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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Banff International Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located right on Banff Avenue, three blocks from the downtown area, Banff International Hostel is within easy walking distance to many of Banff attractions, restaurants and bars. A local bus service stop is just a 2 minute walk away that can take you to Canmore or up to Sulphur Mountain and the Banff Upper Hot Springs. There are three ski hills nearby and bus transport to the hills is available within a two minute walk away.

At Banff International Hostel we strive to provide simple, comfortable and clean accommodation suitable for short-term travelers/backpackers and for longer term stays looking for work in town. All rooms have en-suite washrooms and free Wi-Fi access. Continental breakfast is included in all room rates and tea and coffee is available all day. We also provide seasonings and oil in our fully equipped kitchen.

Our front lobby is open 24/7 and features computers for guest use and a TV lounge. We also have a courtyard where guests can relax on a hot summer's day.

Trips and tours can also be booked through us, please come to the front desk to ask.

We also offer weekly and monthly rates in the winter season.

Please note:

Cancellation Policy: 2 days before arrival

Rooms have to be cancelled by 4 PM the two days before arrival. Should it not be cancelled on time we will charge for the first two nights' room/bunk and tax.

Check In: 4.00 pm
Check Out: 11.00 am

Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash, Credit Card, Debit Card.

The hostel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival. Should you not have your own credit card or a prepaid credit card then you could prepay by email money transfer or PayPal. Please email us for more details.

Breakfast included.
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    25 May 2019
    Banff International Hostel is the best among four hostels I stayed in this 15 days Rockies hiking trip. I stayed total three nights here and going it like home. Thank all staff who made my trip so memorable because of your professional and friendly services.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    17 Jun 2019
    Really great place to stay for the price. The beds have little lamps and curtains. The shower and bathroom in our room were super clean. Their free breakfast is limited, but they have a great kitchen if you're planning to cook. Parking is really limited would be the only downside, but they're also located right on the main road and you can walk to downtown so I think it was definitrly worth it to have to walk a bit to our car.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    02 Jun 2019
    Definatley well organised and in a great location. The communal area in the court yard was great too. Previous reviews about the breakfast are right. Don't expect too much here as very basic. But don't understand previous reviews about parking. Plenty of off road parking and the team are very accommodating. Jimmy was awesome with his recommendations and really has set the standards high since. Def worth a visit.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    20 Jun 2019
    For my first time in a hostel this was a pretty good experience. Really appreciated the help staff gave anytime I had questions about exploring the city or getting around Banff. Cool atmosphere as well!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    20 Jun 2019
    This hostel is in an excellent location and was very clean. The staff was friendly, helpful, and the facilities were excellent. It functioned mostly as a place to rest my head, but I can imagine it would be fantastic for those looking to cook and meet others.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    15 Jun 2019
    Amazing staff. The only things I was a little disappointed about were the breakfast and the price. The breakfast was very basic, no eggs, sausage. It was just cereal and toast with jam and peanut butter. I also thought It was a little pricy for the amenities. I think reasonably, $35/night would’ve been a reasonable price
    Canada, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.9


    14 Jun 2019
    Good experience overall but wasn’t too happy to have our group split up into multiple rooms. This was a safety concern for us that we would have liked to have been notified of before checking in.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    05 Jun 2019
    Good stay. NIce room, privacy curtain on bunks is a good touch, lamp and shelf and easy access to power socket for all beds. Tidy kitchen but fairly cramped dining area. Only real negative was noisy roommates.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    14 Jun 2019
    I was in town for the Banff Marathon and they refused to help accommodate a late checkout so I could shower after the race. Even after asking if I could pay more they refused. I don’t know why they were not accommodating because a lot of people were in town for this race. Also I have traveled for other races and hotels and hostels have both been accommodating to a late checkout. Very turned off by this because a late check request is really not that unheard of!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 6.9


    23 Jun 2019
    Expensive for what it is. A mistake was made on our booking and we were told we hard to sort it out with hostel world. Staff were quiet unhelpful. We ended up being ‘upgraded’ to a 4 bed dorm instead of 8bed for the same price. Rooms were nice. Would recommend to stay in Canmore instead.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Games Room