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YWCA Banff Hotel Reviews

PO Box 520, 102 Spray Ave., Banff, Canada

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228 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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It was so cold during sleep at night. One thin blanket wasn't helpful at all.

  • 16th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


This hostel is the worst hostel that I have ever stayed so far in my life. It's a kind of hotel, but they transformed the basement like a kind of creepy hostel. The room was awful: some people were in it for at least 2 months and the smell was horrible. The bathroom was way too small and we used another bathroom much more cleaner on the same floor. They were doing some renovations at the same time and it was no clean at all. The kitchen was correct, enough fridges and space for a lot of people.


A guy in a dorm room snored all night .When it was brought to the attention of staff he was moved out.


Nice hostel, with cafe' and breakfast too, tv room and many common areas, very kind, available staff, but kitchen too small and without enough supplies, ensuite bathrooms often flooded after a shower, some dorms really small, but at least there were multiple chargers in them. Zero lockers, but a messy storage room was there. Warmer blankets should be given too. People didn t seem the friendliest either, but Banff attracts everyone, so...


was very good location and clean

  • 4th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The location is excellent only 5 mins walk to the Banff downtown. The bedroom, dinning room and kitchen are spacious. We highly recommend the spacious bathroom opposite Room 215. The breakfast is great with orange juice, it is too bad that the restaurant closed for dinner during our stay. We would like to thank Kendra who telephoned the Tour-guide to pick us up.


Staff were very helpful and attentive. They also provided great recommendations on what to do around Banff. I've already recommended this hostel to a friend!

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