The Mountain Shadow Hostel is Rossland’s original hostel, providing a safe, friendly and reliable location for visitors to stay for the past 25 years. We are family owned and take pride in being an active member of the Rossland community. We have a one of a kind hostel located in the heart of town, everything is within walking distance of the hostel. If you are looking for the full Rossland experience, and to make a few friends along the way, you’re looking to stay at the Mountain Shadow Hostel.

When you stay with us, you stay with Rossland. 

Come experience the one of a kind mountain town vibe at the Mountain Shadow Hostel – we’ll leave the light on.


The Stay

Staying at a hostel is the best way to meet people while travelling, often times the best memories of a trip are had around the dinner table after a long day of outdoor activity. The Mountain Shadow Hostel provides a clean and charismatic place for outdoor enthusiasts to stay in Rossland, British Columbia.

We pride ourselves on having a one of a kind “mountain town vibe” – fun, friendly and laidback. Everyone’s that stays here does so to have a good time, so make sure you are onboard before booking.

There are two businesses located on the ground floor of our building, Rossland Grocery and Jiimmy’s Cannabis Shop. We’re proud partners with both of these businesses so be sure to pop in for all of your grocery, convenience, and Cannabis needs!

We offer private rooms and co-ed dorms, female only bookings may be available on a per request basis (we are happy to try and accommodate). 


We offer a unique “Mountain Town Vibe” experience! Proudly locally owned, we’ve been helping our guests experience all that Rossland has to offer for over twenty years! Stay with us and experience the fun, friendly, and laid back vibe at our one of a kind hostel.

When you stay with us, you stay with Rossland!

Yes, there is a shuttle bus that stops right across the street from the hostel. Ask our staff for details.

We are located in downtown Rossland. Within in one block of the hostel there is: a supermarket, liquor store, multiple restaurants and even a bank. More importantly, there’s a great pub two blocks away – leave the car with us when you go for drinks!

We understand that the unexpected happens. While keeping our rooms booked is vital to our success, we will always try to work with you to resolve any issue.
We require 48 hours notice before the intended booking for cancellations to receive a refund. Cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice before the intended booking may not be refunded. 
Yes! We offer extended stays and those extended stays may be for: Seasonal work in town, attending courses, family visits etc.
We offer discounted rates on extended stays, please call to discuss pricing and availability.
Yes! The Mountain Shadow Hostel can accommodate a group of up to 28 guests!
We offer discounted rates for large groups, please call to discuss pricing and availability!

Yes, we have lots of parking available behind the hostel. There is also a City of Rossland free parking lot adjacent to the hostel.

Newly Renovated Main Kitchen

Downtown Location

Full Size Shared Bathrooms

Private Patio Space

In-House Bar Seating

Mountain town vibe

More Amenities

The Town

Rossland is located in the West Kootenay region of south central British Columbia, East of the intersections of BC highways 3B and 22 and has been a premier ski destination in British Columbia for decades.

Sporting one of the oldest ski hills in North America, Red Mountain Resort, Rossland is also hosts the Rubberhead Ednuro Biking Competition and is situated near Christina Lake, Birchbank and Redstone golf courses. Rossland acts as a hub for Skiing, Golfing and Mountain Biking, making it the ideal outdoor travel destination!

Here in Rossland, there’s something for everyone, any time of year. We welcome visitors from all corners of the world and we can’t wait to have you.

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