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Polaris Lodge by RCR

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   500 A Stemwinder Dr., Kimberley, British Columbia V1A2Y6, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous facility!!. Needed a stop over on the way home, booked last minute, room was actually a suite, huge master bedroom with king size bed. Suite had a full kitchen, dining room table, dishes and cookware. Living room complete with large flat screen TV and fireplace, which opened to balcony. Pool and hot tub where in nearby building. Superb price!... More

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our family consists half downhill skiers and half cross-country. We rented one of the condos on the first floor and all of us could literally go out the door to either the big hill or directly onto the cross country trails, which were lit at night giving the snow the effect of a field of bright diamonds. A hot tub... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We visited here during a particularly frigid time; No one was here unless they had to be. We had made a reservation a long time in advance so we went ahead and came any way. There were very few other people in the building, so we had a wonderfully quiet night's sleep. The mattress was not the best, and they... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A great place to get away with friends. Spacious rooms make for a the perfect place to hang out with a group of girls. Large balconies, well equipped kitchens made it easy to cook our meals and enjoy a few beverages. This boutique style hotel only has a few rooms so it felt private and the staff treated us like... More

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Tricklecreeklodge, General Manager at Polaris Lodge by RCR, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. The Polaris Lodge is a great place for any getaway and with it being a smaller property your group is assured to have their rooms close together. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you, Patti Andrews General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Polaris Lodge. It is located directly above the ticket office for the ski hill, which makes it ideal for a ski vacation. The heated underground parking is wonderful and makes storing your ski equipment very easy. Our room was very nice. The king bed was wonderful and the hide-a-bed was better than most (according to... More

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Tricklecreeklodge, Manager at Polaris Lodge by RCR, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Polaris Lodge. We appreciate your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you choose Polaris Lodge the next time you are in the area. Warm Regards, Jenn Bouchard Assistant Manager More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

Our experience staying here was poor, starting with the confusing check in location, no sign marking the parade, door to elevator marked as "fire exit", broken elevator, noisy air conditioner in bedroom, dead baby bird on post on balcony, spotty wifi, and topped off with our coffee pot being missing after house keeping cleaned the room! The staff were not... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

While there are a number of hotels that claim to be ski-in, ski-out in Kimberley, this one truly is with the ticket office and main lift just outside our door. We got the spring special which was 3 nights of a one bedroom suite (complete with kitchen) for the price of two. This is the third time I've stayed there... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

What a beautiful location! We stayed here to attend a summer wedding, and we really enjoyed this hotel. We stayed in a king-size suite and it suited our needs perfectly. Our king bed was really comfortable, the hideaway sofa-bed suited our six-year-old just fine. The pool was a nice retreat, and the hot-tub was the perfect temperature. If we are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2010

We chose the Polaris Lodge as we like to ski in/out and you couldnt get any closer than this. Excellent location. Massive 1 bed Suite with insuite laundry facilities. Pool and hot tub in main hotel next door. Free underground parking and ski storage but sadly no wireless internet. The skiing was great but only Kelseys resturant on the slope... More

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

We were extremely pleased with the front desk staff, Sandra went out of her way to help us with dining recommendations and even remembered to ask us about our dining experiences later in the week. Our suite was nothing short of wonderful, cozy atmosphere, yet spacious with loads of room to roam. The hotel is in such a wonderful setting... More

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Address: 500 A Stemwinder Dr., Kimberley, British Columbia V1A2Y6, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Kimberley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Polaris Lodge by RCR 3*
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