Overview of Hostel
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 Banf
From Calgary downtown: The Greyhound Bus which will drop you off at the Banff Train Station.
From Calgary Airport: The most convenient and most frequent bus is the Banff Airporter and it will drop you off directly on our doorstep. The Brewster Airport Express is a slightly cheaper option and includes free Wi-Fi; but it runs less frequently. The cheapest is the Greyhound from downtown Calgary, but you will need to take public transit or a taxi to station downtown.
From Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Revelstoke:
By bus, the only choice you have is Greyhound which drops you at the Banff train station.
http://www.airportshuttleexpress.com, http://www.explorerockies.com/airport-shuttles/ and http://www.greyhound.ca
Getting to the hostel from the Bus/Train station:
Walk down Elk St. to Marten St and turn left. We are at the end of Marten St. on the left hand side, just past the Best Western. It's about a 10 minute walk altogether. A taxi will only cost you about $10.
Driving from the east or west:
Hostel GPS coordinates: 51.182827, -115.564859
Please get off at the exit that says Lake Minnewanka and turn towards town. We are on the main stretch of Banff Ave just past the Delta Hotel, right before the corner with Marten St..
Situated conveniently just off Highway One we are just a couple blocks away from the heart of downtown. There are 3 ski-hills accessible from here, the closest being only 10 minutes and the furthest about 40 minutes. You can also reach the Sulphur Mountain gondola and the Upper Hot Springs by bus.
Conditions & Policy
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 email@example.com for more details. Breakfast included. Taxes included. Anyone under 18 are only allowed in private rooms and must be accompanied by an adult. Minors under the age of 18 are not allowed to stay in a shared dormitory room.