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Banff International Hostel

449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6 Canada
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#13 of 20 Specialty lodging in Banff
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Game room
Fax / photocopying
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Vending machine
Bowling offsite
Board games / puzzles
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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English, French, Spanish, Chinese and 4 more
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Ha P wrote a review Aug 2020
Ontario, Canada916 contributions194 helpful votes
The room is clean, the washroom is kept very clean. Every bed has its own curtain so everyone has their own privacy. Everyone in our dorm behave very well. There is a mini fridge in our dorm. There are lockers and also one underneath the bottom bunk bed. There is a fan in the room. The room is quite dark so it makes you sleep in comfortably in the morning. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The lady at the front desk gave me a lot of information for what hikes to do around Banff. I never checked out the kitchen so I can’t comment on that. The laundry room is very neat. It opens from 8am-8pm. Though the price is quite high. 2.5 for washer and 2.5 for dryer and 1.5 for detergent. The hostel is a short walk to The central area where all the restaurants and shops are. It’s also a short walk to the Tunnel mountain trailhead. I stayed here for 3 days and definitely stay here again if I come back to Banff.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Arsham S wrote a review Jul 2020
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Defenately recommended.Good and clean rooms with comfy beds and a nice family friendly environment. Austin powers was very nice and helpful to us. Very happy with our stay. View is nice and the location is perfect considering the price.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
-Ed wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions2 helpful votes
After landing I found there was uncovered fish in the kitchen, milk that was 3 months out of date and half eaten meals that have been in there my entire trip and I imagine much longer. The kitchen smells so bad that I called the health inspector who admitted to me she comes in around 3 times A MONTH from calls made by people here. As awll as this, YOU CANT GET COLD WATER ANYWHERE so drinking water is a massive problem, the room was freezing and if you got the bed by the toilet it smelt absolutely awful. Aboutsely would not reccomend go to the Alpine centre instead it is disgusting here
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
emceestet wrote a review Nov 2019
Toronto, On37 contributions8 helpful votes
I stayed here late last night on a recent road trip across Canada. I was able to book my accommodations last minute and the staff were very flexible and welcoming. The hostel is very clean, affordable and in a great location, with only a short walk to the main part of town. There is also tons of activities to do at night, like pub crawls, karaoke, comedy nights and so on, If you're a solo social traveller like myself.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Sarah M wrote a review Oct 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom438 contributions83 helpful votes
we stayed for a week and then saw on the door you can get a discount for staying a week, but they wouldn't give us any money back... apparently you have to book when youre there. so heads up to that! nice vibe, comfy beds with curtains, light sockets and shelf in each bed, big lockers, shoewr and toilet in each room, clean, kind staff and flexible breakfast. we would come again! and a bottle shop right next door - just in case. very close to town.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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$32 - $482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Banff International Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Banff International Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Banff Legacy Trail (0.07 miles), C Level Cirque Trail (0.07 miles), and Spray River Trail Loop (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Banff International Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Banff International Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Banff International Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Banff International Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Whitebark Cafe, El Toro Restaurant, and The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Caribou.
Is Banff International Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Banff.
Are any cleaning services offered at Banff International Hostel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Banff International Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Banff International Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Cave and Basin National Historic Site (1.4 miles).