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Everett, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank RueterRD
Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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97 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Jan Willem V
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Denny G
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Robert D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 

Thank William P
Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

Thank paul w
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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.

1 Thank Chuck D
Corning, California
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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 

1 Thank belovedpetra
Towson, Maryland, United States
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10 hotel reviews
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 

1 Thank Thomas F
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 

1 Thank James P
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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
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $62 - $116 (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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