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Banff International Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
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Ranked #16 of 19 Specialty Lodging in Banff
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a good place to stay overnight. Cheap,and easy. The people staying there were pretty nice, and the staff are quite useful. Breakfast is offered in the morning, didn't try it however as my friend was waiting for me to check out. Overall, if you need a place to stay just for a night for a bed to crash in,... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are as u expect shared with a dorm style washroom but I'f you are new to Banff this is the perfect place to meet people in fact I met my best friend here in 2009 and if it wasn't for that hostel to be quite honest I wouldn't have gotten an opportunity working at the Fairmont. Great staff... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stayed in an 8 bed female dorm; 6 beds downstairs, 2 beds in the loft. I was up in the loft area - it had a sloped ceiling so you can't stand up straight (unless you're 5 foot), which got tiring after 4 nights. No powerpoint at bedside, but several powerpoints in common area. Bathroom in room was clean... More

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Calgary
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This hostel is in a great location and the rooms are ok but they really need to take off the drinking ban here ! With such a nice courtyard that all the rooms look out onto . All the travelers would have a great place to mingle ! Its too bad you actually have to walk to the hostel down... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Booked here because every other hostel in Banff was fully booked on the dates I required. It soon became apparent why this place had space and others didn't: Exceptionally rude staff, terrible rooms, awful breakfast. Far far too expensive. Generally a very bad hostel.

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Mont Tremblant, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Stayed there for one night... The first impression wasn't great. The guy at the reception wasn't very nice & lacked some customer service. We had asked to be in the same room & they had put us into 2 separate rooms. He managed to sort out something & we got into an 8 person dorm. When we got in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Free breakfast, quiet area, and friendly staff. I had a good stay here last year at this time and would go back again. Some hostels are louder/part atmosphere, but you can get a good sleep at International.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

so good and so nice The reception is kind. The environment is clean and quiet. The room make me feel warm. I sleep well every night. ^_______^ I like this place. I and my friend had a good experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Stayed there for 4 nights in May in a room 211 with a queen bed. Room was very clean. Bus stop in near by. Didn't have a chance to use laundry. It is open from 7 am to 8 pm. Breakfast is from 7:30 to 10:00. I only went ones and didn't like it at all. You have to make... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My partner and I booked a queen room for 2 nights. We were pleasantly surprised at how the room looked. It was very cosy and clean. However there was a continuous tapping noise that kept us awake for some of the night and the walls are paper thin. Our neighbours had no secrets and we were rudely awoken on our... More

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Address: 449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Banff International Hostel 1.5*
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