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2nd Ave., Yoho National Park, British Columbia V0A 1G0, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Regina, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

We started to visit Lake O'Hara Lodge in the winter over 25 years ago. We loved it so much, two years later we decided to come in the summer as well. We have stayed at the Lodge every year since then. Winter and summer are much different experiences. The winter is much more intimate with maximum of 16 guests. However,... More 

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Calgary
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81 reviews 81 reviews
52 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

Second time and we will be back next year. Service and ambience were great. Clientele and staff are all enthusiastic hikers and climbers and very free with good advice. We stayed for 3 nights / 3 days in the lodge which has 8 rooms (7 doubles and 1 single) with shared bathrooms (M&F separate) but had no trouble getting in... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

The Lake O'Hara Lodge is not for everyone (and not just because of its great expense). It offers unprecedented access to some of the most beautiful alpine trails in the Canadian Rockies. I can't imagine going there and not hiking, although I suppose some people do. It is fairly small--only about 60 guests at a time. That's partly why it's... More 

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Toronto
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

Stayed at Lake O'Hara for three nights in late June. This was likely my 7'th time at O'Hara and once again the lodge did not disappoint. The setting is out of this world. The food at the lodge was great and the staff always friendly. If you like the Mountaints and very un-crowded hiking this is the place to go.... More 

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Edmonton
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98 reviews 98 reviews
31 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

After reading reviews on Lake O Hara, I feel compelled to explain what our-of province visitors may not understand about the place. First - the Lake O Hara region is one of the most beautiful, stunning places in the world. Second - If you want to spend the night in the area you have three options: Camping, huts, and the... More 

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Tel Aviv
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

I cannot review the hotel. I am sure it is a very nice. I can tell you that I tried booking a room on Feb. 2010 for Aug. 2010 and was informed it was too late for that summer. I immidiately tried to reserve a room for Aug. 2011 - surely I was not late for that. My request was... More 

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abmillar, Manager at Lake O'Hara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment. We can certainly appreciate your frustration with trying to secure a reservation at Lake O'Hara Lodge. We are a small, seasonal operation and the demand exceeds availability particularly during the months of July and August. We do give booking priority to our long term, repeat clientele who have continued to support our... More 

USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

We stayed two nights in September, 2010 at Lake O'hara Lodge. We stayed at the most expensive cabin called the guide cabins. This was supposed to be a destination away from the madding crowd. But our two nights were spent listening to the loud ruckus from the heater. Talk about sound sleep ! It was sleep with a loud sound... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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183 reviews 183 reviews
88 hotel reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

Take the day bus in if you can't book a stay at the lodge or a cabin and reserve well in advance! That's how we got started 5 years ago! Just back, and already hoping for that letter saying we're in for next season. The innkeepers, have everything down pat....the care and friendliness, the food, the young folks they hire,... More 

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Santa Fe
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

The Lake O'hara area is magnificent! if you are looking for a spectacular hiking vacation where there are no cell phones, computers, and cars - and if you have an unlimited budget, this is a wonderful place to come to. Occupancy in this part of the Yoho National forest is limited so the human footprint is greatly minimized. The lodge... More 

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Atlanta
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2010

My husband and I have stayed at the lodge on three different occasions and most likely will go back again. The national parks of the Canadian Rockies are our favorite place to hike and Lake O'Hara has some of the best hiking trails in the parks. The lodge and cabins are in keeping with the spirit of an outdoor adventure,... More 

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Additional Information about Lake O'Hara Lodge

Address: 2nd Ave., Yoho National Park, British Columbia V0A 1G0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Yoho National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Lake o`Hara Hotel Field
Lake o Hara Lodge

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