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HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 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.

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 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.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 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 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 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.

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Sucre, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Beautiful place by a creek obviously. Made use of the sauna. The manager is friendly and takes pride in his hostel. Nice kitchen and lounge. They supply you with towels and sheets. Clean. Definitely would stay here again!

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We're so happy to have stayed here. Not only is this surely the most affordable accommodation in Banff/Jasper national parks (an important factor for us), but it's just amazing unto itself. Great hostel experience. There's no outlets for you to use to charge things because they rely on a generator (no power grid), but don't worry, there are lights and... More 

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Address: Ice Field Parkway, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $21 - $46 (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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