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Spirit Bear Lodge

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following the great reviews on trip advisor re Spirit bear lodge I decided to book a 3 night stay. We were not disappointed the praise for the lodge is spot on. We had a fantastic time the team are passionate ,enthusiastic, very knowledgable and really welcoming nothing's too much trouble . The lodge is extremely comfortable with fantastic views and... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is the trip for you if you are interested in visiting the Great Bear Rainforest, wildlife viewing, delicious locally sourced sea food or being connected to the local community. The small, intimate lodge and all of its guest rooms have stunning views overlooking a pristine channel in Klemtu. It's the perfect place to unwind after a day of scouting... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

MeaghanJune thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Tim McGrady General Manager Spirit Bear Lodge More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

It’s been almost a year since I visited Spirit Bear Lodge and since then I’ve struggled to find the words to write this review. I suppose I should start by saying it was the best holiday ever—but it was more than that. In your time with the team at Spirit Bear Lodge you can expect to see 19 bald eagles... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Krystina for your heartfelt review. We are truly humbled by the impact that your stay at Spirit Bear Lodge had on you. All of our staff work here because they believe they are part of something bigger than a bearviewing trip - we are part of a community owned enterprise that is trying in our own small way... More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you are looking for a place of special significance, one that holds a magical mystic If you want a community that has a vested interest in conserving such a place if your looking for guides that have an incredible store of knowledge of the history and the Geographic's of the area, If you are looking for wildlife and nature... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Michael. We appreciate your comments! Tim McGrady General Manager Spirit Bear Lodge More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights whilst tracking the elusive Spirit Bear. The Lodge team are great at getting you there and looking after you whilst there. Reception was efficient and friendly. Rooms had good facilities and amenities. Beds were comfortable. View from room was staggering. Breakfast was a good buffet, and lunches to go. Wifi was good. Would definitely stay again... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Dear kmc1702 Thanks for your review of your stay with us at Spirit Bear Lodge. We appreciate your recommendations and feedback! Tim McGrady General Manager Spirit Bear Lodge More 

Olympia, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We spent 3 nights at the incredible Spirit Bear Lodge safely tucked away from the noise and clamor of urban life. Moose, a member of the First Nation which owns the lodge, picked us up in Shearwater for 90 minute ride to Klemtu. He pointed out orca and humpback whales along the way. The manger of the lodge met us... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jane L We are so glad you mentioned your experiences with Moose! He's our big loveable Kitasoo/Xaixais teddy bear of a boat captain. He loves his traditional territory and loves showing it to visitors from around the world. One thing we love so much about Moose is that every day he finds new things about his territory to get... More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The first thing that will impress you is getting to Klemtu from Vancouver. It's a magical journey into the heart of the Spirit Bear lands and one of the last truly awe-inspiring temperate rainforests of North America. As we gradually began to lift and peel away the layers of our busy daily grind, we found ouselves slowly relaxing into a... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Dear nhz2015: Thanks so much for your feedback about your stay with us at Spirit Bear Lodge. We are so glad you enjoyed the Kitasoo/Xaixais hospitality! Tim McGrady General Manager Spirit Bear Lodge More 

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We visited Sprirt Bear Lodge in September of this year, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Although located in the wilds of northern British Columbia the quality of the accommodation, service and food were excellent. You are really made to feel a valued customer, with all the staff being friendly and efficient, communal meal-times are a joy meeting people from all... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bruce H We are so grateful for your feedback about your stay at Spirit Bear Lodge! Tim McGrady General Manager Spirit Bear Lodge More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Spirit Bear Lodge in the Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia is a truly outstanding experience in one of the last natural rainforests in the world. Tim and the team at the lodge provide a wonderful welcome into the land of the Kitasoo and Xai Xais First Nation People and their love of the Spirit, Black and Grizzly Bear. An amazing... More 

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Malcolm F Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at Spirit Bear Lodge. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Tim McGrady General Manager Spirit Bear Lodge More 

San Angelo, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

As other guest have said, this place is a boat ride (90 minutes) into a breathtaking part of Canada (The Spirit Bear Rainforest). The key word in that previous sentence was rainforest, so be prepared. Luckily, we only had drizzle on one day.The lodge supplies all the rain gear you need, so lighten your suitcase and leave yours at home.... More 

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Thank Debbie J
spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Debbie J Thank you very much for your feedback about your stay at Spirit Bear Lodge. We are so pleased to hear that so many of the different facets of our operation exceeded your expectations! Tim McGrady General Manager Spirit Bear Lodge More 

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Spirit Bear Lodge Wildlife, Bear Watching Tours and Native Culture in BC's Great Bear Rainforest Visit the Great Bear Rainforest, the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world. Explore the natural habitat of the Spirit Bear and home of the world’s only Kitasoo Spirit Bear Conservancy. Unique tours in the ancestral lands and traditional territory of the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spirit Bear Lodge

Address: 540 Kitasoo Road | General Delivery, Klemtu, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia V0T 1L0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kitimat-Stikine District > Klemtu
Number of rooms: 12
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Spirit Bear Lodge Klemtu, Canada - British Columbia
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