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Kandahar Lodge

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3824 Big Mountain Rd, P.O. Box 278, Whitefish, MT 59937
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Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Whitefish
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kandahar Lodge is a little expensive, but totally worth it. The location is very nice, and the rooms are lovely and cozy. The ski slope is right behind the lodge, so you can walk to the lift; it would be a great place to stay in the winter, but we were there in the summer. We rode the ski lift... More

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york, pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great summer destination. Lots of food choices and activities. I hiked the superb trails. Lots of mountain bikers were fun to watch and chat with at the pubs. Pretty good opportunities for good beers at several locations on mountain. Great views! Delightful hotel, beautifully landscaped with helpful folks at desk, nice hot tub and meeting rooms for presentations.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience at Kandhar lodge. Very charming and quaint. No elevator though. Beds were awesome super comfy. The best part of stay was the Snug lounge...the bartender Holly was there and what a rock star. Totally accommodating and worked her butt off. She provided great entertainment as well. We had a great night out there

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Just an over priced.not good breakfast.poor wifi.no air port or train station pick up.I checked in 8/7/14 and checked out8/9/14.they charged me $762.57 They said I stayed 3 nights.I was busy in the morning to check out and I called them later.they said sorry

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Sparta, WI
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Traveling solo to join an educational tour, I wasn't sure what to expect from this lodge based on past reviews. I loved it! The rooms were clean and well-appointed. The staff were attentive and kind, responsive to my special requests. The setting on Big Mountain couldn't be better for evening summer walks, and the cozy lobby was perfect for reading... More

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central cal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The lodge was a great base for us to discover the area outside of Glacier National Park. We spent 3 nights at the lodge. As my title stated, no elevators to be found, so pack light. We stayed in a second floor room with a kitchen. It was clean and well appointed. My main complaint was there was no view... More

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San Diego, California
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10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Not the best experience. Dark Dark rooms... no views. I wouldnt recommend it unless you are desperate. I was, for 4th of july I couldnt find anything under 250 dollars except this place. This place is 15 minutes walk from the ski lift but not much else around there. For summers, I wouldnt recommend this place. For winters I can... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here for only 1 night during our trip through Glacier and it was a little far off the beaten path. It took almost 20 minutes to get back to the main road which just made the morning earlier. The room itself was nice. We had a good view of a garden area, but the room was super dark... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed at the Kandahar Lodge for one night with a bunch of friends prior to a wedding. Lovely lodge! It was early July and the greenery was lovely. Most of the group didn't want to pay the prices for dinner at their restaurant, which disappointed us as the menu looked amazing and it's well reviewed. Instead we ordered take-out for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is the only bad experience of our two week road trip through the States and Canada. Huge dissappointment in this hotel. This was the hotel i was looking forward to the most and the most expensive on our journey. We arrived later in the evening due to our 13 hour drive and checked in at 8:45pm. While checking in... More

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Address: 3824 Big Mountain Rd, P.O. Box 278, Whitefish, MT 59937
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Location: United States > Montana > Whitefish
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kandahar Lodge 3.5*
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Kandahar Lodge is a rustic, yet elegant lodge located at Whitefish Mountain Resort, 7 miles north of Whitefish and 32 miles from the west entrance of Glacier National Park. The Lodge has 50 rooms, a fully licensed bar and a gourmet restaurant that serves dinner only. A continental breakfast is included in the rates. The lovely lobby has a wood burning fireplace, free WIFI and comfortable couches and chairs. Other amenities include a large outdoor hot tub, steam room, exercise room and massage treatment room. The rooms all have queen beds, down comforters, microwaves, small refrigerators and a/c. Kandahar is open from the first week of December to the first week of April (ski season) and June 1 through September 30. The Lodge opens to prearranged groups of 20 or more in the spring and fall ... more   less 
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