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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Stayed in one of the private cabins. Helpful staff, clean accommodation, price is higher than if you pay for a hotel, you wait about 30 minutes for a breakfast, decent area for when you want to go on hikes.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights. We were welcomed by a lovely guy at reception and he filled us in on everything about Banff, and all the ski resorts. That night there was a gang of people in the kitchen drinking shots and sitting on the kitchen benches (at 7pm) where we were trying to prepare food-I...

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2Thank OceanIreland
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We stayed in one of the cabins separate from the dorm accommodation. Great spot. Free bus into town (but the walk is lovely of an evening) i.e. it is a bit out of town so you need to check bus times for carting shopping/ski gear. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Very nice view! We stayed there one night and were satisfied by the facilities. The people are welcoming and the place has a lot of charm. I would recommand to anyone looking to have a nice stay on an affordable budget.

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1Thank Josée-Anne T
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I stayed here for one night while being in Banff for 4 days. During my stay i noticed the rooms and bathrooms were in excellent condition and clean. The hostel is in a beautiful location with a great view. But as I stated in my title is a 15+ walk into town, probably a $5 taxi.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Ive stayed here a couple of times and would stay here again. We were a group of 5 and had one of the rooms with the upstairs bed. Rooms and comfortable and clean, the hang out areas of the hostel were cool as was the bar downstairs. It is a bit out of the town but a cheap tai ride...

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1Thank Rinee B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I did they job seeker package, so I stayed at this hostel for 2 weeks. It was a really great deal and can highly reccommend for people who are moving to Banff. Staff are really friendly rooms are big and clean and the facilities are great, you can use the kitchen which is big and fully equipt.

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2Thank Dacia J
Banff National Park, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I've been staying at the hostel for over a month now with a group of over 20 people who have all paid for a months rent. When we moved in we signed a 3 strike contract which went out the window as soon as we paid the full months rent, they started to look for any reason to kick us...

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BanffHostelManager, General Manager at HI-Banff Alpine Centre, responded to this review

Hello James N, As you're aware, last week I arranged to meet all of your group and discuss the issues you have mentioned. At this meeting, we discussed the general concerns of your group - along with the significant safety and consideration issues that were being caused by a minority - but a sizeable minority - of the members of...

Pinconning, Michigan
Reviewed 29 November 2014

I was a bit confused when I went to write a review about this hostel because the pictures look nothing like the area I stayed in. My area looked more like a normal hotel. I did notice there were other lodging areas. I ended up staying in a 4 bed dorm that had been reserved for just 1 person. The...

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Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

I spent 4 nights in the hostel during a holiday to meet Banff. I loved the service, online and personal. Clean rooms and bathrooms, even the collective. Furthermore, the economy is the best part. I will staying at HI again but this time in Vancouver.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: £30 - £126 (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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“It's a backpacker hostel. You take your pick. Go for smaller for quieter (e.g. 4 dorm instead of 6 dorm).”
  • Quite spacious shower alcove and area behind the door.
  • Toilet amenities.
  • Six bed (three bunk) male dorm.  Lockers under beds and on walls.
 of 5 bubbles WozzOz, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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!”
 of 5 bubbles lynnlees62, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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