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Banff International Hostel

449 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1A6

+1 403 985 7744

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based on 1,080 reviews

Mon 12/6
Tue 12/7

About Banff International Hostel, Banff

Value for money

Located less than a 20-minute stroll from Banff Railway Station, Banff International Hostel features a 24-hour reception. It is also a short car trip from Mt Norquay and The Banff Centre. There are a range of facilities available to those staying at the hostel, such as luggage storage and a tour desk. There are 24 rooms at Banff International Hostel, each offering all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. The hostel is surrounded by the area's popular sightseeing attractions, including Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Banff Park Museum, which are within walking distance. It is also a short car ride from Canmore and Harvie Heights.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Skiing
  • Horse riding
  • Bowling


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans


  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Streaming service
  • TV


  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Ski storage
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining table

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Places of interest near Banff International Hostel

Attractions in Banff, Alberta curated by momondo

Banff International Hostel location: 449 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1A6


Banff Centre0.8 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Evergreen Restaurant & Lounge0.0 mi
Chili's Grill & Bar - Banff0.1 mi
El Toro Restaurant0.1 mi
Ticino Restaurant - High Country Inn0.2 mi

Banff International Hostel Reviews

GoodBased on 1080 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, helpful staff, comfortable facilities." (in 174 reviews)
  • Great location and helpful staff. (in 114 reviews)
  • Continental breakfast exceeded expectations (in 97 reviews)
Cons -
  • Bad smell in the kitchen. (in 25 reviews)
  • Hard to find the parking (in 24 reviews)
  • "Beds were comfy, bedsheets clean." (in 15 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Banff International Hostel is $65 cheaper than the average 1 star hotel in Banff. You can usually find a nightly rate of $31 when staying at Banff International Hostel.

  • If there is no traffic, the 67.2 mi drive between Calgary and Banff International Hostel should only take about 3h 21min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • With parking available at Banff International Hostel, you could always rent a car for as low as $36/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Banff. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Banff International Hostel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Calgary.

  • Judging by our data, Banff International Hostel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Banff International Hostel at +1 403 985 7744.

  • 0.5 mi separate the front steps of Banff International Hostel and the city center of Banff where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Canadian Ski Museum West, a very popular landmark in Banff.

  • The best contact number for Banff International Hostel is +1 403 985 7744.

  • Yes, Banff International Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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