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Helmcken Falls Lodge

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Roermond, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

... 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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We have spent just one night in the lodge. OK for the stop-over but definitely not for longer stay. Normal room with normal two king-size beds which is normal for majority of hotels in the region. More or less nothing in the room. No free WiFi. Noisy. Enough space for parking. Breakfast was not included but available for extra charge... More 

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Geldrop
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We were able to check in early which was great. The room was next to the washing/cleaning room. Enough parking space in front of the buildinf. There is no airco but a ceiling fan which works great. The room is small but has 2 queensize beds which are great. Small bathroom with shower in bath and no amnities. No water... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We stayed at their campground for two nights. We really enjoyed the view and the staff is alright. It's close to Helmcken Falls - obviously - and Clearwater Lake Tours. The lodge owns horses and you can buy wood for the fire pit. Not our best experience, but perfect as a stop-over.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

After staying here an employee informed me that if I leave a gratuity they do not get to keep it. All gratuities are put in a pot and split between all employees at the end of the week. The employees do not actually know how much was in the pot. The owners take it all and do the split. There... 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 - $200 (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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