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).

Please bring your own bedding.

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.

HI Mosquito Creek Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 23, 2014
Hotel chain/brand: Hostelling International

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is it quiet at night?
    It's wonderfully quiet at night! A great place to sit outside and stare at the stars!
    Answered on June 16, 2020
  • I would like to purchase 4 h ours of wi fi on August 27 for a Zoom business meeting. I would not be a guest. Would you be able to help me?
    Hi there, unfortunately, this is not something we offer. The connection is usually poor in this area so I would recommend going to Banff or elsewhere for wi-fi.
    Answered on July 31, 2021
  • Is there free parking here?
    Yes there is!
    Answered on June 16, 2020
  • Will linen be offered in 2022?
    Yes, we can provide bedding
    Answered on May 6, 2022
  • Are the sauna's open in July? Are campfires allowed? These are the 2 most used facilities at the HI wilderness hostels.
    Hi there, our saunas are closed for this summer (2021). As for campfires, that will follow any campfire bans that Alberta may have in place at the tim..
    Answered on July 31, 2021
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Amenities of HI Mosquito Creek Hostel
  • Toilet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking
No internet access available.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

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


5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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


8:00 AM - 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 are considered 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

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and up are allowed)


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

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.

Due to the nature of our operations and in accordance with local public health guidance, this hostel requires proof of vaccination for all guests aged 12 and over as of September 20, 2021. Guests will also have the option of presenting a negative COVID-19 test result completed within 72 hours prior to check-in.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to HI Mosquito Creek Hostel by:

    • Car 2h 20min

  • HI Mosquito Creek Hostel is 15.5 miles from the center of Lake Louise.

  • 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.