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Cathedral Mountain Lodge

9.2 | Excellent
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Favoured by guests for well-appointed cabins, food, scenery and service

Pros
  • Free parking, free breakfast, free canoeing and free guided hiking tours
  • Many guests described the cabins as well appointed, cozy and comfortable
  • Many reviewers praised the surrounding grounds and mountains
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • The food at the on-site dining room was often praised by guests
Cons
  • A few guests thought that this property was too close to the town area
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the log cabins were too close together
  • No Internet service available
Freebies
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 12, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated in a treed, wooded area, within a 10-minute drive of the town of Field. Offering tour assistance and complimentary guided hiking tours, this property is well suited for guests looking to experience the wilderness of the Yoho National Park and surrounding area.

This property offers accommodations in smoke-free private log cabins. All units include a soaker tub, a furnished porch or balcony, bath products, a coffeemaker, a fireplace, a mini-fridge, an umbrella and a hair dryer. Select log cabins also include a loft space. Turn-down service is available on request.

This property does not have Internet service. Free parking is available on site. Pets are permitted in select cabins at no additional fee. Pet-friendly cabins are equipped with a dog bed and a treat.

A free breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10:30 am. Free afternoon cookies and tea are made available daily. Packed lunches for hikers are available by pre-order, while dinner is served at the on-site dining room from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. This property also has an on-site bar.

Recreational facilities include free canoeing and guided hiking tours at Lake Moraine, which is a 35-minute drive away. Other on-site amenities include concierge service, tour assistance (helicopter tours and river rafting), free ice delivery, guest computer access and currency exchange.

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and the Lake Louise Gondola are both about a 20-minute drive away, while the Banff Upper Hot Springs are about 60 minutes away by car. Banff and the Banff Airport (YBA) are both about 50 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on November 7, 2013: No Internet service.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this property.

Many guests agreed that the cabins were generally comfortable, cozy, well appointed and charming. One reviewer described that cabins as superior to the accommodations at a five-star hotel. A few reviewers enjoyed the in-cabin fireplaces and thought that they were romantic.

Many reviewers agreed that the scenery and picturesque mountain surroundings were a highlight of this property. Several guests found the location convenient for exploring the area and accessing Banff and Lake Louise.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service.

The food served at the on-site dining room was often praised by guests and one reviewer thought that the dining room was well appointed.
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The Bad
There were few concerns or complaints found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a few guests said that this hotel was closer to the town area and closer to the highway than they expected. These guests also said that they heard highway noise in their cabin.

A couple of reviewers thought that the cabins were located too close together and did not offer enough privacy.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.8 out of 5, with 98% of 41 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 6 specialty lodging properties in Field, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, with 264 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.2
Excellent
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1 / out of 2
hotels in Field

Rated 9.2/10 based on 542 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 2 hotels in Field

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Location
Map Marker Cathedral Mountain Lodge
1 Yoho Valley Road, Field, BC