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SameSun Backpacker Lodge - Vancouver Reviews

1018 Granville St, Vancouver, Canada

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86%

Rating
1987 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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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.


89%

Great location on Granville street in the heart of downtown, though there where a lot of homeless people in the area it wasn't a major turn off. Loads of bars, clubs and restaurants around as well. The hostel had good facilities and was generally quite clean. Downsides for me was that the form I was in was quite a long walk to the bathrooms and these bathrooms where closed for cleaning at the most ridiculous times of the day possible! Oh yeah and housekeeping lifted my towel as well.


86%

Was a good hostel but I was staying in a private room which was opposite the ladies toilets. It has a swing door that bangs every time someone goes in, which is every 5 minutes so went to front desk to see if they could do something about it. Said they would but didn't


77%

Really nice stay


91%

A real backpackers hostel located in the street where it's happening weekend. The street even closes for cars during the party hours, classic:) Although, the dorm was small and the beds were not the most comfortable, I really loved the real backpackers communal atmosphere, the location and facilities. You can see travelers run the hostel.


89%

had a nice stay at this hostel, in very good location and much to do around. The price is quite high though, again you are in the city.


100%

What an amazing hostel! From the moment I stepped in I felt welcomed by a great friendly and informative staff Then I continued to have a great time as they have common areas where I met lots of other travelers and had a great time with them on the many activities offered by the hostel! Thanks guys!! Very much recommended.


100%

Spent one night here. Excellent stopover! Great to have entertainment. Nameihadan early traintocatch. Thanks same sun!


86%

The place was great, I was really happy about the included breakfast, it saved us a lot of money. Too bad there were no eggs though!

  • 31st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

I enjoyed to stay there. The hostel has all facilities. The hostel is safe with a code to enter, a lock to each room and a locker for each bed. Great breakfast and nice location.


94%

Fun hostel in downtown Vancouver. It has a really good atmosphere, easy to meet fellow travelers in the bar downstairs, in the common areas upstairs, or in staff organized events.

  • 30th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Atmosphere was great, awesome place to meet other travellers and location was absolutely perfect! Would love longer breakfast hours but so much cheap food available close by and the beaver was great for a few drinks.


97%

Great hostel! Easy to meet people if you are traveling by yourself. The hostel is in the center of all the bars and clubs. 10 minute walk to Gastown. Also, take the tours with Stephanie. She makes the tour fun. Try to get a room on the first two levels otherwise your room will become hot during the summer. Cheers.


89%

Clean, good atmosphere, amazing breakfast and good value for money. The staff were super helpful and friendly, and conscious of the fact that we were students with very little money! When we were booking a taxi to leave, the staff refused to book with a taxi company because they tried to add a flat rate of $15 on top of the fare. It's that kind of small gesture which I really appreciated.

  • 25th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

internet is very slow, and loosing the online connection a lot of times.


91%

Second time staying here. Would definitely recommend it one of the most social, friendly hostels around! :)


83%

Though not the shnazziest of hostels...it gets the job done. The bed was comfortable enough and the room was clean. The lockers were decent sized (don't forget to bring your own lock) and the showers were clean. The front desk staff was very friendly and gave me some great food recommendations. Ample common room space lends itself to meeting other travellers. I would stay here again!


86%

very helpful staff, and great location

  • 22nd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Short walk from Vancouver City Centre, right in the centre of town, clean showers and rooms, friendly staff :)


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