St. Clair Hotel-Hostel
Perfectly situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver the heritage listed St. Clair Hotel-Hostel (circa 1911) offers guests’ comfortable, clean and convenient accommodations, with a nautical theme, all at a competitive price! Whether you’re in town for just one night or a couple of weeks the St. Clair Hotel-Hostel is the ideal environment from which to explore this wonderfully diverse city, sample the local and international culinary and cultural delights on offer or simply immerse yourself in the mountains, forests, rivers, lakes and beaches BC is famous for.
Additional amenities/services provided to guests include: free WIFI in all rooms, free breakfast (coffee, tea and english muffins) served daily and on-site laundry facilities – only $1 per load!
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to assist you with all things around the hostel and answer any questions as well as make recommendations and give advice on what to eat, where to visit, how to get there, etc. – basically all things Vancouver.
We have a variety of rooms available to suit all needs: Separate Male and Female Dorms, Private Twin Bunk (2x bunk beds – sleeps 2), Private Twin (2x single beds), Private Double (1x double bed), Private Triple (1x double bed 1x single bed) and Private Quad (4x bunk beds – sleeps 4). Prices and availability are subject to change depending on the season.
To ensure an enjoyable and hassle free stay for your time in Vancouver make sure to book with the St. Clair Hotel-Hostel today!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Steam Room
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
We have a 2 day cancellation policy.
PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE TAXES. TAXES ARE 16% (PST+GST+MRDT) FOR ALL ROOMS.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the Airport (YVR) to downtown Vancouver and the St Clair Hostel
By Public Transit
After clearing Canada Customs and Immigration, go through the big glass doors, and follow the signs for public transportation CANADA LINE. Pay your fare and get a transfer ticket.
Board the Skytrain at the platform sign CANADA LINE TO WATERFRONT.
Arrive at destination stop CITY CENTER STATION. Get off Skytrain and exit onto Georgia St.
Walk east (to the right as you come up escalator) one block to Seymour St.
Turn left and go one block to Dunsmuir St., turn right (east) walk one block to Richards St., turn left (north). The St Clair Hostel is only a few paces down Richards St., under the clock with the picture of a ship.
Your trip will take approximately 25 minutes on Skytrain and another 5 minutes walk to the St Clair Hotel.
BC Transit Info: 604-953-3333
Taxi-cabs are available at the airport exits. Cab fares are $40 - $50 (or more) from the YVR airport to St Clair Hotel. Your trip will take approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending upon time of day and traffic conditions.
Other BC Transit routes
Typically, the easiest routes to downtown Vancouver locations, like the St Clair Hotel - Hostel, are the Skytrain service or any of the Downtown-destined buses. For bus routes that service the downtown areas, ask the driver for a stop close to Richards and Dunsmuir streets.
The Skytrain stations Stadium, Granville, Burrard, Waterfront, and the Seabus terminal are all within five short city blocks of the hostel (yes, we certainly have a central location).
However, of these, the Granville Station is closest to the St Clair... just over 1 block away. Get off the Skytrain car at Granville Station, take the Dunsmuir Street exit, walk east up Dunsmuir St. (about 1-1/2 short blocks) to Richards St., turn left onto Richards St., just a few paces, look for the clock with a ship image.
BC Transit Info 604-953-3333
From the CN - Amtrak railway or Greyhound station
Exit the station, look for the Skytrain on your left, head up the stairs and buy a ticket from the machine kiosk. Take the Skytrain going west toward downtown (Waterfront), get off the Skytrain car at Granville Station, use the Dunsmuir Street exit, walk east up Dunsmuir St. (about 1-1/2 short blocks) to Richards St., turn left onto Richards St., just a few paces, look for the clock with a ship image.
Travel time: around 10 minutes
More comprehensive map and street information is available by clicking the Google Map below. Have a safe journey. We look forward to seeing you soon at the St. Clair Hotel - Hostel!
We are right downtown in a student area, one block from Skytrain, three blocks from the Seabus and Vancouver Public Library (free internet). Close to all transportation, restaurants, shopping, Chinatown, Gastown and other ameneties.