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HI Vancouver Jericho Beach

1515 Discovery Street, Vancouver, V6R 4K5, Canada

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Overall Rating 76%

Right in Jericho Beach Park, this is the ideal choice for travellers who want to stay at the beach, yet be close to the city.


Vancouver Hostel

Hostel Vancouver

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

So what isn’t there to do for groups at this pretty hostel? Not a lot is the honest answer.

HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach is Vancouver's only hostel by the beach and is located just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver and 10 minutes from the University of BC. In this great Kitsilano setting, guests are surrounded by parkland and sandy beaches, with views of downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, and the North Shore Mountains on the doorstep. You'll get to live like a local and experience all Vancouver has to offer.

HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach has everything a traveller would want: Internet access, laundry, sports equipment, games, and bike rentals. Not to mention a surround sound equipped TV room. Want to cook for yourself? There’s a large guest kitchen for all your culinary needs.

All linens and towels (even a duvet) are provided, and there is also affordable parking right in front of the hostel - $6 for 24 hours. There are lockers in every room with security lockers available at the front desk for laptops and other valuables.

For cyclists: Bike Tour of Stanley Park
Our programming coordinator will take your group on a guided bike tour of Vancouver's most famous park - Stanley Park.

For nature lovers: Beach/Park Tours
Want to be at one with nature? HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach is located in the parklands of Jericho Park and only minutes from the beach. Free tours of the beach and parklands can be combined.

Volunteer Programmes
Jericho Stewardship Group has programmess that get residents, naturalists, students, non-profit groups, and other groups to work together with the Parks Board staff in restoring and enhancing the natural habitat at Jericho Park. Ask at the hostel for more information.

Sports lovers: Kayaking
Ecomarine Ocean Kayak Centre offers tailor made kayaking events that are fun and engaging for your group to enjoy. Take a guided tour of Jericho Beach area or choose a team building paddle that is suitable for both small and large groups.

Environment Lovers: Mad Hatter Afternoon High Tea Party
Wear silly hats from the tickle trunk while learning about HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach's sustainability initiatives, and drink tea made with mint leaves from the hostel garden.

Film Buffs: Movie Nights
Choose from the hostel’s library of films which includes a limited selection of movies that were filmed in Vancouver. Learn about the scenes that have renamed Vancouver "Hollywood North" and where in Greater Vancouver they were filmed.

Young adventurers: Scavenger Hunt
Explore the hostel to find the next clue whilst learning about hostelling. This is a fun activity for youth groups.

If this sounds like the hostel for your group trip, then make an enquiry today.

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Suitable for Special Occasions
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Linen and towels
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - At a cost
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 01 May to 30 Sept
Open from 01 May to 30 Sept

Open 24 hours
From 15:00 to 12:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1-866-762-4122

Fax. (604)224-4852

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • University of British Columbia (3 to 5km)
  • Ecomarine Centre at Jericho Sailing Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Jericho Beach (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (5 to 10km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (5 to 10km)
  • National / State Park (5 to 10km)
  • Nightlife (3 to 5km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (5 to 10km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (2 to 3km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (5 to 10km)
  • Water park (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Take the Canada Line to Vancouver City Centre station then #4 UBC westbound to NW Marine Drive. *The #4 bus departs from Howe St. on Fridays Saturdays Sundays and Holidays from 9pm to 4am. Feel free to call the hostel at 1 604 224 3208 / 1866 762 4122 if you need help.
From Pacific Central Station: Skytrain westbound to Granville Station. Then take bus #4 southbound to NW Marine Drive. *The #4 bus departs from Howe St. on Fridays Saturdays Sundays and Holidays from 9pm to 4am. Feel free to call the hostel at 1 604 224 3208 / 1866 762 4122 if you need help.
Alternate Transport
7km southwest of City Centre in Jericho Beach Park. Parking available at hostel $13/day
From Pacific Central Station: Take the Skytrain (Expo Line) westbound to Granville Station. Then take bus #4 southbound to NW Marine Drive. *The #4 bus departs from Howe St. on Fridays Saturdays Sundays and Holidays from 9pm to 4am. Feel free to call the hostel at 1 604 224 3208 / 1866 762 4122 if you need help.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Skateboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Energy efficiency appliances
  • Double-glazing windows


  • Working with local community


  • Recycling areas
  • Composting
  • Growing own vegetables


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps
  • Water-wise garden

Sustainability labels