Banff International Hostel

449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1A6  show map
 4 stars
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Banff International Hostel

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Ski facilities

Ski pass vendor

Ski storage

Sports activities

Darts

Hiking

Cycling

Canoeing

Fishing

Horseback riding

Golf course

Bowling

Skiing

Overview

Banff International Hostel is a 4-star property featuring a steam room, a sauna and a hot tub. A hand-crafted interior distinguishes the comfortable hostel from other properties.

Banff Park Museum, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Cascade Ponds are located just 1000 meters from the venue. Serving a wide range of dishes, Chilis Grill and Bar and Evergreen Casual Fine Dining are about 50 meters from the property.

Rooms

It offers beautiful rooms stocked with satellite television, direct dial telephone, a dining area, a safe and heating. Rooms are fitted with king size beds and bunk beds. There are private bathrooms appointed with hairdryers and towels.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning.

Services

24-hour reception, housekeeping and laundry as well as a free car park, currency exchange and a designated place for smoking are at guests' disposal.

Relax

Canoeing, bowling and hiking are presented onsite.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Ski storage
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Canoeing
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Darts
  • Fishing

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Board games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1A6

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City Center
  • Banff
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • Chilis Grill and Bar (cuisine: Mexican)
    200 ft
  • Evergreen Casual Fine Dining
    100 ft
Ski areas
  • Canadian Mountain Holidays
    2800 ft
  • Mt. Norquay
    1.4 mi
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    24

Rooms and availability

Dormitory Room
Bed type: Bed in shared room
Size: 205 sq. feet
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Private Quadruple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
Size: 155 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities

    How to reach hostel

    hostel Banff International Hostel Banff location
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    Hostel Address:

    449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1A6

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Banff
      2700 ft
    Restaurants
    • Chilis Grill and Bar (cuisine: Mexican)
      200 ft
    • Evergreen Casual Fine Dining
      100 ft
    Ski areas
    • Canadian Mountain Holidays
      2800 ft
    • Mt. Norquay
      1.4 mi
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      24

    Banff International Hostel Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Holiday on Horseback - 3000 ft
    • Banff Upper Hot Springs - 1.0 mi
    • Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola - 2.3 mi
    • Banff Gondola - 2.4 mi

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 2300 ft
    • Cave and Basin National Historic Site - 1.3 mi

    Places of interest

    Convention centers

    • The Banff Centre - 5000 ft

    Sport related

    • Fairmont Banff Springs Bowling Centre - 1.2 mi

    Amusement

    • Banff Springs Bowling Ctr - 1.2 mi

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Banff Avenue - 1.2 mi

    Museums

    • Whyte Museum-Canadian Rockies - 3300 ft
    • Banff Park Museum - 3300 ft
    • Canada Cave and Basin Historical - 1.3 mi

    Medical care and Hospitals

    • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs - 1.2 mi

    Ski Areas

    Local attractions

    • Cave and Basin National Historic Site - 5100 ft
      Cave Ave., Banff
    • Sulphur Mountain - 2.3 mi
      Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
    • Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park - 10.1 mi
      1988 Olympic Way, Canmore
    • Bow Falls - 1.1 mi
      Banff, Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
    • Lake Minnewanka - 5.4 mi
      24km (15 miles) north of Banff, Banff

    Near the hostel

    • Cascade Gardens - 300 ft
      101 Mountain Avenue, Banff
    • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies - 3400 ft
      111 Bear St, Banff
    • Surprise Corner - 3700 ft
      Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff
    • Minnewanka Loop / Lake Johnson - 3700 ft
      Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
    • Medicine Lake - 3000 ft
      Jasper National Park
    • Cascade Ponds - 3300 ft
      AlbertaCanada
    • Banff Park Museum - 3700 ft
      93 Banff Avenue, Banff

    Restaurants nearby

    • Chilis Grill and Bar - 200 ft

      Address: 461 Banff Ave
      Phone: 403-760-8502

      67% likes this, based on 275 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    • Keg Steakhouse & Bar - Banff Caribou Lodge - 900 ft

      Address: 521 Banff Ave.
      Phone: 403.762.4442

      77% likes this, based on 454 reviews
      Cuisine: Canadian
      Price Range: USD 22 - USD 27

    • Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant - 800 ft

      Address: 415 Banff Ave
      Phone: (403) 762-3848

      63% likes this, based on 126 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian, Swiss

    • Evergreen Casual Fine Dining - 100 ft

      Address: 459 Banff Avenue
      Phone: 403-760-6974

      81% likes this, based on 110 reviews
      Price Range: USD 9 - USD 41

    • El Toro Restaurant - 700 ft

      Address: 429 Banff Ave.
      Phone: 403.762.2520

      69% likes this, based on 198 reviews
      Cuisine: Spanish, Mexican
      Price Range: USD 13 - USD 35

    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      24
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    Banff International Hostel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Banff International Hostel

    Average guest rating

    7.2out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 17 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      7.4

      Spacious and warm room.

      The kitchen and communal area was looking a bit tired.

    • Couple
      9.2

      The staff were very friendly and efficient, the rooms were heated well and clean.

    • Group of friends
      9.6

      the hostel staff an customers really do make this place feel like one big family. keep up the great work. an a big thanks to the staff.

      I found the mattress on my bed to be a little over its used by date. you could feel the springs poking you. but no real biggy.

    • Group of friends
      5.4

      Price and location

      It is usual hostel, not too clean, lack of privacy, thats OK, But some people seem to be workers living there for the season. They sit out in the courtyard, very loud and disrespectful, keeping everybody else awake.

    • Single
      6.2

      Free internet (limit 30 mins)

      Had no kitchen or laundry facilities. Shared bathroom/toilet with six others no additional bathroom/toilets provided. Rooms faced courtyard which people hung out. Very noisy.Just didn't seem very well organized.

    • Single
      8.8

      super friendly staff great atmosphere free internet

    • Single
      6.6

      Young guys,no money but with hope.Come from different country with different culture.

      Too many people a room,some guys return room after 2am.

    • Couple
      7.8

      I was able to move to other room, because I do not like the previous one, and it was really great, thanks!

      There might be more healthier option for breakfast, just plain porridge would be great.

    • Single
      8.2

      The hostel had very friendly staff that was there to offer help whenever. They were very patient and did not mind being asked a lot of questions. It was my first time in Banff so I literally asked every question i could about the town and they were willing and also able to answer all of my questions. I felt very at home and warm staying at this hostel. Another good thing about staying at the hostel is that you get to dorm with other people so it was nice to meet others from all around the world. This is not the place to be if you want to live in luxury but it is the place to be for those travelling alone wanting to meet new people and have a lot of gun.

    • Single
      7.8

      Clean, cheap, and friendly atmosphere.

      I just didn't enjoy the 'included' breakfast. I just had plain oatmeal that I nuked in the shared guest kitchen. No fruit available. I guess I could have whipped up instant pancakes, or toast or cereal. Slim pickings. Next time I'll just bring my own breakfast to prepare. Would have been better to know how breakfast was done before hand.

    • Couple
      5.4

      There was a breakfast

      The breakfast was very mediocre the hotel room was mediocre with a very uncomfortable bed the towels were crappy and small the hotel was ok, but I have stayed in much nicer places for the same price. It was not worth $80

    • Couple
      3.2

      Nothing.

      When i tried to sleep, i saw the bed bugs in my bed.

    • Single
      7.4

      Rooms were comfortable and relatively tidy for a hostel. Breakfast was ok and facilities were good.

      Maybe some butter too for the breakfast and a waffle pan for the pancakes? Also my booking got mixed and I ended up in a mixed not a female dorm.

    • Group of friends
      8.4

      The hostel was very close to downtown and easy to find. There was enough parking which was nice, and breakfast was much appreciated. Also, the ensuite washrooms were large and very clean.

      The beds were not very comfortable at all. The mattresses were far too thin and the metal springs could felt all night long.

    How to reach hostel

    hostel Banff International Hostel Banff location
    Show big map »

    Hostel Address:

    449 Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1A6

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Banff
      2700 ft
    Restaurants
    • Chilis Grill and Bar (cuisine: Mexican)
      200 ft
    • Evergreen Casual Fine Dining
      100 ft
    Ski areas
    • Canadian Mountain Holidays
      2800 ft
    • Mt. Norquay
      1.4 mi
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      24