We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-10-01 2017-10-02
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Banff International Hostel

    449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    2017-10-01 2017-10-02
    Savings alert: 19% below average rate

    The price you found is 19% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$47/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$174
    US$38
    SAVE US$136
    US$174
    US$174
    Traveller (27)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (38)
    Fairmont Banff Springs
    6,670 reviews
    #2 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Sunshine Mountain Lodge
    953 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
    6,637 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Lake Louise
     
    Rimrock Resort Hotel
    4,975 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good39%
    • Average28%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “liquor store” (7 reviews)
    “co ed” (2 reviews)
    “bottom bunk” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
    1.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Fairmont Banff Springs
    6,670 reviews
    #2 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Sunshine Mountain Lodge
    953 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
    6,637 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Lake Louise
     
    Rimrock Resort Hotel
    4,975 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Rooms
    Oct 1Oct 2
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$38.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Banff hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "a86632744e2d4aa488fcf0577dce735c", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":3404898,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"a86632744e2d4aa488fcf0577dce735c","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":174,"lowestMetaPrice":38,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":174,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":174,"lowestMetaPrice":38,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":174,"hotelName":"Banff International Hostel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImE4NjYzMjc0NGUyZDRhYTQ4OGZjZjA1NzdkY2U3MzVjIiwiQUlLIjoiNDE4Y2RiZjYxNWU3NGNhMWJmYzE1NzYzMjBlZGNiNDgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$38", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (135)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 101 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The number one reason I like this hostel is the location. It's one straight walk away to downtown Banff Ave. You will find everything just by walking. Located along hotels that is two hundred dollar a day. My first time to use a hostel. But...More

    Thank Maria A
    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    The place was clean and I liked that each dormitory had their own shower and toilet. The top bunk was quite close to the ceiling so not that great for a person who is 6ft tall but otherwise, amenities were good and room clean. They...More

    Thank Lina E
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    My wife was a bit hesitated when she first checked in the hostel with strangers in the room and shared toilets . But we soon find joy when we found most people are friendly and generous . There is a good size kitchen we love...More

    Thank Sub C
    Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

    Affordable, very clean, quiet, safe. Pretty good breakfast. Friendliest staff ever at the front desk. Nice environment. Clean shared areas. Excellent location. Close to restaurants and grocery stores. Will be back for sure.

    Thank juanajuana458
    Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

    My dormitory room was two-story, 3 bunk beds in the first floor and 3 separate beds in the second floor. Luckily, I had a separate bed in the second floor and it was lovely. I had enough space to stash my backpack under the bed...More

    Thank The-Jellyfish
    Fairmont Banff Springs
    6,670 reviews
    #2 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Sunshine Mountain Lodge
    953 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
    6,637 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Lake Louise
     
    Rimrock Resort Hotel
    4,975 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Banff
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$44 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets and Hotwire so you can book your Banff International Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Canada >
    • Alberta >
    • Canadian Rockies >
    • Banff National Park >
    • Banff
    • Also Known As
    • Banff International Hostel Alberta
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (27)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (38)
    Bathroom (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Rimrock Resort Hotel
    4,975 reviews
    3.48 km away
     
    Sunshine Mountain Lodge
    953 reviews
    19.20 km away
     
    Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
    6,637 reviews
    52.38 km away
     
    Fairmont Banff Springs
    6,670 reviews
    2.06 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Saintt James's Gate Olde Irish Pub
    1,138 reviews
    .69 km away
    The Old Spaghetti Factory
    1,766 reviews
    .67 km away
    Whitebark Cafe
    250 reviews
    .36 km away
    The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Caribou
    1,480 reviews
    .36 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Banff Visitor Information Centre
    867 reviews
    .68 km away
    Roam Public Transit Service
    266 reviews
    .65 km away
    Banff Legacy Trail
    127 reviews
    .11 km away
    Johnson Canyon Trail
    38 reviews
    .65 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Bhumi P
    27 July 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Nathan S | Reviewed this property |
    I just tucked mine under the bed. I left everything important in my car. There are also lockers in the rooms but they're small
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Its the only place in Banff that I know you can stay and not have to lose an arm or leg"
    Read review
    "6 bed female dorm ground level was great! Poor wifi in all rooms. Unsure about rooms above the office"
    Read review
    "if possible choose bed further from the door"
    Read review
    "best service, best roommates, free breakfast, friendly staff, great location"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing