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Northern Lights Resort & Spa
Ranked #1 of 27 Whitehorse B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersBronze level
Reviewed April 3, 2014

Upon arrival, we were awed by the gorgeous setting, cabins, snow, and trees. When we saw our cabin, I thought 98/100. 1 point for no bathtub and 1 point for the twin beds pushed together (if tall, they are a little short). After a soak in the hot tub, I said 99/100. We booked late and took the 2 nights they had available. We would stay again in a heartbeat. The setting, the privacy, the view, the hosts, all amazing!!! The second night, we saw the northern lights! They were beautiful. Also, Wolfgang helped us book a dogsledding adventure that was perfect for us, based on our interests. He had photography advice and answered our many questions. During the lights, my husband and I were in front of our cabin. If we got cold, we could go inside. I even climbed back in bed at one point, until my husband woke me up as the lights changed. So convenient! There is a large open area in front of the cabins, facing the northern lights.
You know it is on your bucket list so do it! We are so glad we did!

Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wolfgang B, Owner at Northern Lights Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2014

Hi Karyn and Greg, thank you very much for the wonderful review. Hope you are having a good time at the other time of town and Greg gets all the pictures he was looking for. It was a pleasure to give him some tips about taking shots from the Aurora, but he did not really need my advice. Thank you so much for staying with us, it was a pleasure being your hosts and we had a wonderful time together. Hope to see you soon again. Take care, Renate & Wolfgang

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Reviewed April 2, 2014

When you plan a trip to see the Northern Lights, the sky is only a small part of the whole experience. There might be better places to see the lights, but there's no better place to see the North. This is simply the best resort & spa we've ever visited. From the beautiful cabin (with north facing window to see the lights) to the delicious meals to the spa and outdoor jacuzzi and gorgeous walking trails, the Northern Lights Resort & Spa was the highlight of our time in the Yukon. Renate and Wolfgang's European chalet-style hospitality made us feel like family. We look forward to visiting again!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wolfgang B, Owner at Northern Lights Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Dear Catherine and Michael, nothing makes us more happy than to see our guests had a wonderful time with us and we were able to make your Yukon vacation a memorable one. Thank you so much for the wonderful review. All the Best, Renate & Wolfgang

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Reviewed April 2, 2014

Two Aussies went to the Yukon to see the Northern Lights ( in which we did ) from the comfort of our own room and being able to run in and out of the room at our own leisure to brave the mighty chill.
After reading the last two reviews we can only agree with Lisa, Barbara, Kathy and Dan as we had a couple of most pleasurable dinners with these other guests and also felt like we had all know each other for a lot longer than a couple of days. This is probably due to the warm and welcoming environment that Wolfgang and Renate have managed to create by setting up a very family friendly atmosphere and making sure everyone is catered to.
We will return one day but it will be in the summer to experience some of the amazing scenery. The Yukon was more than we ever expected and staying that little bit further out of town meant we didn't need to get on a bus in the middle of the night FREEZING cold to hope to see the lights, we felt we really got this part of the trip right with the accommodation. The standard of accommodation is excellent.
Kerri and Andrew, Sydney Australia

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wolfgang B, Owner at Northern Lights Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Hi Kerri and Andrew, hope you both are doing well. Thank you so much for your lovely review, it makes us happy to read that you had a good time and that we could be a part of your Yukon experience. We would love to see you both soon again. All the Best, Renate & Wolfgang

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Reviewed March 28, 2014

The Nothern Lights Resort & Spa in Yukon/Whitehorse is the best place, with a high chance to see the auroras. Why? Because there are no other bothering lights around! Only the millions of stars and the silence, in a wonderful surrounding.

Renate and Wolfgang are doing a great job!: Breakfast and Dinner are amazing, the cabins are wonderful, cozy, warm and they offer everything for an unforgettable vacation in Canada.

After an exciting and chilly night with the northern lights we enjoyed Renate´s wonderful massages and we relaxed in the sauna.

We also enjoyed the small hikes, the walk with the shnowshoes and the ride with the dog sledding.

After 4 days relaxing, enjoying, sleeping and be amazed, we can 100% recommend this resort.

