Offering free bicycle rentals, this hostel is located in the town center of Gunnison. Free Wi-Fi is available. Guests can take advantage of a shared kitchen. Rooms feature access to a shared bathroom.

At The Wanderlust Hostel guests have access to a garden, barbecue facilities and a fire pit. Other facilities include free storage for ski equipment and a closet featuring many costumes available for guest use. Free parking is available

Black Canyon National Park is 62 miles from the hostel. Crested Butte is 35 minutes’ drive from Wanderlust Hostel Gunnison.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

The Wanderlust Hostel has been welcoming guests since Oct 26, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 queen bed
1 futon bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, I was wondering if there is Uber or lyft or some other car service in the area that will take you around town and more importantly to the mountain..
    Hello! There is no uber or Lyft in Gunnison, but we do have a free bus shuttle around town, that will also take you to crested butte. But other than t..
    Answered on 15 July 2022
  • do you have off street parking? I will be traveling by motorcycle and would prefer a protected area so I don't have to unload everything
    Hello, We have an alley in the back of the hostel that you can safely park your motorcycle! Let us know if you have any more questions. -Megan
    Answered on 15 August 2021
  • Do you have a secure storage area for a high-end mountain bike ?
    Most folks store their bikes on our back porch, however, we do have a garage where we could arrange storage. Depending on the circumstance you can br..
    Answered on 10 September 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes! We have strict quiet hours from 10pm to 7:30am
    Answered on 1 August 2019
  • are there individual rooms available or are all the beds in one room?? Thanks!
    Yes! We have two privates available in the house, a small private with a full sized bed, and a large private with a queen sized bed and a full sized f..
    Answered on 30 June 2022
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Amenities of The Wanderlust Hostel
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Baggage storage
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Sustainability initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    The Wanderlust Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM

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


    Until 11:00 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 of all ages 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.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.


    When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Discover American Express The Wanderlust Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

    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 The Wanderlust Hostel

    • The Wanderlust Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Skiing
      • Bicycle rental

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

    • The Wanderlust Hostel is 2,600 feet from the center of Gunnison.

    • Check-in at The Wanderlust Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.