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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 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

In a great spot, it's another well organised, functional hostel with good facilities,AND A BAR!!!! Very helpful staff, clean and spotless rooms cleaned everyday, Nothing to much trouble for staff. The kitchen a little to small

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst on a road trip from Calgary towards the West Coast. As with most popular destinations, accommodation can get expensive! The location of the hostel is about a 20 minute walk downhill to the centre of Banff, where the...More

Thank TamsynJoll
Reviewed 30 May 2016

One night stop over in Banff we stayed at the Alpine center to cut back on costs. was not disappointed. having stayed in hostels before it was not surprising to have shared bathrooms and dorm style sleeping quarters. nice that it had a fully kitchen...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This place needs a facelift, furniture is worn, feels dark and unwelcoming. The vibe at the bar is good at night thats about all this place has going for it. Service from the counter staff seemed to be slack and lacking interest from the Australians...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Looking for a not too expensive accommodation on a busy weekend in Banff, we found this hostel that also offers private cabins, that can sleep upto 4 (2 double beds). They are nice, but for 2 persons it is expensive for a hostel. It is...More

Thank Steph S
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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USD 41 - USD 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 41 - USD 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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8680jrvds
11 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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