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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed in a 6 bed dorm room on the third floor which was abit of a squeeze at times. I would recommend being on the third floor as I found it to be quiet, no noise from the bar downstairs or the common room. There is abit of noise from the street but that's to be expected in a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Paid way too much for a private hostel room. Felt like I was held hostage because I had no other option on short notice. Better off booking the International Hostel across the street where their prices don't rise when demand is higher.

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petegas78, Manager at Samesun Vancouver, responded to this review

Hello. We offer some of the cheapest private rooms in all of Vancouver, even in the very busy summer time. Our private rooms are priced about the same as our friends across the street, and their prices do also rise due to demand. We also give breakfast and wifi at no extra charge (and a really good breakfast and upgraded... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stayed last week and the weather was hot hot hot, but the rooms just could not cope with the weather. There was a fan in the room and little ones by the beds but they made no difference at all. So with 4 to a relatively small room it was not very comfortable. The shower areas were not very... More 

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petegas78, Manager at Samesun Vancouver, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for all the feedback. We recently put AC in the building and are working on pumping it into the rooms with a bit more force at the moment. We are also reevaluating our bathroom cleaning schedules so we should have a better answer for that soon. Apologies on the light taking a bit longer to fix, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

All was ok, room and bed clean, washroom clean. In bedroom there is a lot of electrical outlet. People at desk are very nice, friendly and ok for find answer at all questions. free breakfast very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing place, really amazing, it felt actually out of this world, planet, Canada! This place is warm meaning emotionally, friendly, clean, safe and always making party or certain programs for entertainment. They have great management ! Loads of people working are from Australia there too and they sure spice up the North American flavour! I had so much fun, met... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here and stayed for 8 nights. No complaints, reasonably priced for the facilities it has. Beds comfortable (despite rooms being on the warm side!), but individual fans and lights beside bed were a welcome addition! Breakfast nice although not very varied- bagels, muffins, cereal and fruit every morning. Would definitely stay again! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good location wonderful service nice program delicious breakfast only One thing I hate was strong aircondition in the hallway even top bed one was too noisy but it was personal thing she was so stressful at that time definately recommend

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I left my shoes under one of the beds in a dorm room. I emailed the Samesun reception 10 hours after I checked out with the exact location where I left my shoes. Darren, one of the receptionists at Samesun informed me that he sent the email to the cleaning staff to find the shoes and arrange for them to... More 

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petegas78, Manager at Samesun Vancouver, responded to this review

Hello, no one stole your shoes, they were just turned in to the front desk. Our desk team is getting in contact with you to figure out how to get them back to you. Thanks! Pete More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly the best hostel I've ever stayed at. It was my first stop in Canada and I was so sad to leave. I got in late and signed up for the hike that was going to be the next morning. I met lots of other solo travelers and I ended up spending the duration of my trip with them. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good breakfast with a wide choice Clean facilities Nice people and enjoyable common rooms Helpful staff Reasonable prices, especially given the super central position A lot of activities suggested and organized Overall very satisfying

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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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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 - $149 (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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