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3824 Big Mountain Rd, Whitefish, MT 59937-8624
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#7 of 18 hotels in Whitefish
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
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Business Center with Internet Access
Pool / beach towels
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Ski school
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Ski In / Ski Out
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
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Self-serve laundry
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mntravelfan wrote a review Oct 2020
Eagan, Minnesota8 contributions
The place felt more like a cozy apartment than a hotel place. It's got a true mountain lodge vibe to it, not just the name. It was quiet, private and..well, cozy. We stayed in a lodge studio with a kitchen stocked with everything we needed to cook a family meal. Staff were friendly and helpful when needed. The whole resort and surrounding nature give you beautiful views at any direction. It was so relaxing. Loved the winding mountain drive every day, to and from the resort. Loved the town, the national park. Wild Huckleberry is a thing here for locals and visitors. The only thing could be better was the laundry room. Laundry machines needed an upgrade. They were old and loud right next to the restaurant's entrance. Other than that, our stay at Kandahar was enjoyable. We had a wonderful time exploring Whitefish, Glacier NP of Montana
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Lexi C wrote a review Aug 2020
9 contributions2 helpful votes
The lodge was quaint! It had great service, kind people, beautiful flowers hanging in front and was located on the top of the mountain with a scenic drive! The beds were comfy and the outdoor hot tub was lovely. Rocking chair in front make for a nice reading spot!
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Date of stay: August 2020
fatkidfromcanada wrote a review Apr 2020
Saskatoon, Canada357 contributions443 helpful votes
Neat little lodge where we were able to ski in/out. the room wasn't very large, and the heating/cooling wasn't real modern so at times the temperature wasn't great. It did have a fridge in the room which was nice. We did enjoy sitting by the fire downstairs with large couches to accommodate. It was nice to have a hottub but not a fancy area by the hottub. The continental breakfast each morning was great as well. friendly helpful people working there as well.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Suzskiaspenrugby wrote a review Mar 2020
24 contributions2 helpful votes
Located close to the Village, the Kandahar Lodge is a step back in time to a more relaxed ski trip. The lodge is rustic in nature with a welcoming fireplace and plenty of comfortable seating in the main salon. Since there is no elevator, the guests will experience a number of stairs to access room, work-out facility, and hot tubs, so this isn’t a place for those with mobility issues. The rooms are comfortable in size, but in need of updates. The included continental breakfast features cereal, instant oatmeal, bagels, pastry, yogurts, and an array of meat and cheese. Apres ski offers popcorn, cookies, coffee, and tea. The Snug bar is just that, three small tables, but has fantastic food available. The Kandahar Cafe is a five star restaurant and offers three to four fixed price gourmet meals. The staff at the lodge is exemplary, and out does themselves on service. They offer a shuttle throughout the day to the ski lifts with drivers who go above the call of duty to be helpful. The lodge is ski IN but one has to either take a shuttle to the lift or walk a small distant across the street to access the hill. All in all, a fun, cozy, atmospheric experience where you can meet like minded travelers, share experiences, and enjoy the beauty of Montana.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: Ask for a room with one queen, and a pullout couch. It is very roomy
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GatorFlorida wrote a review Mar 2020
Jupiter, FL17 contributions
A large group of us stayed at the Kandahar and it could not have been more perfect. Rooms great, breakfast great, cozy fireplace going 24/7, convenient ski out and in, restaurant awesome, prices sooooo reasonable, hot tub great, staff awesome, transfers to mountain very very quick! If you want a warm, beautiful ski lodge this is it. Can't say one bad thing about it. Thanks to all of you!!
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Date of stay: February 2020
$139 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kandahar Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Kandahar Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Whitefish Mountain Resort (0.1 miles), Whitefish Lake Golf Club (4.8 miles), and Whitefish Depot (4.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kandahar Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Kandahar Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kandahar Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kandahar Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kandahar Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Zucca Marketplace Bistro, Whitefish Lake Restaurant, and Loula's Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kandahar Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kandahar Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Kandahar Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Does Kandahar Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.