Thanks for the best chill ever!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Wolfgang B, Owner at Northern Lights Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2014

Dear Doris, Nina, Jens and Mark, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are happy you enjoyed everything and that you had such a good time at our Resort, you were wonderful guests! We are already planing a trip to SoCal for later this year, maybe we will have a chance to see you again. Take care, Renate & Wolfgang

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Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is definitely where you want to make home base during your Whitehorse adventure. We came, as most folks do, hoping for the Northern Lights to show themselves to us. After meeting Wolfgang and Renate we soon realized that THEY are the true gem and that the lights would just be an added bonus. It's hard to say what makes them so special. Was it that they were willing to change their schedule around to accommodate the massages we wanted? Was it that the food is like eating in a five star restaurant that offers seconds??! Is it the perfection of the cabins nestled in the breath taking surroundings? Is it that Wolfgang can pretty much predict to the hour when the Aurora will present itself? I'll tell you what it is. It's love. These two love what they are doing and it is palpable in everything. You can see it in their smiles. taste it the food and simply feel it all around you. You just know there is something magical going on here. Do yourself a favor and go experience it for yourself.

The Aurora did indeed dance for us, but the real show was Wolfgang and Renate.

ZAUBEREI!!!!

Stacie Field and Jamie Jack

  • Stayed: March 2014
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Wolfgang B, Owner at Northern Lights Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2014

Dear Stacie and Jamie, thank you so much for the wonderful review, but it has nothing to do with "Zauberei" ! The amazing guests we always have like you both are making it so easy for us. It is just fun and we are enjoying what we are doing so much. And best of all: finding new friends from all over the world is rewarding our work so much. Take care, Renate and Wolfgang

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Reviewed March 26, 2014

The Northern Lights Resort and Spa is the perfect place in the Yukon to view the northern lights! The cabins are beautifully appointed with north facing windows and front porch so you can wait for the lights in the comfort and warmth inside, or bundled up on the porch. The hosts, Renate and Wolfgang, are a treat themselves. Always helpful, polite, and funny! Renate is a wonderful cook. The grape souffle was perfect, excellent salmon with hollendaise, great soups... not even a hint of a complaint in the food department (or elsewhere). Breakfast with Wolfgang was a delight as well. The cabins are equipped with a full kitchen so if you have very specific likes/dislikes that cannot be accommodated you always have that option. One of the first things you are asked is if you have specific dislikes and Renate will avoid them as all meals are freshly made. Showshoes are provided if you want to tour the landscape in the winter. There is a hot tub outside and two saunas in the main house which we did not use. Whether you are lucky enough to see the lights or not, the setting is breathtaking.

Room Tip: Three cabins and one room inside the main house. All of the cabins are equally nice.
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wolfgang B, Owner at Northern Lights Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2014

Dear Lizz & Mark, thank you so much for this wonderful review. Hope you both are doing well, has spring already arrived in Denver? We have still a lot of snow but beautiful sunny days and clear nights with colourful Auroras. Hope to see you again somedays ! Take care, Renate & Wolfgang

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Reviewed March 24, 2014

We had a magical time at the Northern Lights Resort and Spa, a vacation we won't soon forget. The food was superb and the hosts are kind & helpful in all regards. We were lucky enough to see the northern lights on our last day but even if you don't see the lights it's a wonderful place to stay and explore. We can't wait to go back!

Room Tip: The Cabins are by far the best choice for where to stay and worth the extra $$$
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Wolfgang B, Owner at Northern Lights Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2014

Hi Coree & Kathryn, thank you very much for the lovely review. We are happy that we could help making your Yukon vacation "magical". You were wonderful guests and we hope to see you soon again, maybe in summer. Take care, Renate & Wolfgang

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Address: Lot 1178 Gentian Lane | PO Box 11028, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 6L6, Canada
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Location: Canada > Yukon > Whitehorse
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Whitehorse
Price Range: $160 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Northern Lights Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Surrounded by forests, fields and mountain ranges, this stunning purpose-built property could be your home away from home. Northern Lights Resort & SPA is more than a B&B, it is an escape from the hustle and bustle and demands of 21st century living without compromising on the comfort. Come out for a visit and get lost in your dreams. We are perfectly located just 25 Kilometers south of Whitehorse, a little piece of paradise with spa / wellness area featuring a finish sauna, infrared sauna, outdoor Jacuzzi, gym room and massage treatments. We offer B&B accommodation and Resort style "All-Inclusive" Summer and Winter Packages with activities, healthy European style food and free Wi-Fi. Your perfect Yukon location for Northern Lights viewing with style. ... more   less 
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