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Vagabond Lodge

1581 Cache Close | Box 177, Golden, British Columbia VOA 1HO, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Invermere, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A beautiful lodge, with amazing views. Situated across the road from Kicking Horse Resort. Quick access to the gondola for skiing, hiking, bear watching and dining. Close to downhill trails and easy access to mountain bike trails. Spectacular breakfast and close access to town to some great restaurants for dinner. Rooms were very nice with comfy beds. Ken and Lori... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Ken and Lori are fantastic hosts. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Food was wonderful, the rooms were extremely comfortable, and the lodge is spectacular. I will definitely be back. Hopefully next time the weather will be a bit more cooperative. The location is perfect, easy walk to the gondola, close to the bars and restaurants (such as they... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Kicking Horse is one of the great mountains of the Powder Highway, and the Vagabond is one of the really great Ski Lodges of the world. Small and intimate, yet glowing with Western elegance and the most gracious hospitality anywhere! Ken and Lori are simply the nicest couple you will ever meet. You will never forget how comfortable and cozy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

It was the perfect place to stay for our holiday. Ken and Lori (the owners) were so kind, nothing was ever too much and they were so helpful. The beds were incredibly comfortable and now makes my own bed seem totally inadequate. The food was utterly perfect for breakfast and lunch. I had pancakes every morning and eggs and then... More 

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Purley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The owners, Don and Lora, made us so welcome at the Vagabond Lodge. They have built it from scratch based on the idea of a European chalet. It's not a sophisticated hotel, but we prefer this atmosphere of a stock-yourself bar in a beautiful and comfortable lounge area. It's a 5-minute walk to the base of the Kicking Horse ski... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We traveled from Norway to spend our Christmas in Kicking Horse at the Vagabond Logde. Lori and Ken (the owners) are the most hospitable, caring and wonderful hostes. They don't know what good they can do for you. You get what you want for breakfast and if you are lucky they introduce you to Don (The King of the Hill),... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It doesn't get any better than this. We spent a long weekend at the Vagabond in a reunion with old colleagues from New Zealand, several European countries and the United States. Lori and Ken were terrific at helping us plan this event; finding us an exceptional chef, Caroline Green, organizing boat trips on the Columbia River, a gourmet picnic, chair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights during our recent hiking vacation in the mountains. We have stayed in a number of lodges in the US and Canadian Rockies on many trips over the years, but the Vagabond is now our favorite. The owners, Ken and Lori, go out of their way to make you feel welcomed and... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Driving across the Trans Canada, tired and wanting to be off the road, you wonder, "did I make the right call," booking a lodge that means MORE driving? That's a huge, "YES." the down feather-beds, the dead quiet, the breathtaking scenery, the warmth of hosts Ken and Lori and then, if they don't make the best damn breakfast west of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We spent four nights at the Vagabond Lodge in February. Ken and Lori adopted us and made us feel at home right away. There are ten rooms at the lodge, all filled with interesting guests. The room we had was very spacious and warm, the bedding very comfortable. We had delicious breakfasts, and what we didn't expect was also hot... More 

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