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HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in a private cabin. The hostel is very clean and well managed. They do have limited wi fi now for 1 hour per night. The outhouses are very clean. Nights are cold but the gas heating keeps the cabin very toasty and warm. This is a great place to stay if you love nature and enjoy...

Thank Madjude
United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed for a night whilst cycling the Icefields Parkway. This is another of the HI Wilderness hostels, so limited facilities. There were clean pit toilets, a well stocked kitchen, a wood burning stove in the living room and a creek for washing in as there's no showers. There's a sauna that we didn't use. Make sure to bring all...

Thank 01STAY01
Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

It's rustic, but that is exactly what we wanted. New and very clean outhouses, firepit and a wood stove heated sauna. Sauna is great, get hot in the sauna and then make a quick run for a splash in the very cold mosquito creek! Open area behind the hostel is great to see the sunset. We stayed in the private...

Thank meribeach
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Cute hostel with 2, 12 bed dorms and 2 private rooms that sleep 4. The private dorm has a kitchen shared only between the 2 rooms. The main building has a large common area with a wood burning stove and smallish kitchen. There's a sweet wood burning sauna as well. No running water and the only bathrooms are outhouses but...

1Thank H4rm0ny
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Arrived at the parking lot just off the highway, loaded our supplies onto the sleds, and walked a hundred or so meters to the camp. Very rustic and natural--a cool place to experience natural winter conditions in the mountains. We were two families in the private cabin, each with a bedroom that accommodated up to five people. The common area...

Thank greedyme2
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We did not expect much, since the description in Lonely Planet pretty much covers it. It is a very basic hostel, which is all fine if you're up for it! And it only costs twice as much as if you were to choose a campground with a tent. My girlfriend and stayed for a night, since our tent was soaked....

Thank Rune87
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We were originally planning to camp but then had bad weather. This wilderness hostel doesn't have electricity or running water, but has a generator for lights. The common areas are very warm and the cabins (dorms) are too. All linen is provided. Compared to camping it's much easier and not at all expensive!

2Thank Nunavut_bc
Lyon, France
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We only stayed 1 night at the Mosquito Creek Hotel but it was really nice. Even if there is no water & electricity, rooms are very clean and the fire pit is a plus. I'd recommend to anybody looking for an accomodation in the middle of the nature

1Thank Lucas R
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Me and my husband booked a private room. The room was big enough to accommodate up to 5 people. There is one double bed with a single bunk on top and another set of single bunk beds. The linens/blankets/pillows are provided. The room was clean. The private room is coupled with another private room at the other end of the...

2Thank FoodChemist2010
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2015

A big group of us stayed here over new years and it was fantastic! I had expected much more basic conditions but the kitchen, lounge and dorms all had lights (no charging sockets) and the host would turn on the WiFi for brief periods if you ask nicely. The kitchen was really well stocked and there are fridges and a...

3Thank Kelly M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Is your holiday travel budget not going far enough?Having difficulty keeping to your travel budget? Need a cheap accommodation solution so you can see everything in Banff and not have to sleep in a tent? Is staying Lake Louise too expensive for you? And the idea of camping in the unpredictable mountain weather unappealing? Did you say yes to anyone if not all of these questions? You should stay at the wilderness hostels along the Icefields Parkway.Icefield Parkway Hostels - HI Mosquito Creek Wilderness HostelHI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel is a small “off-the-grid” 24 bed hostel located 29 km north of Lake Louise – a 20 minute drive on the Icefields Parkway -Highway 93 North- which links Banff and Jasper National Parks. This is your chance to see the Canada you imagined, the real Canadian Rockies at HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel with dorm beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel

Address: Hwy 93N Icefields Parkway | 29 km North of Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Lake Louise
Price Range: $29 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 200
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“if there are several of you or you are a family...book the family room or the whole cabin with your own kitchen.”
jassyho, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The sauna is a must!”
Jared7707, 9 Aug 2013 | Read review
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