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The AWA Hotel Driftarrow Banff Reviews

377 Banff Avenue, Banff, Alberta, Banff, Alberta, Canada

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37 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 58%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

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This I more of an old motel than a hostel. How ever the location was absolutely great. It's more or less in the heart of Banff on the main drag. The room was two double beds even though we only booked one, and the lighting was poor. There were also No kitchen facilities of fridges However there is an ice machine, which was good!


This place is totally over-priced. Location is the only positive about this place. Other guests were very noisey and there seemed to be large groups staying in rooms.

  • 8th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Great location on the main street in Banff and the staff were incredibly friendly.


The curtains did not close, the lights did not work and when they did you could not turn them off. A funny damp smell pervaded the building.


We stayed in a private double room at the Driftwood motel. The room was great-- we each had a double bed in basically separate rooms and a bathroom with shower and bathtub. We also had access to all the features of the Ptarmigan hotel next door--good wi-fi, hot tub, complimentary shuttle passes, coupon book. And, it was only a block away from all the shops downtown.

  • 25th Apr 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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