Boasting Rocky Mountain views, HI-Banff Alpine Center offers a café and a bar. Free WiFi and self catering kitchens are available for guests to use. Banff town center is 4 minutes' drive away. Alpine Center HI Banff offers private and dorm-style rooms. Select rooms have private bathrooms. HI Banff Alpine Center’s full-service restaurant, Cougar Pete’s, offers a varied menu. The Storm Cellar bar provides free darts, billiards and foosball for a fun atmosphere. HI Banff provides each guest a free bus pass for the local transport system. Discounted ski packages, bike rental vouchers, and Summer rafting tickets are available. Mount Norquay Ski Resort is 5.6 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Hotel chain/brand: Hostelling International

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.2
Cleanliness
8.1
Comfort
8.0
Value for money
7.9
Location
8.3
Free WiFi
8.4
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Carver
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The Hostel was extremely welcoming and was very well maintained. I will definitely stay here again. The pub underneath was very nice and welcoming and made for a great evening activity before bed. I appreciate the amount of storage space...
  • Vanrom
    PhilippinesPhilippines
    Very accommodating staff; locker access is provided. Clean and chill vibe.
  • Johannes
    GermanyGermany
    Bar, café, Karaoke, Beer Pong - amazing program overall

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Cougar Pete's
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner

Amenities of HI Banff Alpine Centre - Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Ski
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski storage
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Water park
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Entertainment staff
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Skiing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

HI Banff Alpine Centre - Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 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 will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa HI Banff Alpine Centre - Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that HI/YHA discounts are not available to members as part of this booking.

Please note, special policies apply for groups of 10 or more. Guests must contact the property after booking.

Please note for the comfort of all guests, we do not allow children under 12 years old to stay in the shared dorm rooms. Children under 10 years of age are more than welcome in our private room types. Children aged 13-17 may only stay in dorm rooms when accompanied by a legal guardian.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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 HI Banff Alpine Centre - Hostel

  • HI Banff Alpine Centre - Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Skiing
    • Game room
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Entertainment staff
    • Walking tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Horseback riding

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

  • HI Banff Alpine Centre - Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Cougar Pete's

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

  • HI Banff Alpine Centre - Hostel is 1.1 miles from the center of Banff. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.