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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
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Ranked #10 of 19 Specialty lodging in Banff
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
F S Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Left here the other day. Very helpful reception staff, welcoming and friendly. The centres location was fine, about a 20 minute downhill walk to town. There was plug sockets by each bed so there was no plug issues. The wifi was very patchy and the rooms were cramped and stuffy with small windows. The corridors were not well kept either.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great spot, away from the Banff Ave shops, but a short 5 minute drive away. We stayed in cabin #1 with our toddler and it was perfect! Quiet and clean with an a/c unit, TV, couch, two beds, private bathroom with shower, coffee and hot water maker. The fridges in the kitchen were great for storing food for our son... More

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Camborne, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room with toilets and showers close by. Fan provided as it was super hot. Loads to do on site including a bar and restaurant or a short(ish) walk into town or you can catch a bus from the main road. All staff really nice and helpful. Would definitely stay again!

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Canadian Rockies, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the cabins for one night on one of our mountain trips out snowboarding. Was a bit expensive, but most likely due to it being the weekend. The cabin was clean and the beds were comfy. Staff we dealt with we're nice. Can't comment on the kitchen as we didn't use it. Would stay again, maybe not the cabins... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a little out of town. Let this not deter you. Complimentary return bus pass available. bus is very frequent. Super friendly staff. AC is non existent in common areas but they provide fans in room but the place is clean an safe and very pretty with lovely Bistro. The town f Banff is so cute. Lots of shops, eateries... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have many memories here as I have stayed a few times at this hostel. In fact I once spent nearly two months here while I was working in Banff, many years ago, and was having trouble finding an affordable apartment. This time I spent a couple of days there during a mini vacation of Banff and Calgary. To be... More

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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my boyfriend stayed at the hotel for one night. Due to peak period, prices here too high for the quality the place offers. 2 persons in a 4-people mixed room, $90. I've slept in may hotels in different countries and the main purpose was saving money; which was not the case here. Besides, facilities are quite clean, which... More

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Perth, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were only there from late afternoon, overnight, then left in the morning, but I wasn't particularly impressed with this place - despite the bautiful scenery.The room was ok (private room, shared bathroom), neat and clean. There's a massive walk in fridge in the kitchen which was pretty neat, but the kitchen itself was utter chaos - way too small... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I love the cabin at the hostel. This is unique for hostels. Wonderful location. They have a very noisy exhaust fan on the entrance of the main building. Unfortunately you can hear the fan all night and day when you have your window open. It would be nice if they could figure out another way to exhaust air and not... More

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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Even if it's quite far from downtown, it's a nice place to stay. Quiet, clean and with differents activities. I just stayed two days so i wasn't able to participate to the ones i want, but it looks pretty nice. I was just disapointed about the breakfast, because they said it was include in hostelworld, but no, you have to... More

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Address: 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — HI-Banff Alpine Centre 2.5*
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Are you looking for an place to stay in Banff? Seeking the Canadian Rocky Mountain experience? HI Banff Alpine Centre Hostel, has a more than just dorm beds, this Banff hostel also has many family and couples rooms available to book for your holiday in Banff. Looking to make a reservation? * Cougar Pete's on site restaurant * The Storm Cellar Pub and Gamehouse * Free guest use Wi-fi through out * Two spacious guest kitchens, * Two cozy lounges with fireplaces * Lookout deck with spectacular views of the mountains. * Internet kiosks to send a message to your friends at home. ... more   less 
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