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Banff International Hostel

449 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1A6

+1 403 985 7744

based on 870 reviews


per night

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About Banff International Hostel, Banff

Value for money
Located less than a 20-minute stroll from Banff Railway Station, Banff International Hostel features a bowling alley. It also provides a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and a games room. Those staying at the hostel have access to its wide range of outdoor activities, including hiking, canoeing and fishing. It also offers ski lockers, a ticket service and snow sports. There are 24 rooms at Banff International Hostel, each offering all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. They are also equipped with a refrigerator, a hair dryer and a microwave. The hostel is surrounded by the area's popular sightseeing attractions, including the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Banff Park Museum, which are within walking distance. Mt Norquay is a 10-minute drive away.

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Standard rooms - Park view


£439 totalExpedia
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Queen rooms - Mountain view
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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
  • Complimentary breakfast

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 sanitiser 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 sanitised
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Things to do

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


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


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins

Services and conveniences

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


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


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

Media and entertainment

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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill


  • Laundry facilities
  • Tumble dryer


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

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

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


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Banff International Hostel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 1-star hotels in Banff typically cost £253/night, but Banff International Hostel is typically available for £26/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • 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.

  • Banff International Hostel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way not only to get from Calgary to the hotel, but also to get around Banff during your stay may be to hire a car. Car rentals in Banff International Hostel are on average £49/day. 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.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Banff International Hostel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 403 985 7744.

  • When staying at Banff International Hostel you are only 0.5 mi from the Banff city centre. While making your way to the centre of Banff, you should plan to visit Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Banff International Hostel, call +1 403 985 7744 to speak with a front desk representative.

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

  • You can plan to arrive after 16:00 for checking in. Check-out time is 11:00. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • Guests can currently expect to pay £189 on average for a night at Banff International Hostel, Banff. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at £24 per night.

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