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HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre

HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre

203 Village Road
Lake Louise, Alberta

There may be nothing more iconic than Lake Louise—a stunning blue glacier lake backed by mountains in Banff National Park. HI Lake Louise is just down the road from the lake in a post and beam chalet with a variety of room options and its own licensed restaurant. Visit the lake, hike the local trails or ski at a world-class resort in the winter (five minutes by car).

Check out our Work for Stay program!

Highlights
  • Good eats & drinks at Bill Peyto's Cafe
  • Bonfire nights and more
  • Private family loft rooms plus a kids' play area
Useful Info

Open: year-round

Check-in: 16:00
Check-out: 11:00


Amenities

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Restaurant
    Restaurant
  • Meeting room
    Meeting room
  • Patio
    Patio
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre
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Hi Lake Louise Lounge 03 Low
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Bike Racks
Bonfire at HI Lake Louise
Smores at HI Lake Louise

Rooms & Beds

Shared Rooms

4-6 Bed Rooms

With the Rocky Mountains outside your window, sleep in our cozy shared rooms for four to six people in men-only, women-only or mixed-gender rooms.

  • Individual Locker
    Individual Locker
  • Towels
    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
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Private Rooms

Family Room Ensuite

Our newly renovated family rooms have 2 sets of bunk beds, and a double bed in the mezzanine loft, as well as an ensuite toilet and sink. Showers are down the hall. Sleeps to 6.

  • Towels
    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
  • Toilet and sink
    Toilet and sink
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Private Room Ensuite WC

These private rooms come with a queen bed and include an ensuite sink and toilet, with showers down the hall. Sleeps 2.

  • Towels
    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
  • Toilet and sink
    Toilet and sink
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Family Room

Families love these rooms! Our family rooms have a double bed on the ground floor and three single beds in a separate sleeping loft to give the parents and the kids a bit of space. Sleeps to 5.

  • Individual Locker
    Individual Locker
  • Towels
    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
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Private Quadruple Dorm Ensuite

Perfectly private with your own view of the mountains! This accessible room comes with a queen bed, a set of twin bunks and an ensuite bathroom. Sleeps 4.

  • Individual Locker
    Individual Locker
  • Towels
    Towels
  • Ensuite bathroom
    Ensuite bathroom
  • Accessible
    Accessible
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Private Room

For those who want privacy but still want the perks of a hostel. These private rooms come with a double bed and a shared toilet and sink. Showers are located down the hall. Sleeps 2.

  • Individual Locker
    Individual Locker
  • Towels
    Towels
  • Linens
    Linens
Check Availability

Group Bookings

From school groups to weddings, HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre is a great facility for you and your group of any size. Located in the village of Lake Louise, the hostel can help you organize activities, excursions educational programs and receptions to entertain your group. The on-site cafe, Bill Peytos is well-equipped to fully cater your group while you're here.

Groups Information

This hostel has unbeatable rates and a friendly atmosphere. Dorm rooms, with bathroom and shower, sleep four, making them perfect for a family. Some six person rooms are also available. The hostel has a kitchen, game room, DVDs and a free shuttle to the ski resort.

Really nice hostel!! We did a fire upstairs every night and the staff are really friendly! They play card at night with us. You can meet amazing people. Room are clean,shower hot ,nice sauna and the nature around is beautifulllll

Guy-laine Bari-beau

I may be biased from staying at hostels in many other countries, but this is the nicest one I've stayed at. Multiple showers per floor, clean linen and a FULL communal kitchen so you can save money on cooking your own food!

Matthew G

We came to ski lake louise....We met a lot of great people and rested well. The beds were clean with a bathroom in our room. Showers are across the hall.Go make yourself known because the people staying there wish to visit and be friendly.

danpeters75

...as everyone knows this is THE hostel in Western Canada, and perhaps all of the country! The location can't be beat, its insanely pretty everywhere you turn, has fantastic hiking, biking, walking trails, and is minutes or a short drive to everything...

DJSHOWBOY

Lake Louise Ski Resort and Sightseeing Gondola

World-class ski resort in winter and popular gondola in summer offering great chances of spotting wildlife that gets you at the starting point of many hikes.


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The Lake Louise

Beautiful turquoise lake that gave its name to the town. Expect many tourists snapping pictures, but this doesn't take away the magnificent beauty of the spot. In summer, you can rent kayaks and canoes, and in winter you can rent ice skates to enjoy some time at the lake.


Get there

Moraine Lake

A popular turquoise lake surrounded by impressive mountains.


Get there

Teahouse at Lake Agnes

Go for a teahouse hike! To get to this little gem, you have to hike 3.5kms from Lake Louise to get to the Lake Agnes teahouse. It has over 100 teas and delicious snacks. Plus, enjoy some of the best views over Lake Louise from up there.

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Chateau Lake Louise

Wanna feel like royalty for a bit? Visit this beautiful hotel built at the turn of the 20th century that looks like a castle. There are some pricey restaurants and shops, but you can treat yourself to a high tea or fancy cocktails with views over Lake Louise for a bougie, yet somewhat affordable experience.


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Samson Mall

Sameson mall is a great place for shopping and dining in the heart of lake louise village.

Lake Louise Visitor Centre

If you're looking for some super specific information that our hostel staff can't provide you, like park regulations or backcountry information, head to the Lake Louise Visitor Centre to speak to the pros.


Visit their website

Six glaciers tea house hike

The Village Market

Located 10 minutes walking from the hostel, it's the only grocery store located in town.


Get there

Wilson Mountain Sports

Get your gear: outdoor clothing, hiking boots, backpacks, camping gear, bikes, cross-country skis, backcountry skis, downhill skis, snowboards...They've got it all to buy or to rent. Psst, you'll be getting a discount if you show your HI member card!


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Cirque Peak hike

This one is a staff favourite! But beware: it's a long day, so make sure to start early. And if you don't want to summit the mountain, the hike to Helen Lake is just as nice.


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Horseback riding with Timberline Tours

Experiencing the Rockies on the back of a horse truly is a unique experience. These guys offer everything from 10-minutes to 7-days horseback riding tours in the beautiful Lake Louise area and the Banff National Park.



Get there

This week at the hostel

Come hang with us! The schedule of this week's activities is available for viewing at the reception desk.

Pool Tournament

Rack 'em up for our weekly Pool Tournament in our upstairs lounge. Show off your skills and compete to win sweet prizes in a friendly atmosphere.

Movie Night

Join us for a cozy movie night once per week. It's the perfect time to unwind with your
favorite snacks! Swing by the front desk to find out what's showing and when.

Board Game Night

Get your game face on! Join us for our weekly board games night. Bring your favorite games or try something new from our collection. It's sure to be a blast!

Language Exchange

Expand your horizons! Practice speaking a new language and make new friends in a supportive environment at our weekly language exchange. All levels and all languages welcome.

Music Bingo

Get ready to groove and dab! Join us for our weekly Music Bingo. Test your music knowledge and win exciting prizes while having a blast with other backpackers!

Campfire Night

Join staff and other backpackers for a cozy campfire under the stars! Gather around from 7pm to 9:30pm for stories, songs, and of course, marshmallow roasting. Don't miss this memorable evening!

Bill Peyto's Café

One of Lake Louise’s top restaurants is right here inside HI Lake Louise Alpine Centre. Bill Peyto’s Café is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Work for Stay

Earn your stay, make some friends, and extend your adventure with our volunteering program.

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