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.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
09/04/2017 10/04/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    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
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (8)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (4)

    • Excellent17%
    • Very good40%
    • Average29%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “co ed” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    1.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Banff International Hostel
    Hotel packages
    09/04/2017 10/04/2017
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Show Available Rooms
    We’re sorry, there are no available rooms for this property on TripAdvisor. Please change dates or see offers from our partners.
    We’re sorry, there are no available rooms for this property on TripAdvisor. Please change dates or view all Banff hotels with availability.
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    09/04/2017 10/04/2017
    Show Room Prices
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","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_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "8cad6c36ecdd477d9452a8b47fb0256f", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":3404898,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":4,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":4,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"8cad6c36ecdd477d9452a8b47fb0256f","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"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":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Banff International Hostel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjhjYWQ2YzM2ZWNkZDQ3N2Q5NDUyYThiNDdmYjAyNTZmIiwiQUlLIjoiZDNkZDA0M2MyYWY2NDRkYzgyODFjNzE0ZTc0M2JlYzYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","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}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/04/2017", "checkOut": "10/04/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","bed_config":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__bed_config","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"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    • More languages
    All reviews bed female dorm co ed ensuite bathroom liquor store included breakfast late at night mini fridge close to downtown beds were comfortable centre of town bunk roommate cereal canada mattresses laundry
    Reviewed 8 December 2015

    This place was great for anyone in their 20s to 30s. It has okay bunks (quite rickety) but if you manage to score a bed up in the loft (there's one in each room) then you'll have a single bed rather than a bunk. Each...More

    Reviewed 20 November 2015

    Stayed for 2 nights on Halloween! It was the cheapest hostel rate in town and does not disappoint. Booked into a 6 bed female dorm. It had a en-suite bathroom, fridge, curtains across the bed and lockers. It has breakfast included (bonus!) also only a...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2015

    I stayed here twice on my stay around Canada. This was by far the best hostel of the trip. The first time I stayed in the smaller building next door to the main one. I had a great room. It was organised in such a...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    I have stayed in this Hostel in early September 2015 for 3 days. This place has prompted to me to right a review... It is okay-ish, great location, friendly staff, clean enough ( though the kitchen had a strong pungent smell), hot water and internet...More

    Reviewed 26 August 2015

    I have never stayed in a hostel before and I thought it was good. I stayed there with my gal pal in a co-ed room. There was a liquor store right next to the hostel. Very convenient! :) The staff were friendly. Breakfast was good....More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Traveller (8)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (4)
    Bathroom (3)
    Nearby Restaurants
    Saintt James's Gate Olde Irish Pub
    1,045 reviews
    .68 km away
    The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Banff Caribou
    1,349 reviews
    .19 km away
    The Old Spaghetti Factory
    1,494 reviews
    .64 km away
    Whitebark Cafe
    207 reviews
    .36 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Banff Visitor Information Centre
    755 reviews
    .65 km away
    Roam Public Transit Service
    207 reviews
    .62 km away
    Banff Legacy Trail
    105 reviews
    .12 km away
    St. Paul's Presbyterian Church
    24 reviews
    .63 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Bhumi P
    Where can I leave my suitcase?
    27 July 2016|
    Answer Show 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
    Room Tips
    "best service, best roommates, free breakfast, friendly staff, great location"
    iue uneg s, 9 months agoRead review
    "I prefer the quieter second building (not the one with reception in it) and the cabins"
    spazzygal, 11 months agoRead review
    "Get a bed in the loft space"
    keeping18, over a year agoRead review
    "loft beds (in each room, i.e. bed 'e' or 'f') and away from reception"
    Jenayyy, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't choose any !"
    Brogan-heppi, over a year agoRead review
    "Loft rooms are a little larger"
    Bruno S, over a year agoRead review
    "You can choose coed or male/female only."
    Sara K, over a year agoRead review
    "Room on a third floor probably is the best. My room was on second floor and I had noisy neighbours above me"
    Anastassia164, over a year agoRead review
    "Plugs if a light sleeper."
    London_Scotti, over a year agoRead review
    "Go for a private room, the price and the amenities are worth it. Ask for a room that does not face the sun..."
    darinka84, over a year agoRead review
    Similar nearby hotels
    Samesun Banff
    Moose Hotel and Suites
    Fox Hotel & Suites
    HI-Banff Alpine Centre