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Saskatchewan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My buddy and I skied The Big Mountain for four days. We started looking for places to stay about a month before our scheduled trip and came across the Kandahar. We had no idea what the place was like but after reading the reviews we decided to take a chance - and we were VERY glad we did. This is...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, Jim! What a nice review you took the time to post for us!! Thank you so much and please come back!!

Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Janice and I came to the Kandahar for a ski trip. I had won a three night stay with 6 days of lift tickets. We would defininately come back for a return visit. The staff was friendly and the room was out of this world. The hot tub was awesome. Food was great.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

friendly staff - good continental breakfast hot tub perfect ski in ski out accommodation = separate room for skis and boots ( boot room is heated ) has room and shower for late checkout - convenient for catching late trains Beds great would come back again

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Missoula
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kandahar staff was excellent! Very friendly, willing to help, and have a vast knowledge of the area. My only complaint is that they should offer a full service breakfast. The Snug bar was great, the Kandahar cafe is lovely, but it is a gormet dinning experience, not meant for a famiy on a budget, but worth the expense if...

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Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kandahar Lodge was really beautiful but the customer service experience was sub-par. The front desk men acted like we were an inconvenience and they weren't very helpful when it came to answering questions about parking, the restaurant, the hot tub, etc. We skied all day, went to dinner, got back to the hotel around 9:00 and the hot tub closes...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are not just in a hotel but feel at home here! Great place to just"relax" for getting up in the morning and grabbing a coffee and sitting by the lobby huge fireplace or a long day on the hill to hit the steam room and hot pool! Total heaven.

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Calgary
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent stay at the Kandahar Lodge. Loved the room! We had a loft which was a much larger room than we needed for the two of us, but it would be a great room for a family on a ski vacation. In the evenings it was lovely to sit in the great room by the fire and...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. I hope you will return.

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a great lodge for skiing the big mountain resort. It is more ski in than ski out but it makes up for that in the atmosphere within the lodge. The bar is great and the breakfast is also wonderful>

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write this positive review of Kandahar's ambiance!

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This cozy lodge is a great place for both couples and families and has a country European vibe while still being very much Montana. The Snug Bar is a perfect place to pop in for a glass of wine or casual dinner and the restaurant is outstanding. This place has it all without being pretentious.

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Thank you for putting a very nice and much appreciated review in a nutshell!

Asotin, Washington
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We were in 211 for a week. There is a full kitchen, but a dorm room-sized fridge. Problem with it: no thermostat and it froze some of our food. Additionally, we had a cooler. We ate most meals here. The maid service was good...we tipped. No dishwasher except us! There is no elevator. If you have any knee pain or...

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Thank you very much for your comments. I will be sure the hotel management and the Cafe Kandahar/Snug Bar owner see your review.

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kandahar Lodge

Address: 3824 Big Mountain Rd, P.O. Box 278, Whitefish, MT 59937
Region: United States > Montana > Whitefish
Price Range: $287 - $387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kandahar Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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“The standard rooms are just fine”
Acura93, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take flip flops, the trek to the hot tub is truely a trek, and a swim wrap or robe is worth it! Great staff, shuttle van to the lifts is awesome!”
DeborahE146, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed many times and all rooms are great, quiet and clean.”
oilman-01, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great.”
806maxp, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Loft room was just right for 7 people.”
spencers237, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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