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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hostel is located in the middle of downtown. It's easy to wreach everything by foot. In case you would like to go by bus - no problem. Just get out of the hostel and hop on. The rooms offer plenty of space. The washroom facilities are cleaned at least twice a day and they are clean after that! The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hostel was quite large.. bar underneath with cheap food/drink specials every day. You can't hear the bar when your not in it though which is great. We had a private room most of them have mini fridges which is also great however we had to swap rooms & the second room did not. I would recommend they add them to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice bagels at breakfast. See through sheets. Zero ventilation in room. If you're after a party and a place to crash drunk on a budget this will do. Well managed and decent, just designed for a niche market of early twenty something bong users.

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petegas78, Manager at SameSun Backpacker Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for your review, it makes a pretty good read actually. We do cater to all types of travelers, although this week with all the ski hills closing, there has been more of a party vibe than usual around here. You are also correct that our largest market is early twenty somethings, however I don't know how many of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good location and atmosphere. Vert Nice service and people. The rooms, washrooms, common rooms and other facilities perfectly matched my needs. The breakfast is perfect to start the day and the bar is quite cool too to start the evening or to close it.. depending on your mood.

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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome hostel in the centre of Downtown Vancouver. Good atmosphere, awesome vibe about the place, great daily activities, (Steph is an absolute GEM!) cheap Beer, Free Wifi / Breakfast. Always stay at SameSun when I visit Vancouver.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed here one night but it was great, no complaints at all. Spent a fair bit of time in the bar and also tagged along on a few of the planned activities as we had some friends staying in the hostel. The staff are great, really friendly and willing to help out with all the stupid questions you have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Samesun is in the most ideal location, staff is incredibly accommodating and helpful, bathrooms, kitchen, and hostel gets cleaned regularly!! I'm already planning my next trip back :) I definetly recommend this place!

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in SameSun, Vancouver over St. Patricks day and it was one of the best weekends I've had. This hostel is set in an unbeatable location; bars, restaurants, shopping, and parks just outside the door. It is also the most social hostel I've been in. They have a bar on the main floor where everyone in the hostel hangs... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As two older travellers in our 60 s,we loved the buzz and friendliness of this hostel.Our private room was comfortable and the Bar and restaurant was lovely.After full days sightseeing it was great just to pop downstairs for good...and cheap meal. Very good location for all main sights in this city and close to sky train link.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

cool staff, near metro station, good area, near lots of bars and restaurants, value for the money , breakfast was ok, could be cleaner. if you want to stay for a week or so, very good hostel, not recommended for families or children.

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Additional Information about SameSun Backpacker Lodge

Also Known As:
Samesun Backpacker Hotel Vancouver
Samesun Backpacker Hotel
Address: 1018 Granville St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 39 Specialty lodging in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — SameSun Backpacker Lodge 1.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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