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HI-Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$ 45*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

I stayed there for one night with my kids (7 and 8). We came there to ski, so it was very handy location, just couple of minutes from the slopes. The hostel is very small, but cozy, clean and the atmosphere was very friendly. There are 3 private rooms separated from the dorms and we booked all the 3 rooms...

1Thank Stepanka D
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great place to stay if you wish to stay away from people in Canmore or even Banff, or don't want to pay top dollar for the fancy Kananaskis hotel. I wouldn't even call this a wilderness hostel - it has all the amenities (electricity, full kitchen, heating, hot showers, running water, flush toilets). Only thing missing wif-fi. But there is...

1Thank twotterdhc6
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Pretty fabulous for a hostel. Right by Kananaskis Village. We stayed here the night before a long hike/run on the Northover Ridge Loop. Late July is the off-season for this hostel, so it was pretty quiet with a few friendly guests. The manager Francois is the perfect hostel host: cheery, friendly and welcoming. The other guests are likeminded outdoors enthusiasts...

1Thank Anna L
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This place is outsider the major centres of Banff and Lake Louise and is a good alternative in order to keep your money in your pocket. They have three private rooms for those who enjoys some privacy. Even if it is a shared bathroom, it is shared only by the three rooms, other bathrooms are availaible for the people in...

1Thank LesGosselins
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at HI Kananaskis. Anita is so friendly an helpful to her guests. It's a good place for a wilderness hostel, in the middle of the woods but close to the villige. If I plan my next Canada trip I will stay at the HI Kannanaskis Wilderness Hostel

Thank Erni G
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I spent 2 nights at the HI Kananaskis. I don't stay in hostels often, so don't have a great comparison, but this place was great. It is inexpensive; our group used the dorms and there is one for men, one for women. They have a couple of private rooms as well. The kitchen area and common areas were large and...

1Thank Mary N
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed two nights at HI Kananaskis. It is so nice an quiet there. If you need a brake from Job you have to spend a few days in HI Kananaskis. No TV, no WIFI, in the middle of wilderness, just right for a brake. The Manager is so verry helpful an friendli, it feels lile family if you stay...

1Thank Erni G
Reviewed 17 April 2009

Kananaskis is a must visit location when visiting the Canadian Rockies and this hostel should be added to the list of places to stay. With electricity and hot water, it is a luxury wilderness hostel but a great place for a retreat away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and with great proximity to Nakiska ski hills and...

4Thank Rob B
Reviewed 7 July 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Kananaskis hostel in July, so I expected crowds and some considerable noise. It was not at all like that! The hostel was blissfully quiet and peaceful, and it was sparkling clean. Our private room was small but clean throughout. The kitchen, bathroom, and our room were all spotless. The host, Shauna, takes obvious...

5Thank ZipW

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The HI-Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel is close to over 60 mountain biking, hiking and cross-country ski trails. Kananaskis Country is known for its plethora of mountain activities by day, while the Kananaskis Hostel is renowned for its relaxing rustic atmosphere by night. This is an ideal hostel experience for those who enjoy hot showers and clean indoor facilities as part of their Rustic atmosphere adventure. Get out of the city and get back to nature! ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel

Address: 1 Ribbon Creek Road | Off Hwy 40, Alberta T0L2H0, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country
Price Range: ₹ 1,339 - ₹ 3,157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — HI-Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“there are 3 private rooms separated from dorms”
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“With 2 people, a private room only costs slightly more than 2 dorm beds.”
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