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Box 2606, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C3, Canada
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Shadow Lake Lodge
Ranked #1 of 19 Specialty lodging in Banff
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I have been to Shadow Lake Lodge many times - winter and summer. The journey and the destination deliver something different and wonderful every time. This time we biked up Redearth Creek which gave us time and energy the second day to hike to Haiduk Lake in a beautiful hanging valley south west of the lodge The great food and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. It is a mistake to stay only two nights, however, since you would only get one day of actual hiking. We stayed three nights and loved it. The food was lovely and we met interesting people. The only down side was the toilet situation. The middle of the first night was cloudy, pitch black, and I... More

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Corning, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Shadow Lake Lodge for two nights in early August and had a thoroughly wonderful experience. The walk in, while not difficult, was just beginning to feel long when we saw the roofs peeking through the trees. We came in to warm greetings and the delicious spread of afternoon tea. Our cabin was snug and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an special place and not for everyone. You need to walk during an relatively easy trail during nearly 15 km from the parking lot. Considering that you need to bring your stuff, this can be tough. However, once you are there, it is really fantastic. Real isolation with moderately comfort (no toilets in the cabins). The service excellent.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Wish we could give 6 stars! If you're looking for a fantastic and unique way to experience Banff - Shadow Lake is the place. We stayed 3 nights which felt like the right length of time, we were able to cover most of the recommended hikes all of which were unquiely beautiful. If you're a decently strong hiker, take the... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Alison and her team deliver an exemplary experience. Amazing food, build your own packed lunches and great hiking advice. Hot showers, comfortable beds with duvets and torches (flashlights) as it's really dark after sundown and a comfy lounge with a real fire. I can't recommend Shadow Lake Lodge highly enough, a really excellent, old fashioned, approach to great service!

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Shadow Lake Lodge for two nights in early July. We can't say enough about our experience- from the fantastic *and unexpected* gourmet meals to the spotless cabins to the drop dead gorgeous scenery, everything was nearly perfect. Allison and her croo were also a delight to interact with. I would definitely recommend renting mountain... More

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Rapdi City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Truly an amazing experience; our best vacation ever! Its in the middle of God's country. Hikes were spectacular. Home style experience with food that was out of this world! Highly recommend it! We met some amazing people while we were there from all over the world. It really is special place because of the inspiration of one man. It is... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Hiked into Shadow Lake a Lodge last summer four 4 nights. What a treat! Beautiful cabin, wonderful day hikes and the food was outstanding. Each dinner was an event with multiple courses and great conversation.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Great accomodation great food and service in a fantastic location Would recomend it for people who want to get into the back country but have some luxuary We did it in the winter but would like to do a summer trip also Loved it

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Address: Box 2606, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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