This is the best backpacker facility in town with a location that couldn't be more centrally located (it's near the waterfront and Courtenay Place). It's always abuzz as people of all ages settle into contemporary, clean, colorful rooms (bunk-style or private). There's a nice little, affordable cafe next door or you can whip up meals in the large communal cooking facilities. We also like the fact that the YHA has many quiet areas in which to chill.