We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    C & N Backpackers - Central Station

    1038 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 2W1, Canada
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 67
          US$ 51
          Great Deal
          US$ 66
          Hostelling International Vancouver Central
          286 reviews
          #12 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown
          259 reviews
          #8 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          St Clair Hotel - Hostel
          97 reviews
          #27 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Samesun Vancouver
          1,245 reviews
          #3 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Overview
          • Excellent0%
          • Very good13%
          • Average4%
          • Poor36%
          • Terrible47%
          16 Apr 2017
          “More of a refuge than a hostel”
          9 Nov 2016
          “Friendly Staff, rust in bathroom”
          Free Wifi
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Concierge
          Free Parking
          1.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Hostelling International Vancouver Central
          286 reviews
          #12 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown
          259 reviews
          #8 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          St Clair Hotel - Hostel
          97 reviews
          #27 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Samesun Vancouver
          1,245 reviews
          #3 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 51.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Vancouver hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "38b8c5ae0f1e4b50aef654d8a71be5b0", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":288554,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"38b8c5ae0f1e4b50aef654d8a71be5b0","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":67,"lowestMetaPrice":51,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":67,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":67,"lowestMetaPrice":51,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":67,"hotelName":"C & N Backpackers - Central Station","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjM4YjhjNWFlMGYxZTRiNTBhZWY2NTRkOGE3MWJlNWIwIiwiQUlLIjoiMTJjNDhjODAyY2IzNDBhMTg0ZWU4NmZmODljZjU2MjQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 51", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Turn Your Opinions into Points!
          Turn your opinions into JPMiles
          Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
          *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
          JPMiles / Payback Arrow
          JPMiles / PAYBACK
          50
          Reviews (22)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 22 reviews

          Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

          The place felt more like a refuge for the homeless and addicts than a backpackers hostel. Very dated, showers were dirty and the place smelt like people had been smoking cannabis in it. Would not advise

          Thank Andy M
          Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

          We stayed there for a night and the guy with the glasses on the front desk had a chat with us every now and again! Never got his name but he was cool. Was awesome and the janitor type dude was really friendly :) I...More

          Thank Annalee D
          Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

          ....if u care about cleanliness and a "normal" hostelambiance DON'T go there. As other ppl already mentioned its dirty, the shower is in the same room with only 2 toilets for the whole floor and the washroomdoor has a lock on it. the very friendly...More

          1  Thank Fosforinha
          Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

          I booked a four bed dorm but got a 6 bed dorm and was charged an extra $10 (not including the $10 deposit for the keys) on top of what I thought I had to pay when i booked. The shower was a absolutely shocking!!...More

          Thank Kayla L
          Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

          I don't understand why this hostel has so many bad reviews. I was at the hostel for 3 nights. I was in a dorm on the 5th floor. The room was very big, had a fridge and a TV. It was really quiet at night...More

          2  Thank Devon S
          Hostelling International Vancouver Central
          286 reviews
          #12 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Hostelling International Vancouver Downtown
          259 reviews
          #8 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          St Clair Hotel - Hostel
          97 reviews
          #27 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          Samesun Vancouver
          1,245 reviews
          #3 of 48 Speciality lodging in Vancouver
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Concierge
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 23 - US$ 65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Number of rooms
          • 126
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Hotwire, Travelocity, Hotels.com, HostelWorld, Cheap Tickets, Priceline and HRS so you can book your C & N Backpackers - Central Station reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Canada >
          • British Columbia >
          • Vancouver >
          • Yaletown & False Creek North
          Nearby
          Yaletown & False Creek North
          Yaletown has risen from the ashes of its
          rough-and-tumble industrial past into one of
          Vancouver's new chicest neighbourhoods. The place
          responsible for originating of the phrase 'skid row'
          might not call to mind independently-owned boutiques
          and terraced cafes, but having swallowed the
          waterfront lines of False Creek North, the resulting
          amalgamation transformed the area into an elegant,
          ...More
          Patricia Hotel
          629 reviews
          .78 km away
           
          City Centre Motor Hotel
          77 reviews
          1.00 km away
           
          Georgian Court Hotel, BW Premier Collection
          2,123 reviews
          1.08 km away
           
          Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Vancouver
          1,789 reviews
          1.09 km away
           
          YWCA Hotel Vancouver
          1,799 reviews
          1.04 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          The Granary
          13 reviews
          .27 km away
          The Ramen Butcher
          68 reviews
          .40 km away
          The Union
          65 reviews
          .31 km away
          Pizzeria Farina
          61 reviews
          .17 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Science World
          954 reviews
          .37 km away
          Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
          1,129 reviews
          .60 km away
          Olympic Village
          54 reviews
          .58 km away
          Jimi Hendrix Shrine
          33 reviews
          .30 km away
          Questions & Answers
          Get quick answers from C & N Backpackers - Central Station staff and past guests.
          Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Room Tips
          "Dont stay here"
          Read review
          "Tips for best room: look for a different hostel"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing