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HI-Castle Mountain Wilderness

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
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  • Terrible4%
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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

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

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and found the accommodations very comfortable. The Host, Tony, was very nice and informative as was Jamie who recommended some wonderful hikes. It was full two nights and it's weird because it's not big but it did not feel crowded...More

2  Thank camckh
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This hostel and the Manager Tony are the warmest, kindest, and comforting things about being on the Bow Valley Parkway! My friends and I stay here as much as we can when we just need a cheap, and beautiful weekend away from the busy-ness of...More

2  Thank originalgidget2016
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I was travelling with my sister this past summer. This hostel was a welcoming and great place to come back to after a long day of hiking. Tony and Jamie were very helpful, and the environment was very conducive for meeting other fellow travelers from...More

1  Thank tpolonenko
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Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
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HI-Castle Mountain Wilderness Banff, Alberta
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"A bed far away from the bathroom entrance is less bright and quieter."
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"The top bunks are probably warmer in the winter"
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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 ear..."
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"They have just 2 rooms, one for ladys and the other for guys."
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