HI - Shuswap Lake - Squilax General Store & Hostel, Squilax

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HI - Shuswap Lake - Squilax General Store & Hostel Reviews


This unique Hostel is located at the base of Squilax Mountain and along the shores of Shuswap Lakes. The dorm rooms are in Cabooses (traincars). Each Caboose sleep 6, has a kitchenette, sitting area and toilet. Showers are in a building beside. Private rooms are in the main building. Main building has hostel reception, organic grocery store, lounge/TV room. Other accomoadation includes a charming boathouse by the water and tenting. A rural setting with garden, campfire pit and wharf along the water. Hostel pets are 2 llamas, a dog and cat.
Activities at or nearby the hostel are ziplining, offroad segways, whitewater rafting, wildlife watching (bats, beavers eagles bears), hiking, golfing. The hostel has free use of canoe for guest.
We have a herb garden beside our BBQ for guest use. Our "All you can eat" Fruit pancakes with REAL MAPLE SYRUP, coffee, tea or hotchocolate is only $5.00 per person.
The hostel dog, Samsonite will guide any guests to the beaver's lodge (yes the real animal) either by forest walk to canoe.
Groups welcome!

Location and Contact


• 10km east of Chase on Trans-Canada Hwy, 65km east of Kamloops
• 8 km west of Sorrento and 45 west of Salmon Arm.
• Hostel is 1//2 way between Vancouver and the Rockies (Banff)
• Do not use GPS to locate us as it does not work in rural areas. We are on google maps and on their street view.



Address: 229 Trans Canada Highway, Squilax, British Columbia, Canada

Distance to city center: 2.56 km

HI - Shuswap Lake - Squilax General Store & Hostel is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website HI - Shuswap Lake - Squilax General Store & Hostel Squilax www.hihostels.ca/shuswap
Phone Number: +1 (250) 675-2977
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Family-Friendly Hostel

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller


Bike Rental

Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage


Safe Deposit Box

Breakfast (5.00)

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons (3.00 per day)

Wi-Fi in Rooms (3.00 per day)

BBQ Grill

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking



Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Airport Pickup


Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals


Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 16

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: Closed in Winter

Reception Hours: 5pm to 10pm daily: Spring, Summer and Fall

Size: Small (less than 30 beds)

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