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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in a private room. At this time of year there are not many visitors around. The communal dining and lounge area is nice and functional, but no breakfast. The staff are friendly and helpful.

The hostel is located about a 5 minute drive out of Jasper. When you arrive you can park around the back to unload your bags rather then trying to carry them up the front steps.

The heating was way too hot in our private room. It seemed to pump out hot air from about midnight - all three of us could not sleep, even with our window wide open. There was no way to adjust the heating and the hostel does not have staff after midnight. We ended up sleeping in the group bunk room - luckily only 2 other people in there.

Stayed: November 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel is clean and tidy and in a very beautiful location 7km outside of Jasper town. Very close to the Skytram and some lovely walking trails. While the dorms are very large they are well maintained and all common areas are clean. The showers in the girls bathrooms aren't the best and the temperature is a little bit temperamental but it's not the end of the world. The open fireplace in the hostel is a lovely touch. Some of the staff are a little bit cold and unfriendly which is a shame because others are lovely so it can be a bit hit and miss. Wifi connection isn't great but that is to be expected given the location and isn't really a problem! I would definitely recommend staying here and would stay again.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at HI Jasper. I met some great people and had some great chats - this is important to the stay as it of course attracts a certain type of people - different to those in a downtown HI in a big city.

It was basic, it was rustic but it did the job that it needed to do. It had plenty of beds, plenty of room in the communal area and a kitchen area that you know . . . allowed you to cook. Not as if you need to cook a gourmet meal right? This isn't like the HI you may have experienced in Whistler which is more like a hotel (Olympic Village) so it is rough around the edges, a little nippy in the evening / morning but it felt like a 'real' hostel, where you take your shoes off in the lobby, it's open so you talk to people and the beds are good enough to sleep in.

For those whining about snoring and shared dorms . . . maybe hostels aren't your thing - it's going to happen!

Oh and it's cheap!

I'd certainly go back

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled solo
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Thank eddiehunter88
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Michel T, Manager at HI Jasper, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for your review of your stay at HI-Jasper. We are very glad to read that you enjoyed your experience!

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Stayed one night in Sept 2016.

We arrived quite late (near 11 PM) and were glad that the reception was still open and checked us in for our booking of two bunks.

Couldn't tell if the sheets or towels were clean as it was already lights out by the time we arrived, and we also left early the next day.

I slept on the upper bunk, the mattress was as you would expect for an old and historic hostel. I personally felt that the heating was also a little too warm for my liking.

In addition to that, the dorms are huge and as such we have no choice about who sleeps next to us. We had a dorm mate who kept checking his things with a huge flashlight every 10-15 minutes past 11PM, and continued to curse and swear at everybody and nobody whenever there was a little bit of noise (e.g. snoring, movements of plastic bags, footsteps when late arrivals came in). This was quite troubling and I honestly feared what he would do to me in my sleep, as I was sleeping in just the bunk next to his!

The toilets are clean and well-maintained, showers were hot. On the overall the facilities look really historic like something you would find from the 1960s. The electrical plugs were not conveniently located near your bunk like some of the other HI hostels.

Probably needs some renovation!

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Michel T, Manager at HI Jasper, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at HI-Jasper. We are sorry to read that you were disrupted by the dorm mate next to you. When space permits, we are happy to allow guests to move beds in such situations. We are glad you found the hostel to be clean. We are regularly seeking solutions to address the fact that ours is an older building. We have provided lots of power bars and extension cords throughout the building to provide more access to electrical plugs.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Traveling through Jasper for one night, just needed a bed. Check in was easy, the common space was very nice, big kitchen, and clean/working showers. Stayed in the all female dorm and it was quiet, the bed was super comfy, and the blanket was warm. Plenty of outlets for charging devices and good wifi. I thought there was a price discrepancy but the price I saw online looked cheaper because it was in USD, so that ended up being all good.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled solo
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Michel T, Manager at HI Jasper, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

Thanks for your review. We are happy to read that you had a comfortable sleep and enjoyed the common spaces in the hostel!

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