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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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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.
I'm flying into Calgary on a Friday afternoon, I don't plan on renting a car- what type of transportation is available? Is it easier to take an airport bus into Banff and another public bus up? Link to bus companies etc would be great! Thanks.
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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..."