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Samesun Vancouver

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

No real complaints, premises were clean and in good condition. There was a shower head was broken on the third floor male's bathroom, but that was about the only complaint. Would definitely recommend to a friend.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 November 2016

very nice place, give towels with no fees, nice people, a bit loud. great breakfast and really good price. Sometimes a bit loud and crwoded, better for young guests, adults might find it too "busy" recommended!

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Tistrup, Denmark
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The people working there is some of the nicest I have ever met on my travels. The rooms are nice the beds are actually really good, I've been sleeping like a little baby ever night, especially after a nights out at The Beaver! The Beaver is a really cool bar, placed on the floor level AT the Samesun Hostel 👌...

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Whistler, British Columbia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very comfortable beds and friendly people. The overall quality of the hostel was average with very thin windows so you can constantly hear all the shouting from outside. I ordered the Jamaican burger and it was disappointing when it arrived... then after I ate it I was up all night vomiting and other involuntary excretions.

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Whistler
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stayed two nights at Samesun and it was awesome. It's an older building and the rooms are small but you can't complain about cleanliness and the location is perfect. Special mention to Giles at the front counter.. you were awesome thanks so much for all your help!

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Burbank, CA
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Awesome, central spot. I saw this listed as the 'party hostel' somewhere - not quite, or at least, not when we went. Fairly quiet, well-mannered group. Board/card game selection could be better. Breakfast is above and beyond what most hostels offer per my hostel-veteran-companion. Private rooms even had TVs with cable.

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Palmerston, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Accommodation was clean. The rooms seemed a bit dated, and the cleaning times of bathrooms was not ideal. The three floors were cleaned between 7.30-9am - peak times of using the bathroom. Staff were friendly and helpful

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great location downtown, with easy access to both city sites and more outdoor adventures. Very friendly staff, clean rooms with good storage, and no issues with the bathrooms. Hostel tours were a great way to meet more people and see the city - Jamie was excellent at guiding us through the selection of different beers Vancouver has to offer! Rock,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Samesun Vancouver for 3 nights based on the amazing reviews it gets here on Trip Advisor. While the Samesun was a GREAT price (a steal, really) and in a fantastic area site-wise (walking distance to most must-see sights), I will warn you that there are a ton of homeless people in the area that made me...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Its a nice place for children but the vodka is a bit klote and overpriced. That makes it hard to get drunk. Abc's are much better. The rooms are a bit smelly and klote but the people seem ok sometimes.

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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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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: $43 - $186 (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!”
Stepho777, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Fix lights by beds abd the fans. The electric plug situation needs work. ”
patrickgraydon, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not particularly loud on the front street side rooms at night. ”
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). ”
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 . ”
F210QYnicolasm, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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