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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 review
Reviewed today NEW

It was a great place to meet new people. The bar, the common room and the daily tours the hostel offers are definetly a highlight. Breakfast was good too. I would only say the staff could be a bit warmer.

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Winnipeg
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Great atmosphere. Friendly staff. Great bar attached with good food. It's in a rather sketchy part of town but I felt very safe and appreciated the security measures. Great facilities (kitchen, common room, entertainment room, etc.) Could use better day/night tours, more than one event per day would be nice. (perhaps this was because I travelled in the off season... More 

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portland
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My wife & I stayed here. We both have traveled the world & have stayed in many different hostels. This experience was horrible. The facility was disgustingly dirty. There were hairs and pubic hairs all of the bottom of the shower and the shower walls. The entire room was coated in dust. The housekeeper announced their arrival to clean the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
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This place is clean and convenient. staff here do make an effort to clean up. You can meet different people here. In he season i stayed, I met lots of Australians preparing to work in skiing season. As I am used to glued to my computer, I got frustrated from time to time that wifi was very slow and unstable.... More 

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San Francisco
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Thanks! Great atmosphere. Friendly staff. Room and shared bathrooms were clean. Coffee in the morning was delicious! Also, the hike that the hostel organized was absolutely fabulous---they provided transportation and a great tour guide. It was so much fun!

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really nice hostel with good facilities and a central location. Stayed in an 8 bed dorm with good sized lockers and enough room to put your stuff. Really comfy beds. Good, clean bathrooms and showers. Great kitchen facilities as well. Friendly staff and a central location only a 10 minute walk from the skytrain station.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed at a lot of backpackers and this place is definitely high up on the list! I was on the second floor which was lucky because you only have access to different levels by stairs (so ask for a lower level where possible). The room has 3sets of bunks and there was enough room for the 6 of... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had an amazing time at Samesun! The beds are extremely comfortable and he staff are incredibly helpful and nice. Matthew and Josh were kind enough to help me out with a new room card when I lost my wallet. Can't thank them enough!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location on Granville street. Stayed in a 4 room dorm, which was the perfect size. Very clean, but what makes this hostel so good is its facilities. Really big kitchen and common room areas, plenty of toilets and showers on each level, really helpful staff and a great bar. The activities are fun and the food here is good.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was excellent . staff was good. Kelly was very kind and very accommodating. she was excellent. staff member. I had a room facing the street so it was very noisy and the smoke from the street level front of hostel entrance billowed up to the rooms. overall I would be willing to stay there again, just away from the... More 

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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: £21 - £96 (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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“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 . ”
 of 5 bubbles F210QYnicolasm, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Thin walls all around; wifi can't reach some rooms in the corners”
 of 5 bubbles meshell273, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have a lot of luggage try not to be on the top floor ”
 of 5 bubbles emilyjanebull96, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“6-female and 6-mix room with shared washroom.”
 of 5 bubbles gabrielas2013, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room not above the bar!”
 of 5 bubbles Yecart_01, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
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