Hostel in Kananaskis, Canada

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Get to know Kananaskis (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Kananaskis.

Guess what? Kananaskis is also named and spelled Kananaskis Village - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

The Kananaskis area is home to some of the most incredible scenery on the outskirts of the Rockies in Banff National Park. While majority of people tend to miss this area and skip over it right through to Banff, you will find that the Kananaskis region is popular with the locals and well worth stopping in for a couple of days and chilling out.

To get to Kananaskis you will need a car, as the Greyhound bus will not deliver you close enough to the hostels here as you will need to leave the main highway. This is also the best way to investigate the area as well. You can get here by following the main highway that runs between Calgary and Banff. The region is approximately seventy-five kilometres from Calgary and you can follow the signs off the highway.

During the summer you can get involved with hiking, canoeing, abseiling, rock climbing, and all other kinds of outdoor activities you can possibly imagine. Some of the hikes are quite challenging, but have stunning views over the valley that are well worth the grueling hikes up. During the winter, this wonderland doesn't shut down, with skiing, both downhill and cross country and ice climbing available in Kananaskis. Close to here you can also arrange to go dog sledding -- just ask at your Kananaskis hostel how to do so.

The hostels in Kananaskis are quite remote and in the middle of the mountains. You will need to arrange your food and anything else that you might need during your stay here before you arrive, or ask at your hostel for the directions to the nearest supermarket or town centre. Otherwise, get outside, get among some of the most amazing mountains in the world, and enjoy your time in Kananaskis Village.

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FAQ about Kananaskis Hostels

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A hostel in Kananaskis costs $28 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Kananaskis costs $71. (based on price comparison)
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Kananaskis Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kananaskis, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$28 Average dorm price
$71 Average private room price
$28 Cheapest hostel in Kananaskis
Most Kananaskis hostels are located in
Banff National Park
9.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Canmore (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Banff (33 Km / 21 mi.)
Calgary (73 Km / 45 mi.)
Radium Hot Springs (84 Km / 52 mi.)
Invermere (89 Km / 56 mi.)
Banff National Park (89 Km / 55 mi.)
Golden (131 Km / 81 mi.)

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