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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

Mountain hostel with restaurant, near Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

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P2,208

Property renovations and closures

  • This property is closed from October 1 2020 to January 27 2021 (dates subject to change).

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8.0.Very good.
  • Clean room. Great pancakes for breakfast. We'll be back I'm sure.

    Aug 26, 2020

  • Conveniently located, great staff, great complimentary pancake breakfast, and clean rooms…

    Aug 15, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Quiet
Safe
Easy parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 54 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Ski storage
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station

Feel at home

  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free self parking

What’s around

  • In a national park
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity - 24 min walk
  • Banff National Park Information Centre - 24 min walk
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - 25 min walk
  • Tunnel Mountain - 41 min walk
  • Canadian Ski Museum West - 24 min walk
This property is closed from October 1 2020 to January 27 2021 (dates subject to change).

Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Bed in Two or Three Male Dormitory Room, Shared Washroom
  • Bed in Two or Three Mixed Dormitory Room, Shared Washroom
  • Bed in Two or Three Mixed Dormitory Room, Ensuite
  • Bed in Three Female Dormitory Room, Shared Washroom
  • Bed in Three Female Dormitory Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Room, 1 Bedroom (Private Cabin with Fireplace and lounge area)
  • 2 Bed Private Room, bunkbeds, Shared washroom
  • 2 Bed Private Room, bunkbeds, private washroom
  • Shared Dormitory

Location

  • In a national park
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity - 24 min walk
  • Banff National Park Information Centre - 24 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In a national park
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity - 24 min walk
  • Banff National Park Information Centre - 24 min walk
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - 25 min walk
  • Tunnel Mountain - 41 min walk
  • Canadian Ski Museum West - 24 min walk
  • Canada House Gallery - 28 min walk
  • Banff Park Museum - 30 min walk
  • Central Park - 31 min walk
  • Walter Phillips Gallery - 31 min walk
  • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Banff Station - 28 min walk

At a glance

Size

  • 54 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-2:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby

Working away

  • One meeting room
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

In the room

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Cougar Petes Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Recreation

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Alpine Centre Hostel
  • HI-Banff Alpine Centre Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • HI-Banff Alpine Centre Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Banff
  • HI-Banff Alpine Centre
  • HI-Banff Alpine Centre Hostel
  • Hi-Banff Alpine Centre Hotel Banff
  • HI Banff Alpine Centre
  • HI-Banff Alpine Centre Banff

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, HI-Banff Alpine Centre does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property is closed from October 1 2020 to January 27 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking. Free RV/bus/truck parking is available.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 2:30 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, The Storm Cellar Pub. Nearby restaurants include The Keg Steakhouse and Lounge - Caribou Lodge (13-min walk).
  • Have fun with nearby winter activities like cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and sledding, and in warmer months enjoy a round of golf at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours.
8.0.Very good.
  • 4.0.Fair

    If u r single and need a place to crash in for a night, this is the place. For couples and family not advisable. It is what it is.

    Venkata, 1 night trip, Aug 8, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Solid place to stay

    It was nice, clean, well looked after, and I loved the style

    Mackenzie, 1 night trip with friends, Aug 6, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Hallways could be cleaner, but overall a good experience

    1 night trip with friends, Feb 25, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    I liked it. There was nothing to complain about. Misty, the front desk clerk who checked me in, was friendly and personable. I would stay there again.

    Patricia, 2 night trip, Feb 21, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    The price was too much for what we got. Location good

    1 night trip, Dec 31, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very clean and comfortable. Probably the best hostel kitchen set up that I have ever experienced.

    4 night romance trip, Dec 26, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    The staff were so nice and helpful! Lots of activities you can do in the hostel.

    Melti, 4 night trip, Nov 28, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Was very nice, close to down town, super friendly staff

    3 night trip with friends, Nov 14, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The atmosphere and the people were friendly! The room was cozy and clean.

    2 night romance trip, Nov 8, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Hair dryer in en-suite bathroom - free local bus pass

    3 night trip, Oct 23, 2019

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