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Kicking Horse Hostel

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518 Station Avenue PoBox 1543, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Tanya is a great host. She makes sure all travellers are comfortable staying at the hostel. If walking, the location is a bit far away from the main town. We stayed for only one night on route to Kananaskis Country.More

Thank KatyEasyhiker
Response from TJC70, Owner at Kicking Horse HostelResponded 5 August 2018

Hi thanks for your review. I hope your holiday in K Country was fun :) Loads of great hiking there. The town is a 10-15 walk from the hostel. Most guests rate that as pretty close. Only 3 hotels in town are under a 5...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Great place found at last min whilst travelling around Canada. Looked suspicious from the outside but once we entered, it was very welcoming. Awesome to find it run by a fellow Scot who was more than welcoming, also offering us her limited supply of tea...More

Thank Alex25167
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Kicking Horse hostel was a great experience. The host Tanya makes you feel at home, and the other guests are very friendly, with some semi-permanent guests who can show you the ropes. Went snowboarding with the others from the hostel which was great as Kicking...More

1  Thank Will2422
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Very affordable in late July, booked a 10 bed dorm but it was split into 2 rooms so only 6 beds were in the actual room I was in. The place had a very small, homely feel and Tanya the owner was extremely friendly and...More

Thank melakay1
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is a quirky little hostel in the the original hostelling style. The host, Tanya, is welcoming and dynamic and will spend endless time sharing her knowledge and tips so that you can get the best of the Rockies. Excellent value.

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Kicking Horse Hostel is a converted 1910 Railway cottage in the Powder Highway town of Golden BC. The hostel is a small cosy place to stay sleeping 12 people in 2 dorm rooms & up to 3 people in another Private Room. All facilities are shared. There is a full kitchen, BBQ & fire-pit available for guests to use. The hostel is an easy15 minute walk from Golden town centre with its restaurants, shops & bars. It is also a 15 minute walk from the Greyhound station. Golden is quietly becoming the adventure outdoor capital of the Rockies with a comprehensive selection of activities to get the adrenaline racing. Skydiving, paragliding, white-water rafting, cc/downhill mountain biking, quad-biking, skiing/snowboarding & snowmobiling to name some of the more lively things to do here. The town is also ideally situated between Glacier & Yoho National Parks making it a perfect cost-effective base to explore these amazing Parks. Lake Louise is also only an hour away.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Budget, Quaint, Charming
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
US$29 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaBritish ColumbiaKootenay RockiesGolden
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Room & Suite (4)
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"If you were a group of four people, ask for the dorm with 2 bunk beds."
30 Jul 2018
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"The Bothy is a great room for a pair of travellers. Has its own min fridge and room for your gear."
24 Mar 2015
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"we were in the double room on the top floor!!! BLISS!"
17 Sep 2013
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"The bunk beds are pretty high- if you want an extreme experience while you sleep, choose the top bunk!"
5 Nov 2012
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