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SameSun Backpacker Lodge - Vancouver

1018 Granville St, Vancouver, Canada, Distance from city centre: 3.3km

Rating: 85% from 49 reviews

  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 94%Location
  • 83%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities

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  • I stayed at the SameSun Backpacker in August for a half marathon race. The staff was always friendly and helpfull and made sure only guests were allowed in the hostel area. It is centrally located in the downtown area and its a short walk to the skytrain which can get you anywhere. For the price it included a pretty good breakfast of bagels, fruit, and oatmeal in the restaurant below. The rooms were clean and the bed were comfortable but no a/c in rooms. Bathrooms were clean. I would stay again!
  • 86%
  • 11 Aug 2015 Herbert USA
  • Excellent Location, very good day trip activities. Information ready available.
  • 83%
  • 29 Jul 2015 Doreen Canada
  • Great location. Beaver Bar downstairs is an excellent place to meet new friends! Would stay again!
  • 86%
  • 21 Jul 2015 Anna USA
  • I enjoyed my visit to Vancouver and this hostel had a great location on Granville Street. They had a lot of evening activities for the guests and informed us about walking tours and day trips like the Granville Island tour guided by one of their staff members. However, on the downside, the hostel had a horrible odor on my way up the stairs. There was no ventilation or A/C so the rooms were hot and humid. The mattress on the bottom bunk bed was uncomfortable so I had trouble sleeping.
  • 69%
  • 13 Jul 2015 ANISH Canada
  • Samesun has a very nice atmosphere, it's kinda cosy in there. Rooms are small (therefore the cosiness!!) but clean and practical (many outlets, lamps and small tables by each bedside, big mirror, etc.). Bathrooms are ok-isch. Breakfast was great and free (or should I say, included...).
  • 77%
  • 07 Jul 2015 Anonymous Netherlands
  • I didn't end up taking as much advantage of samesun as I could have, because I had made friends on the first leg of my trip, and we mostly stuck together, but the hostel was great for my purposes - clean, great location, friendly. If I had wanted to do more through them, they appeared to have a ton of great stuff going on.
  • 100%
  • 01 Jul 2015 Anonymous USA
  • A friendly place to stay. 4-person rooms were large and comfortable. Every bed had a light, fan, and small shelf for keeping things close. Location is in the heart of the entertainment district, super close to bars and clubs, as well as public transportation.
  • 91%
  • 18 Jun 2015 Anonymous USA
  • i was in town for a class, so i wasn't around much, mostly just there to sleep. however, i noticed that SameSun had a lot of activities available, many of which appealed to me. the staff was very helpful and always available. it was a nice experience overall.
  • 86%
  • 10 Jun 2015 Eric USA
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