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Hotel Description

Ski hostel near Banff Gondola

Near the slopes

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this Banff hostel, you'll find Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Tunnel Mountain and Banff Gondola are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hostel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and airport shuttle. Free self parking, a terrace, and luggage storage are also offered.

Fireplaces, free WiFi

In addition to free WiFi, the 14 guestrooms offer fireplaces and portable fans. Other amenities include safes and desks.

Basic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$81* Per night/room Nov 2 - Nov 3

6 Bed Mixed Ensuite Washroom

Bed Count 6 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Shared Dormitory

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

8 Bed Mixed Ensuite Washroom

Bed Count 8 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

8 Bed Female Ensuite Washroom

Bed Count 8 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the business-friendly Samesun Banff. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Banff hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Karaoke
  • Bar or lounge
  • Ski lift tickets
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Train station: Banff Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Samesun Banff offers 14 accommodations with fireplaces and safes. This Banff hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The Beaver Bar - This bar serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sledding nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - midnight. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - midnight.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Caters to adults only
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Hotel Names

  • Banff Samesun
  • Samesun
  • Samesun Banff
  • Samesun Hostel
  • Samesun Hostel Banff
  • Samesun Backpacker Hotel Banff
  • Samesun Banff Hostel
  • Samesun Banff Banff
  • Samesun Backpacker Hotel Banff
  • Samesun Banff Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Samesun Banff Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Banff

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.