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Banff International Hostel

449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
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Banff, Canada
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just remember it's a hostel. So don't expect the best yeah. But it has its perks. The staff are crazy friendly, willing to help you with any information about town. It's in a awesome location to town also which helps. You can get discounted passes to the ski hills also. The rooms have private curtains on each bunk bed which... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Considering this was a place to crash as it was too cold to camp and was the only place that had vacancy in the middle of summer it was fine. A clean kitchen and it included breakfast which is more than just toast :) Free Parking Book in advance as we were very lucky! The rooms are clean - old... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This place was great for anyone in their 20s to 30s. It has okay bunks (quite rickety) but if you manage to score a bed up in the loft (there's one in each room) then you'll have a single bed rather than a bunk. Each dorm has a bathroom and a separate sink. Biggest difference to other hostels is that... More 

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Collie, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights on Halloween! It was the cheapest hostel rate in town and does not disappoint. Booked into a 6 bed female dorm. It had a en-suite bathroom, fridge, curtains across the bed and lockers. It has breakfast included (bonus!) also only a 5 minute walk to the shops on Banff Avenue. There is a bottle shop right... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here twice on my stay around Canada. This was by far the best hostel of the trip. The first time I stayed in the smaller building next door to the main one. I had a great room. It was organised in such a away that if someone had a bed light on, it didn't light anymore than that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I have stayed in this Hostel in early September 2015 for 3 days. This place has prompted to me to right a review... It is okay-ish, great location, friendly staff, clean enough ( though the kitchen had a strong pungent smell), hot water and internet working etc yet everything was minimal and provided on the cheap.. breakfast, the rooms the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I have never stayed in a hostel before and I thought it was good. I stayed there with my gal pal in a co-ed room. There was a liquor store right next to the hostel. Very convenient! :) The staff were friendly. Breakfast was good. Everything was within walking distance. The bus stop was right in front and it took... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The location is great, within walking distance of shops, restaurants & Bow falls. However they could improve on the cleanliness of their rooms. I was in a room with 4 bunks & there was a lingering "cat pee" smell. It was quite disgusting. A few of us reported it to the front desk only to be told "really" that's never... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I know you shouldn't expect much from a hostel but oh my! this one isn't worth staying at. We waited over an hour to be told our rooms were ready, for staff to inform us that now we have been moved because of repair issues. We got into the room and I have to admit they keep it clean and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This hotel is in a great downtown location close to all the restaurants etc. The staff a super friendly and very knowledgeable on the area. We hired a car a drove everywhere, nothing (other than the Icefields Parkway) is very far from town. Only negative rooms are a little dated.

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