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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

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Free Wifi
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

This hostel had the friendliest and most helpful staff in all the hostels I have stayed in. A little bit out if town but walking distance. Amongst some great hikes though. Staff recommended some great places to eat. Always fun and social at the bar...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2015

This was my first time ever staying in a hostel and I have to admit... I was unsure what to expect. I was very pleasantly surprised by the great location, super clean room and extremely friendly staff. The washrooms are shared so that's not a...More

1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

The Banff Alpine Centre is located about 5 min drive and 20 min walk from downtown Banff. It has plenty of parking (passes sold at the visitor center downtown). We stayed in a mixed dorm of 6 people. The beds are very sturdy wood framed,...More

2  Thank Travel_Bug81
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We stay here quite often when we come to Banff because it's one of the most affordable options, but it's certainly not anything special; crampy rooms with stale air, but the staff is friendly and helpful! If you're looking for a place to rest your...More

3  Thank Sarah K
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We have visited hostels in Banff, Vancouver, Jasper and Valemount on our trip and this was bar far the best we stayed at. Banff is a really cool town and the hostel itself was really really nicely done. The rooms were also a thumbs up,...More

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February 10, 2017|
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Response from nielgillespie | Reviewed this property |
Taxi will be at bus stop cost 8 dallors
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Owen H
July 10, 2016|
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Response from BanffHostelManager | Property representative |
Hi, all three of the snow resorts have transportation leaving from the town. Norquay is 10 minutes away, Sunshine is 20 minutes and Lake Louise is 40 minutes away. All three have their advantages and it's worth visiting... More
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Julie R
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Travelfoodwrtiter | Reviewed this property |
They have locks , bring only a towel they have all bedding
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"Private room"
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"Smaller dorm rooms of 8 bunks are quieter than larger ones."
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"I liked the not main house"
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"It's a backpacker hostel. You take your pick. Go for smaller for quieter (e.g. 4 dorm instead of 6..."
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