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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 nights here despite paying for 7 as we had to leave early due to lack of work. The hostel was really nice and a great way to meet people from all over the world. The kitchen was well equipped albeit a little crowded when trying to make food. There wasn't quite enough space to always sit down...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I only spent one night in this hostel. The rooms were average. Location is good though. Staff was decent, they have 24 hours staff available. I would rate it as average as we went there in peak season and we just needed a place to keep our luggage and crash for 5-6 hours.

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Merano, Italy
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I saw on Hostelworld that there is still availability for the Banff International Hostel. I called there to book directly and have than been told in a very unfriendly way, that everything is booked out. I said that Hostelworld still gives me vacancy for the requested days, but the staff member on the phone said again (annoyed and extremely unfriendly)...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The hostel was amazing! One of the best I've ever stayed at. The staff was really helpful and they even came and check on us to see if we were joining in on the nights festivities. The hostel is also close to downtown and its shops and restaurants so walking around was great. The rooms were clean and the beds...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Was traveling solo and only had one full day to explore Banff so really wanted to just find a clean place to stay the night and start first thing in the morning. Also thought it might be cool to experience a hostel. This place was exactly what I was seeking but it exceeded my expectations. The check in is either...

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malaysia
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. It was clean and comfortable. Although initially we were not used to hosteling the clean and safe environment in banff helps to make it a great experience. I hope they keep up the cleanliness and the security. Tq for a lovely stay.

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State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The hostel is really good. I stayed in a room with 11 beds and my 2 friends and I were given the three beds on the upper floor of the room, which was good for some more privacy. There was a bathroom inside the room and the sink was outside of the bathroom, which is good for morning traffic.Mattresses and...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Reception was very welcoming, breakfast every morning, easy walking distance to the city centre and restaurants, you'll meet plenty of different people. Nice and affordable. Will be staying again. Just needs more parking.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The best part about this hostel was that it looked and felt more like a hotel for young adults. You had a room key, the rooms were smaller and it was very very clean. The beds were very comfortable as well. They also had different parties/events per night depending on which night you were there. Very good service and value.

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Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It was within walking distance to town and the bus depot. And Safeway is nearby. Dorm setup makes you feel incredibly uncomfortably close to your neighbor - even with the curtains (which was missing on mine) provided on the lower bunk beds. Kitchen kind of small too so I didn’t bother to use it. The one bathroom for everyone in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Banff International Hostel

Address: 449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: £18 - £179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Banff International Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“best service, best roommates, free breakfast, friendly staff, great location”
 of 5 bubbles iueunegs, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I prefer the quieter second building (not the one with reception in it) and the cabins”
 of 5 bubbles spazzygal, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a bed in the loft space”
 of 5 bubbles keeping18, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“loft beds (in each room, i.e. bed 'e' or 'f') and away from reception”
 of 5 bubbles Jenayyy, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose any !”
 of 5 bubbles Brogan-heppi, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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