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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is placed near everything and has friendly staff, but the street where it's located is full of homeless people, people doing drugs and you can't avoid having an uneasy feeling walking there at night. The place has a weird smell to which I never got used to. I was in a private room with private bathroom and I asked...

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Victoria, British Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service from Samesun servers is amazing, they also have a lot of activities to visit the city; and the location is espectacular, in the middle of Vancouver downtown, however, bathrooms and bedrooms doesn't look clean.

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Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

poor conditions, old, bad smell, expensive but there are not many hostels in Vancouver good location I nomally don'r expect much for hostels but this one was kind of expensive compared to otehrs. I wouldn't stay there again with the price

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Palomar Mountain, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a hostel, I had my own room, with a shared bathroom. The place was great, the people super friendly and it had a great vibe. Great food specials and cheap beers downstairs I will be staying there again!

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the hostel to watch the Vancouver Rugby Sevens initially for 2 nights but flight complications meant it was only 1 in the end. The hostel staff were very understanding of this and did not charge me for the night I unavoidably missed. My room (shared with 3 males) was basic but adequate. The bar was booming and the...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay. They had a really social breakfast time with the best selection of fresh fruit, bagels and porridge. They gave good advice when I was planning my sightseeing. A great day trip out to Lynn Valley too, a lot of fun :)

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Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

That's it, you're not paying a lot, so you won't get the best of the best. The bathrooms are clean, and the rooms too, but nothing is really outstanding in this hostel. Although the fact that it has a bar downstairs, makes it pretty cool, and all the trips they organize are properly done, with one of their staff members...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to reach from the airport. Bus stop right outside although the city is very walkable. Good breakfast in the bar. Lots of people but relatively quiet. I had a private room with shared bathroom. I was on the third floor, no elevator, co-ed bathrooms on this floor has just been renovated. Vancouver has a real problem with the homeless...

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Barnsley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there for ten nights and had a great time! If your a person that wants to meet other travelers and have a great setting for it then samesun is the place. There is a great bar/ restaurant down stairs that gets people involved in drinking games on a night and also runs trip activities through the day. Facilities were...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fantastic hostel. The rooms were quite basic but the breakfast provided was good as was the bar to socialise in and meet other people. The location is very central and close to nightlife. The hostel has awesome guide books for everything - including places to eat depending on what you feel like. The staff are also very...

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Staying in Granville Street

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Granville Street
Price Range: $42 - $190 (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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“Not near the stair case and on a lower floor -- there is no lift!”
 of 5 bubbles Stepho777, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Fix lights by beds abd the fans. The electric plug situation needs work. ”
 of 5 bubbles patrickgraydon, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not particularly loud on the front street side rooms at night. ”
 of 5 bubbles nicolepW578TT, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you know someone else staying there you can request to be roomed together.They make it work no matter how many times you change your mind (we changed our rooming three times). ”
 of 5 bubbles Veroroju, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The tv room could be worked on. the too much dark ness, makes it very uninviting . This room has alot more potential than what attention your giving it. Coulf not get regular tv for news or sports. i saw only netflix . ”
 of 5 bubbles F210QYnicolasm, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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