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Hostel Bear

1002 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1N6, Canada (Formerly "Bear Country Lodge")
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

It is a cheap hostel, so you get a basic service, the common areas are not bad, a little be dark in the first floor. But you have a big kitchen, clean washroom and comfortable bed. It is 5 min walking to the downtown.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Stayed over as I was driving and the weather did not cooperate, and hotels were full. It was what you would expect of a hostel, shared accommodation!. It was bit noisy when the trains went past, if yo stay here try to ask for a room towards the north(street) instead of back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I visit this Hostel with a group of friends. We all slept in the same room. There was enough room for 6 people. We split the bill. The room was clean, the common areas like the kitchen and dinning room are big and rarely crowded. In the second floor there is a pool table, some couches and TV's. The hostel... More 

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Ostersund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

loved the guy with purple hair, next time we'll bring you lollies from Sweden! Nice hostel, very organized. helpful staff. quite cheap. good location. and what a place canmore is <3 loved it! We'll be back :)

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Overall nice hostel, with clean facilities and common areas. The heat was turned on a lot, which made the air really dry. Staff was nice and friendly. We only stayed here for one night. Location is pretty central in Canmore.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

My husband and I stayed in a large room which would sleep 6. We wanted some room after travelling for 2 weeks. Own bathroom, coin laundry just down the hall. Yes, it is next to the rail on one side and road on the other, but so are many of the expensive hotels in this area. I used ear plugs... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I stayed in one of the dorm rooms at the Hostel Bear for two nights. I really enjoyed my stay here - the price was very good and the hostel is located close to the centre of Canmore (5-10mins walk). All of the staff were so friendly and really did everything they could to make me feel welcome. The dorm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Nice clean rooms with one of the cleanest bathrooms ive used in a hostel, reasonably new. Everything is what you would expect for a hostel, staff are nice and welcoming. Location isnt as close to town as i hoped but is nothing to complain about.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We stayed 3-nights at a private room, which is unfortunately back to CP railway tracks along which trains passing along frequently after the mid-night. Had no sleep for the first night but counting the number of trains and the interval, next day got couple of hours rest before the train traffic starts, fell half-sleep-half-wake-up with a dream of riding on... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This hostel was fully booked while we were there and for good reason. It's a great spot. Private rooms are akin to a hotel room with a private in-room bathroom. Large kitchen facilities. Upstairs living room area with games, large TVs, couches, etc. Noise level was loud in the evenings like a dorm, but we were also the very first... More 

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