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HI Athabasca Falls Wilderness Hostel

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Horrible experience from start to finish. I stayed here months ago but have made a point to review this hostel to warn others. Signage off the highway was terrible, we drove past it and then had to turn around to find it. Apparently the sign...More

Thank ClaireandJames
Response from JeffSamuel, Manager at HI Athabasca Falls Wilderness HostelResponded 18 November 2017

Hello Claire and James, Thank you for your review, I really appreciate your concerns and want to apologize to you for the experience you had. I have some positive changes to report. We do now have highly visible signs on the highway, so finding the...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The hotel is labelled a wilderness hostel. It's a nice set up that could use a shower. Don't expect it to be in the wilderness as it's just off of the highway. The staff here are the worst. If you are not part of a...More

3  Thank CSP78
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This small hostel is run by one man in the middle of the wilderness close to athabasca falls. My favourite part about this hostel is that it doesn't feel like a hostel, you get up close with nature and wildlife and really have to respect...More

1  Thank Ambi1212
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is the first hostel I've stayed in that is in the wilderness and it was a nice change. It's about a 30 minute drive to Jasper but very quiet and cozy. We stayed here for 1 night. The hostel has 3 cabins with bunk...More

1  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

While there is no running water this is the perfect place to stay while traveling the Icefields Parkway! CHECK-IN We arrived later in the evening and check-in was a breeze, staff were lovely and showed us everything we needed to know. COMMON ROOM The common...More

1  Thank SG1Lincoln40
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"don't need to book too early- they have openings."
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"There are one or two private rooms for couples but book ahead of time."
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"The Family rooms are a bit more expensive but really great with 4 bunks and 1 double bed. They book out way..."
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"FYI this is a wilderness hostel meaning there is no running water or electricity, nor are there private..."
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