Kicking Horse River Lodge

Kicking Horse River Lodge
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Address
801 9th Street North
Golden, British Columbia
Canada
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Reviewed by Heather Hansen

The wrought-iron "kicking horse" sculpture adorning the stone fireplace here pays tribute to those who once explored this land without recourse to such lush digs. James Hector was on a 19th-century expedition, searching for a western route for Canada's first transcontinental railroad, when his horse hoofed him so hard that his compatriots dug him a grave. But he regained consciousness and found a way west through the imposing peaks.

The setting hasn't changed much since Hector and

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Price Points
$151-250
Room Types
Lodge Room
Recreation & Amenities
Biking,Cross-country Skiing,Downhill Skiing,Freshwater Fishing,Hiking,Kayaking,Rock Climbing,Sightseeing,Snowboarding,Whitewater Rafting,Wildlife/Nature Programs
Eco-cred
Good
Closest Airport

This spectacular B.C. Douglas Fir dove-tail log building fronts the raging Kicking Horse River and has a breath taking view of the Purcell mountains and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (which was rated the #1 small resort by Ski Magazine and #1 for powder snow by Skiing Magazine).

This amazing building is designed to accommodate travelers in the utmost comfort and style with beautiful log and timber furniture and all the amenities that you need to enjoy your stay.

The lodge features a two-story den with quiet reading nooks, an entertainment area with a 50-inch large screen TV, card tables, lockers, self-serve laundry facilities. We have a well-equipped self-catered kitchen facility that offers everything you need to chef up your own gourmet meals.

Kicking Horse River Lodge is the proud winner of the 2007 Business Excellence Award for Tourism Hospitality in Golden and was nominated one of the top 50 Mountain Eco-Lodges by National Geographic.

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