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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.
Mosquito creek exceeded our expectations. For a wilderness hostel the facilities were fantastic. Large kitchen, large comfy living area, near new pit toilets and comfy beds. We would recommend to anyone who enjoys camping.
This is the kind of place that you don't want to write a review about because you don't want to share :).
Especially nice were the Sauna & Fire Pit. There are many hikes in the area and I would definitely go again.
We stayed here for 4 nights and loved every one of them. Both the hosts (Richard/Ian) were very nice to deal with and so helpful! They have bon-fire every day at 5PM and you get to chat with a lot of other guests and sign...More
The hostel is cozy and nice with limited facilities because of the wild nature. It was warm inside and quiet. Staff is pleasant and friendly.
There is no shower but there is a sauna. Bears wander around so you will hear some nice stories and...More
Stayed at hostel August 21-24/17. Richard the manager was very welcoming and professional. He checked on us a few times a day to ensure our stay was going well and was very knowable on hiking trails in areas. Used the sauna and dipped in the...More