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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
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
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
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
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
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.