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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hostel smack in the center of Vancouver. On Granville street where most of the good bars and shops seem to be. Good atmosphere to the hostel, all the useful things in the room. Only slight annoyance would be that they seem to clean the bathrooms at peak time in the morning but other than that would definitely stay here... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the exact description of great staff. super friendly, happy to help out, even if you are a tired weirdo. I can't state too much regarding everything this place offers as I was only there for a late night /early leave but if you're attending a show at one of the many venues down Granville, it's a quick walk to a... More 

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Boryeong, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Granvile st is a very good place to go every hot place. and all of the staff was so nice. they are very friendly. checkd all wash room at regular time, and changed bed sheet if i need, and everyday room clean service gooooood too

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very satisfied, because the hotel is in the city center and many interesting things could be reached walking. The receptionist was very helpful. We received breakfast even though we had to leave very early. THe hotel has no lift and we had to carry our bags upstairs.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall this was a great hostel to stay in. Very reasonable price for the area, and a safe environment. They plan plenty of trips and activities and are right in the middle of everything. There's a good bar downstairs but plenty of interesting guest-only common areas to hang out in upstairs. Walking and biking distance to most of downtown, including... More 

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Mendocino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location on Granville Street, relaxed hostel with plenty of communal space. Comfy beds too! Be prepared to carry your bags a few flights as there's no lift - not that it's a problem. Would recommend!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The breakfast was very good (fruits, fresh bagels and muffins). The staff was helpful, cool and nice. Although we only participated in one activity the hostel offered we liked their offerings. The only thing that can be criticized is that (due to the hostel's location) it could get quite loud in the evenings.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a great hostel in Vancouver that is brilliantly located then book Samesun. Granville Street is by no means the nicest place in Vancouver but its well located- we walked everywhere! The free breakfast is a big bonus and our private room even had a fridge and TV-not expected from a hostel. The staff were great and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is excellent, in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It's a few minutes walk to the Skytrain, numerous buses just steps away, and tons of restaurants and shops all around. Every single staff member I interacted with was also extremely friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable. The free breakfast is a very nice way to start your day and the hostel... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to be. Lot of traffic noise, but you are in the middle of the town, where it happens. Easy to walk to all the important things in town or take a train or bus. Good breakfast and meals. Nice and especially helpfull staff.

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Staying in Granville Street

Neighborhood Profile
Granville Street
Granville Street spans many, multiple city blocks and has become so fastidiously known for its nightclubs and watering holes that it's fondly nicknamed the city's 'Entertainment District.' Friday and Saturday nights are the most popular and lively, with young revelers taking to the streets in droves and keeping the party going until late. Granville Street, being mostly open to pedestrian-only traffic, has a healthy social life along its main thoroughfares, even outside of its cafes and pubs, spilling onto the sidewalks. The locals are chatty, the shops at its expansive Pacific Centre Mall are trendy, and the whole area seems to be on a sugar rush: in a good way. Exuberance and camaraderie classify this neighbourhood.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
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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 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 

Additional Information about Samesun Vancouver

Address: 1018 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Granville Street
Price Range: $31 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Samesun Vancouver 1.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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