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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 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Essex
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel made for a good base when wanting to explore downtown Vancouver. Within walking distance of boutique shopping strips as well as some rare and lovely little gems such as the Golden Age Collectibles Store, just about anything and everything is at your fingertips. The Beaver situated on the bottom floor of the hostel made for a great place... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in transit from Vancouver to Whistler so I stayed overnight at SameSun. I wish I had allotted more time in Vancouver because SameSun seemed like a cool social place for a solo traveller to stay in. I literally only spent 24 hours there (arrived in the afternoon, checked out the following morning, and hung around til the afternoon... More

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

I was only in Vancouver for 3 days and this hostel was recommended to me. The staff were very friendly and helpful with the exception of one women who decided to have a go at me for not wearing shoes. The rooms were clean as were the bathrooms, the laundry service was cheap and after coming in from the freezing... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean hostel, super friendly staff (in the hostel and the bar). The hostel itself was quiet, but the bar was really energetic, and really good for meeting people since I was travelling alone. Breakfast was great too. Amazing location, really close to bars, restaurants and shops. Would definitely recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a couple of days at Samesun Vancouver in February 2014 and despite being of the older demographic we really enjoyed it. The location is very convenient, being close to the train station for airport connection and easy walking distance to all major attractions. The kitchen is one of the cleanest I have seen in a backpackers and the... More

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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 #7 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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