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“Incredible” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Samesun Vancouver

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Samesun Vancouver
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Glasgow
1 review
“Incredible”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Honestly couldn't have asked for more.

The staff were helpful, chatty and fun.

The location was ideal.

Everyone I met in the hostel ha the same friendly attitude and I've made some lifelong friends.

My only regret was that I didn't book a longer stay. I'll definitely be back.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

The samesun hostel is the place to be for hardcore backpackers. It's so easy to meet poeple and the location is perfect.
Breakfast was average but to short and the WiFi was just bad.
Apart from that was it a good hostel with Nice and cheap food and drinks. The rooms are clean but verry warm and noisy. The staff is verry friendly. Even with it's bad things i Will come back the next time.
I had a good time!!!!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

The hostel is very organized and the staff are friendly/helpful. I likes the group activities (hiking, comedy club etc.) the hostel organized for the guests, which was a good way to break the ice. Would totally stay there again in the future.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Incredibly clean, well organized hostel. Exceptional vibe. Daily activities. Amazing staff. Breakfast is great. Can't say enough about this hostel - it is THE place to stay in Vancouver. The downtown location is excellent. Samesun delivers a hostel experience that is unique for Canadian hostels.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

I just stayed one night. But I have a good meaning that I felt a little more different than I expected. Because it was the first time to have stayed the backpacker's hotel. But I'm satisfied. If I have a chance again somewhere, I would choose one even other places.
Thank you!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

I stayed in a 4 bed female dorm.
I'm not one of the party people, but I really liked the hostel.
The rooms werde very clean and quite. There were even big lockers, not the small ones you know from other hostels. Rooms are maybe a bit small, but it works. And the matress is not very comfortable.
The washrooms got cleaned two times a day.
Breakfast was the best I had so far in the hostel in canada, included fresh fruits and you didn't have to clean your dishes.
The bar and the common room are also very nice and cosy.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

The place is really good, the atmosphere and the staff are really nice. The only problem is the number of showers by floor, but if you get up early there is not problem with that. You will meet lots of people and the hotel offers lots of activities if you don't know what to do in Vancouver. Intenten darse una vuelta por acá, tú misión es divertirte en Vancouver, no quedarte en tu habitación.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Samesun Vancouver
Address: 1018 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Granville Street
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 49 Speciality Lodging in Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Samesun Vancouver 1.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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 
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