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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

2.5 of 5 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Banff National Park, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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 

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I spent 4 nights in the hostel during a holiday to meet Banff. I loved the service, online and personal. Clean rooms and bathrooms, even the collective. Furthermore, the economy is the best part. I will staying at HI again but this time in Vancouver.

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Wellington, NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is in a fantastic location up in Tunnel Mountain, with other resorts and homes. It's a couple of km out of town, but an easy walk- or you can jump on the number 2 bus. The hostel is an impressive, alpine building and the and noticed spread between a couple if buildings. I stayed in the Mary ...... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

we stayed here for one night and had a whole room with washroom for our-self's, what was really nice- no plastic-bags-horror in the morning! ;) All amenities are clean and the beds where warm and cozy! the staff was very friendly and helpful, the only downside (and in this case it upset us a lot) was the fact, that for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was a little worried before I went from the mixed reviews on here so it was quite a relief when I arrived and found it to be a great hostel. I stayed for 10 nights in a mixed dorm as it was the only bed available, Banff gets booked out in the summer so book ahead. The hostel is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I travelled solo via motorcycle east to west across Canada in July 2014. Through Ontario and the prairies I was paying $80 to $130 for accommodations at motels in small towns. Banff is where I decided to experience my first hostel. Much to my surprise, it was beautiful. Located on a quiet woodsy property, clean and comfy rooms, great kitchen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Found this to be a nice hostel, fairly clean with nice rooms and facilities. It's a little ways out of town but with the bus service that really isn't much of a problem. It's definitely good value and has a nice atmosphere.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have stayed at this hostel every summer for the last three years, just on a weekend get away from the city. It's very cost effective, comfortable sleep and stunning scenery. They have a large kitchen but i always eat out. Cute little bar in the main building. I always get the female door with private ensuite. The shower stalls... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed there for just one night and we booked 2 beds in a 6-bed mixed doorm. The room was pretty nice with 3 bunk beds and plugs next to bed, so no problem about charging your phone/camera. There is not plenty of space in the room to leave your things but there were big lockers inside of the room... 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*
Number of rooms: 52
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