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.
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.