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Purcell Mountain Lodge

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Bald Mountain, Canadian Rockies Alpine, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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Purcell Mountain Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Flew in by helicopter. Alpine Helicopters are first rate, made for an eye opening introduction to the mountainous terrain. Arrival met by energetic and hospitable staff. Over next three days roamed the neighbouring wild flower hillsides, climbed Mount Copperstain and watched two grizzlies frolic in the meadows. OVERALL WOW FACTOR OFF THE CHART The guides for all of this were... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, some of the photos might remind you of "The Sound of Music" with Julie Andrews as Maria and the Von Trapp family singers leaping and spinning and bounding over the flowered meadows. The reality is so much more. Some words that describe this place: incredible, gorgeous, panoramic, delicious (food!), wholesome (food!), and PML is accessible by more people than... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great staff, great food, great vistas and great skiing. I have never been to a place where the chef serenades the guests with a customized song that includes a summary of that evenings menu. Truly unique. The ultimate luxury backcountry trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time at Purcell Mountain Lodge this March. The snow conditions, terrain and scenery were excellent. The guides (Pate and Dan), the lodge and the dining (Stephan) were over the top! We will be returning. Ron

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PurcellMLodge, Front Office Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Purcell Mountain Lodge this winter. We look forward to meeting you again soon, take care. More 

Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Approximately half way through an amazing backcountry skiing experience with unusually high standards for hospitality (Barb), gastronomie (Stephane), guiding (Slokan Dan and Pate), we learned of a death in the family. The staff was able to schedule a flight and we were down the mountain on our way in a short time with a gourmet dinner to go in hand.... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Front Office Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Andre. We wish to meet you at the lodge again when you come to Golden next time! More 

Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Went on a 4 day ski trip at PML last month. Mother nature was working against us....no new snow for several days, avalanche danger was considerable and we missed our first day of skiing due to "no fly" conditions...and just sat around the heli hanger waiting it out. Luckily, we got to fly in the next morning. The lodge is... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Front Office Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Kam, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, your opinion is valued! It was great having you, hope to see you again soon! More 

Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Purcell is a magical, comfortable, classy backcountry lodge: After a full day of skiing, there was a fabulous sauna to unwind. There's an exceptional drying room for wet gear. The hardwood floors are real, comfy down-filled quilts and pillows, quiet spaces to read a book or view the scenery with or without the telescope. The wood fireplace is surrounded with... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Front Office Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Wanda, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! It was great having you, we are glad that you enjoyed your trip, hope to see you again soon! More 

Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our back country ski trip was just wonderful- in pleasant terrain up high where the valley weather doesn't get at you! The Lodge is most comfortable, Chef Stephane was terrific and our guides were very knowledgeable and helpful. Mervellieux.

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PurcellMLodge, Front Office Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review ! It was great having all of you, hope to see you again next time in Golden! More 

Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Last weekend we had a tremendous 4 days, (1 extra because we were snowed in) of back country skiing. 16cm of new snow every day. Guides; Peter and Will were amazing. They had to break new trail everyday and it was a tough slog. Stefan, the chef, stellar as always coming up with great meals. This is my 5th time... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Front Office Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Wes, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review ! It was great having Peter and you, hope to see you again next time in Golden! More 

Calgary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Purcell is a well kept secret in the backcountry. We returned after a 6 year absence to a wonderful 4 day stay. The staff looked after us, making sure we all skied at a comfortable level. In particular, Deanna was a wonderful tour guide taking us to places we had never been before. Stephane, the chef did an amazing job... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Front Office Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Kay, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! It was great having all of you, we are looking forward to meeting you in 2016 winter! More 

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