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HI Athabasca Falls Wilderness Hostel

Ice Field Parkway, Jasper, Alberta, T0E 1E0, Canada

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Overall Rating 88%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 80%
Cleanliness 90%
Location 95%
Security 90%
Service 90%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 100%

HI-Athabasca Falls is next to the powerful waterfalls of the same name, so the location promises awesome views and spectacular hiking.

  • Dorm
    From $19.97
10 or more people?

Jasper Hostel

Hostel Jasper

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

With three comfortable sleeping cabins and a large dining and recreational building, the hostel is located near the spectacular Athabasca Falls. Enjoy an abundance of hiking, mountain biking and cross-country ski trails throughout the valley. This is a Wilderness Hostel with no running water and outdoor toilets. Located 32 Kilometers south of Jasper.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 5 stay free.
  • Children under the age of qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Table tennis / ping pong

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 01 May to 30 Sept

From 17:00 to 22:00
From 08:00 to 11:00
From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1(403) 670-7580

Fax. 1(403) 283-6503

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Horseshoe Lake (5 to 10km)
  • Athabasca Falls (Less than 500 m)
  • Geraldine Lake (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Great hostel, nice & cosy & good to stay out of town. Really friendly & great local hiking advice from staff!


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Mon 11 Sep 2017

The hostel was beautifully clean and well maintained, and it was a great place to stay.


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Wed 06 Sep 2017

Séjour dépaysant dans une auberge en contact direct avec la nature avec des pratiques écologiques développées : utilisation de l'eau de la rivière (pas d'eau courante), lampes à gaz (pas d'électricité). Inconvénient de l'absence de douche. L'accueil pourrait être plus avenant.


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Sat 02 Sep 2017

Really great hostel with great facilities, fantastic location as well.


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Wed 21 Sep 2016

Very nice hostel with cosy living room. Quiteness was well appreciated.


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Wed 09 Sep 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (More than 10km)
  • City Centre (More than 10km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (More than 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (More than 10km)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (More than 10km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Nightlife (More than 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (More than 10km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (More than 10km)
  • Ski area (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (More than 10km)
  • Theatre (More than 10km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (At or next to the hostel)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

480km to Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport
Bus to Banff and Lake Louise – change to SUNDOG TOURS shuttle which runs along the ice field parkway
Alternate Transport
The hostel is located 32km south of Jasper on Hwy 93 200m past Athabasca Falls. Take the east side turn off.

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Light/energy sensor control


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities


  • Recycling areas

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