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Blachford Lake Lodge

Box 1568, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2P2, Canada
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff there is very friendly and helpful. We went there to watch aurora in Feb 2015 and were able to watch some very fabulous and stunning lights- out of 3 nights, we were able to see the lights in 2 nights. Apart from watching the lights, there were quite a number of activities on the snow which are fascinating... More 

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four nights at the Lodge in mid-February with seeing the Aurora Borealis as our primary objective. The first night was overcast. Then we enjoyed spectacular shows in clear skies for the next three nights. Visiting during the new moon further enhanced the viewing. While visits to the "tipi" away from the lodge lights provided expansive views of the... More 

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Jefferson, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is simply incredible! We went during the winter to see the northern lights and we weren't disappointed. I would recommend staying in a cabin if you can deal with the lack of bathroom. Cabins allow you some privacy from the other guests staying in the lodge if you want it. We stayed in the Point cabin and it... More 

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norwich
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely awsome. No other words for this place. Everything was so perfect. Every one was so kind and friendly, food was so good, they just coudnt do enough to help Us during our stay! Thanks blachford! :)

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MikeFreeland, Manager at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments Dave. What a wonderful and memorable time you spent at the lodge; certainly something that we won't forget either. All the best to you and Karen! More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This was my fifth country visited to try to see the Northern Lights, and over a five-night stay, I saw them three tines. The place is amazing, the staff are all, without exception, as helpful and enthusiastic as they could be. Wonderful!

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MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Great to hear that your time with us was such a success, and thanks very much for letting us know, Linda. More 

Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

my wife and i visited this lodge in 2013 for our anniversary and we loved it so much. when we got back we showed our teenage sons and they were excited to go. the only time we could go together during aurora season was during xmas. so we talked to antje who is very knowledgable and friendly and decided to... More 

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MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Great to hear Ming that you enjoyed your stay during the winter season as well and that you had a lot of fun even at 48 below. Thank you for writing another review. More 

Seattle, Washington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

What a wonderful place to ring in 2015! Blachford Lodge is a truly special place. Set on a hill with endless views over the frozen lake, spruce trees and extensive wilderness, the lodge welcomes guests to a warm environment of cozy rooms, lounge area with fireplace and books, a dining room with an expansive view, delicious food and a variety... More 

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MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much Peggy for taking the time to write this detailed review. It means a lot to me, and the staff here at BLL, to know that you had such a good time. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our family had an amazing adventure to Blachford Lake Lodge at the end of September! We had beautiful clear skies two out of four nights and were treated to amazing vistas. We went during the new moon. Blachford is a wonderful place for families who love nature, love to hike and kayak and be in absolute quiet and peace. The... More 

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MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you and your family had such a good time at Blachford, including displays of the aurora. Thanks very much for taking the time to write this review. More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We spent two nights at the Blachford Lake Lodge in September and this is amazing to see the aurora in true wilderness without light and noise pollution. The show was fantastic, occuring as rays and ripple, sometimes oval and it lasted for a few hours. We enjoyed the cosy cabin with beautiful surroundings and landscape. Food was well-prepared and sufficient.... More 

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MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know about your recent trip to Blachford. I am very pleased to hear that you had such a good time. We look forward to welcoming you again one day! More 

Ontario
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133 reviews 133 reviews
29 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The lodge itself is rustically beautiful and even more impressive when you consider that everything in it was either cut down on site or shipped in by float plane, (helicopter in case of the hot tub). The beds are very comfortable, rooms bright and the shared washrooms/showers perform very well. The float plane to and from the lodge is a... More 

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MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent trip to Blachford. I am pleased to note that despite some disappointments, your visit also exceeded positive expectations. I apologise unreservedly for the problems you encountered. In general we pride ourselves on balancing the needs of lodge guests, Dechinta participants, staff and lodge maintenance. I have undertaken a thorough... More 

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Address: Box 1568, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2P2, Canada
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Location: Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 10
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