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SameSun Backpacker Lodge

1.5 of 5 433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada (Formerly Global Village Backpackers)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hostel was great and I enjoyed every minute of my stay here. Management and staff were awesome, rooms were clean and the TV room and kitchen were great places to meet people. The Beaver was great as well... you can't go past $3.50 pints and cheap dinner specials every night! Would recommend this place to anyone passing through Banff.

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Trimley St. Mary, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed here 5 night. people are really friendly. the rooms are big and the bath rooms are good as well. decent wifi and good common room. staff are knowledgeable and helpful and the beaver bar serves up cheap good food. would defo stay again.

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, great public spaces and a fun bar. The staff were very friendly, and the included breakfast was a big bonus. You can purchase lift tickets for any of the resorts in the area at the desk which is a big time saver.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a nice stay. I come back here anytime I go to banff with friends and don't want to splurge on a hotel. The staff and guests are always friendly, lots of activities to keep you busy and an easy 5 min walk into the heart of banff.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time at SameSun Banff. The location is walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants, there is a bus stop a couple minutes away that'll take you to the slopes, and they probably have the cheapest happy hour around. What else do you need?

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You check prices online and they say prices from around $30 upwards, you arrive to be told its $45 per night and the prices fluctuate everyday, and the online prices do not include taxes. They also didn't notify that they had a weekly rate, so when I wanted to book in for 5 nights, they could have easily said "You... More 

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Drummondville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent value, the bar was full of people from everywhere around the world. the rooms were very nice, even had a fire place in mine! (It became a litte too warm at night) the staff was also very kind and helpfull the food at the bar is cheap and good, not fancy, but good. easy walking distance from downtown where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant stay, nice people. Bar could get a little crowded but I guess it added to the atmosphere whilst in there. Car park is a tad small for pick up trucks but i guess not many backpackers have such large vehicles to be fair!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Samesun in Banff was my favourite hostel in Canada by far. Absolutely loved everything about it. The place itself has a log cabin feel to it, dorms are large and spacious with en suites in most rooms, the common room is cosy and a fantastic place to chill out, the bar has a great buzz to it and hosts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the staff were friendly and sociable. They went out to clubs and bars with guests, and even made sure we got home if we could barely walk. The rooms were large and clean, as were the ensuite bathrooms, the common room, and the kitchen, which is large enough for groups of people to use and cook in. It's position... More 

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Additional Information about SameSun Backpacker Lodge

Address: 433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, 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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