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    HI-Banff Alpine Centre

    801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
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          US$110
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          Overview
          • Excellent30%
          • Very good44%
          • Average16%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

          The room was crowed, my boyfriend and I hardly fit inside of it. Along with our two backpacks. The staff was cranky, and very rude when we asked to extend our stay one more night. Even though the hostel was not busy. The bar was...More

          2  Thank Morningcoffeevic4
          Reviewed 13 June 2015

          My friend and I reserved a private room for one night. When we arrived, we were told that there were no private rooms. Instead, we were given a four - bunk bedroom, and the receptionist told us that they won't allow anyone to check in...More

          Thank ndsfabia
          Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

          Very impressed with this hostel. Compared with other places, there was so much room here. Big dorms, plenty of space. Lovely staff. Nice bar to chill. Only downside is that it's a little out of the way compared to other places, but saying that, it's...More

          1  Thank ShaneW1919
          Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

          I went there with my husband and two of our friends. The room was perfect for us as it had a loft with double sized bed. The mattress was very good and the sheets were clean. The only problem was the kitchen. I didn't feel...More

          1  Thank Sarah Z
          Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

          I was travelling on my own through the Canadian Rockies, and after staying at the HI in Lake Louise, decided to choose the HI for Banff. First off, make sure to double check what your reserved online compared to what you receive and are charged...More

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          Samesun Banff
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          • US$44 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 52
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          8680jrvds
          how does one get from the greyhound depot in Banff to the Alpine hostel if the bus arrives 9pm on a Friday night?
          11 February 2017|
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          Response from nielgillespie | Reviewed this property |
          Taxi will be at bus stop cost 8 dallors
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          Owen H
          How far is this from Snow resorts and what transport is there?
          10 July 2016|
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          Response from BanffHostelManager | Property representative |
          Hi, all three of the snow resorts have transportation leaving from the town. Norquay is 10 minutes away, Sunshine is 20 minutes and Lake Louise is 40 minutes away. All three have their advantages and it's worth visiting... More
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          Julie R
          Do I need to bring my own bed sheets, pillow, blanket and bath towel? How big are the lockers for your suitcase and do you need your own lock for these?
          19 June 2016|
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          Response from Travelfoodwrtiter | Reviewed this property |
          They have locks , bring only a towel they have all bedding
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          "I liked the not main house"
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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..."
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          "There are even cabins or hostel rooms"
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          "The newer building is is a bit nicer with a bigger common area, though the other building has a restaurant..."
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