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    Welcome to the Samesun Nation! We are the top rated hostel network in Canada for good reason: Amazing locations, quality accommodation, fantastic amenities, friendly staff, and great atmosphere, affordable and excellent value. With locations in Vancouver, Kelowna, Banff, Silver Star, and Revelstoke, we’ve got your Western Canadian hostelling adventure covered. Our BC & Alberta hostels are also home to the legendary Beaver Bars, where you can meet other backpacker folk over some seriously cheap, delicious drinks and food. We’ve also got hook ups to all the main attractions in the area and host fun activities several times a week. Most importantly, we know what you are looking for in hostels and accommodation, because we are backpackers too.

    Let us be your hosts in this incredible corner of Canada! Experience the Vancouver white capped waves and vibrant city; take in the Banff Rocky Mountain vistas; join us on sparkling lake Okanagan in Kelowna. Alberta shares British Columbia’s wicked snow season – strap on your powder vessel of choice and ride easy knowing you’ve got Canada’s best backpacker accommodation to come home to.

    We’ve also recently added a new location in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. Just minutes from LAX and right on the famous Venice Boardwalk, be sure to check out our newest hostel in one of America’s prime backpacker destinations.

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7 reasons we love spring in the Rockies

Spring riding in the Rockies

Backpackers flock to our Banff hostel year round, but there is something special about the spring season. Here’s our top 7 reasons to get your little snow bunny behinds up to Banff, get a spring riding pass and weekly rate at our Banff hostel, and make the most of spring in the Rockies! 1. The more »

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Falling in love while backpacking

kissing at a backpackers

THE REAL REASON PEOPLE GO BACKPACKING After 18 years in the backpacking industry & hosting millions of travellers every year, Samesun has seen many love stories develop between it’s walls (and possible on it’s floors too). Let’s be honest, that’s one of the reasons people love to stay in hostels – you get the chance more »

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    Get off the beaten path and Ride the Moose for adventure tours through Canada’s amazing Rocky Mountains, Vancouver Island, Kelowna & Whistler! The Moose bus is the best travel option for backpackers, adventure travellers & young at heart explorers to experience these wild & exciting destinations. There are 20 itineraries across Eastern & Western Canada with trips to suit every budget & schedule so you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for. Travel at your own pace with our hop on/hop off flexibility and enjoy scenic adventure stops with a fun & relaxed atmosphere while meeting other like-minded adventure travellers.

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