We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Samesun Banff

    433 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          No availability for your dates from these sites
          Traveller (53)
          Room & Suite (89)
          Dining (75)
          HI-Banff Alpine Centre
          277 reviews
          #7 of 18 Speciality lodging in Banff
           
          Moose Hotel and Suites
          419 reviews
          #1 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Fairmont Banff Springs
          6,268 reviews
          #2 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Fox Hotel & Suites
          2,103 reviews
          #14 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Overview
          • Excellent47%
          • Very good37%
          • Average9%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “beaver bar” (51 reviews)
          “common room” (34 reviews)
          “bed dorm” (17 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Air Conditioning
          1.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Offers from Samesun Banff
          Special Deal: Free breakfast with your stay
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          HI-Banff Alpine Centre
          277 reviews
          #7 of 18 Speciality lodging in Banff
           
          Moose Hotel and Suites
          419 reviews
          #1 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Fairmont Banff Springs
          6,268 reviews
          #2 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Fox Hotel & Suites
          2,103 reviews
          #14 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Rooms
          Jul 9Jul 10
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Banff hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "2d33236de76f48a58e4f7917412e5e99", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":260210,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"2d33236de76f48a58e4f7917412e5e99","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Samesun Banff","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjJkMzMyMzZkZTc2ZjQ4YTU4ZTRmNzkxNzQxMmU1ZTk5IiwiQUlLIjoiOWVhNzNlYTk3MGY1NGY1ZjgxNDBkYTJiNDlhZDNiMjgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (523)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          • More languages

          1 - 5 of 489 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday

          The highlight of the SameSun Banff is definitely the bar! Great specials and friendly staff. The food is a great deal, and is very tasty. We were not disappointed. We got a bit of a slow start in the morning, so breakfast options were limited...More

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          Thank brettegarner
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Congratulations to staff and employee of Samesun Banff. we enjoy our stay last June 10-11. Rooms are clean, washroom, dining room, lobby and parking. Though the property is small but well maintained. The only waiting time is during our dining time and breakfast because the...More

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          Thank 410teresita
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          Had a fantastic time. Was looking for one night stay in Banff that wasn't rude expensive. Location amazing, parking limited and tight.. For hostel its 1st rate no complaints. Room had fireplace, couldn't get it working but may be too warm to kick in? Jacuzzi...More

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          Thank saskprairiedog
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          Friendly staff, clean rooms and toilets, easy to find and an easy walk from the main downtown centre. Would recommend for families and solo backpackers. Actually anyone can choose this place except very large groups

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          Thank Shawn N
          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          This hostel was very good, clean and comfy with lots going on, the trivia night on Wednesday was great fun. Breakfast was also fantastic! One criticism I have is that the system of having one bathroom per dorm room does not work well, if for...More

          Thank Helena P
          HI-Banff Alpine Centre
          277 reviews
          #7 of 18 Speciality lodging in Banff
           
          Moose Hotel and Suites
          419 reviews
          #1 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Fairmont Banff Springs
          6,268 reviews
          #2 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          Fox Hotel & Suites
          2,103 reviews
          #14 of 32 hotels in Banff
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$37 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 16
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Booking.com, HostelWorld and HRS so you can book your Samesun Banff reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Canada >
          • Alberta >
          • Canadian Rockies >
          • Banff National Park >
          • Banff
          • Also Known As
          • Samesun Backpacker Hotel Banff ,
          • Samesun Banff Alberta
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (53)
          Room & Suite (89)
          Dining (75)
          Hotel & Grounds (106)
          Nearby
          Sponsored by:
          High Country Inn
          402 reviews
          .12 km away
           
          Best Western Plus Siding 29 Lodge
          744 reviews
          .07 km away
           
          Irwin's Mountain Inn
          561 reviews
          .03 km away
           
          Banff Aspen Lodge
          1,393 reviews
          .23 km away
           
          Red Carpet Inn
          615 reviews
          .08 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Saintt James's Gate Olde Irish Pub
          1,081 reviews
          .59 km away
          The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Caribou
          1,394 reviews
          .46 km away
          The Old Spaghetti Factory
          1,612 reviews
          .57 km away
          Whitebark Cafe
          230 reviews
          .27 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Banff Visitor Information Centre
          800 reviews
          .58 km away
          Roam Public Transit Service
          230 reviews
          .55 km away
          Banff Legacy Trail
          111 reviews
          .21 km away
          St. Paul's Presbyterian Church
          25 reviews
          .54 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Graciella R
          My boyfriend and I would like to know if you have private rooms available like for accommodation on june 25 to 27?
          8 May 2017|
          Answer
          Response from SameSunBanff | Property representative |
          Hi Graciella, We do not offer private rooms here at Samesun Banff. Our shared dorm sizes range from 6 beds - 14 beds. Tyler @ Samesun
          0
          Votes
          Brooke L
          Hi Just curious how big are the lockers in the shared rooms? will they fit your suitcase, travel gear etc? Thanks :)
          12 May 2015|
          Answer
          Response from SameSunBanff | Property representative |
          Hi Brooke, Some of our dorm rooms have lockers big enough to fit a large backpack in them, other dorms have smaller lockers suited for valuables only. We do have a large storage locker in our parkade which guests can use... More
          0
          Votes
          mickjanice
          My wife and I are want to know if you have private rooms with a bath/shower? Mick Stevens
          5 February 2015|
          Answer
          Response from SameSunBanff | Property representative |
          Hi Mick, Thanks for your question. Yes, we do have one private room which has a private ensuite with shower and tub. If you would like to make a booking, head over to our website or give us a call on +1 403 762... More
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "If driving park early as limited space. Will end up on street otherwise.."
          Read review
          "No all round nice dorm"
          Read review
          "we stayed on the third floor which was quite, room was very spacious with ensuite"
          Read review
          "4 bed dorms"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing