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Located on Banff National Park, this hostel is just 5 minutes’ walk from Banff’s shops and bars. A fully licensed bar and restaurant as well as a fully equipped common guest kitchen are available on site. Free Wi-Fi is included. An private bathroom provides convenience in each dorm room. The on-site Beaver Lounge and Restaurant is an ideal place for guests to convene. Barbecue facilities and laundry facilities are also available on site. A common room is available for guests to relax after a day's outing. Recreational activities include Banff Gondola Mountain Experience just 1.2 mi away. Banff Springs Golf Course is also just 1.2 mi from this lodge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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Availability

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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.5
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.0
Comfort
7.9
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.1
Free WiFi
8.6
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See what guests loved the most:

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    Nelli
    Germany Germany
    The breakfast was cute, staff was super friendly, had a good time. shampoo conditioner and body wash, towels all included.
  • Ann
    Canada Canada
    Nice breakfast, kitchen and great staff. Some parking available
  • Katie
    Canada Canada
    The samesun is the best hostel to stay at in Banff!! Friendly staff, good food in the bar, clean kitchen and common room! The room was super clean and housekeeping came in everyday! The front desk staff are super helpful and knowledgeable!

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Beaver Bar
    • Cuisine
      American • British • Local
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Dairy-free

Amenities of Samesun Banff Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • Mountain view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Fireplace
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 8 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

Please note, guests must be at least 18 years of age to stay at this property.

Also please note that all reservations of 7 days or more or of 6 or more people may be charged in advance for their first nights stay. This amount can be fully refunded as per our normal cancelation policy.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Samesun Banff Hostel

  • Check-in at Samesun Banff Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Samesun Banff Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Beaver Bar

  • Guests staying at Samesun Banff Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Samesun Banff Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Evening entertainment
    • Entertainment staff
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour

  • The prices at Samesun Banff Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Samesun Banff Hostel is 1,950 feet from the center of Banff. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.