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Samesun Backpackers

Hostel | 433 Banff Ave, Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1B4

88.8% Overall Rating

59 out of 66 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (20/06/2015)

Breanna Pegg thinks…

"The rooms and bathrooms had plenty of space, the kitchen had was stocked with very nice kitchen items, lots of space for food, great location"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Visitors Tax 11.00%

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 0:00
Latest Check-out: 0:00

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Samesun Backpackers is located directly on Banff Avenue, steps away from everything Banff has to offer! Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

9 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Budget Double Mountain View (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

About Samesun Backpackers

The Backpackers Hostel is also home to the Beaver Lounge, Banff's only backpacker pub directly on Banff Avenue! Featuring Open mic, live gigs, Karaoke, Beer pong, Trivia and Bingo nights, with monthly backpacker parties! With cheap drinks and $6.50 dinner specials, this bar is one of the best hot spot of downtown Banff.

The hostel features some of the nicest dorm rooms of any hostel in the country, cleaned daily by our friendly housekeepers! We also offer daily activities for our guests which is second to none!

The backpackers also offers free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free public internet terminal, TV room and essentially any other creature comfort you need!

We also have weekly rates available.

No membership required!

Please note that you must be at least 18 years old to stay here and have valid government issued photo ID

Accommodation Information

All our rooms are spacious and contain their own en-suite bathroom. Rooms are either 6-bed or 8-bed dorm rooms.

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