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Samesun Vancouver

Book more than 7 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 8.4

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Jul 2019
    In a great location, so much to do nearby! The staff were amazing and the rooms were just as great. Being able to access their cooking facilities is a great plus, as is their free breakfast! I would definitely recommend this place to anyone😊
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Jul 2019
    Quite possibly the coolest hostel I've stayed in. Showers n toilets are slightly on the small side, but they're as clean as, and room for what's needed. Dorms are great, whether bunks or pods. Communal space and kitchen are fantastic, plenty of extras (sauces, oils, s&p etc) to help with your cooking. Breakfast is some of the best I've had, various styles of bagels (Jalapeno & Cheese rules!!) and breads, fruit, veg, juice, etc. People are awesome, staff and travellers alike. AAA+ or 5* = Samesun
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Jul 2019
    Excellent hostel! Very safe, clean, nice hot showers. The breakfast - toast / bagels with jams / cream cheese + other toppings, orange juice, coffee - was great. Actually the coffee was pretty ok but overall great breakfast. A little pricey overall too.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    09 Jul 2019
    Nice folks all around, clean, safe, located in a convenient place.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    09 Jul 2019
    The facilities of this place were great, those pod beds are a godsend, but the staff was a little lack luster. I never had a by experience and they were helpful but they didn’t seem really friendly in my opinion. Also the WiFi is really slow in the rooms. Overall though this is a great hostel to stay at.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    07 Jul 2019
    Great hostel that encourages socialising but not overdoing it like some party hard hostels. Rooms were clean and you will see staff continually cleaning the bathrooms. Showers worked well. Would stay again if I was solo in Vancouver.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    10 Jul 2019
    It was an overall nice place, I'm glad I stayed here.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    09 Jul 2019
    Great location, very central. Keycard access to the upstairs and rooms which have good sized lockers. The rooms were very hot and we had to sleep with the fans on the bed every night to stop it being unbearable. Free breakfast in the morning was great and there was a nice selection of food and beers from the bar. Secure bag storage is available if you arrive early. Overall really good hostel.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    07 Jul 2019
    Great location and security, but pretty meh atmosphere. Free breakfast in the mornings was sweet.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 4.6

    Rating

    15 Jul 2019
    The location is horrendous, surrounded by drug addicts, homelessness and filth. The worst hostel I've ever stayed in; all over the world. The interior was equally filthy. Rooms weren't cleaned at all. I witnessed what was supposed to be 'cleaning'. It consisted of a rub on the mirror. The floors had months (years?) of built up grime and debris. I dropped my pillowcase and it came up covered in everything imaginable. The sheets were covered in body hairs and I daren't take off my shoes at all.
    England, Female, 31-40
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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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