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Really only great if you have a car, but it was quiet, clean and tidy. Not many organised activities as it's the quieter season. Wifi was a bit hit and miss but after a long day exploring it was not a priority. Would recommend to...More
We intentionally came to Banff during the off season/cusp season between ski season and busy summer tourist season so I'm not sure if that's why it seemed to be un-busy at the hostel, but it was quite nice! It was hard to gauge how many...More
Great, clean place to base your mountain adventure from.
We were skiing in Feb, and the staff were super helpful - they hook you up with a free local bus pass to get to the shuttle buses for the mountains, the bar downstairs does cheap...More
The HI Banff is one of the better value places to stay in Banff. It is located around the Tunnel Mountain area, so is not the most convenient if you are looking for somewhere that allows you to walk to downtown Banff.
However, everything else...More
I arrived in Banff looking for a job so I decided on this hostel from their job seeker package offer. 14 nights,bus pass,free drinks, friendly help. I was in the seperate building from the main hostel and I really enjoyed it. The lobby was large...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.