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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Hel F
Reviewed May 2, 2016

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

1  Thank Erin D
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed April 13, 2016

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

1  Thank sweeneytom
Reviewed March 19, 2016

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

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February 10, 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
July 10, 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
June 19, 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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