Located in Banff center, this hostel provides free WiFi in all rooms. Mount Norquay Ski Resort is 15 minutes’ drive away.

All shared dormitory rooms at Banff International Hostel feature shared bathroom facilities and lockers. Select rooms feature a private bathroom. Linen is provided for guests to make their own beds.

A fully equipped kitchen is featured for guests of Banff International Hostel. A computer with internet access is provided for added convenience. A 24-hour reception is offered. High speed WiFi allows guests to stream movies and video conference.

Lake Minnewanka is located 5.6 mi from this hostel. Silvertip Golf Course is 25 minutes’ drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Banff International Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 26, 2012

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Family Room with Private Bathroom
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Banff International Research Station
    0.5 miles
  • Banff Park Museum
    0.6 miles
  • The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
    0.7 miles
  • The Banff Center
    0.9 miles
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site
    1.4 miles
  • North American
    2 miles
  • Cascade
    2.1 miles
  • Banff Upper Hot Springs
    2.2 miles
  • Banff Gondola
    2.5 miles
  • Mystic Express
    2.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant El Toro
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar White Bark Cafe
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Sunshine Village
    9.8 miles
  • Sunshine Village Gondola
    9.8 miles
  • Goat's Eye Express
    10.8 miles
  • Wolverine Express
    10.9 miles
  • Jackrabbit Quad Chair
    11.4 miles
  • Tee Pee Town
    11.6 miles
  • Great Divide Express
    11.8 miles
  • Angel Express
    11.8 miles
  • Strawberry Triple Chair
    11.9 miles
  • Mount Standish Express
    11.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Bow River
    0.9 miles
  • Mountain Tunnel Mountain
    1.9 miles
  • Lake Vermillion Lake
    1.9 miles
  • Mountain Sulphur Mountain
    4.4 miles
  • Mountain Cascade Mountain
    9.6 miles
  • Lake Lake Minnewannka
    16 miles
Ski lifts
  • Mt Norquay
    4.7 miles
  • Sunshine Village
    11.7 miles
How to get to Banff International Hostel from Calgary International Airport
    Public shuttle
    Public transportation
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Banff International Hostel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Ski
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski storage
Activities
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Game room
  • Skiing
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Banff International Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note, the property may pre-authorize 2 nights on the credit card prior to arrival. Pre-authorization is a temporary hold and not an actual charge to validate and guarantee the booking.

Please note, the property only accepts guests 18 years old and older.

Please note that the reception will be closed from 23:00 to 07:00.

Please note complimentary breakfast is unavailable beginning 18 March 2020.

Please note that housekeeping services are limited at this time.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Banff International Hostel

  • The prices at Banff International Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Banff International Hostel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Banff International Hostel is 2,300 feet from the center of Banff.

  • Banff International Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Bowling
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Banff International Hostel by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h 30min
    • Car 1h 30min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Banff International Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking