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Blachford Lake Lodge

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Box 1568, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2P2, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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houston, tx
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful couple of days at Blachford Lodge. We were blessed enough to see fantastic Aurora Borealis when we were there both nights. The staff and volunteers are fantastic, very helpful and friendly. Food was awesome! Accommodations were good. I can't think of a single negative thing to say.

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Yellowknife, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The secluded beauty at Blachford is dependable. If you're a nature lover you will be thrilled. The aurora gave us two awe inspiring evenings of entertainment. This was a second visit to the lodge having visited the previous year. I found last year's staff a little friendlier and more informative than the staff this year even though there seemed to... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding your second stay with us. We are certainly saddened to hear that your repeat stay wasn’t to your fullest satisfaction. We have discussed the issues you addressed within our team for general improvement and made instant changes, for example, staff eat at different times now. We also... More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you for your comments, Clarence. So pleased to hear that your time with us was such a success. More 

Ocala, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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MikeFreeland, General Manager at Blachford Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know about your trip to Blachford. I am very pleased to hear that you had such a good time. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. More 

Jefferson, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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

Many thanks for this review, Josh, and for taking the time to write it in Dutch as well! More 

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 

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