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Banff International Hostel

Hostel | 449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1A6

92.2% Overall Rating

29 out of 29 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/08/2015)

"The location was right in Banff Ave (very close to all the shops and nightlife). The breakfast had some good variety and the staff was very friendly. It would be a good idea to rent a car because the hostel is far from…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 0.75

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 16:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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Welcome to the Banff International Hostel! We strive to provide a comfortable stay to someone looking for simple and quiet accommodation while enjoying the wonderful scenery in the Banff National Park. With free breakfast and wi-fi and a fully equipped kitchen, we are ideal for backpackers, short term travelers and long term stays.

Situated conveniently just off Highway One, just three blocks away from the heart of downtown, we are easy walking distance to attractions, restaurants and bars. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

8 Bed Dorm - Male only (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

About Banff International Hostel

At Banff International Hostel we strive to provide simple, comfortable and clean accommodation to suit the needs of backpackers, short term travelers and long stay guests. Continental breakfast is included in all room rates. We also supply basic spices and oil in our well equipped communal kitchen. All rooms have en-suite washrooms and we have free Wi-Fi access all over the property.

Our front lobby is open 24/7 and features computers for guest use and a TV lounge. We also have a courtyard where guests can relax on a hot summer's day.

Trips and tours can also be booked through us, please come to the front desk to ask.

We also offer weekly and monthly rates.

Accommodation Information

Banff International Hostel has several types of dorm rooms as well as private rooms available.

4 bed female dorm
8 bed male dorm
6 bed female dorm
6 or 8 bed mixed dorm

1 Queen private room
2 Queens private room
4 and 6 bed private rooms are also available

All rooms have their own ensuite bathrooms and a mini fridge. Linen is included in all rooms.

Location Information

449 Banff Ave
Box 519 Banff Alberta T1L 1A6

Located right on Banff Avenue, three blocks from the downtown area, Banff International Hostel is within easy walking distance to many of Banff attractions. A local bus service stop is just a 2 minute walk away that can take you to Canmore or up to the Banff Gondola or Hotsprings.

Banff has three ski hills nearby with the closest being 10 minutes away and the furthest being 45 minutes. Bus transportation to the three ski hills is available from the stop 2 minutes away. If you don't have your own gear ask our friendly staff for the best places to rent.

There are several hiking trails accessible from Banff town site and many more throughout the National Park and out to Lake Louise.

If you're looking to check out Banff's nightlife there are tons of pubs and bars in town and three night clubs. We are a short walk from everything or you can take a quick taxi ride to all of the action.

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