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Aurum Lodge

Hwy. 11 | Whitegoat Lakes, Abraham Lake, Alberta T0M 2H0, Canada
Aurum Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I spent 6 days at the beggining of October this year, in this facinating place. I am a Photographer traveling alone. this area in one of the most beautiful in canada and it is not as crowded as the other national parks. because it is more remote. My favorite time to go is during the fall. there are fewer people... More 

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I have stayed at Aurum Lodge twice. I stayed in the separate cottage both times and enjoyed the quiet accommodation. The place is super clean and comfortable. The surrounding country side deserves exploring and should be visited numerous times to discover all its beauty. I recommend visiting the Nordegg Mine in the nearby town while staying at the Aurum Lodge.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Aurum Lodge was the base of operations for a photo tour (6 days, 5 nights) during the first week of October that I joined to cap my first visit to the Canadian Rockies. I had split the previous week between Lake Louise Village and Jasper, so this was my introduction to David Thompson Country. For a venue as far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the lodge at the start of a trip that also included stays in Jasper and Canmore. We were traveling with another couple and had the adjoining standard rooms with a shared sun room. The accommodations were perfect. Comfortable bedding, very clean, and a spectacular mountain view out the windows. The eco-friendly design and construction seemed... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A beautiful spot almost in the middle of nowhere. The lake near the house is stunning during sunrise and set. The owners are very friendly and will help you with everything you need. In the area are really beautiful hikes with bighorn sheep and lots of squirrels.

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota, U.S.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Because of its remote location, this lodge is completely off the grid but the solar panels ensured that we had all the comforts that we wanted. The lodge is filled with interesting art from around the world. The breakfasts (included) and dinners (extra) were very good and a fun way to meet fellow travelers as well as the hosts. Views... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Spent 3 nights in the self catering duplex cabin with friends. The two units are side by side in one log building with their own front "porch" area. One cabin has king bed, the other has a queen. You need to take all your own food as the lodge does not have a license to cook for anyone other than... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

I am at a loss for why anyone would whine about Aurum. One only has to read previous reviews to understand this is not a normal bed and breakfast or lodge. The owners roots are from the German speaking part of Switzerland so expect that influence. It has that European feel to it and no one should come here knowing... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The place is very nice, the view and area, superb, but Alan and Madeleine (and their dog) made the weekend very special, though very “German” . The price is high and there is really no room service, only picking up the garbage and recycling (both, recycle and composting). I appreciate the energy efficiency and the investment they put in on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Treated like a million bucks. Alan and Madeleine are the hosts here and they are a wonderful warm couple. Accommodations super clean and comfortable. The food is amazing with attention paid to every detail especially dietary issues for my wife. Beautiful part of the world. It is a little tricky to find, but just follow directions on website. Also, in... More 

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