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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

the restaurant needs a thorough cleaning. very thick dust between the logs surrounding where you ate. did not really provide an appetizing appeal to eating. allowing people to walk in to eat without footwear. big violation of food handling and sanitizing. do not read all...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

My partner and I booked for 3 nights through booking.com. The hostel was booked solid, so the only beds we could get were not together - one in a mixed dorm for me, and one in a male-only dorm for him. The booking.com confirmation email...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

One of my boyfriends childhood friends lives and works there, we booked a private room and stayed there a week while we visited him. All the staff were so friendly and went above and beyond to show us around, make us feel welcome and included...More

Thank EllyWri
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Be mindful that this hostel is further away from Banff town- just up the hill which is about a 20 min walk. However, we did not find this a problem because the hostel give you free bus passes and it was nice to be out...More

1  Thank AAB520
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

While this Hostel is further away from the town than the other hostels, there's a bus stop right outside. Definitely one of the nicer hostels I've stayed at. Friendly staff (even though most are aussie..) great atmosphere and easy to find friends. 10/10 would stay...More

Thank Albert A
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US$41 - US$969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$41 - US$969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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8680jrvds
10 February 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
10 July 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
19 June 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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