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SameSun Backpacker Lodge - Vancouver Reviews

1018 Granville St, Vancouver, Canada

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87%

Rating
2051 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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91%

The social atmosphere at Samesun makes it the perfect hostel for solo travelers and groups looking for a place to stay on a night out in Vancouver. It's right in the entertainment district, close to shops and a short walk to the metro station. Security would be great if they updated the key system for the rooms. There are decent sized lockers, massive amounts of room under each bed for luggage (great as the rooms are small) and power point access for each bed. Love the staff and bar downstairs.


91%

Awesome hostel, great location.. Only downsize, brekky ends wayyyy to early (9.30) and there is limited wifi in the rooms.. Other than that we loved the hostel and the bar deals and nightly games :)


100%

This exceeded my expectation…thank you all for being so friendly and accommodating

  • 22nd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Extremely central. Helpful staff. Very clean. Lots of activities, special offers and great deals on food and booze. All in all a great hostel. Ticks all the boxes.

  • 21st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Stop reading this review, and just book it! It books out fast, and for good reason! 1. Amazing location. CANNOT be beaten. 2. The Beaver Bar. It rocks. Good, cheap food. Always a special. Fantastic range of drinks! Good Vibe on Friday night, and according to other BP'ers, good vibes during the week, too! 3. Clean rooms, friendly staff (funny as well!), knowledgeable about Vancouver (they recommended a few bars, but we ended up coming back to the Beaver Bar anyway), late check-in. 10/10!

  • 17th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

This was my first backpacker experience and I was a little nervous but the staff were amazing and so helpful. I met some lovely people which was great as I am travelling alone. Great central location on Granville and the hostel offers daily activities. I would definitely stay here again if I was back in vancouver. Thanks for making my stay a positive one


86%

Good location, clean, easy access via skytrain but loud on weekends in rooms to Granville St., awesome free breakfast, cheap good deals at the bar, very helpful staff, good free WiFi. Luggage storage over night for 2 dollar. Booking via hostelworld is cheaper then extending with them directly. Rooms are small and cleanliness depends on roommates ;) nevertheless, would recommend!


89%

Very clean, great atmosphere and amazing free breakfast! They organize activities every day, which is great.

  • 11th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice hostel in downtown Vancouver. Free breakfast, WiFi. Nice staff. Cleaniness depends highly on other travellers. A little bit pricy but what's not. Would recommend.


100%

Had an amazing time at this hostel. The staff was very friendly and helpful and the restaurant/bar had great food and drinks.


91%

The staff were super friendly, especially steph who did the tours. All of the people staying there are super social, giving it a very homely feel.

  • 8th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Really good hostel, I've stayed in a few in Vancouver and this is the best, and most social/fun.


91%

Great atmosphere. Good location. Great organised activites and friendly staff!


100%

Friendly staff, clean facilities, comfortable beds, fun activities. I would recommend this place to anyone. Would definitely stay again.


94%

Very friendly hostel in a convenient location


86%

The location is right in the centre of action on Granvile street that becomes a pedestrian zone only on the weekends. As for the hotel the staff were very informative, and made the experience pleasant. The rooms were standard hostel fare but an added feature were fans installed by the head in case you got too hot, very handy in the summer. The breakfast in the morning was really good especially the fruit salad and the bar at night with really cheap drink prices. Overall good value for your money


97%

one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in


97%

Great breakfast! Keep it up :)

  • 17th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Had an amazing stay! Delicious food and drinks at a great price right in the lobby bar The Beaver. Nice bunks with your own personal fan, clean bathrooms and lots of activities. Will definitely be back.


97%

One of the better hostels I have stayed at in Nth America so far. What a hostel should be like.


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