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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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  • 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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Glendive, Montana
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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115 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Redmond, Oregon
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the building was constructed in 1942 as a stop over for ferry pilots flying aircraft over alaska to russia. The rooms are small but very clean, it has been modernized but there are no facilities in each room but shared down the hall. Since there were more women ferry pilots than men the women's facailities are bigger, that's a first!... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very basic, clean hostel-type accommodation. The rooms are small and very spare. Thin, small towels. No glasses or sink in the room. The bathrooms and showers are down the opposite hallway, with men's and women's in separate rooms down the opposite wing from the sleeping rooms. We were politely asked to remove our shoes on entry, which... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The host, Michael, was very friendly and very attentive. We stayed in room 7--on the back side and down a bit from the lobby and shared bathrooms. Very quiet. Very simple accommodations. Free wi-fi, but connection problems when too many were trying to use it. We would stay here again if traveling through.

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45 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is comfortable, very clean and simple lodging for an overnight stay on the Alaska Highway. It was built during the WWII effort to house pilots flying bombers to Russia. It's not in it original location and has been totally remodeled, so any historical artifacts aren't really visible, but it has a great story. The bed is comfortable. The showers... More 

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