HI-Banff Alpine Centre: HI-Banff Alpine Centre
HI-Banff Alpine Centre is an award-winning hostel and backpacker favourite! Surrounded by the incredible Rocky Mountains, sleep in comfort and meet people from around the world while taking advantage of all the Rockies have to offer.

Starting at USD $ 22 per Night

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HI-Banff Alpine Centre, one of only 4 superior-rated hostels in Canada, is synonymous with the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Don't miss Banff's hot springs, the Whyte Museum of the Rockies, or a myriad of local shops and art stores. During the winter the hostel offers ski packages - including transportation - to the area's three major ski resorts. In the summer, try outdoor activities including white water rafting, guided nature walks, mountain biking, and more. The hostel's restaurant, Cougar Pete's Kitchen and Lookout, serves up great food at reasonable rates year round. The hostel is also home to Banff's only smoke-free pub - The StormCellar. Transportation from Banff to other Alberta hostels is available between June and September.


HI-Banff Alpine Centre has sleeping options to fit the needs of every traveller. Choose between private rooms with ensuite washrooms or shared dorms with lofts!

The hostel is more than just a place to sleep! Amenities include: two self-service kitchens, two gorgeous lounges with fireplace, licensed cafe, basement pub, ice wall (in winter), laundry facilities, firepit and so much more.


221 beds including both private and shared dorm style rooms.


Equipment storage area, kitchen, two fireplaces, laundry facilities, lockers, on-site parking with plug-ins, wheelchair accessible, game room, licensed cafe, meeting rooms, bicycle shed, firepit, open all day.

Rates & Availability

Overnight rates starting from $23 CAD per person per night for Hostelling International members or $27 per person per night for non-members.


Three kilometres from downtown on Tunnel Mountain Road. From Banff Avenue, continue to Wolf and turn left on Otter.

Discounts Offered

Member rates are available to Hostelling International membership holders.

Member discounts are also available at several businesses in and around Banff (see Membership Benefits Brochure for details).

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HI-Banff Alpine Centre
PO Box 1358, Banff, Alberta

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Listing Amenities Amenities

Business Facilities
  • Conference Rooms
  • Internet Access

Hotel Amenities & Service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast - Available
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking - Available
  • Parking - Free
  • Shuttle Service - Available

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HI-Banff Alpine Centre
Hostelling International
PO Box 1358
Banff, Alberta T1L 1B3

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