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Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa

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#1 Tyaughton Lake Road, Gold Bridge, British Columbia V0K 1P0, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Hertford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

A large pine built mountain lodge, superbly decorated and appointed. It fronts onto a huge and beautiful lake (with beaver dam). Row boats and canoes available for guest use.High standard of food and service but still friendly. Also has a spa and large outside hot-tub overlooking the lake. The road in is not for the feint hearted though. Narrow winding... More 

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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Two couples went. It was a 4hr drive from Whistler over some rough road, but we did it in a Corolla with no trouble, although driver was being careful - it was his car after all. Arrived for check in and all was good. Rooms were just lovely - big rooms, lovely bathrooms, comfy beds (2 queens each room). Great... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

I wondered why Google had stated the long travelling time from Lillooet but understood once we got on the unmade areas of road! I would strongly recommend a 4 wheel drive vehicle, although our Kia Optima managed fine with very careful driving. The journey was well worth it! Tyax is in a wonderful location surrounded by mountains and forests next... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Gorgeous place and area, terrible customer service. As another said, the owner of the float plane is terribly unhelpful, almost to the point of being rude. It seems to be all about money and not about sheer joy to share the beauty of the surroundings. He will not answer any questions in order to force you to spend $ on... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Out of the 9 hotels we stayed in on our trip in Canada, this was probably the one I was looking forward to the most. But first, you've got to get there. We had a Chevy Impala - I'd recommend if you are staying here and driving, that you get a 4x4. The roads are pretty bad for quite a... More 

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St Pierre la Bourlhonne
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

4 of us travelled for 3 weeks in Canada after my wife & I had spent 6 weeks travelling in America - for all of us this was the best combined experience of a fabulous holiday. We were only able to stay 2 nights but what a place to stay. Classic log-style buildings, spacious room overlooking the Lake in a... More 

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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Driving the windy, dirt road (with endless avalanche warnings) to Tyax from Lilloet I had the impression I was 5 again with the following thought constantly running through my mind "Are we there yet ..." It was with great relief that the lodge appeared at the end of the 100km drive. The lodge was beautiful, the ambiance at the bar... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We highly recommend the restaurant. The menu is limited but each dish (and over two visits with friends we have tried them all) was absolutely excellent! The price was right and the service was wondeful. This was a very welcome surprise as our experience there a few years back was definitely not positive. Now this restaurant is a real find!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Spent 4 nites at campground adjacent to lodge. Had a great time. Was disappointed that the mountain biking personnel (Dale) wasn't forthcoming with biking info. and even stated (kiddingly??) that he couldn't help us since we didn't buy a map from Tyax. Adding trail signs at critical junctions would be appreciated. It almost seems like the intent is to force... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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31 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

What a wonderful place. The more I explore BC the more I love it - and Tyax is a gem. Beautiful lodge at the end of a 100km mostly dirt road in the amazing Chilcottin mountain range. The lodge is everything it should be. The rooms are a bit pricey but when you consider the location the price was reasonable.... More 

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