe to it I will be back ;)"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note that 6% tax on top of the rate will be added to your total price at the hostel. Check in from 8 a.m. To 3 a.m.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Vancouver?

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65.0%

Overall Rating

214 out of 297 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'C and N Backpackers - Vancouver'

Atmosphere
58.4%
Location
70.4%
Facilities
59.2%
Cleanliness
55.2%
Staff
76.0%
Value
74.4%
Safety
61.6%
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91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Michael Williams

Alone

Visiting friends or family

01 September 2015 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: the people that come through are very genuine its a cool place with a good vibe to it I will be back ;)

Disliked: it has an old school building kinda thing brings you back into another era of living but thats not a negative it has character ;)

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Shopping

27 August 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Easy access to skytrain and nice rooms for the cost of it.

Disliked: No towels for shower

20.0%
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Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

24 August 2015

Liked: The hostel was dirty. The staff was unfriendly and unkind. The location is bad.

Disliked: The staff, the place, the situation, the cleanliness...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Saleha Naghmi

As a family with children

City break

13 August 2015 Saleha would recommend this property

Liked: good

Disliked: Saleha left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 August 2015

Liked: Low cost

Disliked: Not in the best location. The area felt a little unsafe especial at night

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Megan Caterer

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

11 May 2015 Megan would recommend this property

Liked: Super friendly staff, standard hostel cleanliness, good kitchen facilities, conviniently close to greyhound/train station/sky tram and only 20 min walk to downtown/bar area

Disliked: Only downside was that there's not a lot of ventilation in the rooms and there's a lot of traffic noise, but this is pretty normal to find in city hostels

57.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

16 August 2014

Liked: Location

Disliked: Not vey clean and lumpy bed

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

11 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Basic and budget but does what it says on the tin! A handy location at an affordable rate.

Disliked: Too few bathroom and toilet facilities.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break

09 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Price and location

Disliked: Kitchen was closed upon my arrival at midnight and was unable to get water other than from the bathroom tap.

34.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Jenny Waterhouse

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

13 July 2014

Liked: Handy to train station

Disliked: Lack of Cleanliness.

34.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

08 April 2014

Liked: The shower had good water pressure

Disliked: The staff new nothing and we're not In The least helpful, it was soooo dirty, there was no atmosphere to speak of, it has people living there for years, the rooms were cold.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Takuro Ikeda

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

18 October 2013 Takuro would recommend this property

Liked: One of the desk officer was so friendly and kind, which I liked this backpackers' hotel. When I stayed there, it was a Thanksgiving national holiday, so I got delicious big turkey for free.

Disliked: The kitchens close time is 9:30, so I have to keep my drink out of fridge to drink something at night.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Chen Nien

Alone

Work / volunteering

27 September 2013 Chen would recommend this property

Liked: Very good location, good staff, and very fair price!!!

Disliked: mix bed, security concerned, facilities are a little bit old, but ok to use.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

26 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Generally a friendly atmosphere. Good location, near food, Skytrain, and the bus/train station. The guy at check-out had a pretty good beard. I was able to check-in around midnight (much later than I had planned on arriving) with no issues. Free, fast wifi.

Disliked: There were no secure lockers. The check-in guy wasn't very polite and I had trouble understanding his accent. He never gave me any bedsheets or told me where to find them, just disappeared. They didn't have any cats.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Beryl Gale

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 September 2013 Beryl would recommend this property

Liked: Plenty of communal space, nice thick blankets!

Disliked: Apparently bus no 100 (as in 'directions') hasn't been running for over a year! Only one shower for whole floor. Kitchen shuts 9.30

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

21 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap and affordable place with a good location. Would recommend if staying a short amount of time in Vancouver.

Disliked: Internet access is not the best and there were a fair few bugs in my room. Hostel could definitely invest in some new pillows too!!

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Work / volunteering

13 September 2013

Liked: The price

Disliked: Location is a little inconvenient for tourist, if it'd be clean is worth money

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was incredibly nice and helpful, suggesting a plan of what to see while we were in Vancouver. There's a computer and kitchens available as well as wifi in the lobby. The hostel had a lot of common area space, aside from the lobby, there was a TV room and a small library room aside from the two kitchens.

Disliked: For some reason the kitchens got locked up relatively early (9pm?), which meant we had to throw out our leftovers when we came back from dinner. There was only 2 bathrooms per floor which of course were crowded in the morning. Also, despite an attentive cleaning staff, the bathrooms tended to be soaking wet from the showers and dirty as a result.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Remi Cabral

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 August 2013

Liked: Safe and convenient

Disliked: Something they don`t tell you when you give them the deposit is that there is no staff before 8am. Only a box to drop you key. They pretty much make profit from travelling in a hurry for an early flight. I`m pretty sure they make it on purpose

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

03 August 2013

Liked: The hostel is cheap (compared to other places in Vancouver). There's a really good pizza place in the same building.

Disliked: The whole place is just really run down and cramped. There only seem to be three showers for all the 40+ rooms so get used to queuing every morning! Quite a walk away from everything.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

steve horwood

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

13 July 2013 steve would recommend this property

Liked: Best price of all hostal options for that night.

Disliked: Only one shower room for entire floor.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Cody Wisniewski

Alone

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

27 May 2013 Cody would recommend this property

Liked: It was extremely close to the skytrain and chinatown which was really cool. It was exactly what I needed for my short stay in Vancouver.

Disliked: Nothing.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Denise Faulhaber

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 April 2013 Denise would recommend this property

Liked: - perfect location, close to pacific central station and in walking distance to downtown and china town - nice room, enough space with sink in the room - really clean

Disliked: no complimentary breakfest hostel is upstairs so you have to bring all your luggage up a narrow stairs

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cheep and near chinatown

Disliked: toilets are broken

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ruth S F Landmark

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

12 December 2012 Ruth S F would recommend this property

Liked: A very nice and friendly hostel. Quit, clean and comfortable beds.Close to buses and trains. You can walk to Chinatown and Downtown.

Disliked: There are no single rooms with bathroom, so you have to share. Luckily there where several on each floor, and always some vacant.