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    American Backpackers Hostel

    347 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1T3, Canada
    1 (604) 688-0112
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    • Excellent38%
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    • Average10%
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    1 - 5 of 90 reviews

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Hostel makes no sense. Owner is a confused angry fool & racist who keeps a list of ethnic stereotypes posted on the wall ("African guests are thieves"; "Arabs guests are dirty" etc.) and thinks it's cute. Bathroom is totally unkept and disgusting. Species of cockroaches...More

    1  Thank Jake T
    Response from mazara1, General Manager at American Backpackers HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

    when people like you get kicked out of course they complain

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    this place has everything a backpacker needs, great price, nice people, good atmosphere, dont expect luxury, but you are guaranteed a fun stay! although the building is a little run down, the staff are helpful and the location is perfect

    1  Thank blrh93
    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    Our flight didn't get in until 10pm and the people who run this place wouldn't let us check in. At the three other hostels we stayed at they all left us a key/instructions. Absolutely horrible. Will definitely be telling people to never stay here. How...More

    3  Thank kbfioren
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    The boss is kind and humorous. He cleans the hostel 3 times weekly. Top one in downtown with perfect location. And the facilities are above average including spaghetti and plug-in internet access for free.More

    Thank 909,642,645
    Response from mazara1, General Manager at American Backpackers HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

    please understand to keep out price low we have 7.PM cut off BUT if you tip the staff $10 fee they help you but, you were so cheap and come late when was full . go stay in a 24 hours check in hotel if...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    1. IF YOU GO THERE, ALWAYS GET A RECEIPT FOR WHAT YOU PAY! OTHERWISE THEY WILL CHARGE YOU DOUBLE! 2. YOU SHOULD GO AND SEE A DOCTOR AFTER YOU STAYED THERE! Yes, it is very cheap. This is why I chose this place and I...More

    2  Thank Eva S
    Response from mazara1, Owner at American Backpackers HostelResponded 9 July 2017

    I am sorry this happens to you , why others guest are so happy that this hostel provide a home for a lot of working travelers and budget backpackers for long stay , in a very expensive city and heritage buildings in Vancouver are rare...More

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    "perfect location"
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    "Just dont go there..."
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    "Get the dorms, kind friendly people, and its cheap unlike the other overpriced hostels."
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    "arrive on time, your bed will be gone if you are 2min late. My friend had to sleep in the hall, but he got a..."
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