Canadian Alpine Centre & International Hostel
Lake Louise Reservations, Lake Louise, AB, T0L 1E0
It's not the Chateau Lake Louise, but for the price of a pillow and a breath mint at the Chateau, you can still soak up the Rockie's charm at the International Hostel.
|Accommodation Type |||Hostel|
|Getting There |||Take Lake Louise turn off Trans-Canada Hwy, take first right in village at Village Rd.|
|Cross Street |||Village of Lake Louise|
Profile Last Updated: January 24, 2008
If you love the snow you can get your fill of it during the winter at the Louise hostel, which is a 10 by hostelling standards. You're only minutes away from the Lake Louise ski hill, one of the country's top skiing destinations. Throw on some cross-country boards and you can ski forever in some magnificent surroundings. Bring some skates and you can cruise the frozen beauty at Lake Louise.
When summer kicks in, Louise opens up a mountain of hiking, backpacking, canoeing, cycling, climbing and outdoor activities. The hostel offers programs, maps and tips for enjoying these awesome surroundings.
And a Few Extras
While staying at the hostel, you can enjoy its reference library or relax in a spacious common area or sauna. Peyto's Cafe serves up some great, reasonably-priced food in a comfortable licensed environment.
The hostel and Canadian Alpine Centre are jointly operated by Hostelling International and the Alpine Club of Canada. They also offer Elderhostel for guests aged 55 and over.
Amenities: Amenities include a ski workshop, bike workshop, laundry facilities, reading area, reference library, licensed restaurant, meeting room and wheelchair access.