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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were a bit apprehensive about staying here since it is a hostel (which neither of us have ever stayed in) but we decided to book the cabin since the price was reasonable and take a change. We were very happy with the cabin. The staff was very nice. We had a bit of an issue when we checked in...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Clean well layed out difficult to keep getting to bus taxi always waiting Staff 24 hours a day magnetic door are a pain clean kitchen Has a food service you need to do a bit of walking waiting for bus in rain is a real pain

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I booked a private room with shared bathroom for 2 nights. The room of first night was clean & bed was comfortable. Washroom and bathrooms were clean and separated. Common area is spacious and newly decorated. Unfortunately, I could not stay the same room on the second night, probably because I made two bookings in different websites at different time....

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The weeks leading up to our trip to Banff I researched the hostels in the area and decided upon the Alpine Centre. The price was definitely a consideration but more importantly was location since we planned to stay here for a week. The hostel is conveniently located minutes from downtown and other points of interest in the area. It is...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I just needed a cheap place to stay for a few nights in Banff. After driving 14 hours in one day to arrive here, I was greeted at the reception desk with the sounds of karaoke blaring from the basement bar. "Great, another party hostel," I thought to myself. Which is fine. I've stayed in/put up with such places before....

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were a group of 8 people and originally booked our beds in a co-ed dorm. At the time of check in, we got a complementary upgrade in a private room for 6 people. The hostel was clean, well appointed and the staff does an excellent job in taking care of this place. Will come back.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one week. Staff very capable, knowledgeable and friendly. Dorm room for 6 was of a good hostel standard. Lockers provided. Small but reasonably clean toilets / showers. Large kitchen area where you can store all your food which is excellent. Can get a bit chaotic at meal times but all part of the hostel experience. Would firmly...

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Booked here as hotels to expensive ,first time in a hostel for my hubby ,an I because of this I booked a four person room with bathroom as doubles all gone ,checked in was put in a 6 dormitory , an the girl on reception basically didn't care that I wanted a four was told all booked out so take...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The most expensive hostel I've ever stayed at, but one of the nicer ones. Hostel was clean, cosy and quite comfortable. Wooden bunk beds were pretty sturdy, though there was some inevitable creaking when someone moved around. I like the fact that they give you a place right beside your bed to put your stuff and charge your cellphone, and...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This is an establishment where lodging, amenities and services are well taken care of for the guests. You feel welcome by the friendly staff and safe and comfortable in your room and common areas. You may even get some decent food at Cougar Pete if you're not cooking or going out.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you looking for an place to stay in Banff? Seeking the Canadian Rocky Mountain experience? HI Banff Alpine Centre Hostel, has a more than just dorm beds, this Banff hostel also has many family and couples rooms available to book for your holiday in Banff. Looking to make a reservation? * Cougar Pete's on site restaurant * The Storm Cellar Pub and Gamehouse * Free guest use Wi-fi through out * Two spacious guest kitchens, * Two cozy lounges with fireplaces * Lookout deck with spectacular views of the mountains. * Internet kiosks to send a message to your friends at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Banff Alpine Centre

Address: 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: €35 - €147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — HI-Banff Alpine Centre 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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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 dorm).”
  • Quite spacious shower alcove and area behind the door.
  • Toilet amenities.
  • Six bed (three bunk) male dorm.  Lockers under beds and on walls.
 of 5 bubbles WozzOz, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are even cabins or hostel rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Jorge-Mx-F, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The newer building is is a bit nicer with a bigger common area, though the other building has a restaurant and a bar.”
 of 5 bubbles F8434TQpaulc, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“worth the extra cost to get one of the double rooms, not the dorm's”
 of 5 bubbles 553callumc, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are great!”
 of 5 bubbles lynnlees62, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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