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HI-Shuswap Lake Hostel

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“shuswap lake”(4 reviews)
“caboose”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

I loved this hostel. Located in an old train, it is truely unique. Every caboose has its own kitchen, toilet and lounge area - complete with book exchange. The outdoor area would be perfect for a summer bbq or for hanging out with other guests....More

Thank susannevk
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This is a run-down and nauseatingly filthy hostel right on a noisy highway. You will be lucky to get any sleep here with the noise from the traffic. The manager and employees are extremely rude and unwelcoming. Over the past fifteen years or so I...More

Thank Caminante1974
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Since i have known about this hostel, i wanted to try. The caboose is very confortable and you have everything inside for a very small price. The area is great with the river, the moutain. I was not bothered by the highway. The breakfast is...More

Thank lochbee
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I did book the blue room a private room. The room was very clean and well kept the bed was excellent and the room very well ventilated which was important since I visited during a very hot time. Shower had hot and cold water! The...More

Thank Jan-OlofO
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Super friendly owner, Blaire, welcomed us and recommended some great eateries and activities nearby and on route to Banff. The room was basic but comfortable. Don't miss the delicious pancakes for breakfast! We decided to stay in Shuswap as a breakpoint from the drive from...More

Thank Harriet R
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"We stayed in the main building, but the train cars looked more interesting!"
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