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Whitehorse,Yukon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Anchorage, Alaska
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Big Horn Hotel in Watson Lake -- just over six hundred miles along the 1,422 mile Alaskan Highway -- is a no frills, weary, outdated hotel stocked with furniture from bygone eras. Still, it is clean, secure and up to the job of providing a night's rest before heading up the road. Amenities are sparse. There was a small... More 

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Opelika
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46 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Definely a place to stay. Last minute emergency stay. People couldn't have been nicer. We had to spend the night, with a large dog, so where do you stay? Big Horn Hotel, of course. Thanks for the hospitality. Will be back on the return trip.

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Corning, California
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The receptionist was a sweetheart! She managed people well and was very friendly. The room was dated in decor and had a bit of a musty smell, but we weren't there for long and that was fine for what we needed it for. I would not go out of my way to stay here, but it did the job for... More 

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Towson, Maryland, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Stopped in here on the way back from Fairbanks. The room was big, the decor is dated, the beds are a bit lumpy but I didn't have high expectations. The people at the desk were friendly. The dish television got over 300 channels, funny how in the most remote location you can get internet access and great TV reception. Overall... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Oh dear; having to make a last minute reservation to stay in Watson Lake for the night, and with my first and only choice booked solid ( A nice motel), I was forced to stay at the big horn. I considered camping in a tent as an alternative but I was convinced that would be a bad idea too. So... More 

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Bragg Creek, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We arrived with two kids at around 11pm, checked in and paid for the room. We lugged all our stuff onto second floor, and as we entered the room this overwhelming smell greeted us. It smelled like someone dropped a pot of stinky soup in the carpet and just left it there. The furniture is extremely old, honestly that must... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Beautiful room, most comfortable beds of our trip so far. Good Internet and TV. But I gotta say the parking sucks. The hotel is one long building and our room was towards the back. The only allowed entrance was at the front which seems like a block long if you've got alot of luggage. I had to make five trips... More 

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Fort Nelson, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

No problems accommodating a service animal, and the non-service animal pet fee was acceptable as well. The rooms are spacious and tastefully furnished. The hot water in the shower was amazing. Parking is available for large vehicles, even though it doesn't look like it. The front desk staff was friendly and outgoing.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $61 - $114 (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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