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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada (Formerly King Pacific Lodge)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We concluded our Canada trip with the King Pacific and were not disappointed. This is an amazing and authetnic Canada experience, with superlative service and cofmfort. The food could be amped up a bit, but overall we have no complaints. It's expensive, but worth every penny.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

“My family was never particularly outdoorsy, but we were relieved that we didn't have to travel far and that the burden of choosing a good spot to meet our son's in-laws for the first time didn't fall on us! My husband and I were prepared to be good sports and even steeled ourselves for some hiking, if not actual "roughing... More

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

King Pacific is absolutely one of the most special places on earth! In our many years of travel, Janet and I have never been to a place with better staff, better food combined with a most extraordinary setting. The staff could not have been more delightful and accommodating, yet totally unobtrusive even with it's high staff to client ratio. We... More

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FRESNO
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8 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I don't know why I didn't review sooner but we visited KPL in mid June of 2012 and had a terrific time. Starting with booking the trip to our departure all of the staff was the best. Every evening Laura would inquire about our desired activities for the next day and she would soon be around to give you your... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Lovely situation, good food and well organised activities. Not guest focussed though. Some customers receiving preferential treatment and arrogance of senior management. Not a nice experience. Try Nimmo Bay not far away. Sensational in every respect. King Pacific Lodge, no thanks.

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Leanne L, Manager at Milbanke Lodge., responded to this review

Thank you for posting a Review of your recent stay at our lodge. Your comments and suggestions are an integral part of our ongoing efforts to continually improve the experience we provide our guests. I am truly sorry to hear that you felt other guests were given preferential treatment during your stay; we of course endeavor to offer a level... More

New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

My wife and I stayed at KPL over our honeymoon in Fall 2011. It really is something else. It may seem hard to imagine 5 star cross with wilderness and isolation, but that was KPL. The accommodations were lovely, and food was excellent. We saw tons of bears during our watching excursion, whales and seals everywhere, and loved settling down... More

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I invited my father to KPL for a father-daughter bonding trip, and not knowing what to expect of such a remote place, it was the perfect resort to spend time with someone special. We had plenty of time to ourselves as well as with a personal guide on hikes, fishing, and whale-watching trips. At the same time, we really enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

A group of us went to fish...and we came back with a lot more than fish. The resort is nestled in between a sit of mountains and islands off the coast of BC. Within the small bay, the waters were calm and protected the lodgers from the ocean. How've, whenever we wanted to get out and fish in the deep... More

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Leanne L, Manager at Milbanke Lodge., responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments, it's wonderful to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to King Pacific Lodge and the Great Bear Rainforest. More

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

King Pacific Lodge is magnificent. The hospitality and accommodations are second to none, and the setting and activities are life altering. They take such care of their guests, one feels like they are visiting friends, with impeccable taste. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone who loves being pampered while experiencing breathtaking nature.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Our 3rd trip in 7 years, each time better as the family aged together including significant others, with great memories of the Lodge, staff and experiences. Secluded family time, always active, but perfect separation of activities, quiet time, personalized food, and respectful staff. Money cannot buy these memories. Well worth the price per night, as busy lives invest in precious... More

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Address: Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada (Formerly King Pacific Lodge)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Princess Royal Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Milbanke Lodge. 5*
Also Known As:
King Pacific Hotel North Vancouver

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