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HI Lake Louise

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8.9
Fabulous
1266 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Experience the Rocky Mountains and stay with us at HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre. This is a stunning hostel with vaulted ceilings, a sunny outdoor patio, cozy fireplaces, a sauna and even an on-site restaurant. It's an ideal place for backpackers who want to experience everything that the Rocky Mountains have to offer.

We have a variety of rooms for all travelers; if you're traveling on a budget then check out one of our great dorm rooms at a great price. Dorm rooms have a maximum of six beds. Want a bit more privacy? Traveling with a family? Then check out our private rooms and family rooms. We even have a special play area for kids!

HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre has a fully equipped kitchen for our guests to use, complete with everything to make a home-cooked meal after an adventurous day. If you're too tired to cook then let us do the cooking for you! Bill Peyto's Cafe is our on-site licensed restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is a favourite with locals.

At HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre, you will have access to hundreds of kilometers of unparalleled hiking trails with an array of routes - from full-day hikes that will take you to gem-like mountain lakes and to the top of rugged mountain peaks to beautiful evening walks along the Bow River. If you want to run the rapids of the Kicking Horse River we have trips leaving right from the hostel. There are tons of activities available to guests throughout the summer including horseback riding, biking, or simply relaxing on our outdoor patio with a cool beverage.

There's a lot to keep you busy through the winter as well. We're just minutes from Lake Louise Mountain Resort, which offers world-class skiing and is a stop on the men's and women's World Cup Circuit. Here you'll find challenging chutes, vast open bowls, mogul fields and some of the best powder on the continent. Other winter activities include cross-country skiing, dog sledding, and ice climbing.

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HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre is part of HI Canada, a not-for-profit organization on a mission to build a community of conscious travellers who share a greater understanding of people, places and cultures.

Please note that HI/YHA discounts are not available to members as part of this booking.

Reviews & Ratings

8.9
Fabulous
1266 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.4
  • Location
    9.3
  • Staff
    9.1
  • Atmosphere
    8.9
  • Cleanliness
    8.4
  • Value for Money
    8.7
  • Facilities
    8.7

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Latest Reviews

9.4
Superb
Nov 13, 2022
It is a great place to stay with a family. My kids loved the pool table and kid room. Very reasonably priced and good value. Nice to be able to use the kitchen to save money on meals. We will definitely recommend to others and would stay here again. We are a family of 6 and to all stay in one room was great.
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Female, 41+
5.4
Rating
Nov 01, 2022
Overly expensive laundry and paytoplay pool made me a sad guy. Sauna is low quality, restaurant is really good.
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Male, 18-24
5.7
Rating
Oct 22, 2022
I arrived earlier like 12 and I was told to come back after 2pm so the room will be ready. So I came back after 5pm and I was assigned to the room 101 and it was filthy, stinky. My assigned bed and all other beds were visibly used with bedsheets scrolled/wrinkled to the corner of all beds. I went back to the counter and reported this incident and was told to use other beds instead but after showing pictures and videos to the front desk staff then I was given to other room. Totally disappointing.
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Male, 31-40

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Cots Available
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Jobs Board
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Parking
    • Hair Dryers
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Children's Play Area
    • Sauna
    • Steam Room
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • ATM
    • Postal Service
    • Housekeeping
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Vending Machines
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Pool Table
    • Wi-Fi