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    Samesun Banff

    433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
    1 (587) 317-2349
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good37%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “beaver bar” (57 reviews)
    “common room” (36 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 560 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    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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    Property's Favorite Review
    Reviewed November 19, 2017

    My go-to place for my weekly ski trip. Have everything you would ask for a good hostel, awesome stuff, good vibe, WiFi/breakfast, an on-site bar, etc. great for people who love to make new friends. Also great price considering it’s in banff. Highly recommended

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Good room but did not like the bathroom set up. Small shower, not amazingly clean and too many people sharing. Kitchen facilities were good however. Breakfast was average. Mixed dorm smelt a bit. Bathroom needs attention.More

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    Response from petegas78, Manager at Samesun BanffResponded yesterday

    Hello, thanks for the feedback. All of our rooms are en suite in Banff, which means that you do share it with the people in your room. There are a couple of extra bathrooms in the building as well that all guests are able to...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The Pros: Great common room and kitchen to meet likeminded people. The Bar was pretty nice. Cons: Breakfast is average compared to nearby hostels. The Bar below is so loud that sleeping before 3am is a challenge. The long term people staying in the hostel...More

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    Response from SamesunBanff, General Manager at Samesun BanffResponded 3 days ago

    Hi there, Thanks for the feedback! I am happy to hear your enjoyed your time here and your time in The Beaver Bar. Many of our guests get involved with the nightly activity in the bar which can sometimes be fairly lively. We are always...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Decent for the price. Private bathroom per dorm. Locked room for snow gear, decent bar with good prices. Good location with friendly staff, free shuttle bus that takes you to sunshine village (snow mountain) for free every day.

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    Thank Nick J
    Response from SamesunBanff, General Manager at Samesun BanffResponded 3 days ago

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

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $35 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Alberta >
    • Canadian Rockies >
    • Banff National Park >
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    • Also Known As
    • Samesun Backpacker Hotel Banff
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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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    Response from SamesunBanff | Property representative |
    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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    Response from SamesunBanff | Property representative |
    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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