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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

#801 Hidden Ridge Way Banff, Alberta

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transfers
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Bar
  • Linen Included

Important Information

*PRICES are set for Hostelling International Members. Non-members will be charged an additional 10% at check-in. Not a member? No worries - you can become a member when you arrive.

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From $27

Stay and Raft, Bike and See. Ask about our discounted rafting tickets, bike rentals and Gondola tickets at check-in!

**Free Transportation**

Free bus pass available for our local transit system (deposit required).

**Free Wi-Fi**

Experience our recent upgrade - it's FAST!

**Free Secure Luggage Storage**

Every bed has a small human sized locker AND they have outlets so you can lock away, but recharge your electronic devices!

**On-site Pub, The Storm Cellar**

Free pool, foosball and darts, plus a different event each night: Jam Night on Wednesdays, Karaoke on Fridays - and most importantly, cheap highballs and beer! Great place to meet other travellers.

**Kitchens**

Our large guest kitchens (yep, plural - we've got two of them) are fully equipped with lots of seating and commercial quality cooking facilities, including a walk in fridge!

**Looking For Work?**

Our Job Seekers Package is the best long-term stay deal in Banff. Includes - 14 nights shared accommodation, heaps of local info, 2 welcome drinks in our bar and a 14 day bus pass. If you find accommodation in town, all unused nights are refundable. Blackout dates and conditions apply. Please enquire about rates at check-in.

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Important Information

*PRICES are set for Hostelling International Members. Non-members will be charged an additional 10% at check-in. Not a member? No worries - you can become a member when you arrive.

Stay and Raft, Bike and See. Ask about our discounted rafting tickets, bike rentals and Gondola tickets at check-in!

**Free Transportation**

Free bus pass available for our local transit system (deposit required).

**Free Wi-Fi**

Experience our recent upgrade - it's FAST!

**Free Secure Luggage Storage**

Every bed has a small human sized locker AND they have outlets so you can lock away, but recharge your electronic devices!

**On-site Pub, The Storm Cellar**

Free pool, foosball and darts, plus a different event each night: Jam Night on Wednesdays, Karaoke on Fridays - and most importantly, cheap highballs and beer! Great place to meet other travellers.

**Kitchens**

Our large guest kitchens (yep, plural - we've got two of them) are fully equipped with lots of seating and commercial quality cooking facilities, including a walk in fridge!

**Looking For Work?**

Our Job Seekers Package is the best long-term stay deal in Banff. Includes - 14 nights shared accommodation, heaps of local info, 2 welcome drinks in our bar and a 14 day bus pass. If you find accommodation in town, all unused nights are refundable. Blackout dates and conditions apply. Please enquire about rates at check-in.

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Awesome 88%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We only got the chance to stay one night at the centre. Would have loved to stay longer. Location, rooms, and facilities were excellent. Great view on the balconies, places to relax, read, free wi-fi, and even got a free pancake breakfast because we made our reservation online. They provide a free bus pass so you can easily take a bus to downtown Banff if you'd like. We decided to take the short walk of under 2km, in no time at all we were in the Downtown District near all the shops, restaurants, & pubs.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Though this place is quite a ways out of the town center of Banff, as a YHA member you get a free bus pass, which makes things doable. (You'll have to memorize the bus schedule though, as the bus only goes every 40 minutes.) Staff is quite helpful and really listens to feedback - I filled in a comment card about unusable WiFi on my first day here (all ports were blocked), and that was fixed a few days later; similarly with missing knives in the kitchen.
One warning: Don't stay here if you're over 1.90 meter long; that's how long the bunk beds are, and they're completely built in with slats all around, so you can't stick out your feet anywhere. After a week of sleeping in these beds I had serious back problems, and resorted to sleeping on the ground. (Also, apparently if you book a double room here, you have a high chance of _also_ getting a room with bunk beds; just a private one.)

Overall
4
Location
2
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Good place to stay and visit Banff and its surroundings.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We really enjoyed our stay at HI-Banff Alpine Centre. Staff were helpful and appeared happy to work there. Facilities were clean, the restaurant was inexpensive and well catered and generally a good experience especially after having just stayed at HI-Jasper Hostel for the same cost, we were afraid of finding the same conditions again but were pleasantly surprised.

Overall
5
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Overall, it was a great banf for our buck; however, the room literally only fit the double bed and not much more. Even though we were on the 3rd floor, we could still hear a lot of the noise coming from the club in the basement. Other then that, the washrooms were very clean, as was the room.

Overall
3
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
3
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We (two of us) booked 2 beds in a 4-dorm room but on the arrival we were told that 4bed room is not available and were sent to a 6-dorm room. There were 5 people already in that room so we went back to the reception and got them to find 2 beds. After a while we got our two beds in a 4-dorm room.
Re the price, we were in Banff at the beginning of June and we found hotels and B&Bs directly in town for 50-60 CAN$ per private room. Paying $70 for two shared beds wasn't worth it.
My recommendation would be to come in to town of Banff first, check there and use HI Banff Alpine Centre as a last resort.

Overall
3
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
2
Facilities
4
Service
3

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • ATM
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones
  • Fax Service
  • Postal Service

parking

  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
  • Pool Table
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