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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Still in original 70's decor with turquoise bath fixtures🙄it was ok for one night.Not very soundproof pick a room on 2nd floor (top floor) otherwise you get to listen to room above!Not many choices in Watson Lake so shop around and book ahead.Their are nicer places in town unfortunately we arrived late and had no choices.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Yes, you are in the middle of no-where. Yes, it is dated. Yes, it is not cheap. BUT....it IS pet friendly....it IS clean...it is non-smoking....the beds are comfortable - complete with down pillows and comforter ....and - the staff is super nice. So - all that said, what more do you want?!

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Canada
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Looks nicer on the outside..inside its 1980, however, this is out in the middle of nowhere so it does work. Do NOT take room 109, halfway down the hall on the left, just past the fire door. There is an outer door to the parking lot there that SLAMS SHUT repeatedly as early risers, starting at 5:45, let the door... More 

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Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The staff here are friendly and it was easy to get a reservation one day in advance it is pet friendly and it felt safe to Lodge there. It's not a real Swanky Hotel but it takes care of the average traveler quite well and is certainly better then sleeping in your car. the front desk was very helpful with... More 

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Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada
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40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The beds were comfortable, pillows fluffy, and room very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. Easily accessible from the highway. All services are within walking distance. Pets are welcome in some rooms, just ask for one.

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Everett, Washington
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016

The room was above average for traveling the Alaska Highway. The room was clean and comfortable. Was worried about noise when we first arrived, but it was very quiet. We enjoyed a good nights sleep - can't ask much more than that.

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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Arriving in Watson Lake the Big Horn hotel looks modern and a good place to stay. When you enter the lobby you will notice that the interior of the hotel is some what out dated. Same thing for the rooms. The staff at the reception desk are friendly and go all the way to help you out. Nevertheless this place... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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118 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016

There are no bargains in this part of the world. A clean and comfortable room at an only slightly outrageous price is about the best you can do and that's what I got here. As others have noted, parking beyond the first few arrivals is kind of inconvenient.

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Whitehorse,Yukon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife and I have been traveling the Alaska Hiway for 40 years now. A lot of the time your stay in Watson Lake can be hit and miss. This was above average for the town. We had to stay in one of the kitchenette units which was equipped with all the amenities. The rooms were spacious and extremely clean.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

We came across the Big Horn Hotel on our way to Alaska for a wonderful Alaskan adventure, it was a Big disappointment. , Not M/C Friendly ,Very very loose and deep gravel to park in. The Alaskan highway gravel experience was enough for me and my significant other, (she was very nervous when pulling in to park). I didn't need... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Big Horn Hotel

Address: Box 844, Mile 633 Alaska Highway Watson Lake,, Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A 1C0, Canada
Location: Canada > Yukon > Watson Lake
Price Range: $60 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Big Horn Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Big Horn Hotel Watson Lake, Yukon, Canada
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“we were upstairs in a suite - worked great for us!”
 of 5 bubbles steamboatskigal, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“NOT. 109. Too noisy”
 of 5 bubbles RudyCanada, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from 208. My opinion only.”
 of 5 bubbles williampO920YQ, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“Plan travel to make it to Whitehorse or Ft. Nelson instead of stoping here.”
  • Right...trapped in 1970.
 of 5 bubbles Whitehorsecombat, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
“Bring rolling luggage or a teenager.”
 of 5 bubbles E782BYjoem, Apr 15, 2016 | Read review
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