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Whistler, British Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Positioned close to town and shops. Hostel was clean, quiet and staff where polite and helpful! only downside was limited parking which meant parking on the street, personally I'd preferred to park in hostel! We booked last minute and thought we would all be separated but the hostel was able to put us all together which was great!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

A great clean hostel. Staff were friendly and extremely helpful in giving area advice. Breakfast had a wide variety of foods and the bar was the best I've seen in a hostel ever. Definitely recommend!!

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Neustadt, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Staff was interested in us, helpful and knowledgeable. Accommodations were simple but clean. Free breakfast and great bar for supper which was good and reseanable priced. Lots of young guest, great atmosphere.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay in a 10 bed dorm. The room and shared bathroom was clean. The beds were comfy and room was spacious. Large lockers are in the rooms big enough to fit your whole backpack if you are security conscious. The kitchen was very clean too. The only down side was the size. Just one 4 ring hob,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Stayed here for one night this week & an awesome place to stay in Banff! The girl who checked us in was really nice & answered all our questions, I think her name was Lea? Massive room with an en-suite & honestly the bed was comfier than mine at home! Great location near Banff's main strip. Went to the Beaver... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

My friends and I stayed at the SameSun Banff for a view days during our trip through the Rockies and we Loved it!! We stayed at other SameSun's before in Vancouver, Kelowna and Venice Beach and we were happy to have the familiar greatness of the hostel and its staff. Lea, Hanna and Emily at front desk were so great,... More 

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Bennekom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The stay at samesun was very pleasant. For us, as first time backpackers, it was nice to notice how a backpackers lodge works. It's really nice to share a room with people who are doing the same as you. Friendly staff, friendly people all around. Breakfast was well taken care of and there was plenty of information about what to... More 

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

Hi jdueck_754016, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your first hostel experience and we hope you have plenty more! Safe travels. Cheers, Hannah and the Samesun Banff Crew. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Great place if you're interested in sharing a room with people and making new friends. Obviously the types of roommates you get will vary, but keeping an open mind and a positive attitude will help. Lots of activities are made available for guests, and the access to a shared kitchen and living area is a bonus for saving money and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Location is about 10-15 minute walk from heart of Banff avenue. Great location! Staff are super friendly and accomodating. Breakfast is available free every morning with good selection of bread, eggs, pancakes, coffee and juice. Best part is you can meet lots of awesome friends here as they have a fun activity EVERY night e.g. karaoke, trivia etc Good hostel.... More 

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

Hi Yvette, Thanks for the awesome review! Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you here again in the future. Safe travels. Hannah and the Samesun Banff Crew. More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The Samesun Bar is so much fun that people come in from other hostels to hang out. It's tiny but fun. Rooms are great - even the 8 bed dorms are great. Friendly staff and a great location walking distance to everything in town.

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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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