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Hostel Bear

185 reviews
Traveller (51)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (7)
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“common areas”(16 reviews)
“bunk beds”(16 reviews)
“dorm room”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Like my title says, it's a place to sleep. The bathroom still had urine on the seat and some hair around sink and tub from previous guests, otherwise the room was decent beds were comfortable. Make sure to bring your own wash cloths as although...More

Thank SG0307
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Booked a private room for two nights because the photos on their website looks great. My room and the hostel was nothing like the photos on their website. The bathroom was filthy with gunk and some previous occupants hair. The room was dusty, had to...More

4  Thank Johannes4456
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Staying in the Bow Valley of the Canadian Rockies, Alberta this summer doesn't have to break the bank. The Hostel Bear offers cheap beds with a great kitchen for cooking (to also save on food) a cozy, friendly atmosphere and right in the mountains with...More

1  Thank Sandytrails
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 nights at the Hostel Bear and found it to be quite convenient. If you need to be waited on hand and foot, go to the expensive places. If you want a place to sleep, cook, relax, and recharge consider this bear. The room...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I stayed there for 7 nights in December and have to say that the location is good because it's easy to walk anywhere within Canmore from the hostel and I really liked friendly staff there (the German girl was amazing and helpful in every way)....More

1  Thank Kon177
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$24 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$24 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Pat V
18 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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