Short-Term Accommodation in Vancouver

There are several affordable accommodation options available not too far from the FDU Campus. These places are suitable for either a short term stay while you settle in, or for longer stays if you want.

YWCA Residence

the outside of the YWCA hotel building

One of the finest “Y” accommodation facilities in North America, Vancouver’s YWCA Hotel is less than a 5 minute walk to the FDU Campus. It offers a warm welcome to students, and is a comfortable, safe and affordable place to stay at the heart of downtown’s arts and entertainment scene. Accommodation is available for both male and females students. Residence rates (30 days or more) are available from September – May. During June, July and August, weekly rates are available.

Single and double rooms are available, with a choice of semi-private or hall bathrooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with mini fridge, TV, desk, telephone, vanity area and shelving unit. Three large guest kitchens, lounge area and coin-operated laundry facilities are also available, and free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

To reserve a room, contact:

Contact Information

YWCA Hotel/Residence

733 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6B 2M4
(604) 895-5830
(604) 681-2550
Be sure to inform them that you are an FDU student

Hostelling International

HI-Vancouver Downtown

HI-Vancouver Downtown is located in the safe and beautiful West End residential neighbourhood, one block from vibrant Davie Street, with its many shops, restaurants, and cafes. The hostel is easily accessible from the downtown core and close to public transit.

HI-Vancouver Downtown offers a free breakfast buffet in the dining area and also has free WiFi access throughout the hostel.

Each multi-share room consists of two bunk beds that sleep four people. There are also private rooms available if you do not want to share with other guests.

HI-Vancouver Downtown has a TV room, a games room, a library and lots of common areas to meet fellow travelers and guests. There is a large self-catering kitchen where guests can prepare and cook their own meals, which is fantastic for those on a budget.

HI-Vancouver Downtown reception is open 24 hours and the hostel requires secure key access to get into each room.

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