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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 #14 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Banff
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hostel when I was Traveling through Canada. The breakfast was a lovely treat. Everything was nice a clean. So many lovely people. The Irish night guy was lovely and looked and interested. Very helpful. Wifi zoned in and out and room was stuffy. Had to ask for a fan

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Whistler, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

dorms were clean. but the bed i stayed on was in need of some TLC. any movement on the top bunk resulted in the entire bunk shaking and twisting, this did not lead to a good nights sleep. Also dorms have ensuite bathrooms, 1 toilet/shower for 8 doesnt work well in my opinion

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Banff, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have stayed for a night. It was very cheep compare to hotels in banff, or even other hostels in banff. The room was big enough. It was two story room and one floor had two bunk beds. However, I slept in the upper bed and didn't have enough space above so couldn't even sit up on the bed. It... More

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14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed in the hotel with friends while on holiday for the Saturday night, checked in at one but room not ready, got back to hotel at 22.30 after visiting a few of the pubs and restaurants and room was ok, two double beds and plenty of room, ok for a short break, must give a mention to the front desk... More

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11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stayed for 5 nights in a 4 bed, coed dorm. Room was clean and the beds were comfortable. Lock on the door a bit difficult. The included breakfast was rather poor. A few muffins cut up, toast, cereal and milk that looked very watered down. The kitchen facilities were ok. Overhead a few conservations in the lobby/common room area. I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I've been at the BIH at the beginning of April and had a good accommodation. We had no problem during our stay, the staff at the front were helpful and the private room was clean and cozy. The hostel looks like a nice chalé and our room was very comfortable. We're very picky and did not have any problem. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed at a 4 female dorm for one night at the end of September 2014. The major problem I had with the hostel is that the bathrooms were very small (hardly has any place to hang stuff)and messy. It seemed like they were either cleaned a really long time before I went to take a shower, or just gets dirty... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 24
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