Backpacking Hostels in Banff

Banff Lodging for any Budget

Banff offers many lodging options for everyone, no matter what your budget. If you don’t want to break the bank on your next trip to the Canadian Rocky Mountains in banff Alberta Canada, then you can stay at several area hostels in banff National Park.

The HI-Banff Alpine Centre, perched on the slopes of Tunnel Mountain offers shared accommodation from $28/night per person for HI-Canada members and private rooms from $80.50/night for members. While it’s true that a lower price can be found at some B&Bs, the rate for one person in a shared dorm is hard to beat.

The Samesun Backpacker Lodge offers dorm style accommodation, starting at $32/night per person, and has a good location within walking distance from town and is popular with international travellers.

Banff Y Mountain Lodge offers a good standard of accommodation close to downtown and the scenic river walk, starting at $30/night per person in a shared dormitory room, with private rooms with shared bath starting at $65/night.

Camping in Banff

If you already own the gear, camping can be a great way to save some money while bringing you closer to the natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies than most hotels in Banff National Park. There are severalcampgrounds around Banff which range between $20-$30 per night for a site.