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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice staff help me a lot! They gave me many Vancouver travel suggestions. All-you-can-eat breakfast was awesome! Clean bathroom and dorm room. Location is good to shopping and drink, but if you need a place for adequate rest and sleep, this hostel is definitely not a good choice for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great stay at the SameSun hostel in Vancouver - this hostel was very clean, staff are always friendly and it's a just a fun place! This hostel is a great place to meet new people! Free breakfast as well as great activities they run everyday! The beaver bar has great food and drinks specials every night - would recommend staying... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel staff are very welcoming and helpful. Location is prime. Tons of shops up and down the street and public transport close by.There are plenty of events for visitors and the accommodations are clean. Bathrooms were very nice. Loved my visit and will definitely stay again if I am in the Vancouver area.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few of fellow backpackers have recommended to stay at SameSun while in Vancouver, and it was definitely a right decision. Breakfast was great, room was clean, didn't have any issues with checking in or out. The location is great! I stayed over the weekend and there were so many options for going out within a few minutes from the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Samesun for one night recently. Unfortunately I arrived quite late and left pretty early so I didn't have much time to enjoy the location and facilities, however the bed was comfy, bathrooms were clean, staff were friendly and there were some good common areas to meet fellow travelers. I would stay here again if passing through... More 

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France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed only one night but it was nice. good place, big kitchen, a bar with cheap drink and food, activities every day, very good breakfast even if you have to check out out early (coffee, tea, toast, juices) and a lot of more during breakfast time. The only negative point is windows on the street which doesn t close... More 

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the SameSun during my recent trip to Vancouver. Clean rooms, great atmosphere, and super friendly staff that will answer all your questions and help solve any problems you might have. The restaurant has nightly activities and is the perfect place to meet fellow travelers.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to the SameSun three times on my recent trip around BC; the staff is brilliant, the activities help to meet people, the rooms (stayed in 4-bed dorms) are decent, the bar is affordable and fun to be in - the amenities (kitchen, common room etc) offer all one needs. I can definitely recommend it!

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the most amazing facilities but such a good atmosphere - stayed over new years and it was super easy to meet other travellers especially at the beaver bar downstairs! Lockers were a little small as was the room rather cramped but overall hostel felt safe and clean.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with a friend on a 2 year working visa from Ireland. Everyone staying here is so lovely and friendly. We were worried we wouldn't be able to find someone to live with but on the 2nd night we made a new Zealand friend who wanted to share with us :) .. The hostel itself is great, free daily... More 

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