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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Sao Carlos, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is simply the place to be if you are staying in Banff. You will meet loads of travellers in the awesome bar over very reasonably priced drinks and delicious food! My room was spacious and bright with views of the mountains. The staff were friendly and always there for any questions you had.. they really love working here and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My stay in Samesun was triggered by the free breakfast offered and the "backpacker" in it's name. The latter really comes handy, from close location to Greyhound station to free phone calls and super helpful frontdesk-staff. The openmic in the integrated bar was very atmospheric and made a difference to other hostels I stayed in so far. I have only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome staff. Incredibly friendly and definitely will visit again. Rooms perfect, hot water a plus. Dinners were amazing at such good value not to forget the wonderful beaver bar...A gem to stay in..

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Banff, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I had no expectations when I got to Banff other than I had no place to stay, I had arrived due to a family emergency, It was suggested that once I arrived, to find a hostel, After inquiring at the local information booth SameSun was the second stop. First impression was awesome and it got better as things went along.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I really loved to stay in Same Sun Baff. It is very well located, friendly staff, clean room, everything you need is provided there and food was very good. I would like to stay in other Same Sun the next time I travel.

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Additional Information about SameSun Backpacker Lodge

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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