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Stayed in the 6-bed dorm room. Storage in the room was limited since other roommates took over the storage area. I stayed there for a few nights and didn’t unpack much, so it was not an issue. But it would be if I were to...More
This hostel is basically what you would expect from a decent hostel: clean, well-located, friendly staff, WiFi. They also had a restaurant which served good food at a reasonable price. They gave me a free bus pass to get around town, which I thought was...More
I loved this hostel! Clean, welcoming and super comfy.
The staff are great! Especially Misty and Jimmy!
Rooms are super comfy and clean also super safe. The kitchen’s are well equipped, bathrooms are great and have hair driers that actually dry your hair in a...More
Stayed here for three nights after a fortnight at one of Banff's top options. Despite the downshift, if you will, it wasn't too bad an option. But it has some issues. The property is a bit long in the tooth and needs upgrading. Considering it's...More
This place wasn’t too bad! We only stayed here for a night and it had all of the basic amenities that you would expect from a hostel. Lights and PowerPoints next to beds, lockers for personal items and luggage. Showers were meh, but the rest...More
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
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 all of them! The HI-Banff gives guests a free city bus pass, so you can take the transit right from outside the hostel to the snow bus hub and from there to your ski/board destination - plus it gives you transportation to a lot of the other local attractions for free.