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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was travelling on my own through the Canadian Rockies, and after staying at the HI in Lake Louise, decided to choose the HI for Banff. First off, make sure to double check what your reserved online compared to what you receive and are charged at check in. There seemed to be a difference in rates (with addition to the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 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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Banff National Park, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 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... More 

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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... More 

Pinconning, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 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... More 

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