We stayed in Assiniboine in end July 2012. The new owners just started in June, so there are great hopes for accommodation improvements. The helicopter trip is an absolute marvel, although departure point not well signposted. Staff is extremely kind and welcoming, but accommodation is more that of a national park hut than of an upmarket lodge. Cabins are well positioned and offer minimum comfort: a wash basin, and a hot bucket delivered at your door first hour morning. Food was superb. Only one collective shower for men, one for women, this under the bare minimum. But the scenery, the kindness of the staff and guides and the quality of food are there to leave a memorable print in each of us. The bill too...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Assiniboine Lodge is Canada's first backcountry ski lodge that has kept its historic charm. It is set amongst some of the earth's most spectacular peaks. Mt. Assiniboine is our sentinel, watching over the lodge and is considered the Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies. Whether you are skiing, snowshoeing, touring, hiking, walking or simply taking in the majesty of this place, we will ensure your time here is a luxurious escape. No phones, no flat screens, not connectivity. Simply us and nature. We look forward to welcoming you to this magical place we are so lucky to call HOME!! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Mount Assiniboine Hotel Canmore