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SameSun Backpacker Lodge

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1.5 of 5
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1018 Granville St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tanunda Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arriving straight from the airport, the Samesun was a very accommodating and awesome place to stay, good atmosphere and awesome staff, I dealt with Giles on the desk and he was brilliant! The free hostel activities are an awesome way to experience the city with a knowledgeable guide, Ria and Mikaela are the best! Highly recommend this place to anyone... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In a pretty good location in walking distance to everything in downtown. Staff are friendly and helpful, happy to give advice and tips. It is a big hostel so a lot of people most very friendly and chatty. Had a good bar within to be social and the food is pretty good as well. Surprisingly the beds are very comfortable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great amenities, clean aware, and for what you pay, great experience! What's best of all, the staff. The staff here who I know very well: Blair; Matthew; Jayne; Doug; Jack; Justin; Giles; Stephanie; Jessica at the Front desk were the ones who made my experience just wonderful and fantastic! Housekeeping staff; Tracy; Roisin; Karl; Riley; Mitch were just perfect. Had... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with my sister, met some unbelievably friendly staff, in particular Doug, Blair, Justin, Manny and Jenny. Had only planned on staying 3 nights but decided to stay for three weeks instead, great fun downstairs at the beaver bar and I am now living with the friends I made at this hostel. Great location and I really can't fault... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Samesun for three days this July. I have very mixed feelings about my stay, so have to do this review in two parts. The first relates to the general atmosphere and service provided by the hostel: on this account, it was an excellent and friendly place to stay. There's a great bar downstairs which serves cheap food... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good buffet the morning, we can chose what we want. It is not the cleanest hostel, but for me it was okay. Prices are cheap and it worth it!! The beaver, the restaurant and pub inside the hostel offers nice choices and beer is very cheap: 4,25 taxes INCLUDED!!! in the happy hour. I came back to the beaver even... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the many hostels I stayed out whilst travelling around Canada last year and its by far one of my favourite! There is an awesome bar downstairs and daily activities (most of them being free). The location was great - close to bars, restaurants and a train stations. Would recommend this hostel to anyone going to Vancouver!

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Ogden, Utah
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved my stay at Samesun. The friendly staff, hot showers and comfortable bunks really sold me on it. Compared to other hostels, the price is right. My favorite part of the trip was the friends I met at the free breakfast and at the free to mostly-free daily activities. (Lynn Canyon, y'all!) With having the bar downstairs and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, clean hostel with excellent facilities. Excellent front desk staff, Jess. Friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Good facilities, with clean bathrooms. Goos breakfast included, along with free Wi-fi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh man, what a great hostel, its right in the middle of downtown and you can be everywhere in a heartbeat. Its clean and comfortable. I stayied in a mixed 6bed room with friendly people also the staff is nice and likes to give information. Showers and toilets are enough there and, da*m what a great breakfast. For some people... More 

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