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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel was as good as a hostel can be. Excellent facilities eg. kitchen, bar, common areas all very well appointed. The only thing i can say is if you want to be staying in the middle of town, don't stay here. It is a few km's from the town centre and up a huge hill which was not a...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As my trip to Banff was last-minute, I justified it by booking a hostel for a cheap room instead of a hotel. I booked a bed in a female four-bed room with ensuite bathroom, but upon check-in was put into a female six-bed room. It didn't end up being a problem because there were never more than 3 of us...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We were a bit apprehensive about staying here since it is a hostel (which neither of us have ever stayed in) but we decided to book the cabin since the price was reasonable and take a change. We were very happy with the cabin. The staff was very nice. We had a bit of an issue when we checked in...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Clean well layed out difficult to keep getting to bus taxi always waiting Staff 24 hours a day magnetic door are a pain clean kitchen Has a food service you need to do a bit of walking waiting for bus in rain is a real pain

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

I booked a private room with shared bathroom for 2 nights. The room of first night was clean & bed was comfortable. Washroom and bathrooms were clean and separated. Common area is spacious and newly decorated. Unfortunately, I could not stay the same room on the second night, probably because I made two bookings in different websites at different time....

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed September 25, 2016

The weeks leading up to our trip to Banff I researched the hostels in the area and decided upon the Alpine Centre. The price was definitely a consideration but more importantly was location since we planned to stay here for a week. The hostel is conveniently located minutes from downtown and other points of interest in the area. It is...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed September 19, 2016

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....

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Reviewed September 17, 2016

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
Reviewed September 11, 2016 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...

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed September 8, 2016

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...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $31 - $158 (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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“worth the extra cost to get one of the double rooms, not the dorm's”
 of 5 bubbles 553callumc, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The cabins are great!”
 of 5 bubbles lynnlees62, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Have a car makes life a lot better”
 of 5 bubbles nielgillespie, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your rooms locate in the new wing”
 of 5 bubbles 665skk, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from 2nd floor rooms that are right about the downstairs bar (e.g., 201, etc.)”
 of 5 bubbles badgertrek, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
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