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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 #9 of 15 hotels in Whitefish
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Drumheller
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Kandahar lodge recently and booked the master suite for 6. Our suite had 2 rooms with a kitchen. Below is a re-cap of why I rate this at 3 stars. Pros: 1. Beautiful location albeit a bit far from Whitefish downtown. 2. Communal pool with a hot tub. 3. Free breakfast provided. 4. Cute lounge chairs... More

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San Mateo, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned last night from a 4N/5D vacation in beautiful Montana and unfortunately, our stay at Kandahar Lodge is the only bad memory from this trip. Fooled by attractive pictures and positive reviews of the property here, we ended up spending over $1000 for 4 nights in one of their higher-end rooms with a loft. While the lodge looks very... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed in this lodge for a week. The service was fantastic. The location perfect. Very clean and great breakfast. Lovely and cosy. The lodge has a shuttle service that will take you back and forth from the slopes. Walking distance from the village. We will for sure return to this lodge. We loved it.

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I selected this hotel/lodge because it was the closest property that I could find to the Whitefish Mountain Resort, as I prefer to ski in / ski out. The lodge was a short walk to the lifts, but they ran an on-demand shuttle to take you to the lifts. This was convenient as walking in your boots with your ski... More

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, Jim, for taking the time to post a review of your stay at Kandahar Lodge. We were happy to mail your pants back and Russ and Jim really didn't mind all your questions. We look forward to your return visit. More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is a great hotel with great atmosphere and services. I would forego the dinner there though. Overrated and overpriced. Great restaurants are in town about 7 miles away. I sent my main course back at the Kandahar. The huckleberry martini is fantastic.

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Florence, MT
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8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

We came up for a spring break ski trip. This was our first time staying on the mountain. We rented a loft kitchen room which was descent. Stairs to the loft are steep. Once in the loft it is hard to get around the first queen bed since it sits a leg width from the railing for the stairs. The... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kandahar Lodge 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites
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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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