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Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our 3 night stay. Beautiful lodge, comfortable rooms, great breakfasts and best of all fabulous hosts! Thanks Ken for the special lattes with breakfast. Made my husbands day:) Ken and Lori offered up some fabulous hiking recommendations which made our stay perfect. They were right; the Iceline trail offered it all and was a trip... More 

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Surrey
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a lovely stay at Vagabond Lodge and would highly recommend. Ken and Lori were very accommodating, with lots of local advice, great breakfasts and overall they made our stay fantastic. We loved the lodge that was unique and such a special place (that Ken and Lori actually built). The lodge instantly felt like home and what a great... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Ken & Lori have created an amazing place that is inviting, warm & welcoming...they have thought of every detail to make guest feel at home & comfortable. From a basket of hand-knit slippers in the lobby to yummy robes waiting in the room...everything in between is there! Delicious breakfast with plenty of direction from Ken & Lori on the best... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the Vagabond for 3 nights this August, and had an amazing time. The lodge is lovely and spacious with beautiful decor that feels incredibly cosy. It was a joy to return here after days hiking, rafting, and horse riding. Ken and Lori have focused on making the lodge truly communal, meaning there are loads... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I genuinely cannot begin to decribe how much both my fiancee and I loved Vagabond and Lori and Ken!!! The place itself is fantastic - if you know Grand Designs, well this is the Rockies very own! Vagabond was literally built from the trees that were on the land before and by Lori, Ken and family/friends. It shows in the... More 

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Oradell, New Jersey
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed here two nights and it was fantastic. The place is so spacious and extremely clean. The breakfast was plentiful and tasty - Ken makes the best homemade bread! Our room was comfortable and had great views. Ken and Lori made us feel right at home and gave us so many suggestions on things for us to do in... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Handy walking distance to the Kicking Horse Resort, quiet, authentic mountain feel, like your own home. Home made bread and breakfast is great and easily enables you to get a good start to your activity. Hosts have good local recommendations on things to see and do also.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This place is fantastic. Everything you would imagine a perfect mountain lodge to be. Ken and Lori were super nice, welcoming, and very knowledgeable about the area. The rooms were large and very comfortable, the views breathtaking, and it is in a great location which is walking distance from the Kicking Horse gondola and some great places to grab a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous spot up and out of the way of Golden at base of kicking horse mountain. Ken and Lori are fabulous hosts and go out of their way to ensure you get the most out of your trip without being in your face. Breakfasts are delicious and coffee/tea/hot chocolate and baked treats available throughout the day (which were a God-... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Room was large and comfortable. Breakfast was fantastic. Ken (the owner) was really knowledge about the area. He gave several suggestions to us where to go and what to eat. The place is 1 hour away from Yoho national park, which was where we went visiting. Oh, did I mention that breakfast was delicious? Yea, it was really delicious.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vagabond Lodge is a 10 Room Boutique Lodge Located across the road from Gondola at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Golden BC. All rooms are located on the upper level of this 3 story building. There is no elevator just so you are aware. The beautifully decorated rooms all have great views of the majestic Rocky Mountains. All bedrooms have private bathrooms with shower/tub enclosures and all bathrooms have heated floors. Vagabond Lodge does not have air conditioning but for the few days in the mountains where it may be considered hot by some standards, the windows all open to the fresh mountain air. Vagabond Lodge does not have televisions in the rooms but if you need a fix, there is a tv area on the lower level along with a pool table, and board games. A hearty and healthy breakfast is complimentary(nothing fried) and during ski season lunch is also included in the cost of staying at this very special place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vagabond Lodge

Address: 1581 Cache Close | Box 177, Golden, British Columbia VOA 1HO, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Golden
Price Range: $288 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vagabond Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Every room has a beautiful view! We stayed in Blaeberry #10.”
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“Make sure you bring your own booze from a supermarket as Vagabond has no liquor license but has great facilities to store your own.”
 of 5 bubbles AJ_1725, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wifi sketchy, Had a very soft mattress, would ask for a firm Next time for old knee and back injuries.”
 of 5 bubbles MKH000, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Every room is nice, but I had a two-bed loft and it was perfect for me and a friend.”
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