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HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Although I did not get the chance to stay at Rampart Creek Hostel, I have to praise Ken, the hostel manager, for helping out a traveler in a jam. I had some serious car trouble near the hostel, in the middle of nowhere, and absolutely no cell service to call for help. I knocked on Ken's door, and he not... More 

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paris France
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Needless to say that the place is one of the most scenic in the world. No running water but there is wifi in this very remote place ! The place is well kept, the kitchen very well equiped and Ken provided us with a lot of very useful tips. The atmosphere is warm and there are 4 dorms of 6... More 

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed for one night whilst cycling the Icefields Parkway from Jasper to Lake Louise. We didn't expect many facilities, but what there was surpassed our expectations. The pit toilets were extremely clean, the dorm was comfortable, there was WiFi(!), a well equipped kitchen with gas cookers and a shelter for our bicycles. There's no showers, but we washed off... More 

1 Thank 01STAY01
Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

nice location and everything very cool but i stopped by here one day to check the place out when i met the girl that runs the place she looked like she hadnt had a shower in a month lol and i didnt like the parking u have to park your car at the bottom of the hill beside a busy... More 

Thank Derick B
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Loved our nights stay here. Eating smores by the campfire. Be prepared for bare basics. No electricity at night and a walk to the toilet. Well worth it to see the stars. Would stay again. Came with Moose tours.

1 Thank Rachel P
Canmore, Canada
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The main lodge is a bit worn around the edges but it's clean, comfortable and functional. Just bring your food and you'll have everything you need to make a great feast. Mattresses are very comfortable... I pretty much always get a good sleep at HI hostels, and that has a lot to do with the (I've been told) Tempur Pedic... More 

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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an escape from the busy holidays. We got all we were looking for and more! It is a wilderness facility for sure but with all the amenities and comforts that you could use for a multiple day get away. The out door wood sauna is the best thing to have on a trip like this.

1 Thank Cole H
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We chanced upon the hostel as we drove from Jasper to Banff. Ken, the manager, was very friendly and hospitable. He gave us a lot of suggestion on the non touristy place/hikes to go. It's a small cosy place with campfire pit just right outside your room. A well equipped kitchen but there's no shower room around. We did see... More 

Thank Kameko88
Spokane, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We stayed one night and were pleasantly surprised at every aspect of our visit. From Allan the friendly 'manager' to the excellently equipped kitchen and dining facilities, the clean 'everything', and the wonderful and interesting people we met. We were traveling with a well-behaved dog who was generally on a leash, not permitted in the buildings, and who got lots... More 

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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This lovely place is surrounded by trees and mountains and many activities nearby. Ken was extremely helpful in pointing out the less touristy spots which promises breathtaking views. He definitely made out stay comfortable and provided a good atmosphere. 10/10 would come back again.

1 Thank Zi Chao T

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Additional Information about HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel

Address: Ice Field Parkway, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $25 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Beds are short, taller folks may want to try to get a bed were their feet can hang off. I'm 6'2 and diagonally I was pretty much able to fit with straight legs on the bed.”
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