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HI Athabasca Falls Wilderness Hostel

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  • Excellent44%
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I normally wouldn't book this kind of location for accommodations, as it doesn't have showers and the toilets are two reasonably maintained outhouses that are used by the three dorms here. There is one sink in the rather nice common area lodge that also has...More

Thank Mervyn S
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We stayed here in Mid June for 3 nights. Room is very nice and can accommodate a family (2 adults with kids). Only issue I had with the room was the lighting - it is pretty badly designed and hits you in the eye when...More

1  Thank Nagender B
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a private room at the hostel. Very comfortable indeed - the community room is very homey, clean and inviting. There is no internet or hot showers and there is no flush toilets but that just adds to the entire experience....More

1  Thank Madjude
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Horrible experience from start to finish. I stayed here months ago but have made a point to review this hostel to warn others. Signage off the highway was terrible, we drove past it and then had to turn around to find it. Apparently the sign...More

1  Thank ClaireandJames
Response from JeffSamuel, Manager at HI Athabasca Falls Wilderness HostelResponded November 17, 2017

Hello Claire and James, Thank you for your review, I really appreciate your concerns and want to apologize to you for the experience you had. I have some positive changes to report. We do now have highly visible signs on the highway, so finding the...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

The hotel is labelled a wilderness hostel. It's a nice set up that could use a shower. Don't expect it to be in the wilderness as it's just off of the highway. The staff here are the worst. If you are not part of a...More

5  Thank CSP78
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Amenities
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Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Price range
US$27 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$27 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"don't need to book too early- they have openings."
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"There are one or two private rooms for couples but book ahead of time."
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"The Family rooms are a bit more expensive but really great with 4 bunks and 1 double bed. They book out way..."
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"FYI this is a wilderness hostel meaning there is no running water or electricity, nor are there private..."
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