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McLaren Lodge

1509 LaFontaine Road, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
#14 of 22 hotels in Golden
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Ab, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very much disappointed by the rude, and completely unaccommodating owners. I was staying here for a wedding that took place at the top of the gondola at the Kicking Horse Resort. After taking charging my credit card the owner informed me that they had an 11pm curfew (the hotel information ONLY reported there are no check-ins’s past 11pm)... More

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wetnwildGolden_BC, Owner at McLaren Lodge, responded to this review

We have read your review and wanted to clear up a few points for you and anyone else reading this. Here at the McLaren Lodge B & B, we do lock out front doors at 11 p.m. to provide our guests with a quiet,peaceful evening with no guests entering or exiting the building late at night. Although you asked if... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easily accessed Bed and Breakfast, just off the Highway for a weary road traveller. Nice and quiet with a beautiful yard and some great vistas of the mountains. If you are lucky enough to get Room 9 you will get your own patio with table and chairs, great for happy hour. There is also a picnic shelter... More

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wetnwildGolden_BC, General Manager at McLaren Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed it here. Thanks for staying with us & see you again soon! More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Since we were not use to this type of lodge we were surprised at 4 things. No air conditioning, no shampoo, check out at 10:30am and breakfast was done being served by 9 am. It was our own fault I guess for not asking. Rooms are small without a tv. BUT if you LOVE a bath like I do.... They... More

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wetnwildGolden_BC, Front Office Manager at McLaren Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for writing in. All B & B's, lodges and Inns, etc offer different accommodation and to minimize any surprises we try to put all information on the booking website. We try to set times for check-out and breakfast to suit most guests needs and it works well for the most part. We are also available by phone to answer... More

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59 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

Nice rooms, comfortable beds, close to Yoho NP. Very friendly owners. You can also book a rafting adventure in this B&B. Nearby highway but still pretty quiet. Not in city centre. We saw some deers in the garden.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a lovely lodge with lots of homely extras like the cabinet of antique toys and dolls and home quilted bed spreads . We didnt see many other guests but we were only there overnight after a long drive. There was tea and coffee making facilities in the communal lounge and a lovely breakfast in the morning. A lovely... More

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Edmonton, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Quaint, friendly, clean and comfortable place to spend time! Breakfast was consistently delicious, warm and fresh with a nice variety for everyone. Interesting and friendly guests from countries afar! Right in the lap of the best rafting opportunity with capable and entertaining guides every time. Do yourself a favor - go!

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Kingwood, Texas, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This was a wonderful place to stay! Brad, the owner was so accommodating as well as his staff. The rooms were clean, comfortable and homey and the breakfast was delicious! We were in the area for 6 days and this lodge was our favorite. They also offer rafting trips which we totally enjoyed! Would definitely return!

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Airdrie, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We were the from Sunday July 7th- Tuesday July 9th for the beginning of our honeymoon. I couldnt have asked for a better lodge to spend our time at. The staff was so friendly and welcoming. The lodge was very clean and our room was great. The bed was so soft that I don't think I slept so well any... More

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Phillip Island, Australia
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49 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lovely ,clean,fresh,room.Great comfortable bed and a good nights sleep.Breakfast included.Great value and owners do rafting trips too.No shampoo in bathroom,but overall we were very satisfied with our overnight stay.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had a very enjoyable 2-day stay at this quaint, cozy lodge/B & B! The rooms were clean, quiet and far surpassed our expectations. It is located 5 minutes from town, has amazing views of the mountains all around, beautifully kept grounds and flowerbeds with chairs and benches on the property for a quiet read or just a relaxing break... More

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Address: 1509 LaFontaine Road, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Golden
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A quaint, quiet, cozy, adult-oriented log-structure B&B with beautifully landscaped grounds offering magnificent views of the mountains, ski hill and the Columbia Valley. Your choice of a queen or twin room, each complete with a private bathroom. Enjoy winding down after your day in the common lounge area, ideal for relaxing, reading, watching TV or visiting with other guests, with a hot cup of tea. A delicious hot breakfast buffet is included in the room price. Guests also enjoy a discount on daily on-site whitewater rafting trips and you are just a few minutes away from Farmer's Market, skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, hiking, biking, birdwatching, dining, and shopping. Free WiFi. Non-smoking facility. Free ample parking. Nearby: Kicking Horse Mountain, Columbia Valley Wetlands, Golden Golf Club. ... more   less 
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