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Samesun Banff

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was my second stay at Samesun Banff, and again I had a really great stay. The room was spacious and I loved the fireplace! The staff are super helpful and I had a great time meeting other travellers. The location is easy for getting the bus to Sunshine too😊

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Samesun is very convenient for the ski buses and a short walk into the main part of town. Rooms and kichen are well equipped with a good bed to bathroom ratio. It is something of a party hostel so attracts a young crowd which can be a little noisy although quiet time is well enforced.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice and clean. Free breakfast is great! And the wifi is nice and strong. The kitchen is really tiny but I never used it at meal times so I dont know if its really an issue - cheap meals are available in the bar! My only issue was that the ten bed dorm was not really as nice as what...

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banff
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Samesun was a really lively hostel, I really enjoyed my stay because as a solo traveler it was a really god way to meet people, in the bar or common room, cooking or even in the room. I was there for a month so i got to know some of the staff, who were all super friendly and nice. The...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Bunch of friendly people and always willing to help. Great little bar with awesome meals and a good way to meet people and start your night. Great for the day activities the hostel runs. Awesome location with bus stop out the front.

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Banff, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2017

A friend recommended staying here and she was right! Great atmosphere, comfy beds, excellent facilities including the well maintained en suites in every room. Most comfortable hostel I've stayed in in Canada and the Beaver Bar is excellent for socialising.

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Kelowna, British Columbia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had a nice home feel :) Close to everything and the staff were really helpful. Also the beds were really comfortable and very clean. Banff is such an amazing place. Recommend to anyone travelling through Canada.

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Banff
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stayed here for just under 2 weeks. Samesun is super clean and comfortable. Kitchen is well equipped and the bar downstairs has cheap tasty food. Staff are also really friendly. I highly recommend this hostel!

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Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Comfy beds and very nice bathroom. Very impressed, more than a hostel. The lights are perfect for single use and don't disturb others, breakfast included is all you need to get you started in the morning.

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

About 12 is us were tubing out at Mount Norquay and so made a resveratoon at the Samesun. Was a little Leary at first.....but was assured that it was a great place to stay. They were correct. The staff were excellent. We all stayed in an 8 bed room. It was very clean, close to downtown, bars and restaurants. It...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $44 - $131 (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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“Stay away from this hostel all together”
bjenkins2017, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“No all round nice dorm”
kevinmB1336EO, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we stayed on the third floor which was quite, room was very spacious with ensuite”
Kathrinchen1, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“4 bed dorms”
RiaMendonca, 16 Jan 2017 | 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!”
805tashp, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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