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Banff International Hostel

449 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1A6

+1 403 985 7744

based on 870 reviews

C$ 125

per night

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Sun 14/8

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 is also a short car trip from Mt Norquay and The Banff Centre. Those staying at the hostel have access to its wide range of outdoor activities, including hiking, canoeing and fishing. Staff are available 24 hours a day and can book tours and tickets. 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 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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Standard Rooms - Mountain view

C$ 676/night

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Queen Rooms - Park view
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C$ 125/night

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C$ 453/night

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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 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
  • 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)
  • Trash cans

Services and conveniences

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


Banff Centre1.2 km
Upper Hot Springs3.5 km
Sunshine Village15.6 km

Restaurants and Cafés

The Evergreen Restaurant & Lounge0.1 km
Chili's Grill & Bar - Banff0.1 km
El Toro Restaurant0.1 km
Ticino Restaurant - High Country Inn0.3 km


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Banff International Hostel room booking info

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

  • In Banff, 1-star hotels have average nightly rates of C$ 453. Banff International Hostel is C$ 414 cheaper than the city average at just C$ 40/night.

  • Banff International Hostel is 108.1 km away from Calgary. You can typically expect your drive time from Banff International Hostel to Calgary to be 3h 21min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Banff International Hostel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Calgary to the hotel, but also around Banff during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Banff are on average C$ 53/day. A very popular option for travellers staying at Banff International Hostel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Calgary directly to the hotel.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Banff International Hostel. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Banff International Hostel is +1 403 985 7744.

  • Getting to Banff city centre should be easy enough, as it is just 0.8 km away from Banff International Hostel. In Banff city centre you will find Banff Park Museum, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Banff International Hostel, call +1 403 985 7744.

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

  • The required check-out time is 11:00 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • C$ 323/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only C$ 37/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

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