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Aspens at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

8.6 | Very Good
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Town house units with full kitchens, private hot tubs, ski-in/ski-out location

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests found the units clean
  • Many reviewers found the town houses well equipped with amenities
  • The views of the Rockies from the town houses were praised by many guests
  • Many guests enjoyed the private hot tubs
  • Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly service
Cons
  • A couple of guests found the single-car garages a bit tight for parking
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
This hotel is an Editor's Pick for...
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 12, 2013
Overview
This group of town houses is situated on the mountain at the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the town houses are across the street from ski trails. This property is well suited for guests who are looking for self-contained accommodations with ski-in/ski-out access.

All town houses are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a full kitchen including a dishwasher and cookware, a separate living room, a washer and dryer, a fireplace, a deck with a private hot tub and BBQ, and a TV and DVD player. One- and two-bedroom town houses are available and select town houses are equipped with a sofabed.

The town houses include free parking and a single-car garage. Pets are not permitted.

Other on-site amenities include ski storage. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort offers an express Gondola, a restaurant at the summit, over 120 ski runs, five lifts, multiple restaurants at the base of the resort and a general store.

The Golden Golf Course and Driving Range is 14 minutes away by car, while the town of Golden and access to the Trans-Canada Highway is a 15-minute drive away. The Golden Golf and Country Club is about 18 minutes away by car. The Glacier National park is about a 1-hour drive away. The Fairmont Hot Springs Airport (YCZ) is about 2 hours away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps) 
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests gave glowing reviews of their town houses.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and well equipped with amenities, including kitchen and en suite laundry facilities. Many reviewers enjoyed the private hot tubs on the balconies. Several reviewers specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable, while a couple of guests said that the units were spacious.

The views of the mountains from inside the town houses and from the hot tubs were often praised by guests, while several reviewers said that this property had an overall relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.

A few guests enjoyed the on-site activities at the resort, while a few other reviewers complimented the friendly and responsive service.

A couple of guests thought that the property offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests said that the single-car garages were a bit too tight for parking.
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Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.5 out of 5, with 100% of 11 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #8 out of 42 specialty lodging properties in Golden, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 25 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.6
Very Good
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4 / out of 17
hotels in Golden

Rated 8.6/10 based on 103 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 17 hotels in Golden

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Map Marker Aspens at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
1340 Palliser Trail, Golden, BC