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“Lovely welcoming at the Rockies” 4 of 5 stars
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Overlander Mountain Lodge
3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   P.O. Box 6118, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T7V 1X5, Canada   |  
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Ranked #8 of 16 Specialty Lodging in Jasper
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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“Lovely welcoming at the Rockies”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Very nice and cozy room, good food, the best home made granola and a very warm and joyful reception. Great view of Pocahontas Mountain from the room at the main building. Well located to explore Jasper National Park and enjoy a quiet evening..

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The Overlander Lodge is just outside the Jasper Park gates, about 15 minutes west of Hinton. It has cabins, chalets with adjoining rooms, and hotel rooms in the main lodge.

We were most impressed with the excellent service from the staff. They were friendly and efficient at both check in and check out, and the wait staff went out of their way for us, even learning our infant daughter's name and asking how her night was.

We stayed in a cabin that had 2 double beds, a fireplace, 3 piece bathroom, little seating area and fridge. Although we could hear some sounds from the other cabin rooms, it was very quiet.

The restaurant was really good- quick service and great food.

We would definitely stay at Overlander again!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Found a deal for this place through Travel Zoo and am really glad we did. Would never have thought to stay here even though we'd driven past on numerous occasions. It's an impressive log-style building with beautiful views. It's quiet (although there are traffic sounds). The food is great, there's a nice bar and patio, and all the service is fantastic! Although there is good in-room and lobby wireless, don't expect a lot of in-room amenities (no TV or fridge); none needed for a get-away. This is a great place for reading or writing and Jasper townsite is only a 45 min. drive away. I'd go back again and recommend this place to anyone who needs time away to do some relaxing.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Just stayed at this hotel for my 5 year wedding anniversary. We had a Mountain view room with a fire place (definitely worth the extra $25/night). The check in staff were really nice, and the restaurant was amazing! The only downside to this hotel is that it is a half hour drive to Jasper, so you want to plan when you leave the room and make sure not to forget anything... As I didn't think it was an option to leave Jasper and go to the room, unless we were planning on staying there for awhile. It is closer to hinton, so it was nice that it was a quick drive to the safeway to pick up some snacks :)

The room was comfortable and spacious, bathroom a little dated, but clean :)

I would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to go to Jasper, but have a more quiet secluded retreat. There was no TV or phone in the room, but they did offer complimentary wi-fi.

Room Tip: Spend the extra to get the mountainview!
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This hotel is an excellent alternative to the hotels in Jasper National Park. It is less than 5 km from the entrance. Clean rooms, friendly staff. The menu has changed and is maybe less interesting than the previous menu. In the Miette building the wifi connection is non-existent but clients can use the hotel lobby (with free coffee).

Room Tip: Try to get a room in the main building. They have a nice view and have wifi connection.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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drayton valley, alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I booked a package at this lodge to treat my wife for her birthday. Room, wine and cheese platter, 4 course dinner in the dining room, and continental breakfast. We arrived at 6 PM on a Friday night and the scenery was nothing short of spectacular. We were greeted by Michelle at the front desk. She was very pleasant and we felt welcome immediately. Our room was not huge but very clean and comfy. All of the amenities one would need. Very happy to see no TV or phone. Who would need television with all the natural beauty [including my wife!] surrounding us. Wine and cheese was delivered to our room shortly thereafter [by Michelle] and was thoroughly enjoyed. Our dinner reservation was for 8 PM and the entire experience as well as all 4 courses were exquisite. One of the most enjoyable dining experiences of my 54 years. The food was fantastic, and what a great menu. We will absolutely be returning to the Overlander in the future. We highly recommend this very special place. I read some of the reviews before we went and I truly believe if you cannot appreciate this place you are better off at home. People complaining about no TV or phones in the room?? Truck noise from the highway.....certainly not enough to be disturbing in any way. We will be back with family and friends. Thank you! It was awesome!

Room Tip: Mountain view is excellent but not necessary. Walk outside and see the mountains everywhere.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We have stayed at the Overlander Lodge three times, and this time in the the Lodge rather than a cabin/cottage. The Lodge rooms are lovely, comfortable, and very clean. We had a room with a view of the mountains and even with a low cloud ceiling we sat in awe of the view as the sun rose over the mountains. The perfect get away.

I would not book a lodge room during the weekend when there could be a wedding, it could get a bit noisy given the closeness of the rooms to the outdoor patios and decks. If we came back on a weekend would surely book one of the cabins.

Meals are always a treat at the Overlander Lodge.

Room Tip: We did not mind the drive to the Lodge after a day in the park - we were treated with a photo opport...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: P.O. Box 6118, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T7V 1X5, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Jasper National Park > Jasper
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 16 Specialty Lodging in Jasper
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Overlander Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled at the edge of Jasper National Park, 50 km outside Jasper Town-site, overlooking the majestic Rocky Mountains, sits the Overlander Mountain Lodge. This jewel in the Canadian Rockies offers spectacular views, gourmet dining and ultra comfortable lodging. Warm hospitality and a casual yet cozy atmosphere are combined here in a mountain setting of unique natural beauty. Our chalet vacation rentals can serve as your home away from home while exploring all the park has to offer.The Overlander Mountain Lodge provides a variety of accommodation for the perfect Mountain Getaway, where televisions and telephones have been excluded to ensure a peaceful and relaxing stay. When it is time to celebrate, look no further than this cozy Rocky Mountain retreat as an ideal setting for social gatherings, weddings and business groups. The Overlander Mountain Lodge is committed to providing some of the best lodging, food and hospitality in the Canadian Rockies.we offer different room types from cabins to rooms with mountain views, kitchenettes and complete vacation homes. ... more   less 
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