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SameSun Backpacker Lodge

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hostel is really good located and offers a good service. They have a very good and cheap dinner-special in the evening! Breakfast is included in the price! I gave just 4 stars because of the price of the room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hostel good and kitchen well equipped.The private room was clean,quiet but when we can't get a private room on the last day and switched to a 6 persons dorm,we found the dorm too small for 6 persons-rather crammed!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great experience at Samesun! The location is perfect, less than a 5 minute walk to the centre of town, and less than a 15 walk from the greyhound bus station. I had a great time with the girls in my room, everyone I met was very friendly, and we enjoyed the bar downstairs! There's a bathroom in... More

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Banff National Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm with bathroom. Room was fine, very spacious, good lockers. It could do with a make over but then most hostels can. Location is excellent, breakfast as well. Bar serves pretty decent food and drinks are cheap. So what more could you want really in a hostel?

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hostal is well located, the pub in the main flor make the difference becauseis good and all the guess loves socialize there but the kitchen has bad smell and I never saw somebody cleaning the washroom in three days !!!, the beds are very weak but is similar to the others hostals in Banff but funnier!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is Bit of a party hostel due to the attached Beaver bar but in saying that it gives the perfect opportunity to meet fellow travellers and have a fun time. Staff are friendly the proximity to downtown makes it so convenient to explore banff. Noticed a minor maintenence issue in my room however as soon as i reported it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The location of the hostel is excellent, in the main avenue of the city, close to stores, restaurants, bars etc. There is a bathroom in each room and the breakfast is included (pancake, toast, jam, butter, mapple sirup, muffin, grapefruit, coffee, tea, juice). There are many socializaing spaces and options to have fun in the hostel. The bed has a... More

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

SameSun is a really nice Lodge for backpackers. Cleaned, comfortable, silent, open 24 hrs!! And the most important thing... They have a Bar inside!! SameSun is a great concept idea! I would like to see this concept in other countries.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

it is a good hostel. you can walk to downtown shopping centre easily. they offer free breakfast , and it tastes really good. I like the bar in main floor. everything is good, but they don't offer free bus pass.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed in samesun for one night but I would definitely come back. The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful when we arrived and were able to answer all questions. The room was clean and quiet. It was only a couple minutes walk to main area of banff and we didn't have to drive anywhere. I would... More

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Address: 433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — SameSun Backpacker Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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