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Samesun Vancouver

1.5-star1.5 stars
1018 Granville StreetVancouverBCV6Z 1L5Canada, 0203 027 9779
Vancouver hostel in Granville Street, near Granville Island Public Market
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
Tasty breakfast
Delicious food
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Awesome vibe
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From 1,409 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Samesun Vancouver

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

from £20
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom (Private)
  • Double Room, Ensuite (Private)
  • Twin Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (4 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom (4 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (4 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (6 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (6 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (8 beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom (6 beds)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 67 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-5 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) are not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built 1908
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Special features


The Beaver Lounge – This diner specialises in international cuisine and only serves dinner.Happy hour is offered.

Samesun Vancouver’s small print

Also known as

  • Samesun Backpacker Lodge Vancouver
  • Samesun Backpacker
  • Samesun Vancouver Hostel
  • Samesun Backpacker Lodge
  • Samesun Backpacker Vancouver
  • Samesun Backpacker
  • Samesun Backpacker Hotel Vancouver
  • Samesun Vancouver Hostel
  • Samesun Hostel
  • Samesun
  • Samesun Backpacker Vancouver


Please note, this property cannot accommodate guests from Lower Mainland, BC. A local government ID is required at check-in. A Canadian passport is not accepted.

This property does not have lifts.

Optional extras

Safes in guestrooms can be used for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Samesun Vancouver


  • In Granville Street
  • Granville Island Public Market (19-minute walk)
  • Stanley Park (40-minute walk)
  • BC Place Stadium (14-minute walk)
  • Canada Place (17-minute walk)
  • Orpheum Theater (3-minute walk)
  • Robson Square (5-minute walk)
  • Vancouver Art Gallery (7-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) 18-min drive
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) 130-min drive
  • Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base) 132-min drive
  • Vancouver Waterfront Station 15-min walk
  • Vancouver Pacific Central Station 30-min walk
  • Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer Station 8-min drive
  • Vancouver City Center Station 7-min walk
  • Yaletown-Roundhouse Station 9-min walk
  • Burrard Station 13-min walk
  • On-site parking not available

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 196 reviews

Samesun Vancouver
Very Good8.0
Best hostel I've stayed in!
I loved everything about this place, the staff were great; the guests equally as awesome; the breakfast filled a gap; the bar was really convenient; hostel tours were amazing and very cost effective. Only downside was trying to have a hot shower, most people seemed to be okay but I was unfortunate enough to have a few cold showers whilst there.
Shalini, gb10 night trip
Samesun Vancouver
Very Good8.0
Pleasant Samesun
Quite comfortable and pleasant; easy access to most things a sojourner needs
christian, cn2 night trip
Samesun Vancouver
Return to Samesun Vancouver
Had the opportunity to return and stay back at Samesun Vancouver. Why? Samesun is located in city centre, close to train from YVR(Airport), clubs, fitness centres and supermarkets. For coffee lovers you have Tim Hortens across the road and an actual coffee shop on the other side. Samesun is also lucky to have full kitchen cooking facilities which is a plus for those on a budget. There has been a lot of new renovations with more shared toilets and showers which is really nice. Common room has had a makeover with the TV lounge removed and loss of pool table. And currently staff are replacing and fitting out the first floor with wooden bunks. Like most Hostels there are daily activities posted for sightseeing around Vancouver, a hockey game or even day rides to and from Cypress, Whistler. An advantage is the Beaver Bar where we meet for events, activities and Breakfast which is free. The staff whether old, new members are always happy to help. A big thanks to Staff: Mat, Doug, Francesco, Jody, Ben at reception plus Charlie and Leon at Maintenance.
Charles, nz3 night trip
Samesun Vancouver
Very Good8.0
Clean, good value & central location
Great choice for a central location, and very clean (especially for a hostel). Excellent included breakfast - bagels, muffins, fruit, juice, boiled eggs. Only negative on this stay was that the room (top floor) was uncomfortably warm. That said, I would definitely stay here again. Good value.
Lauren, au1 night trip
Samesun Vancouver
Samesun is fantastic! The dorm beds are little nooks with their own lights and fans, instead of oldschool bunks. The bar downstairs has a great beer selection (and you get a 2-for-1 drink voucher when you arrive). I will definitely stay here again.
Nicole, us1 night trip

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