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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   136 Adela Trail | Box 825, Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A1C0, Canada
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Air Force Lodge
Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Watson Lake
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wanaka, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night at Watson Lake en route from Whitehorse to Prince Rupert. The owner, Michael, was most friendly and welcoming. The rooms were comfortable and spotlessly clean, as were the communal showers and toilets. We had brought our own dinner and there was no problem about eating in the communal area. The wifi internet was excellent and it... More

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Montrose, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Granted, there isn't a lot to choose from but if you are going to stay in Watson Lake, this is the place. Very clean and the host, Michael, is the gentleman who owns the place and is very congenial. The place has a historical slant to it from the days of building the Alaska Highway. Very entertaining. The bath down... More

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Boise, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a hostel, this is top drawer!!! Super clean, great rooms, internet, the common baths and showers are spotless. And, perhaps the best part is Michael, himself. Super helpful, always available to advise or help. Great place and I'd stay there again with no hesitation whatsoever!

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Schoengeising, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First we think, oh, bathroom sharing and small rooms, but when Mike shows us the house: very clean, very calm and a homely atmosphere, we say,that's it! We stay two times in this lodge. The beds are ok, and Mike is always there when you need a help in everything. Thank you Mike, you have the best house in the... More

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Westminster, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

owner mike is nice. loved how clean it was i think that helps make us feel more secure. wonderful stay there, cant say anything bad. good place to stop, bathroom sharing not a problem. very adequate, price is good.

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vancouver BC
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Air Force Lodge Watson Lake This is the only reasonable priced accommodation in Watson Lake stayed hear on a trip to Skagway Alaska and six days later on our return to Vancouver Canada. Well maintained beyond impeccable standards by Mike the owner who has created a homely atmosphere for his guests. Very comfortable accommodation maintained to a high standard by... More

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Aurora, Illinois
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91 reviews 91 reviews
70 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you get over the bathroom sharing and the rules about taking off your shoes at the door, it is not a bad place. It is very clean and the owners are very friendly and accommodating. Beds aren't bad. Nothing fancy but adequate and the price is right.

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Sherwood Park
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel has a very friendly host. There are common washrooms and showers so bring your own shampoo. If you pay in cash so save the room tax. At $89 a night it is good value. However, the pillows needed to be doubled up.

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iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Lodge is exactly what most of the reviews state. It is clean, it could use an ice machine or many other comforts we have spoiled ourselves with. In Watson Lake it is a gem! Mike is a nice guy who tries to serve the guest he has, to the best of his abilities. I would stay here again without... More

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Prattville, Alabama, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed at the Air Force Lodge in Watson Lake, Yukon, Canada on our trip to Alaska and returned on our trip home. The host, Mike, is very friendly & has a wealth of information about the Yukon. The Lodge has a great history which is maintained as it was in the 1940s with a central shower & bathroom (separate)... More

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Address: 136 Adela Trail | Box 825, Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A1C0, Canada
Location: Canada > Yukon > Watson Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Air Force Lodge 2*
Also Known As:
Air Force Hotel Watson Lake
Air Force Lodge Watson Lake, Yukon, Canada

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Restored historic building. Best place in town to have a quiet sleep. Enjoy the good old times with the comfort of today. Complementary coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Award winning clean. Wireless High speed connection is free. Winner of Yukon's Golden Host award 2005! Open year round. ... more   less 
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