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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 #15 of 19 Specialty lodging in Banff
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014
AliceetNico Mont Tremblant, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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
2 reviews
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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
1 review
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Spent Christmas Eve and day here, what a lovely place and a great bunch! Rooms are immaculate. Location is perfect. Staff were kind and all in all a good place to stay. Value for money! One of the best hostels I've stayed in, in a long time. Will be back again in the summer for a stay here.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Spend five nights in Banff and in this hostel. Workers in the reception were really nice and they helped with everything. Told a lot about what to see and what to do. They sold us our skiing tickets, that was really easy and gave 10% off ticket for ski-rental place. The rooms were really nice and clean, beds were comfortable.... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Lovely rooms with own bathroom. Nice set up with a great kitchen, containing everything you need to cook cheap meals. It seemed like a quiet hostel while we were there and we didn't seem to meet many people, didn't have that usual hostel environment. staff were really helpful, lent me an international plug which was super handy.

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Clarens, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I stayed for four nights. The accommodation was clean and comfortable. Staff was friendly and helpful. The hostel is very central within walking distance to the shopping centre! Management controls noise. A pity about the deposits you have to pay-even when you take a towel. Management should not let a few dishonest people dominate the way they run their business.

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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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