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Overview of Banff International Hostel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Banff International Hostel

1.5 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBanff National Park Information Centre7 min walk
    Popular LocationBanff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau7 min walk
    Popular LocationCanadian Ski Museum West9 min walk
    AirportBanff, AB (YBA)8 min drive

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Standard Room, Ensuite

  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 Twin Beds

Basic Room, 1 Queen Bed

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Quadruple Room, Ensuite

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Bed in a female 4-6 dorm room

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

1 bed in a 6-9 co-ed dorm room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Bed in a 4 bed co-ed dorm room

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Basic Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Basic Family Room + Private Bathroom

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed

About this area

Banff

Located in Banff, Banff International Hostel is in the city center and near a train station. Upper Hot Springs and Banff Springs Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Banff Gondola and Tunnel Mountain. Banff Park Museum and Cross Zee Ranch are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and snowboarding, or check out other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing and ice skating.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Banff National Park Information Centre - 7 min walk
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - 7 min walk
  • Canadian Ski Museum West - 9 min walk
  • Canada House Gallery - 13 min walk
  • Tunnel Mountain - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Banff Station - 12 min walk
  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 93 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Keg Steakhouse and Lounge - Caribou Lodge — 4 min walk
  • Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant — 4 min walk
  • Earl's — 9 min walk
  • Old Spaghetti Factory — 9 min walk
  • St. James Gate — 10 min walk

About this property

Banff International Hostel

Hostel with free parking, walk to Banff National Park Information Centre
This hostel features a microwave in a common area, a refrigerator in a common area, and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a computer station, and free newspapers are onsite. All 23 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and showers.
Banff International Hostel offers 23 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen access

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Banff International
Banff International Hostel
Banff Hostel Banff
Banff International Hostel Banff
Banff International Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Banff International Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Banff

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Banff International Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Banff International Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Banff International Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Banff International Hostel?
As of Apr 15, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Banff International Hostel on Apr 18, 2021 start from CA $82, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Banff International Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Banff International Hostel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Banff International Hostel?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Banff International Hostel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Banff International Hostel located?
Located in the heart of Banff, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Banff National Park Information Centre and Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau. Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Banff Gondola are also within 3 mi (5 km). Banff Station is 12 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 157 reviews
5 - Excellent 25%
Rating 4 - Good. 63 out of 157 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 29 out of 157 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 14 out of 157 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 157 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly staff. Great kitchen, fully stocked with everything you need to cook for yourself. The rooms were clean, pretty basic but it is a hostel. Comfortable bed and close to everything in Banff. Will be returning.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room was very neat and clean. Had all the amenities required
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

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