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Elkridge, Maryland
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We enjoyed our days in your lodge. It is comfortable and well located. The rooms we had were quiet and pleasant. I liked having a regular key, it is a detail without importance but it felt homey. The breakfast was nice for those who can eat dairy, gluten and sugar. Thankfully we had a refrigerator in order to have our...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, Isabelle, for taking the time to write a review. we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. The items on our continental breakfast that you could have eaten were the hard-boiled eggs, the sliced meat and a couple of gluten free cereals (however we don't stock non-dairy milk). All our rooms have small refrigerators. That helps to keep...

Pensacola, Florida, United States
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. Kandahar lodge has a unique grand room with fireplace that's always burning and smiling faces! The included breakfast and fresh Montana coffee every morning was very nice!.....We will definitely stay on our next visit!😘

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! I think "nice" might be a good adjective to apply to you as a guest. We look forward to your return!!

Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay here...so much that we extended it by a day. We loved the big fireplace in the lobby with the bar located right next to it. The rooms were comfortable. The front staff seemed a bit flustered at times but otherwise they were helpful.

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a relaxing time here. Thank you for writing a review.

San Diego, California
Reviewed September 22, 2016

I had a horrible room, it had half of a window, so never much light. You heard everything through the ceiling and walls, like water running every night at 5:00 in the morning. I was there 5 days, never once did they change my sheets or really clean my room. Shower was horrible, hard to even wash my hair. They...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We have replaced the housekeeping staff since you stayed. We will be putting a new shower head in your room during the fall cleaning. Safe travels.

Kenmore, Washington
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Loved the fireplace in the lounging area. Very friendly people and lovely outdoor gardens. Had phone issues, but not the lodges fault. Nice collection of food for free breakfast. The room was cozy and roomey.

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Carol, for taking the time to write this nice review. Hope your future travels are "very comfortable"

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Reviewed September 21, 2016

looking for a hotel near Glacier with multiple beds, we found the Kandahar Lodge. The room was recently redone and very comfortable. the "kitchenette" was a mini fridge and mini microwave shared with the bathroom sink, servicable but barely. Room was on the third floor, no elevator(!). Once we reached the room, it was good. Breakfast was nice for being...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you were comfortable here. For future guests' reference kitchenette is what we call the studios and kitchen lofts that have small kitchens in them with stove top and oven, kitchen sink, counter, dishes, microwave, small refrigerator and dining table. All rooms have the small refrigerator and microwave.

Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Yes, a little ways from the main town but a nice retreat for a couple of days. Take time to explore the grounds, although not very large, and admire the gardens spots as well as the beautiful flowering pots. In the the evenings you are treated to a wood fire in the common area. Snug Bar is appropriately named- a...

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Thank you, Martha, for sharing your perspective on a stay at Kandahar Lodge. We are glad that you appreciated our off the beaten path accommodation.

Reviewed September 16, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a two-night stay at the Kandahar Lodge. What a charming place! Just what one would wish for when picturing a mountain lodge. The lobby is so cozy with a fireplace, the rooms are spacious, the beds are comfy. The location is convenient to both the town of Whitefish and Glacier National Park. We would stay...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review, Allison. We hope we will see you here again!

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed September 11, 2016

As non-skiers visiting Glacier National Park in mid-September, we found staying at Kandahar, built tin 1980 as a ski lodge in the Whitefish Mountain resort area, a nice compromise between a hotel room in one of the towns and an AirB&B house closer to the park. It's an old fashioned three-story wood-constructed building with no elevators. We were greeted nicely...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, Travelingman, for your overview of staying at Kandahar Lodge. We are very sorry to here that the housekeeping left something to be desired and will definitely be showing this review to the staff.

Bedford, New Hampshire
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Not being a good plan ahead person, we booked this lodge at the last minute. Expectations were not too high as there weren't many other places available. We arrived at the Kandahar to find a big fire in the lounge area and everything you expect from a mountain retreat. The architecture is big mountain log and cozy. The room was...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much, Gary, for writing a review of your stay at Kandahar Lodge. As you probably detected the continental breakfast is provided by the Lodge and not by Cafe Kandahar. Cafe Kandahar is privately owned and operated by Chef Andy Blanton. We try to offer a decent variety of breakfast foods without the benefit of having a kitchen.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kandahar Lodge is a rustic, yet elegant lodge located at Whitefish Mountain Resort, 7 miles north of Whitefish and 32 miles from the west entrance of Glacier National Park. The Lodge has 50 rooms, a fully licensed bar and a gourmet restaurant that serves dinner only. A continental breakfast is included in the rates. The lovely lobby has a wood burning fireplace, free WIFI and comfortable couches and chairs. Other amenities include a large outdoor hot tub, steam room, exercise room and massage treatment room. The rooms all have queen beds, down comforters, microwaves, small refrigerators and a/c. Kandahar is open from the first week of December to the first week of April (ski season) and June 1 through September 30. The Lodge opens to prearranged groups of 20 or more in the spring and fall ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kandahar Lodge

Address: 3824 Big Mountain Rd, P.O. Box 278, Whitefish, MT 59937
Location: United States > Montana > Whitefish
Price Range: $174 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kandahar Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Kandahar Lodge Whitefish, Montana
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“I believe larger rooms and suites are on the top (third) floor but there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelingman22664, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid 2nd and 3rd Floor or pack lightly - no elevator at this Lodge”
 of 5 bubbles MargieC88, Aug 16, 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator, beware of third floor, stairs are dangerous is rooms - beds upstairs, bathroom is downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Katy3021, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“room coffee maker not bad - but, coffee at breakfast service is very weak so don't bother with that.”
 of 5 bubbles rexb469, Jul 15, 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here if you are handicapped, elderly, or have any health issues..The stairs will kill you...”
 of 5 bubbles marilynt743, Jul 9, 2016 | Read review
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