Group accommodation in Canada at HI group hostels
Boasting spectacular mountains and woodlands as well as vibrant cities, Canada is the world's second largest country by total area. This large and diverse country is perfect for educational group travel in subjects such as geography, art and language studies - both English and French. With a complete array of sporting and outdoor activities, it is also an ideal destination for extracurricular group trips and activity breaks. Group hostels in Canada are also perfect for other types of group trips, from city breaks in some of the world’s safest and cleanest cities, to sightseeing at Niagara Falls.
HI’s group hostels in Canada offer excellent accommodation for groups, and many offer extra services tailored for group trips, including:
- Private rooms for leaders and drivers
- Parking for coaches, buses or mini-buses
- Seminar rooms, games rooms and/or lounge areas
- Full meals service, including lunch packs for days out
- Staff who understand the needs of groups
Our group accommodation in Canada is available in both urban and countryside locations, and either locale provides a great base for exploring this country’s diverse offerings.
Whether you want to go skiing or snowboarding in the Rocky Mountains, ﬁshing or golﬁng along the Great Lakes or soaking up the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Vancouver, Montreal or Toronto, HI’s group hostels in Canada provide the perfect budget accommodation for groups.
Choose from the following locations to view our group hostels in Canada:
Banff – Located in The Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park is quite simply ‘awesome’. From quiet meadows to thundering waterfalls, towering peaks to misty canyons, our group accommodation in Banff offers a unique assortment of sightseeing and leisure activities as well as offering some of the ﬁnest skiing in the world.
Edmonton - Chances are that if you are visiting Edmonton in Canada then you will be able to take part in a Festival while you are there. The city hosts more than 30 of them a year with a fringe festival, a folk festival and a street performers festival to name but a few. The capital city of Alberta, Edmonton is also home to a shopping mall which contains more than 800 outlets as well as 100 places to eat. If you are in Edmonton in January be sure to check out Ice on Whyte, an ice carving festival now celebrating its 10th anniversary. With museums, a zoo, theatres, art galleries and stunning parks, Edmonton is sure to keep any traveller entertained.
Lake Louise – A small village located in Banff National Park with superb skiing. Guests at our group hostel can enjoy the sightseeing gondola all year round, offering incredible views of glaciers, natural springs, wildflowers and wildlife. Also popular with group trips are the resort’s other activities, including heli-skiing, dog sledding, ice-skating and cross-country skiing and an array summer outdoor activities.
Montreal – The second largest city in Canada it is a city rich in culture and history, Montreal has a well-deserved reputation as one of the liveliest cities in North America.
Niagara Falls – The thundering roar of millions of litres of water plunging 52 metres into a frothing gorge is not the only sight to see at our group hostel in Niagara. There are also some picturesque colonial towns and peaceful vineyards and orchards.
Ottawa – The Capital of Canada, is neo-Gothic in style and spirit and has two ofﬁcial languages – English and French. It has many historic buildings and the largest recreational pathway (170 kilometres) in North America. HI's group hostel is housed in the old county jail, which makes your trip a unique experience.
Quebec – The primarily French speaking Quebec City Area boasts a varied and active cultural life with theatres, cinemas, opera and many festivals. The Quartier Petit- Champlain neighbourhood on the shore of the St. Lawrence River hosts the oldest church, the oldest street and the oldest commercial district on the continent.
Toronto – Nestling on Lake Ontario and with a wealth of cultural experiences, guests at our group accommodation in Toronto can sample a diverse range of sights. Whether you’re standing on the glass ﬂoor of the world’s highest public observation decks, or venturing 13 stories below a roaring waterfall, Toronto is breathtaking.
Vancouver – Vancouver is one of the most remarkable cities you'll ever visit, and the list of attractions, activities and events is endless. HI’s group hostel in Vancouver allows you to go skiing, whale watching, shopping and enjoy cosmopolitan night life all in one day! Vancouver Downtown | Vancouver Jericho Beach
Victoria – Victoria is a beautiful seaport city on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off the west coast of Canada. Your group can visit Victoria's inner harbour, gardens and parks, museums, art galleries, nightlife and many other highlights. Our group accommodation in Victoria is also well-placed for exploring the rest of the island with its wide variety of landscapes and activities, from white sandy beaches to great mountains and quaint fishing villages on the west coast of the island, which offer some of the best whale watching.
Whistler – A beautiful resort town only two hours from Vancouver. Consistently ranked the best mountain resort in North America, Whistler is perfect for skiing and snowboarding group trips, but it also offers a wide array of summer outdoor sports and breathtaking scenery. During the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler will host most of the alpine, Nordic and sliding events.
Or, if you already know which of our hostels in Canada is right for your group trip, use our Group Accommodation Finder to enquire about availability:
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All HI Groups hostels meet the criteria of our Group Hostel Guarantee and offer facilities and services ideally suited to travel for groups.
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