Sorry, this property is temporarily unavailable Thu., Apr. 02 2020 - Thu., Sep. 30 2021.
About this area
Located in Banff, YWCA Banff Hotel is in the mountains and in a national park. Upper Hot Springs and Mount Norquay Ski Resort are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tunnel Mountain and Banff Gondola. Banff Park Museum and Cross Zee Ranch are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, or try out other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity - 12 min walk
Bow Falls - 12 min walk
Banff Station - 16 min walk
Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 94 min drive
Elk and Oarsman - 6 min walk
Block Kitchen & Bar - 8 min walk
The Maple Leaf - 8 min walk
Eddie Burger - 8 min walk
Rose and Crown - 8 min walk
About this property
YWCA Banff Hotel
Hostel with free parking, near Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau
This smoke-free hostel features a fridge in a common area, conference space and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. All 42 soundproofed rooms offer free WiFi.
YWCA Banff Hotel offers 42 forms of accommodation. This Banff hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and public transport
Free self-parking on site
Limited on-site parking
Ski shuttle nearby
Things to do
Free newspapers in reception
24-hour front desk
TV in lobby
Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Check-out before 11 AM
Special check-in instructions
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Renovations and closures
This property is closed from 2 April 2020 to 30 September 2021 (dates subject to change).
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Property is also known as
Banff Y Lodge
Banff Y Mountain
Banff Y Mountain Lodge
Y Mountain Lodge
YWCA Banff Hotel
Banff y Mountain Hotel Banff
YWCA Banff Hotel Banff
YWCA Banff Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
YWCA Banff Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Banff
Frequently asked questions
Yes, YWCA Banff Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to YWCA Banff Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
Self-parking is free at this property.
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight.
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Situated in a national park, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Banff Gondola and Tunnel Mountain are also within 3 mi (5 km). Banff Station is 16 minutes by foot.
The staff were friendly and the room was clean, but it was unbelievably hot in the room. We stayed on a night when the temperature dropped to nearly -30 and we slept with the windows open, and with no covers on the bed, because the staff told us they couldn't do anything about the heat.