Banff International Hostel Reviews
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Good atmosphere but the dorm rooms did not appear to be cleaned very regularly or well but it could also have been because of the people who were staying in the room. In the dorm, there was trash everywhere and there wasn't a ton of space to store your luggage so people were leaving their belongings everywhere. There was a decent sized common area and kitchen plus a huge fridge which was nice. The staff also led a pub crawl which was a great way to experience the town.
Not enough bowl They said hosrelworld took the deposit, not hostel. Contacted hostelworld, no refund. I will tell my friend not to book hostel via hostelworld.com. I will recommend them to book directly or via other agent which does not charge any handling fee or deposit when cancellation
Nice hostel in a great location! Not really a party hostel if thats what you want but there is a liquor next door and you can drink in your room or common area sometimes! ;-)
Location was great, just off the busy area but close enough (5 min walk) to downtown village. Free breakfast was minimal but a nice addition (cereal, pancake mix, coffee, toast). Lockers in the rooms was a great plus. The only main gripe was the doors don't auto lock. Our room door was never locked so anyone could walk in. I never felt unsafe but I did keep my belongings locked up. Also the bunks are very loose and move a lot. Otherwise a great place for a weekend trip.
Rooms were clean and tidy with comfortable beds with a well thought out bathroom area. Had a great stay.
very nice stay. nice to meet different people. very warm welcome when i arrive. thanks guys. see you next time. alex
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Great location, short walk to the centre of town. Has a brilliant courtyard area but no one uses it because of the no smoking/drinking rule in this area. The dorms are spacious enough and the bathrooms were clean and tidy
I thought the breakfast poor. My expectations were to find at least some one of the staff monitoring all stuffs that was granted for a breakfast included in my stay (around 40 US per day). There was not coffee prepared, things were spread under a table with out a toewl, baskets breads or something that makes you comfortable in a breakfast. People that I supposed to be external of the hostel, they talked a lot until midnight in the room, bother others to sleep due to the noise of their meeting.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)