This hotel is located within a 1-minute walk of the Kimberley Alpine Resort and Kimberly Conference and Athletic Training Centre. Offering suites with full kitchens, this property is well suited for guests who prefer self-contained units and ski-in/ski-out accommodations.
This property is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free wired Internet, separate living, dining and bedroom areas, a full kitchen (fridge, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, cookware and dishes), a TV, a hair dryer, a desk and individual climate control. Studio rooms and one-bedroom suites are both furnished with one king bed and a sofabed, while two-bedroom suites are furnished with one king bed, one queen bed, a sofabed and a second bathroom. One and two-bedroom suites also include a fireplace. Daily housekeeping is not provided.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the property for an additional fee of $9.95 per 24 hours. Free indoor and outdoor parking is available on site and dogs are permitted for an additional fee of $35 to $55 per stay (the price depends on the size of the dog).
The on-site Montana's Cookhouse restaurant serves lunch and dinner, while the Slopeside Market and Deli serves breakfast and lunch. The Slopeside Market and Deli also sells a selection of grocery items.
Other on-site amenities include ski/bike storage, guest laundry facilities, meeting rooms, a common BBQ area, a fitness centre, an outdoor heated pool, two outdoor hot tubs, safe deposit boxes, and guest fax and copy service.
The Trickle Creek Golf Resort is 3 minutes away by car (or a 14-minute walk away). Downtown Kimberley, which features restaurants, nightlife venues, art galleries and shopping, is a 5-minute drive away. Access to the Kimberley Highway is 7 minutes away by car, while Highway 95/93 is a 38-minute drive away. The Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) is 32 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on March 8, 2013: Dogs are permitted for an additional fee of $35 to $55 per stay (price depends on the size of the dog). Wi-Fi is available throughout the property for an additional fee of $9.95 per 24 hours.
Many guests seemed to thoroughly enjoy their stays at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis, and one guest said that this hotel was the "perfect lodge for our family ski trip".
Many guests found their rooms to be clean, spacious and comfortable. A couple of reviewers found their suites large enough to accommodate their entire family. The kitchens were found to be well equipped with all the amenities necessary for cooking and one reviewer mentioned that she prepared a full turkey dinner in her suite. A couple of guests also appreciated the in-suite fireplaces and private balconies.
Many reviewers found the location ideal for accessing skiing and a couple of guests thought that this lodge provided true ski-in/ski-out access.
Several guests complimented the staff for their friendly service.
The heated outdoor pool, hot tubs, on-site ski lockers and underground parking were all mentioned as added conveniences by a few guests.
A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
While many guests enjoyed their stay at this lodge, there were a few common concerns expressed by guests.
Several reviewers complained about paying additional fees for Wi-Fi access ($9.95 per 24 hours). A few guests thought that this service should be included in the room price.
A few guests thought that the in-room furnishings, including carpeting and furniture, appeared dated. One reviewer thought that his suite was looking "a little weary". A couple of guests thought that the bathroom fan was too loud, while a couple of other reviewers said that they would have appreciated daily housekeeping.
A couple of reviewers mentioned that the on-site fitness centre was cramped and had dated equipment.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.4 out of 5, with 100% of 24 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #4 out of 14 speciality lodging properties in Kimberley, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 62 reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 8, 2013 to verify some information.