HI-Lake Louise Alpine Centre (Banff, Lake Louise)

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HI-Lake Louise Alpine Centre
203 Village Road
Lake Louise, Alberta T0L1E0

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Affordable Accommodation in Lake Louise

Located in the centre of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Lake Louise is your hub for exploring the area in all directions. HI-Lake Louise Alpine Centre is proud to be jointly owned by Hostelling International and the Alpine Club of Canada. Providing the best accommodation options for budget-conscious travellers and families; we have dorm beds, private rooms and family rooms available. Staying in our beautiful post & beam building places you on the doorstep of numerous hiking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing trails to suit all levels. It is also an easy driving distance to the ski hill and walking distance to the shops and bars of the village.


FREE Wi-Fi, FREE board games and DVD rentals, FREE parking, linen and towels are provided.

Fun Organized Activities.

 We offer fun and free activities throughout the year! Check our Facebook page or contact us directly for scheduling. Group Hiking, group snowshoeing, bonfire nights, quiz nights, movie nights, FREE pool tournaments, ski and snowboard movie nights in our Cafe are just a few of the activities we host. Want to try something else? Talk to us at Front Desk and we can book you on the best guided tours in the area, let you know our favourite trails, and tell you were to rent the gear you need to conquer your adventure!

Excellent Amenities.

Our on-site restaurant, Bill Peyto's Café, is a local's favourite serving delicious meals with the friendliest service at the best value in town. Enjoy spending time in our 2 cozy common area both with warm welcoming fireplaces, using the barbeque on the patio, share stories around the outdoor fire pit. We also have 2 fully equipped self service kitchens, a great TV and games room, kids playroom and ski wax room. Don't forget we've got great storage facilities for your travel and ski gear, also outdoor bicycle storage. 

Outdoor Enthusiasts.

The spring skiing up the road  at The Lake Louise Ski Resort is epic, not only do you get to plow through deep, fresh powder in the winter but spring brings sun and goggle tans. In the summer, the mountains open up making your possibilities limitless. Lake Louise is a hiker's paradise, with so many trails and mountaintops to explore; you won't be able to decide which to do first. From valley bottom hiking to alpine summit pushes, there is a trail for every ability level. alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and backcountry pursuits. End your subzero day by relaxing beside our toasty fireplace or inside our dry sauna. 

Photographers Paradise.

Don't forget to bring your camera; Lake Louise is a mecca for photographers. From glacier blues, to emerald green and aquamarine lakes, to a rainbow of colours when the wildflowers bloom, colours explode in the summer. Every September the leaves on the Larch trees change colour from green to rich gold, entire valleys are swept up in this beautiful event. 

Affordable Accommodation for all Groups.

Enjoy the opportunity to share uncommon experiences in common spaces with your family, friends, teams and groups at a reasonable rate. You can even rent an entire building of the hostel for your activity or event. Meeting rooms are available as well as onsite catering.