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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was NOT an amazing hostel the only reason it gets 2/5 is because all the staff were very nice and went out of their way to help you. Main downfalls- tiny rooms packed with 6 people each/ location is awful/ needs a thorough clean/ it's expensive for what it is. The location is the worst thing about this place....

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Tillsonburg, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for someone who doesn't mind being a little out of town, has some beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. Stayed in a six person room but never had more than 3 in the room. Walls are a bit thin but didn't spend to much time in the room as they have a very large sitting area as you come...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's what it is, as many alpine centers is some inexpensive, but don't expect a luxory hotel. Really confortable, nice place, very nice people and with a parking lot. The cabins are big enough for at least 4, the general look is more like a cabin (as it is) than a hotel, but they are really clean. A perfect place...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I checked in on the evening of the 23rd and stayed for a solo trip for about a week. The location is decent -- because it's about 15 minutes away walking distance from the heart of downtown, they give you a free bus pass throughout the week, which leaves from a nearby location every 40 minutes. It's got a restaurant...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I only stayed here a couple nights as it was the only hostel with vacancy over the weekend. It was a nice place, big kitchen/dining area that didn't get too busy. It has its own bar which seemed popular though I didn't go in. The rooms were a little small especially for this time of year when people have snowboards...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The hostel was as good as a hostel can be. Excellent facilities eg. kitchen, bar, common areas all very well appointed. The only thing i can say is if you want to be staying in the middle of town, don't stay here. It is a few km's from the town centre and up a huge hill which was not a...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 November 2016

As my trip to Banff was last-minute, I justified it by booking a hostel for a cheap room instead of a hotel. I booked a bed in a female four-bed room with ensuite bathroom, but upon check-in was put into a female six-bed room. It didn't end up being a problem because there were never more than 3 of us...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were a bit apprehensive about staying here since it is a hostel (which neither of us have ever stayed in) but we decided to book the cabin since the price was reasonable and take a change. We were very happy with the cabin. The staff was very nice. We had a bit of an issue when we checked in...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Clean well layed out difficult to keep getting to bus taxi always waiting Staff 24 hours a day magnetic door are a pain clean kitchen Has a food service you need to do a bit of walking waiting for bus in rain is a real pain

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I booked a private room with shared bathroom for 2 nights. The room of first night was clean & bed was comfortable. Washroom and bathrooms were clean and separated. Common area is spacious and newly decorated. Unfortunately, I could not stay the same room on the second night, probably because I made two bookings in different websites at different time....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you looking for an place to stay in Banff? Seeking the Canadian Rocky Mountain experience? HI Banff Alpine Centre Hostel, has a more than just dorm beds, this Banff hostel also has many family and couples rooms available to book for your holiday in Banff. Looking to make a reservation? * Cougar Pete's on site restaurant * The Storm Cellar Pub and Gamehouse * Free guest use Wi-fi through out * Two spacious guest kitchens, * Two cozy lounges with fireplaces * Lookout deck with spectacular views of the mountains. * Internet kiosks to send a message to your friends at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Banff Alpine Centre

Address: 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: £31 - £130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — HI-Banff Alpine Centre 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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“There are even cabins or hostel rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Jorge-Mx-F, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The newer building is is a bit nicer with a bigger common area, though the other building has a restaurant and a bar.”
 of 5 bubbles F8434TQpaulc, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“worth the extra cost to get one of the double rooms, not the dorm's”
 of 5 bubbles 553callumc, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are great!”
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“Have a car makes life a lot better”
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