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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

This place was the perfect budget accommodation in a place that just took my breath away! I had two rooms as I ended extending my stay and I had to swap rooms because of the availability. My first room was a 10bed share. It was super cosy and there was so much space for us all to fit. And the...

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Toronto
Reviewed November 21, 2016

It was awesome ! The bar and staffs were nice. Shuttles to ski resort and lake Louise. Staffs also Organised tours and were extremely helpful. Best backpackers to stay. Room was big and spacious and clean.

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Thank Janielle L
Newmarket
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I liked how not everyone walking off the street can just walk upstairs to people's rooms. Rooms were spacious. This includes the room I slept in as well as the ensure bathroom. If I had to pick a down side, the laundry room was tight when trying to find a spot for ironing clothes. I had a conference meeting so...

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Thank Kwan85
Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This hostel was really good! Booking was easier and when checking in the day of, Tyler made sure we knew what was going on that night and made sure we felt welcome. Although we didn't really talk to roommates everyone here seemed laid back! Beds were quite comfortable and the fan with each bed was greatly appreciated for a girl...

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Thank huberaurora
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights in October 16. It's a good location, only a few minutes walk to the centre of Banff town, staff were extremely helpful, good bar, clean rooms. Had a massive shower/bathroom in the room I stayed in. Great activities and nice little bar downstairs. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Joe D
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Absolutely loved this hostel had such a good time! It has a really cool and social vibe, and everyone is so friendly it's so easy to meet people. The rooms are so nice, and there's an ensuite bathroom with every room!!! It was so clean all the time and I felt like it was really safe, and the dorms are...

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Thank kat849
Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Location is perfect, on Banff ave but not too close to places that get crazy and loud on strong days. Rooms and common areas were kept clean by the friendly staff. Definitely take advantage of the offered activities, super fun and something for everyone. Beaver Bar downstairs is a bundle of magic, fun every time!!!! If you are looking for...

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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a 16 bed dorm with three of my friends for five nights in August and I could not fault my stay. They had everything you could ask for, the staff and other guests were super friendly and the place was spotless. The bar downstairs was great to have drinks in (whilst not being too noisy for everyone...

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Thank Alanna G
Jasper National Park, Canada
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Comfortable bed, dorm and overall hostel very clean. The kitchen was a little small and the bar too but it's not a big deal. I had my dad with me and everybody treated him like everyone else which was great. Very decent prices at the bar on alcohol and dinners!

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great accommodation, clean and affordable. Facilities were top notch and great breakfast with toast, make your own pancakes, fruit, muffins and tea and coffee. Front desk were very helpful and friendly. Only complaint was noise. Thr music travels from he bar through to the room and even with ear plugs that I had the noise was still pretty bad.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 - $81 (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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“we stayed on the third floor which was quite, room was very spacious with ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles Kathrinchen1, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“4 bed dorms”
 of 5 bubbles RiaMendonca, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Too noisy in the kitchen and common rooms, from which you can hear in the rooms - even early hours of a weekday morning!”
 of 5 bubbles 805tashp, Dec 20, 2016 | Read review
“Have fun! Chill at the bar for some drinks!”
 of 5 bubbles 406janiellel, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
“Bring a lock if you want to use a locker. I believe locks can also be purchased at the front desk but don't quote me on this. I actually bought a lock with me but never ended up using it. ”
 of 5 bubbles Kwan85 , Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
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