Located 20 minutes’ drive from Lake Louise in an isolated setting, this hostel offers shared kitchen facilities and a wood heated sauna. Cross-country and backcountry skiing are available on site. Wooden furnishings feature in the heated accommodations at HI-Mosquito Creek Hostel.-- Linen is included--. Shared toilet facilities are outhouse facilities (there are no showers and no running hot water). Offering no electricity, guests of Hostel HI-Mosquito Creek can enjoy a rustic experience. Free snowshoe rental is available. An outdoor seating area includes a fire pit.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Hostelling International
Hotel chain/brand

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
3 twin beds
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Lake Louise
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Jordan
    Canada Canada
    Loved how remote it was. First time staying in a hostel and know for next time what to bring / be more prepared.
  • Garry
    Australia Australia
    Interacting with the other guests. Beautiful scenery. Quiet and relaxing.
  • Florian
    Denmark Denmark
    The hostel is well-run by Lars, who gave us a warm welcome upon arrival. The 12-bed dorms are actually split into two parts with 6 beds each which provided a more private and quiet experience than expected. With no electricity, no phone reception,...

Area info

Amenities of HI Mosquito Creek Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Hiking
No internet access available.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    HI Mosquito Creek Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 6 are welcome.

    Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa HI Mosquito Creek Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note that HI/YHA discounts are not available to members as part of this booking.

    Special policies apply for group stays of 10 or more people and different terms and conditions will apply.

    For the safety and comfort of all guests, children 12 and under are accommodated in private rooms only. Children aged 13 to 17 who stay in shared dorm rooms must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Please contact the hostel directly for exemptions to the hostel age policy.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about HI Mosquito Creek Hostel

    • HI Mosquito Creek Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Sauna
      • Hiking

    • The prices at HI Mosquito Creek Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • HI Mosquito Creek Hostel is 15.5 miles from the center of Lake Louise. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at HI Mosquito Creek Hostel is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.