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Samesun Banff

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had two beds booked in an 8 bed female dorm and upon arrival were surprised to find we would be rooming with staff who obviously lived there full time. This in itself isn't a problem and we understand it is even to be expected in a town like Banff. However, the staff who were staying in our room treated... More 

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this hostel is a very good value and has a great location. the center is at walking distance and the public transport is near. i like how they organize different kinds of activities for cheap or free!

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms, bedding and bathroom was clean. The staff was friendly. The kitchen has plenty of fridge room and its a great space to prepare a quick lunch or dinner. The private bathrooms in each room are a nice feature.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly hostel with a lively atmosphere. Free breakfast was awesome. Location was great. The hostel ran daily activities in the surrounding area which we didn't do but many solo travelers seems to enjoy them. Would recommend!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Super helpful staff made this a great stopping place for a couple of nights Great breakfast as well set me up for the days exploring of the natural beauty around the town and park areas. Could do with one less bunk in my room as it was too tight under the eaves.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The only disadvantage is parking, a little hard to find a parking space nearby. Breakfast was great. Pretty enjoyed staying at this hostel. Strongly recommend.

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Mascouche, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff is not very friendly. They seem annoyed by tourists. Anna the manager was really rude with me. I did not sleep all night because of a breakdown in the ventilation in my room. I paid $ 66 for the night; already too expensive for a hostel. I tried to get a discount, but she really seemes indifferent to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms and bathroom are basic (one toilet for 12 people is limit), but the location is good, nice atmosphere in the bar, we likes the breakfast and the staff is very helpful. Love the tshirt we got... :)

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For booking in at such short notice-I was very impressed with the quality of this hostel. I was really pleased to see underground parking. (being as how I ride, having my bike away from the elements was indeed a treat!) I highly recommend this hostel to anyone. The breakfast was, by far, the best I have ever been treated to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many people having party in rooms and corridors all night. I've stayed in many hostels and this is the first time that quiet hours are not respected. Tiny kitchen for lots of people with not many utensils.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: $32 - $102 (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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Samesun Backpacker Hotel Banff
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