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Monterey, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were completely rejuvenated after spending four nights at the lovely Shadow Lake Lodge The from-scratch cooking is delicious and well prepared with an emphasis on fresh ingredients, fresh vegetables, herb seasonings, and wholesome, nutritious and appealing dishes.All the the food was wonderful including the homemade seeded breads and desserts. The make- your- own hiker's lunch components were perfect for... More 

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Caledon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at Shadow Lake Lodge. Scenery was beautiful, cabins were cute and tidy and the food was excellent! Some nice hikes to choose from. All in all a great way to see a slice of Banff National Park and avoid the crowds! Would definitely recommend! Only one small improvement I would make - get rid of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place -stayed here for two nights. After hiking almost 9 miles we were greeted with shrimp, polenta fries, and lots of other yummy snacks. Food is great, and plentiful and we made great friends at our communal table. The cabins are spacious, and the beds are comfortable and clean. Would highly recommend Shadow Lake Lodge!!!

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Thank Jesse B
Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cabins are comfortable and clean. The lodge area is set up to encourage visitors to mingle and meet. Considering it's all packed in, the food was great. And the staffs were ever creative in making meals using the prior meal's leftover ingredients. My one suggestion is that although the website is informative on hiking options (which are great), it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great. We have stayed at other "hike in" cabins ranging from the canvas type to the cabin type. The place was clean. There are compostable toilets and one shower per gender but you are in the back country! I thought it was great! They set it up to maximize the views and privacy while still encouraging travelers... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Epic hiking by day, creature comforts by night. Shadow Lake Lodge is a perfect destination to get away from it all, to enjoy the beauty of the Rocky Mountains, to walk on lightly-travelled trails and to be treated to sumptuous meals by friendly and welcoming folks.

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Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We hiked in to Shadow Lake Lodge on last Tuesday and hiked back out on Friday. The 14K was a bit of a challenge for us I had a heavy 25 lb. plus pack & we decided to hike in with a group of younger guests. We made it up in 3 hours with a 15 min. lunch break. As... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

During an especially crowded summer in the Canadian Rockies, Shadow Lake Lodge was an oasis. Our family had our own little log cabin deep in the wilderness among the mountain peaks, with ready access to lightly-travelled trails beyond the reach of day-trippers. No cell phones, no WiFi, no TV. There was no need. The gorgeous scenery occupied our full attention.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We hiked up there on a Friday and came back down Sunday. The setting was breathtaking and the staff, food and guests we met there were incredible. We would highly recommend it although suggest staying a minimum of three nights. We were too tight on time to do all the hikes.

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Peterborough, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

For those who want an authentic back country "luxury mountain experience" Shadow Lake Lodge is a must. So much of the history of the National Parks is preserved in the Brewster Family's labour of love. It needs to be experienced as there are no words to truly describe it.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the high alpine meadows of Banff National Park, Brewster's Shadow Lake Lodge is a remote back country lodge with private cabins, accessible only by hiking, cross country skiing or snowshoeing. Included in the rate are three mountain gourmet meals as well as afternoon tea served to you daily in our dining lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shadow Lake Lodge

Address: Box 2606, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $147 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shadow Lake Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Shadow Lake Hotel Banff
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