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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just needed a cheap place to stay for a few nights in Banff. After driving 14 hours in one day to arrive here, I was greeted at the reception desk with the sounds of karaoke blaring from the basement bar. "Great, another party hostel," I thought to myself. Which is fine. I've stayed in/put up with such places before.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were a group of 8 people and originally booked our beds in a co-ed dorm. At the time of check in, we got a complementary upgrade in a private room for 6 people. The hostel was clean, well appointed and the staff does an excellent job in taking care of this place. Will come back.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one week. Staff very capable, knowledgeable and friendly. Dorm room for 6 was of a good hostel standard. Lockers provided. Small but reasonably clean toilets / showers. Large kitchen area where you can store all your food which is excellent. Can get a bit chaotic at meal times but all part of the hostel experience. Would firmly... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked here as hotels to expensive ,first time in a hostel for my hubby ,an I because of this I booked a four person room with bathroom as doubles all gone ,checked in was put in a 6 dormitory , an the girl on reception basically didn't care that I wanted a four was told all booked out so take... More 

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Thank Karen C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most expensive hostel I've ever stayed at, but one of the nicer ones. Hostel was clean, cosy and quite comfortable. Wooden bunk beds were pretty sturdy, though there was some inevitable creaking when someone moved around. I like the fact that they give you a place right beside your bed to put your stuff and charge your cellphone, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an establishment where lodging, amenities and services are well taken care of for the guests. You feel welcome by the friendly staff and safe and comfortable in your room and common areas. You may even get some decent food at Cougar Pete if you're not cooking or going out.

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

altough its a nice hostel i still think its very expensive, for thst price you expect at least every day included breakfast! but you have to pay much for that as well ( e.g. $3,- for two slices of toast) still i slept there very good and woke up in the fresh mountain air. the interior was new and nice

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here last week and I think its a lovely little hostel. Compared to others it is very comfortable. I was in a 4 dorm mixed room and we all had enough space between us all. The toilets were clean. Only downfall was only 2 showers and for women this can be an issue if you want to all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I know that Banff is expensive, but this is a hostel with bunk beds and was the most expensive place we stayed at during our 16 day tour of BC. It was even more expensive than our hotels in Vancouver and Victoria. We spent two nights here, but never again. (yes, I have been to hostels before and am a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

It's most likely the cheapest place in Banff so I almost feel bad calling it expensive, but it still is. Staff is friendly though, rooms are all right with above average beds and below average cleaning of toilets, bar and restaurant are good, common areas are pretty good. The kitchen could be cleaner and the refrigerators are really loud, but... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about HI-Banff Alpine Centre

Address: 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $43 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — HI-Banff Alpine Centre 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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