YWCA Banff

102 Spray AvenueBanffT1L 1A6Canada
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About YWCA Banff

The YWCA Banff is in a prime location, minutes from Banff Avenue, featuring an array of accommodation types complete with free Wi-Fi on site.

Rooms are simple and affordable with an option of private or shared bathrooms. Private singles and doubles are offered, as well as dormitories including female-only options.

There are a variety of shared facilities at the YWCA Banff, including a TV in the cafe and lounge area. Guests can also request ironing boards, hair dryers and room fans.

A shared kitchen is available for guest use on-site, additionally the in-house Mountain Café serves breakfast, lunch and dinner on a daily basis. Further restaurants and bars are less than five minutes away in the town centre.

Banff Gondola and the Fairmont Springs Resort are both less than four kilometres from this property. Furthermore, the ski resorts of Norquay and Sunshine Village are a bus ride away.


102 Spray Avenue, Banff, T1L 1A6, Canada
Telephone: +1(403)7623560 | Fax: +1(403)7603204 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Picturesque location

Set next to the Bow River with the backdrop of Cascade Mountain, this property is in a highly scenic location. Guests also regularly comment upon the look of the hotel building, the wooden exterior is described as complementing the surrounding scenery.

Good place to meet fellow travellers

Due to the amount of shared rooms and shared facilities of this hotel, it is easy and common for guests to interact and meet other guests day to day. Multiple reviews praise this factor, particularly solo travellers who are looking to socialise more.

Large windows in rooms

The majority of the rooms on offer at this property offer huge windows allowing for excellent views of the surrounding Banff National Park. Guests enjoy being able to see the scenery from their room and state this to be an excellent element of this hotel.

Negative Reviews

No TV's in rooms

None of the rooms of this property, private nor shared, contain a TV inside. Guests feel frustrated that their are no TV's provided and feel this is a negative aspect of the rooms here. Several guests comment that the price charged warrants extra faciliti

Noisy environment with thin walls

Reviews of this property frequently mention the thin walls and poor sound-proofing around the building and rooms. Guests report hearing conversations late at night, amplified by the lack of any sound-proofing, which appears to have an affect on guests bei

More of a hostel than a hotel

Many guests suggest this property holds more traits of a hostel than a hotel. Many of the facilities are shared and there are more shared rooms in this property than private ones. Reviews also state that much of the clientele at this hotel is younger, bac

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1236 reviews across the web
6.9 /10
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    7.5 /10
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    7.1 /10
6.9 out of 10 based on 1236 reviews