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Aurum Lodge

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Bend, OR
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43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at Aurum Lodge is like visiting your favorite aunt and uncle. Madeline and Alan have created a welcoming and comfortable lodge filled with treasures from their travels around the world. It's hard to believe they are also off the grid. The accommodation one makes as a guest to this lifestyle was minimal (recycling, minimal water use, composting toilet). The... More 

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AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Pat and Bob, Thank you for staying with us at Aurum Lodge and extending your stay. We are happy to hear that this worked out well for you and appreciate your feedback and concern for this area. We hope to welcome you again at Aurum Lodge on some other occasion and wish you a wonderful time in Jasper. Madeleine... More 

Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok well I guess my husband and I will have to disagree somewhat with most who posted a review. We stayed in the main Lodge at Aurum for 2 nights in July. When we stay in a Bed and Breakfast , 3 parts (bed, breakfast, hospitality) have to be outstanding relative to the price for me to give it 4... More 

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AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Catherine and Mark, and thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are sorry to hear that we could not satisfy your expectations by offering more, for less. It appears that ours was not the area you were looking for and our bed & breakfast package is not the type of bed & breakfast operation you... More 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With our 3 kids (9/12/16) we were seeking the "real" nature in the Rockies, far from crowded tourist places. With Aurum Lodge we found the place which could not have been better in this regards. Madeleine and Alan love the details, they prepare their Lodge with so much love and with most respect for the environment and nature, that we... More 

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AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Oliver for your extensive review. It was a pleasure to host the five of you and we are glad you and your family liked it so much (despite the poor fishing in Abraham Lake :) ). Alan and Madeleine More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here so we could visit Banff and Jasper National Parks. Although 45 minutes from the park gate it was the right choice. Alan and Madeleine are charming informative hosts helping us plan our days out. We spent some time in the park and the rest around the b&b which has a great location on Abraham Lake. There are... More 

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AlanErnst, Manager at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Mark and Jenny, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in this wonderful area and would love to welcome you back in winter for an experience of a different kind: pristine scenery and tranquility supreme. We are convinced you will appreciate it just as... More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

A very special place,no doubt..every square inch of this beautiful eco-lodge,put together lovingly and thoughtfully by its owners, Alan and Madelaine,results in a stay that is both relaxing and refreshing. The rooms are airy and spacious,large windows offering generous views of the surrounding area,which-to us-had a dream-like beauty to it,,the bed was super-comfortable,everything immaculately clean and user-friendly. Our hosts,Alan and... More 

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AlanErnst, Manager at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Nir and Tzila, We hope you had a pleasant return journey and assume you will miss our cool, clear, invigorating mountain air by now... :). We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Aurum Lodge and hope to welcome you again some time in the future, so you can explore this wonderful area in more... More 

Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We can't rate this place highly enough. Firstly, the location. It is is beautifully set off Highway 11 on the shores of Lake Abraham, not quite in the middle of nowhere but certainly getting there (although it is only an hour and a half from the town of Rocky Mountain House). The views from the Lodge are truly stunning. It... More 

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AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Julia and Stephan for staying with us this past week. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and this area away from the crowds... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places I have ever stayed. We stayed in one of the private cabins and were very impressed. It was very cozy and clean, with a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains and lake. We stayed over the Family Day long weekend and would recommend it to anyone looking for private accommodations with a full kitchen. Better... More 

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AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Sarah and Bill, Glad to hear that you liked our cabin unit. Now that you know where we are and what this area has to offer, we look forward to welcoming you again in the Canadian Rockies at some point. Wishing you both all the very best and we thank you for taking the time to share your experience.... More 

Edmonton
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

In the first week of June, 2016 was my third trip to this lodge. The place continues to amaze me with cleanliness, good healthy food, excellent service, not to mention super hosts, Alan and Madeleine. On a scale of 1 to 10, this is a top notch 12. Try it !!!!

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Thank claudece
AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Claude, It was a pleasure to host you again at Aurum Lodge and we are happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in this wonderful area on some other occasion (and we will get you to Panther Falls next time - guaranteed...). Alan and Madeleine More 

Sherington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Aurum Lodge is a special place of peace and tranquility, situated on Highway 11 just off H93 known as 'The Most Beautiful Road in the World'. It had just snowed when we visited in early May so the drive from Banff was spectacular. The lodge is adjacent to Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve with a wonderful trail to Siffleur Falls. The... More 

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AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Shirley and great to hear from you. It was a pleasure hosting you both at Aurum Lodge this year and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and our four-legged (and feathered) neighbours. Spring is indeed the best time to view wildlife in the mountains. We look forward to welcoming you again in the Canadian Rockies,... More 

Red Deer, Canada
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

great weekend at the lodge, the hosts were extremely kind and helpful. The hiking tips and suggestions were perfect, and we really enjoyed the local hikes that we did. The lodge itself is quiet, very clean and the meals were incredible. This destination is well worth the drive, you will not be disappointed.

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AlanErnst, Owner at Aurum Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Carrie, Thank you for staying with us at Aurum Lodge and thanks for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us and this wonderful area and look forward to welcoming you again on some other occasion. We have great seasons, good seasons, but no such thing as a bad season for all those who love nature... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alberta's unique and award winning eco-tourism country inn in the Rocky Mountain front ranges offers nature, tranquility, comfort and seclusion, year round. Aurum Lodge offers six guest rooms in the inn (including breakfast and optional evening meal) and three self-contained housekeeping units with kitchens (for guests who prefer to look after their own meals). Adult oriented and smoke-free. Ideal base to explore Bighorn Country and the central portion of Banff and Jasper National Parks. Hiking, cycling, riding, climbing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and more. Rates range from C$129 (standard room, single occupancy in low season)to C$ 259 (two bedroom, self-contained loft apartment in high season). Minimum stays apply. Discounts on stays of four nights or longer. Close to nature, far from the crowds...: environmentally friendly accommodation for nature lovers and hikers preferring to stay further from the busy tourist centers Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, yet within easy reach of the Parks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aurum Lodge

Address: Hwy. 11 | Whitegoat Lakes at Cline River, Abraham Lake, Alberta T0M 2H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Abraham Lake
Price Range: $83 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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