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Samesun Banff

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“common room”(36 reviews)
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Offers & Announcements: Free breakfast with your stay
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stayed at the Samesun hostel from the 15th to the 30th of January. Best hostel I have every stayed at! The staff there are great, really friendly and they were always more than happy to help.The rooms are spotless, cleaned every day also the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Samesun from Dec 26 through Jan 1. It was a cozy hostel, with a great bar/dinner spot downstairs, nice breakfast included, clean rooms, great common room and kitchen area. It was really social and made great friends while staying there. Very accessible...More

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Response from SamesunBanff, General Manager at Samesun BanffResponded 1 week ago

Hey Janet! Wow! What a great review to read, it made our day here at Samesun Banff. We hope you are able to visit again! Safe travels, Tyler & The Samesun Banff Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the Samesun while in between places for a couple of weeks. The staff are great, room is kept very clean daily...feels like a home away from home which is hard to come by when it comes to a hostel in general. Weekly rate...More

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Response from SamesunBanff, General Manager at Samesun BanffResponded 1 week ago

Hi Matt, Thanks for the awesome review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Safe travels. Tyler & The Samesun Banff Team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was great, bed was comfy! There are lockers in the room but you need to bring your own lock or rent one. Ensuite in the bedroom has a huge shower! The kitchen is equipped with everything you need. And there are fridges to...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

Awesome stay, good location to town, everything is walking distance, fun activities at the bar (music bingo) and during the day (ice skating and hiking). Ben was a great walking guide on the hike! Thanks

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Response from SamesunBanff, General Manager at Samesun BanffResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Lara. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us—and we agree, Ben is truly a gem to have on our team! Safe Travels, Tyler & The Samesun Banff Team

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Multilingual Staff
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$35 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ula T
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Rachellee88 | Reviewed this property |
Free towels yes & about 8 or so carparks! They are usually pretty full but sometimes you can get a free spot! There's also street parking available pretty easily.
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Graciella R
May 8, 2017|
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Hi Graciella, We do not offer private rooms here at Samesun Banff. Our shared dorm sizes range from 6 beds - 14 beds. Tyler @ Samesun
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Brooke L
May 12, 2015|
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Hi Brooke, Some of our dorm rooms have lockers big enough to fit a large backpack in them, other dorms have smaller lockers suited for valuables only. We do have a large storage locker in our parkade which guests can use... More
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"change to key cards. Look at installing curtains on the beds"
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"Book early. Should allow reference to choose either top or bottom bunks. Overall, it was still a good place..."
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"Snag a room on level 1 (going up the stairs still isn't that bad..)"
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"Stayed in a mixed 6 bed dorm with shared bathroom. Very comfortable."
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