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HI Mt. Edith Cavell Wilderness Hostel

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

A jewel in the crown of the Rockies with it's undoubted star James the manager; a more interesting, conscientious and helpful person would be difficult to find. The location is fantastic with a brilliant walk near by past Angel glacier and a summit ridge through the meadows. The hostel is kept immaculately with James's miracle being the outhouse (long drop)... More 

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paris France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

No shower, no running water and little electricity as in typical mountain hostels but it has been a great experience overall. There are 2 dorms of 16 beds, it is clean, and the kitchen is very well equiped. We have had a lot of very good tips for our trip.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Basic lodge. Both got a comfortable nights sleep. Hike to see Edith cavel was the best part. Lodge was well kept with all the basics you would expect. We were there with a large group so made use of the campfire.

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

This summer I did a south north tour and hike trip. The second to last day was at this hostel. It is a clean decent place that is great value if you just like to sleep and also want to meet people. There are things that could be improved like the out houses or a better way to wash up... More 

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Reviewed 24 March 2014

Oh my goodness! My fella and I went up to this hostel in the winter time! We walked 1000 feet up all 7miles up the long winding snow covered road to reach the hostel which sits perfectly next to majestic mountains! :) You feel such a presence of wildlife here, as you know that you are the minority and the... More 

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Portland, OR
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Reviewed 15 September 2010

Stayed one night at HI-Edith Cavell. My friend and I left a little disappointed but only a little. We expected Edith Cavell to be quiet, but it was in fact booked full; to the surprise of even the host. The pros...The hostel is located in a beautiful area and the price was only $27/person/night. When we arrived there was a... More 

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Closed September 7, 2009 to February 15, 2010 due to road upgrades, Parks Canada ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI Mt. Edith Cavell Wilderness Hostel

Address: Cavell Road ~ 23Kms South of the Jasper town site | Ice Field Parkway, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Jasper National Park > Jasper
Price Range: RM196 - RM201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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