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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

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801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have no idea why this hostel doesnt have 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Stayed for two nights in a 2-level loft room! The hostel is a walkable distance to town and there is also a free bus to town. The area surrounding the hostel is spectacular. The hostel is super clean and the staff are very helpful. Australians, especially, will... More 

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Thank Cheryl K
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hi-Banff Alpine Centre is a great budget place to stay. We stayed in one of the four cabins located adjacent to the lodges. Comfortably sized with a small electric fireplace and sitting area that provided a cosy ambiance. Two double size beds that accommodated four people comfortably. A front deck to sit out on during warmer weather. Plus our... More 

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Thank Footloose2016
Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night in the private room. Great quiet simple room with ensuite. This location was awesome and the staff were helpful and courteous. The pub downstairs was a riot with all the ski instructors and international travelers. The small restaurant was great with good menu options. Convenient and clean, great young vibe for travelers in their 40's.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I stayed at HI Banff Alpine Centre for 3 nights in shared accommodation. Staff were helpful and friendly. The room is relatively small but it is what it is. Although there is a bar downstairs and I was on the 1st floor, it wasn't noisy in the evening. Location is at the road into Tunnel Mountain. Not central location but... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

I have been to banff many times and this time we decided to stay at this hostel. It came highly recommended and my friend had stayed there once before. To start...it was actually quite easy to find and was nestles nicely in the mountains a bit off the beaten path from downtown Banff. It was a quiet area of town... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I stayed here for 2 nights in September 2015 in a private room. It was a dorm room with 4 bunk beds and no bathroom that was sold as a private room. It's an expensive choice, you could probably find something better at a cheaper price in Banff. The room needed a thorough cleanning. The room was located close to... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

It's clean. Beds are solid so when people roll around on the night there isn't any noise. There is a bar and restaurant on location. Ample supply of bathrooms and showers. Friendly staff. Location is kind of far away from downtown and the peak season rates last a long time - out of peak season. It worked for my one... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

This is the perfect place to stay for those wanting to set up a job and an apartment in Banff as they offer a 2 week job seeker package with the best rate in town. The hostel itself is beautiful with fantastic service, the hostel is super clean and the shared kitchen is huge with a great system of food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

I had two nights at Banff HI, its a nice place. Clean and relaxed. Good kitchen facilities great restaurant, I recommend the hamburger. Cheap washing machine service. What more can you ask. Location is not ideal but they have a shuttle card

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I was in a trip, with friends, from Calgary to the rocky mountains and we've stopped in Banff to find a place to sleep. And we've find this lovely hostel!! Everything was perfect! It was in July 2008!!!

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