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Samesun Backpackers Banff Reviews

433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada

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87%

Rating
369 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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89%

Very friendly staff!

  • 10th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

The staff was very friendly and helpful . Location great and the hostel was clean . Hallways were a bit too toasty warm from light fixtures which spread to sleeping rooms which were almost hot .


83%

Great location in the middle of Banff. Staff were friendly. High season Banff prices. Could use a bathroom renovation, but beds were comfy and clean. Bar was affordable and a nice place to socialize with other travellers.


97%

My stay at Samesun was only brief but enjoyable nonetheless. Having an ensuite bathroom was perfect after a long day of hiking. The room was cozy also. I would definitely stay here again.


97%

Samesun Banff is a great place, especially if you're travelling in a group since the dorms are like nice small apartments. The staff is very welcoming and helpful :)


77%

More common areas needed. And a bigger kitchen.


91%

Every Room has an own Bathroom. That`s Awesome. :)

  • 19th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Awesome hostel!!

  • 9th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Stayed here for 5 nights in July 2014. Great location, great atmosphere, and great staff. Met a lot of interesting people at the bar every evening. Would stay here again.


83%

Hostel is in a good location close to town. If you are driving, parking can be a bit tough depending on the weekend. Karaoke at the bar.. Hilariously terrible!! Good times all around.


91%

Lovely hostel. Decent sized rooms with ensuites. Breakfast included which is good. Handy location on the Main Street in Banff. I would stay there again.


80%

Quiter than I thought it would be. Breakfast was great.


86%

Overall a great hostel.


94%

The place to be in Banff. Good staff, excellent atmosphere and add to that lots of things to do and your set.


83%

SameSun offer fun hostels and a great atmosphere. If you ate choosing between here and a HI, pick here. Bar was good, food was big size for the money and they have easy parking underneath.


97%

Solid hostel


86%

Great hostel, really close to town/attractions/shops/etc. Good sized room and large private bathroom (8 bed female dorm) so only sharing between 8 people not 30+! Really helpful staff and lots of activities organised from the hostel. Only downside was very small kitchen so difficult to cook in and The Beaver can be loud at night when your on the first floor but I would definitely go back.


91%

This place had a fun atmosphere where the staff want to make sure you have a great time and were very helpful on recommending places to go and things to do. This place was recommended to me by a fellow traveler and it's well worth the stay.


83%

Great location, mattresses are covered in plastic so they don't breathe and it can get a bit sweaty sleeping on them, and bed frames are metal, so squeaky. Rooms are a good size, and my one had a couch which was great. Breakfast is good, though hard to get seating. Staff were excellent apart from the cleaners coming in at 9.30am when checkout is 11am, this little bit of privacy is important when travelling!


100%

Awsome place staff are great and met loads of cool people def recommend


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