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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I went there twice already. Often I travel with my boyfriend and he is very high maintenance. But every time I travel with friends I try to save money and live under a lower budget. This place is great for what you pay for. You go in and there's a small pub/food area where they serve breakfast and is always...

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Yokohama
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Samesun is very good backpackers hotel in Banff. Location is convinient. It was very good that the warehouse is able to be borrowed. Loundry have only 2 machines, but I was able to use it. I could have the breakfast.

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Thank mako530
Edmonton
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Although nothing fancy, a cheaper way to travel. Always meet awesome people there (usually ages 20's-30's) who are respectful and a lot of fun. We only stay at this hostel in Banff. Guaranteed a fun time.

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Thank laurtrueman
Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for 2 nights. First of all because it s by far the cheapest in the entire town of Banff. So if you're a budget traveller like us than this is the right spot. The staff is really friendly. There is even free breakfast included. You can eat in the bar or prepare you're own in...

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Thank Herman0705
Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Friendly staff, lots of planned activities for guests, cheap food and drinks at the bar, large kitchen and common room. My only complaints would be that the storage lockers in the rooms are quite small so I couldn't fit my large backpack in it, my 12 person mixed dorm only had 1 shared shower and toilet, and finally this was...

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Thank Bailey S
Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Me and my boyfriend arrived in September and right away we felt welcomed. The staff was super helpful and outgoing, the people and other guests were super chilled and we had great breakfast - no complaints.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The hostel is very nice, well localized and clean. Nice facilities and nice bathroom (I stayed in an ensuite 6 dorm room). Only downside is that it gets too noisy in the saturday nights, being impossible to have a good sleep on those days.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Hostels can be a little sketch, but this one is not. It's clean, safe and in a prime location in Banff. The attached bar is perfect for entertainment and drinks. It's mostly a young crown, but some more mature travelers (like me) are sprinkled in.

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I had a great time in this hostel. The staff was all very kind and hospitable, they where really good in making me feel at home really quickly. Besides that, the hostel looks clean and well maintained, they have good facilities. The food was really good and it was very easy to make contact with other travellers, because of the...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I have stayed in a number of hostels in BC and Europe and this one was one of my favourites! Great atmosphere, bar was awesome, cheap food and great entertainment! Room was super cute and spacious. Loved the ensuite bathroom! Great daily activities - we went kayaking and canoeing. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Would definitely stay at a Samesun...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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)
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: ₹ 1,820 - ₹ 5,055 (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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“Have fun! Chill at the bar for some drinks!”
 of 5 bubbles 406janiellel, 21 Nov 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 , 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“like above - don't be afraid of 14-people room as it is divided into sections so it still seems cozy. ”
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“In the female dorm, the lockers were too small to fit a backpack or carryon suitcase. But you can lock away any valuables. The room was clean, had an electric outlet near bed to charge phone which was very useful, clean bathroom in room (shared by up to 8 people), comfortable beds :) ”
 of 5 bubbles 162anikl, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room without with live in staff”
 of 5 bubbles melissamJ1993PC, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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