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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 16 March 2016

The hostel is not so closer to downtown but you can go there walking without baggage. The restaurante within Hostel is very good and all staff is very attentive. Rooms and Bathrooms are clean and organized.

Thank Meneguetti
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Hostel has a great backpackers atmosphere. Room was quite small, but clean with comfortable bed. View from our window was stunning. We did not have a bathroom in our room and shared bathroom on our floor was clean and OK. Staff at reception was easygoing...More

Thank Alca M
Reviewed 6 March 2016

There are many great things about HI Banff. They have pretty good staff, and quite a lot of them so the place is generally pretty clean from top to bottom. If you meet Jimmy at reception, he's amazing, and has been working there for close...More

1  Thank Matt L
Response from BanffHostelManager, Manager at HI-Banff Alpine CentreResponded 9 March 2016

Hi Matt, Thanks for taking the time to write a comprehensive review on our property. I agree, Jimmy is a gem - we're lucky to have had him stay for so long! I'm glad you used our free city bus service, this is very expensive...More

Reviewed 1 March 2016

Big hostel. No atmosphere really. Really clean. WIFI was terrible in the room we were in. We booked a 6 person dorm but pretty much had it all to ourselves so it was great. In winter we could only get the bus down to town...More

Thank Kers23
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We wanted a city break so spend a day in the mountains. Booked into a private cabin for a single night after enjoying the mountain views. The cabin had comfortable queen beds. There was a couch and tv in the room. Wifi was good. The...More

1  Thank SunnysideTrekers
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Free Parking
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USD 42 - USD 221 (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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