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Samesun Banff

Hostelworld.comUS$77*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Banff National Park, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Have been staying here for a while now and I love it, its close to town and has an awesome atmosphere. The rooms are tidy and very clean. Definently the best hostel I have stayed at hands down. The staff are unreal to ;)

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent hostel, would definitely recommend!! The rooms were clean and well taken care of. The bathrooms were great - good size, showers were great and super clean. Each bed has a fan, light, comfy duvet and a power socket, which was amazing. The hostel had a great vibe. Loved the Beaver Bar downstairs. They had cheap drinks, draft beer, a...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The hostel itself is in a great location and a short walk from the town centre. The beaver bar is quite cheap although lacks atmosphere especially on Karaoke night. My friend and I stayed around a week here but not on consecutive days and unfortunately we were in room 203 twice except for the last night. What we didn't understand...

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

Hi there, Thanks for leaving us some feedback. Apologies you had a bad experience in the room you stayed in – our staff here in Banff are one of our biggest assets and always go above and beyond to be welcoming as you can see from a number of previous reviews. As in most cases, there are always two sides...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Highly recommend. The price is good, the staff are great, rooms are clean and nice! Who doesn't like being walking distance from the entire downtown Banff area?! Excellent trip and an even better place to stay!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect when booking this hostel but I was pleasantly surprised! The room & bathroom was clean & functioned well. The communal areas were tidy & the guests were respectful. We spent 4 days hiking and shared a room with others doing a similar thing (as you do in Banff) so it was nice to be...

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Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Samesun Banff was everything a solo traveler could ever want in a hostel! Staff were friendly and sociable, there were organised events both during the day and in the evening, the bar was not only cheap but it was a great place to meet fellow travelers!!

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

Hi Rebekah, Thanks for the awesome review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and took advantage of everything we have to offer here. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Safe travels. Hannah

Ottawa
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Rooms were clean , I loved that each bunk had plug ins and lights and a fan. Bar/food to order on site. Daily entertainment. Perfect location . Free wifi and shower presure was good. A bit pricey though..

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Loved my stay here. Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, rooms were lovely, clean and tidy. The bar activities were so much fun and location was great too. Would recommend this place to anyone.

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Loved staying at Samesun! I would not normally consider myself one to want to stay in a hostel, but the experience was great! Everyone was super friendly. Loved the staff. Rooms and bathroom were clean. Would definitely go back!

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Clean hostel with friendly, helpful staff. Well located, a quick walk to Banff's many attractions. Tasty and varied free breakfast, fast wifi. many activities are offered, though I was there for an event and did not participate in any of them. This hostel has all amenities such as a kitchen and lounge and bar/restaurant. I would stay here again.

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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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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: £25 - £75 (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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“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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