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SameSun Backpacker Lodge

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   1018 Granville St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers) (Downtown)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel! Nice and central with everything you need nearby. Every bed just had its matresses replaced and they are super comfy! The brekky is pretty awesome too! Only drawbacks are those damn stairs and that there's is only a few toilets per floor.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was only in town for a single night and I found the beds to be comfortable, well equipped (with multiple power points, individual lamp, and shelf). I was gone before breakfast but the staff offered to leave some out for me so I wouldn't go hungry. The location was great I was able to walk to a bunch of... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

SameSun is located in downtown Vancouver and a great place to meet people... They have a nice little bar that also serves cheap meals... There are events going on every day... It is close to many night clubs, restaurants, pubs and lots and lots of shopping possibilities! It is also quite close to Canada place and the ocean :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a private room which had a docking station built into the tv which was a bonus. The hostel was a great place to meet different people and they arrange daily activities which are mostly free and definitely worth doing. Staff are really nice too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: Great location in the middle of everything. Staff is really friendly and super helpful. Daily $5 specials at the beaver are good considering its only $5. Rooms and beds are clean. Something fun to do everyday of the week planned by the hostel team. Matt and Mckayla were great tour leaders and the blond server at the beaver was... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely love Same Sun. I first visited a few years back as a solo traveler, and felt very safe and comfortable. I have since returned multiple times and brought friends, all whom feel the same way. The establishment is clean and modernized, the staff attentive and possess an astute knowledge of the city. You cannot get any better location-wise.... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the atmosphere and the downtown location at reasonable prices. The international scene was casually hanging out in the common rooms and kitchen, and the beer and food downstairs was suitable and again reasonable for a tight travel budged.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the price you pay its a great place! I met heaps of people I'm still in touch with, went on a free tour organized by the hostel which was really fun, went to the hockey game which was pretty rad and the breakfast is really nice and filling! No complaints really! Dorm is a dorm, pay for what you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, it is within walking distance of many places and close to public transport. Everyone is super friendly, and the hostel breakfast is pretty awesome! The bagels taste so damn good. Note that if you have a room facing the street, it can get quite noisy at night, but apart from that, no other complaints :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my stay at Samesun - great people, great buzz. Facilities were excellent and awesome value for money. Especially liked the delicious breakfast. The bagels are ridiculously good. Thanks for everything!

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Address: 1018 Granville St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — SameSun Backpacker Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 270
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