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Hostel Bear

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is a note that the Hostel Bear no longer operates as a hostel in Canmore and has shut it’s doors. This location will reopen in the future as a boutique hotel and no longer a hostel. For more information you can find Basecamp resorts...More

Thank RockyMountainAnt
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The washroom and shower is inside of the dorm room. There are 3 bunk beds in my room. I chose it because they have bed curtains but the bunk bed I had missed one side of the curtains. The headlight is nice, enough lighting while...More

Thank KuanSu
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I stayed at the hostel when I moved to Canmore from Calgary.Found this place by chance, and it changed my life with some of the best experiences i have ever had.Met so many great people from all over the world, and local, who became friends,...More

1  Thank wasootch99
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

No parking was available all about 15 spots they had were of course taken. Blanket smelled like bug spray and on the top bunk, no outlet to plug in your phone. Worst set up for a hostel I've been to yet.

1  Thank travellercanada62913
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I stayed at The Hostel Bear in Canmore from July 29-August 1 and again on August 6-7 during my recent solo road trip through the Rockies in Banff, Yoho and Jasper. The hostel is very basic and has a rustic yet modern charm but if...More

Thank BrittanyAdventures
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 24 - USD 73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 24 - USD 73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Pat V
19 May 2015|
Response from Kevin L | Reviewed this property |
We booked two double bed private room and showed up to find out they put us in a room with single bunk beds only. I asked if they could fix that and they said "oh,no sorry we are sold out of double private rooms"...
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"if you are a group of 4, I recommend a private room which is cheaper and nicer"
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"Try to avoid a room to at the back of the hostel due to the train passing by."
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"Choose a private room; they are spacious and beautiful!"
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"Choose different Lodgings."
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