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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Samesun Vancouver

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

SameSun Vancouver is in an excellent location in central Vancouver, very near the Skytrain and less than 15 minutes' walk from BC Place Stadium, charming Granville Island and lively Gastown. It's also surrounded by the city's best clubs, shopping and restaurants. Hostelworld guests have said 'the colours and atmosphere and area are what make this place above and beyond the norm' at this 'fun and fabulous' hostel.

Property Description

Daily activities led by our friendly and fun staff will help make your visit to Vancouver memorable and nightly events in our bar will keep the fun going! We’re in the middle of all the action in the Granville Entertainment District so you’re just steps from it all. Enjoy the city beaches, stroll through the historic district of Gastown, or take a bike ride around Stanley Park. Within walking distance from our Vancouver hostel you can enjoy many urban delights, from sport, music, art, food, drinks and nightlife! And when your day is done, you can grab a beer and meal in our Beaver Bar (don’t miss the Korean Fries!) or just hang out in our lounge.

All dorm beds feature a light, shelf and outlets and we now feature Pod beds in our 6 bed dorms making for a more intimate and comfortable sleep. We also recently renovated all our bathrooms so you can have that soothing shower in a fresh and modern environment.
But that’s not all. Samesun guests also get:

-Daily free breakfast of bagels, toast, eggs, fruit salad, veggies, juice, hot cereal, coffee, and tea
-Free and fast wifi
-Guest laundry
-Fully equipped guest kitchen
-Locker for each dorm guest
-Private rooms with cable tv and mini-fridges
-Day and long-term luggage storage


Please note: Guests must be at least 18 years old to check in and have valid government issued photo ID from outside the Lower Mainland area. Please note that all prices are before tax. View House Rules

Overview

Our central hostel, SameSun Vancouver, is an Instagram story in itself – all exposed brick walls contrasting with leafy potted plants. We have everything you need to make the most of this vibrant city, including daily and nightly events put on by our friendly and welcoming staff. Whether you want to check out some local DJ nights or take part in a Mario Kart tournament, you'll find it here. Grab light bites like Korean fries at Beaver Bar, and swap travel stories with new buddies over beers in the lounge or on our outdoor terrace.

Location

We're in the colourful and atmospheric Granville Entertainment District, near the Skytrain and less than a 15-minute stroll from BC Place Stadium, Granville Island and Gastown. You'll find clubs, shops and restaurants nearby. Pick up a free city map from reception to help you get to Vancouver icons like Stanley Park or ask about our free city tours.

Rooms and Dorms

For privacy without the price tag, choose a dorm with pod beds. Bunks in all dorms have a handy light, shelf and power outlets, as well as free towels and bedding. Our bathrooms have had a refresh pretty recently, so they're bright, clean and modern. Our private rooms have cable TV, so you can stream Netflix while raiding the mini fridge. It's all about those home comforts!

Extras and activities

Get a filling breakfast for free, including muffins, eggs and cereal as well as coffee, tea and juice. There's free Wi-Fi, too, so you can look up recipes for cooking your roommates a meal in our clean kitchen! Craving a quick snack? We've got vending machines, and there's an ATM on site in case you need some cash. There's also 24-hour security, plus you'll have your own locker and can hide valuables away in a safe deposit box.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.2

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 8.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Aug 2019
    By far the nicest hostel I've stayed in. Friendly stay was knowledgeable about the area and ready to answer any questions. Breakfast was tasty. Bar staff was kind and fun to be around. Great location in downtown Vancouver. Close to bus stops, the train, shuttles, you name it. 10/10 will stay here again.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    19 Aug 2019
    Really great hostel, I was finding it really hard just now to find a fault with the place.. everything was great, even the free breakfast. The tour up Dog Mountain was great value for money and we had a very enthusiastic host/guide called Shelly ☺️ It is by far the most expensive hostel I’ve ever stayed at... like 3 times what I would pay in Europe or NZ, but for the central location in the city centre and Vancouver being expensive I think it’s maybe acceptable... only just.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Aug 2019
    Great place to stay. Staff was great. Place was clean. Super location.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    09 Aug 2019
    I always enjoy staying here, the staff is friendly, rooms and bathrooms clean and the location can’t be beat! Considering it’s located on a busy street you aren’t affected by the noise which is nice. This is definitely a place I’d recommend staying and will stay again, thanks.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    07 Aug 2019
    Excellent hostel! Highly recommend. Super friendly staff, great downtown location, chill atmosphere, great bar, good food, , super comfortable bed...the list goes on. Will stay again. Christine from Victoria
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    13 Aug 2019
    Great location and atmosphere at the bar. A little pricey
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    14 Aug 2019
    Really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. Felt very comfortable and loved the little pod beds & the USB cables and fans. Really helped having them right next to bed. Breakfast was by far the best I've had in a hostel, quite a few options and good amount of everything. The hostel is on a very noisy road at night especially over weekend but as I was in my little pod and had the fan on, I barely heard anything, it was only when I got up to go to toilet. Toilets and bathrooms well maintained.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    07 Aug 2019
    Breakfeast could have had more variety. Staff might want to clean a bit more under the mattresses in the dorms. Kitchen hours could be 24/7 as midnight snacking after clubs is required. Also, better air conditioning in dorm rooms as the beds lack proper air flow, especially when the ventilation fans are against the wall. Besides that, clean, neat, tidy and handy to have a bar down stairs.
    Australia, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    17 Aug 2019
    The room we were given was way too small and narrow - 6 bed female dorm. It was difficult to move around with all of our luggage. No atmosphere at the bar as well. The lockers were too small as well.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3

    Good

    13 Aug 2019
    Not much of an atmosphere. Probably easiest to meet people at breakfast or on one of their daily outings. Good things: helpful staff, good location, bar downstairs has a good vibe but hard to meet people there, beds were comfortable, facilities were pretty clean. Bad things: no AC in the rooms so it was hot, lockers were all damaged so if someone really wanted to steal my stuff they could have. Kitchen is pretty small for the number of people this hostel sleeps. Beds aren't made. No towels.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2013

    5th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

Nominations

  • 2014

    Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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Samesun Vancouver says

SameSun Vancouver is in an excellent location in central Vancouver, very near the Skytrain and less than 15 minutes' walk from BC Place Stadium, charming Granville Island and lively Gastown. It's also surrounded by the city's best clubs, shopping and restaurants. Hostelworld guests have said 'the colours and atmosphere and area are what make this place above and beyond the norm' at this 'fun and fabulous' hostel.

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