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Banff International Hostel

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“bottom bunk”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

As far as hostels go this is a good one with very clean rooms and kitchen. The staff were quite helpful. And you can request a bottom bunk and spare blanket if you prefer! Downsides though are the wifi, which can be so-so, and also...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Good location for the hostel and good price. Staff are helpful and the computers are very useful for booking further travel. The bathroom was clean although the shower was difficult to get in and out of when you're not used to it. My bunk bed...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

After all bad reviews I read I was surprise how great was our stay here. Very friendly customer service, all areas nice and clean, even the breakfast wasn' t as poor as I expected. I definitely recommend this place. Good location, good deal.

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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This is the worst hostel I have stayed in by far! Dismal customer service, bunk beds that rattle whenever a person moves. The walls appeared to have been made paper thin, one can hear all the commotion of people walking, entering in the next room....More

Thank August1L
Reviewed February 9, 2017

The Banff International Hostel is one of the best hostels I have stayed at! The staff were incredibly helpful and welcoming on arrival and the rooms were as good as you will get in a hostel, clean, comfortable and come with a toilet and shower....More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$173 - US$389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
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Bhumi P
July 27, 2016|
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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
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"Request a particular bunk in advance if you have a preference."
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"Make sure your bed is far from the door at least."
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"Its the only place in Banff that I know you can stay and not have to lose an arm or leg"
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"6 bed female dorm ground level was great! Poor wifi in all rooms. Unsure about rooms above the office"
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