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HI-Castle Mountain Wilderness

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Highway 1A and Highway 93 South, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3 Canada See on map
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Kitchenette
1.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I stayed at the HI-Castle Mountain Wilderness Hostel for 2 nights. I stayed here because of its proximity to Castle Mountain. It's really nice. The manager was very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere of this place is very serene. The kitchen is really big with...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Mike_Slawik
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I recently stayed at this hostel and it was a great experience. Castle Mountain is a small place around 20 minutes outside of Banff. That is sufficient to escape the crowds and explore. The hostel is small with 14 bed male and 14 bed female...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank mrlukenik
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Unique memories in that Hostel. We spent a few nights in 2 separate vacations. Tony is not just a manager. He can be a story teller, he can teach you what "the wild" is, how to respect wildlife. My wife and I from time to...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank TonyBadmeat
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I would look elsewhere. The man named Tony who operates the hostel was not attentive to the clientele. While many patrons sat cold covered in pillows he simply would not use to the wood burning stove because he personally did not want to after I...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank choncho1982
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This one is listed in the "wilderness" category of the HI hostels in Alberta, but it has consistent electricity, running water and hot showers. Pretty comfortable, and hardly feels busy even during the high season. The manager Tony is a unique character, but he keeps...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
219
Price range
US$24 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
219
Price range
US$24 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
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Traveller (13)
Room & Suite (4)
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Yes. You can check out whenever you want. Checking out just means leaving.
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"A bed far away from the bathroom entrance is less bright and quieter."
choncho1982
26 Sep 2017
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"The top bunks are probably warmer in the winter"
watchsmart
19 Aug 2017
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"There is a Girls Dorm with 7 bunk beds to house a total of 14 people. If you are a light sleeper, bring..."
originalgidget2016
25 Nov 2016
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"They have just 2 rooms, one for ladys and the other for guys."
Sleilas
11 Jun 2014
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