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Air Force Lodge

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136 Adela Trail | Box 825, Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A1C0, Canada
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White Rock, Canada
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Decent rate. Always clean and great staff. Very helpful. Having stayed at almost every other place in Watson Lake, this is by far the cleanest and friendliest accommodations. It's a neat building with come very cool history!

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Montreal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

More like a military barracks, this hotel is located at the eastern end of Watson Lake. Parking on site is plentyful and there is a basic but good breakfast place in walking distance, other restaurants require a five minute drive by car. You will be greeted by "please remove your shoes" which may sound a bit strange, but the super... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We stayed here one night and were perfectly comfortable. The building was originally Air Force officers’ quarters, so it does have a military feel. The lodge has been completely renovated by the owner. The one drawback is that the rooms do not have bathrooms. There is a men’s shower room and a women’s shower room, each with 5 or 6... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

All good here. great budget find, owner very helpful and happy to talk to you about the area and facilities etc. Beds comfortable and shared bathrooms very clean. Would certainly recommend to others passing through

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Glendive, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Air Force Lodge is a unique place, a converted air force barracks. Rooms are very basic, a bed, TV, and a couple lamps. The bathroom and showers are down the hall. For the price, it's not a bad deal. The place is clean and well maintained. Owner asks guests to remove their shoes at the front door to keep all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Our reservations were made by one of the other members of our group. Had I known the nature of the property I would not have stayed here. It is by far the nicest WWII era barracks I have stayed in, but it is just that and I had enough of barracks life forty years ago. Having to leave your shoes... More 

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Washington State
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The host/owner was super nice. We arrived in a heavy downpour. You leave your shoes inside the front door. It is scrupulously clean here! The room is not large, and the bathrooms/showers (ultra clean) are down the hall. The wifi was a tad fussy, but worked. Pricewise/cleanliness/upkeep-wise, it's the best deal in Watson Lake if you're OK with not having... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is your basic room with toilets and separate showers down the hall. Loved it - extremely clean and up-to-date, friendly German transplant host, everything in good working order. Take your shoes off when you enter to help keep it clean. Entry has table and chairs to accommodate reading and talking. Quiet hours. A great find along the Alcan.

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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Very friendly host and very clean accommodations. However, did not realize rooms only accommodate the beds, no bathroom. It is a shared bathroom and shared showers. This was a restored US Army Airforce Barracks dating back to the building of the Alaska Hwy (I think from 1942?) Mike is very proud of his renovation work (and he should be) but... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is an old Canadian Air Force barracks converted into a "lodge", though it's really more like a dorm. There are not bathrooms in the rooms; rather, there are separate men and women's shower and toilet rooms down the hall. The place is well kept up and comfortable and we found it a pleasant stay. As far as Watson Lake... More 

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