1018 Granville Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6Z 1L5

Welcome to Vancouver, in super-natural British Columbia (BC), the most temperate of Canada’s large cities. You’ll soon see that Vancouver is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Backpackers from Canada & abroad flock to the British Columbia coast for year round activities & our Vancouver hostel is in the heart of it all. The Samesun Backpackers provides accommodation right in the city center and is an economical way for you to explore Western Canada. In BC we have a lot to be proud of. Exploring the amazing, super-natural beauty of the mountains & ocean makes Vancouver & British Columbia an affordable place to be a backpacker. Get out and enjoy it!

Bike, walk or skate around Stanley Park is the #1 must-do when visiting Vancouver

Vancouver is in the heart of Canada’s playground whether you are after:

  • kayaking or sailing
  • hiking or biking
  • skiing or snowboarding
  • theater or music concerts
  • live hockey, soccer, football, or baseball
  • fantastic food and nightlife

Vancouver, British Columbia has it all!

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Samesun Vancouver Hostel serving backpackers visiting British Columbia.Our colorful 4-story hostel is located on Granville St. in a well-maintained, renovated heritage building from 1908. Here you’ll find comfortable, affordable & friendly accommodation right in the heart of the city’s entertainment district. All of Vancouver’s downtown attractions are within a short walk from the hostel & we can direct you on to explore the rest of British Columbia & Canada. We are stone’s throw from many great restaurants, pubs, lounges and nightclubs – everything a backpacker wants.

Backpackers want more than just basic accommodation, so we’ve thrown in a bunch of extras! When you stay in our newly refurbished hostel in Vancouver, you get breakfast included – with a variety of flavored bagels with cream cheese, toasts with butter, jam & honey, fresh fruit salad, tea, coffee & juices! While enjoying your nutritious & tasty breakfast use our FREE Wifi, available throughout the building 24/7. Now that’s an affordable way to start the day!!

Vancouver Hostel Common Room



The Vancouver hostel also has guest laundry & kitchen facilities, a big common room with a pool table & guest Internet computers with Skype headsets so you can call home. Enjoy Netflix on our TV room’s huge flat screen or join us on our daily activities – some great ways to extend your backpacker family & have a great time exploring Vancouver.

Take a look inside our accommodation.


Enjoy Open Mic, Trivia Night's & other events at Samesun's own, The BeaverAccommodation isn’t the only thing we excel at. We also boast The Beaver Lounge & Restaurant right on site, providing a 2 level, 100 person drinking establishment with fresh, tasty and affordable food. The Beaver is a great place for meeting fellow backpackers, to plan an exciting Canadian expedition, and then celebrate your adventures well into the night.

Sport plays a big role in the Canadian lifestyle, and we’ve got easy access to Vancouver’s best stadiums. Samesun sells tickets for the Vancouver Canucks (in the National Hockey League) and the Whitecaps (Vancouver’s Major League Soccer team). We rally a huge crew each game and head to Rogers Arena or BC Place to show our support in these great events! And if you wanna watch sports, The Beaver Bar is the place to do it on our giant big screen!


Samesun is more than just accommodation. Clean, safe, social and economical with great staff, we know you will love it here in Vancouver, the bustling heart of beautiful British Columbia.


Hostel Bookers award for Excellence 2013 for the Samesun Vancouver Hostel in British Columbia, Canada..