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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location with spacious clean rooms and a great view. The hotel staff(and owners I believe) were both helpful and interested in us-gave us loads of info. Pleasing atmosphere in the restaurant and great food/service. Well worth the slight detour from Clearwater itself.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped over for one night on route from Jasper to Whistler we arrived before the 3pm check in time and the receptionist suggested some local sights to see until we could check in which were beautiful. We checked into our spacious clean and lovely decorated chalet which was so peaceful. With on suite and toiletries provided, coffee making facilities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked 2 nights at the lodge to break the travel between whistler and jasper. Excellent stopover. The hotel is excellent with clean and spacious rooms. True charm comes from the staff. Kitchen is great. Must do for those who want to stopover in clearwater.

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Kamloops, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

stopped in for a quick visit on our way out of the falls & i was not impressed. had to wait 20 minutes just to buy a popsicle, was not even acknowledged by the cashier, reservations were required for for the restaurant & the wifi was $5 for 24 hours.

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Roermond, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

... if you don't, stay away. We loved it. Although basic (no TV, no fridge etc), the room is OK. We had a Log Cabin room that had it's own terrace with a nice view. Beds are good and room is clean. It is quiet remote but the Lodge has it's own restaurant. Quality of the food is good. Not... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

The rooms are basic - no TV, no fridge but at least parking is free The location is good - close to the park and the beautiful Helmcken falls The staff was very nice and cooled our wine for us Internet isnt free which is strange in this day and age Breakfast is only a cold buffet, so we went... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Against some of the reviews here we loved this lodge at this remote location. There is no TV, WiFi or other fancy stuff, but the rooms where quite and new furnished and the staff was always helpful. A good starting point for trips in the wells gray park and it's countless waterfalls.

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lakeland, Fl
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Front desk was very helpful. The horses on the property were friendly and let you pet them. The cabins seemed nice from the outside, unfortunately we stayed in the other lodge accommodations that were only about $ 50 less. They felt like a trailer. Beds were uncomfortable, my husband who is 6'4 was too long for the bed. They charge... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

OK for a stopover. Clean but basic no TV or fridge. WIFI extra breakfast extra. At least 30 minute drive to Clearwater so fridge would be nice. Staff all friendly. This location good for access to local waterfalls. Salmon chute and lake .Wells Gray Provincial Park

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Helmcken Falls for a day and a night. Unfortunately our program was so packed that we couldn't afford to stay longer but we would have loved to. Major attractions are the rustic location, great horses which are taken care off very well and clean shower and bathroom facilities. Special thanks go to Lynda, the waitress in... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Helmcken Falls Lodge was constructed in 1948 as a Hunting Lodge in Wells Gray Park.The Lodge itself now houses our reception and gift shop and also the 110 seat licensed restaurant and lounge with a balcony overlooking the Trophy Mountains.We have 33 rooms in total comprising 25 standard rooms and 8 log cabin rooms.The original heritage cabin, built in 1926 offers 2 self-contained rooms both with Queen beds.All our rooms have ensuite private bathrooms.Our standard rooms have 2 double beds and our log cabin rooms have 2 extra long double beds.We also offer horseback riding and guided canoeing and hiking in Wells Gray Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Helmcken Falls Lodge

Address: 6664 Clearwater Valley Rd | Wells Gray Park, BC, Clearwater, British Columbia V0E 1N0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Clearwater
Price Range: $144 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Helmcken Falls Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Helmcken Falls Hotel Clearwater
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