The history of HI-Vancouver Central and Downtown

The goal of this series is to help people better comprehend Hostelling International’s mission, to see beyond the cheap sleeps and to understand the greater ideals behind hostelling.

Excerpted from HI’s book History of HI-Canada-Pacific Mountain Region- Celebrating 75 Years of Hostelling in Canada, by Jon Azpiri.

NSCS Discovery Café enjoying a successful summer at Jericho Beach

The new NSCS Discovery Café at HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach has been enjoying a successful first summer at the hostel. Business has been good with plenty of hostel guests enjoying the new addition to the hostel; the café has also been a hit with the locals who have been visiting the beach during Vancouver’s sunny August.

12 Months of HI – Vancouver’s Celtic March

When you think about where you want to spend St Patrick’s day, usually places like New York, Boston, San Francisco and of course Ireland spring to mind. You don’t really think of Vancouver! But Vancouver has a great Celtic Festival and excellent Paddy’s Day parade.

New Local Eatery just opened at HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach

HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach has a new café-restaurant in the hostel that is open to the public year-round. Hostelling International has entered into a very exciting partnership with The North Shore Culinary School to develop an excellent local eatery for hostellers and locals alike.

Groups: Name your price at HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach

HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach is an excellent hostel for groups.  With its large multi-share rooms, kitchen, dining area and new onsite café-restaurant, it is the perfect base for a visit to Vancouver. Now you and your group can make us an offer we can’t refuse with our ‘Name Your Price’ promotion.

Vancouver City Chase

On Saturday, HI Vancouver Jericho Beach were one of the many ChasePoints dotted around Vancouver for competitors taking part in the Mitsubishi City Chase.

Hundreds of teams of 2 competed to take the winners crown. Winners are put through to the national competition and if they win that, they get a brand new Mitsubishi car and progress to the World Championships!

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