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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good clean hostel, with friendly staff and lots of activities to offer. Only thing I didn't like was the amount of people to a bathroom but that's just personal preference. We are staying in a few weeks at the samesun hostel at Venice beach so we clearly did enjoy our stay. The beaver inside the hostel is a cheap... More

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Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my wife. I am 29 she is 30. She had her reservations about staying in a hostel but i assured her it would be a great time. we made some amazing friends with a bunch of Germans during world cup and even caught a little bit of the football fever. they are pretty good about their noise... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really love staying at this hostel when I am in Vancouver. Ifn fact I like it so much I changed rooms so I could stay with them for my trip. The hostel is clean and the bar/restaurant downstairs is such a good deal. Central location and fantastic staff. Also rooms are pretty spacious for a hostel. Only negative this time... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

SameSun is a well run hostel with a friendly, helpful staff. We had a great time watching the World Cup in the bwar/restaurant. Good food. I felt very safe and comfortable here. The location was convenient to public transportation, and the staff was very helpful with giving directions and advice .

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Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and helpful. The common areas were very clean. The location was as advertise, centrally located, easy to get to from the airport, and in the heart of the "clubbing" area. The breakfast was decent. The wifi was mediocre and required you to sign in every time you switched rooms which was a bit annoying. The place... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located with easy access to everything downtown & close to the sky train to get to/from airport. The hostel runs daily activities which are good & easy to meet other travellers. Staff are a great help

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Edmonton, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel fulfilled its promises: it is centrally located (easy access from the airport via the Vancouver City Centre station; the neighborhood also felt much better than e.g. Main Street), you meet some friendly people (both staff and travellers), you get some amenities (the kitchen was well equipped and really useful), and there is a basic but nice free breakfast.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostel smack bang in the thick of things. Really friendly and helpful staff. All the facilities that you can think of. Great daily organised activities, easy to make new friends. Clean rooms with a bonus of personal fans above each bed. Wifi dropped in and out alot, but it just gave you an excuse to have a cold one... More

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Princeton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location, staff were awesome. Unbelievably helpful. Was just ludicrously hot on the third floor where i slept unfortunately which made it really hard to sleep. Good kitchen also. Overall would stay here again.

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly couldn't have asked for more. The staff were helpful, chatty and fun. The location was ideal. Everyone I met in the hostel ha the same friendly attitude and I've made some lifelong friends. My only regret was that I didn't book a longer stay. I'll definitely be back.

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Address: 1018 Granville St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — SameSun Backpacker Lodge 1.5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant
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The largest hostel in downtown Vancouver with a central location in the entertainment district . We boast a clean environment with a great atmosphere and friendly staff. Everything you need in a hostel!Clean, comfortable, safe and fun - SameSun Vancouver is the place to stay in Vancouver! You get what you pay for in this city, so if you want the best experience for your stay in Vancouver, check out the #1 rated hostel in the city! ... more   less 
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