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“Excellent Location on the Athabasca River”

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Old Entrance B 'n B Cabins & Teepees
Ranked #1 of 9 Hinton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Excellent Location on the Athabasca River”
Reviewed July 17, 2010

We stayed for three nights in the guest suite on the lower level in the main house which was really cosy and comfortable we had everything we needed Carol and Mary were more than helpful and we had great conversations too our daughter and fiancee thoroughly enjoyed there company too and we all had a great time on the horse riding on the Athabasca River with Mary its a lovely location and well worth visiting you will not be disappointed breakfast was delicious too happy visit and our thanks to Mary and Carol and hi to Asparagus who has a very sharp beak and is a Parakeet with character

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled with family
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Vanderhoof, Canada
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Reviewed July 12, 2010

What a wonderful location by the river which had just turned green for our visit! The accommodations were so comfotable, the breakfast in the lovely dining room was delicious and the history lesson from mary really helped put the whole place into perspective. Thanks, ladies, for a memorable stay. The hammocks would make a great place to spend a warm night, and the walk along the old railway bed was so peaceful. We enjoyed meeting Asparagus too!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
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caz726
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Reviewed July 12, 2010

We spent 2 nights staying in Teepee #1 and loved every minute of it.

The location was fantastic, right on the side of the river, beautiful scenery and so quiet. We had a BBQ just outside which we used to make dinner both nights and loved sitting out in the fresh air eating and then building a fire to spend the evening next to. Amazing to only be able to hear the sound of the fire crackling and the river below.

The wood burning stove inside meant that when we did go to bed it was all warm and cozy inside the teepee and i think we had our best 2 nights sleep on the whole holiday here.

The pit toilet next to our teepee was basic but all part of the experience and there was a proper toilet just a couple of minutes away so it was no problem.

Mary was friendly, helpful and full of information about the area which was great. We had a great time here and it was probably the best 2 nights of our holiday in Canada, would highly recommend this to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in this area.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Edmonton
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Reviewed July 1, 2010

With a few vacation days coming we had no idea where to go as our usual camping place near Nordegg Alberta was calling for cold temperatures and rain. While checking upcoming weather for just about every part of the province Hinton Alberta seemed to be the only place calling for warm weather and less chance of rain so we moved our search to Hinton and Area where while surfing we came across Old Entrance. I was immediantly drawn to the place , after reading reviews and checking out the website we booked 2 nights in a tipi and changed to 3 nights as soon as we got there. Words cannot express how much I needed those three days. I wanted to get away from day to day life and just relax and although it cost more money than I anticipated I enjoyed every minute of it and wish I had more time there. The tipi camping was a first experience and except for the insects that got in from time to time I loved it. It had a stove inside which kept us nice and cozy and the bed was quite comfortable. The sites were large and very clean and had everything you needed. BBQ with propane, axe, nice chairs, fire pit , picnic table, water, wood, even a crib board! The grounds were beautiful with horses grazing nearby. The cabins are also very nice ..I had the opportunity to check some of them out. Owners Carol and Mary were great, down to earth and very accomodating. If you bring your own breakfast it will return with you because once you try Carol's granola and Jam you will end up there every morning. Mary took us on a 1 hour horseback ride which was so relaxing and beautiful. The sound of the river at night will put you to sleep. I miss Rosie and Jesse ..the dogs already! Both my fiancee and myself enjoyed our time there. We are already looking at a fall return ..hoping to stay in cabin #4 ..its a smaller cabin but the view is amazing!

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 28, 2010

Went for one night as we were passing through but wished we had stayed a few nights more! Beautiful surroundings and very peaceful, only the sound of the river - bliss!
The Teepee was great, very cosy with the log stove burning! The Old Entrance is kept very clean. Toilet and wash facilities very basic but it is worth it! Mary was very friendly and helpful. Would like to come back again in the future.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Fairfax, VA
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Reviewed August 18, 2009

Our family of four enjoyed three nights in Teepee #3 by the beautiful Athabasca River. It's a fun experience to overnight in a teepee-- we stayed warm on cold nights under piles of comfy blankets and with a wood stove. For teepee-dwellers, restrooms are no-frills. Grills are provided to cook your meals, but don't bother to bring breakfast foods-- the meals served every morning qualify as a healthy feast, including at least one freshly baked treat like blueberry crisp. Trail rides on-site were great for casual riders. Other activities are nearby, including Miette Hot Springs and hikes in stunning Jasper National Park. Note that you may hear a train or two after you go to bed, but if that wakes you on a cloudless night, take the opportunity to peak outside at an incredible star-filled sky you can't see near any city. Friendly staff accommodated our requests and were great company at breakfast.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
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Sherwood Park
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Reviewed July 6, 2009

I feel like I don't want to camp any other way now that I got to sleep in a teepee! So close to the Athabasca River ...the scenery and surroundings, beautiful!! Our hosts Mary and Carol were great, you can tell they really care about their property and guests; everything was so clean and well kept. Loved Carol's homemade granola and her obvious sense of nutrition (as opposed to serving up easier, cheaper options - I noticed!) The trail ride with Mary was a truely memorable experience for both my 9-year old daughter and me, an excellent mix of adventure and feeling safe. Can't wait to go back again!

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
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Property: Old Entrance B 'n B Cabins & Teepees
Address: 26118 Old Entrance Road | Yellowhead County, Hinton, Alberta T7V 1X4, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Hinton
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Ranked #1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Hinton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Country vacation cabins & guest room along beautiful Athabasca River near Jasper National Park. Open year round. Riverside teepee campsites and guided horseback trail rides May - October. 45 minutes to Jasper town-site & 10 minutes from Hinton's dining and shopping. Two night minimum stay. Toll-free in Canada. ... more   less 
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