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Samesun Banff

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff are very friendly and the hostel is convenient (close to the grocery store). Breakfast is good. I love the Beaver bar too, with good music and yummy food. I like the hostel providing different activities every month. It's awesome

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Forestburg, Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was excellent. They made you feel right at home. A bit more selection at breakfast would be good. The prices at their in house restaurant was excellent, the portions were large and the food was good. The room was clean. I liked how they had the bathroom sink separate from the shower and toilet. Each bed had its... More 

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Banff National Park, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been staying here for a while now and I love it, its close to town and has an awesome atmosphere. The rooms are tidy and very clean. Definently the best hostel I have stayed at hands down. The staff are unreal to ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent hostel, would definitely recommend!! The rooms were clean and well taken care of. The bathrooms were great - good size, showers were great and super clean. Each bed has a fan, light, comfy duvet and a power socket, which was amazing. The hostel had a great vibe. Loved the Beaver Bar downstairs. They had cheap drinks, draft beer, a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel itself is in a great location and a short walk from the town centre. The beaver bar is quite cheap although lacks atmosphere especially on Karaoke night. My friend and I stayed around a week here but not on consecutive days and unfortunately we were in room 203 twice except for the last night. What we didn't understand... More 

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SameSunBanff, General Manager at Samesun Banff, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for leaving us some feedback. Apologies you had a bad experience in the room you stayed in – our staff here in Banff are one of our biggest assets and always go above and beyond to be welcoming as you can see from a number of previous reviews. As in most cases, there are always two sides... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend. The price is good, the staff are great, rooms are clean and nice! Who doesn't like being walking distance from the entire downtown Banff area?! Excellent trip and an even better place to stay!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect when booking this hostel but I was pleasantly surprised! The room & bathroom was clean & functioned well. The communal areas were tidy & the guests were respectful. We spent 4 days hiking and shared a room with others doing a similar thing (as you do in Banff) so it was nice to be... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Samesun Banff was everything a solo traveler could ever want in a hostel! Staff were friendly and sociable, there were organised events both during the day and in the evening, the bar was not only cheap but it was a great place to meet fellow travelers!!

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SameSunBanff, General Manager at Samesun Banff, responded to this review

Hi Rebekah, Thanks for the awesome review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and took advantage of everything we have to offer here. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Safe travels. Hannah More 

Ottawa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were clean , I loved that each bunk had plug ins and lights and a fan. Bar/food to order on site. Daily entertainment. Perfect location . Free wifi and shower presure was good. A bit pricey though..

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my stay here. Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, rooms were lovely, clean and tidy. The bar activities were so much fun and location was great too. Would recommend this place to anyone.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SameSun Banff is located downtown just steps away from everything the town has to offer. A recently converted hotel, we have all the amenities a backpacker could want. With a clean and comfortable environment, we boast spacious dorm rooms, a great atmosphere and friendly, helpful staff. Home to the Beaver Lounge, with Open Mic nights, live gigs and weekly trivia, it is the only backpacker pub directly on Banff Avenue! No membership required! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samesun Banff

Address: 433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada (Formerly SameSun Backpacker Lodge)
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $29 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Samesun Banff 1.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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