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Cheaper Mont Tremblant resort hotel with hot tub and ski in and ski out access to the hill

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Prime location in pedestrian village, according to many guests
  • Many guests raved about the complimentary breakfast
  • Staff were very friendly and helpful, said numerous guests
  • Several guests felt the hotel offered good value for money
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable, according to many guests
Cons
  • Valet parking is $15 and self parking is $14 on weekdays and $18 on weekends
  • Rooms in need of updating, said many guests
  • The breakfast area was too crowded, according to some guests
  • The hotel is rated a 4 star accomodation but feels more like a 2 or 3 star, said some guests
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 21, 2014
Overview
Formerly the Country Inn and Suites Mont Tremblant, this hotel is now known as Le Kandahar. It is located at the base of Mont Tremblant in the centre of the pedestrian village making it a popular hotel with guests who are looking for a centrally located hotel in this tourist hotspot.

This 100% non-smoking hotel has 138 rooms. Standard rooms offer one king or two queen beds. All rooms come with a coffeemaker, an arm chair, a desk, a hair dryer and a TV with cable and pay per view movies. Some standard rooms have a mini-fridge and/or a microwave. One and two-bedroom suites also include a sofabed, a fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining area, a balcony or patio and two TVs. Wi-Fi is available for an additional fee ($4.95 per hour). Pets are not allowed at this property.

Le Kandahar offers a free continental breakfast daily. There is a heated outdoor swimming pool (open during summer months only), a hot tub (open year round) and an indoor fitness centre. Underground parking is available at a cost of $12 per day. There is no restaurant on site, however, being located in the pedestrian village, there are several restaurants within a 5-minute walk. Ski-in/ski-out abilities are available from this hotel.

Mont Tremblant Resort is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Le Géant Golf course is a 10 to 15-minute walk from the hotel. Many restaurants and shops are within a 5-minute walk and Marché du village, the local grocery store, is a 5-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on November 22, 2012: 138 guest rooms, coffeemakers in all rooms, fridge and microwave in some rooms, suites include coffeemaker, fridge, microwave, parking $12/day, no pets allowed, hot tub open year round

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The Good
In the reviews used for this analysis the comments overall were fairly positive. Guests liked the location, the breakfast, the staff, the value for money and the clean rooms.

Guests raved about the location of the hotel, saying it was centrally located in pedestrian village and the ski-in/ski-out was great. They mentioned it was only a short walk to other ski lifts, which they found convenient.

The breakfast was complimented by many guests who felt they were receiving "more than a continental breakfast" and were pleased with the quality and selection of food.

Numerous guests praised the staff for being friendly and helpful during their stay.

Several guests thought the hotel offered great value for money. While the furniture was said by some to be out-dated, the location for the price was hard to beat.

The rooms were complimented for being clean and comfortable by several guests.
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The Bad
While the comments were more positive than negative, there were a few things that displeased some guests. These complaints referred to the furniture, the Wi-Fi costs, the breakfast area and the hotel rating.

Many guests felt the rooms, while comfortable, were in need of some updating. The furniture appeared worn and even damaged in some cases.

The cost of Wi-Fi (basic rate of $4.95 per hour) was considered too expensive by many guests. Most guests agreed that Wi-Fi access should be included in the price of the rooms.

Some guests were displeased with the crowded breakfast area, saying that at peak times there were long waits for a table, and the food was not always replenished fast enough.

A few guests read online that this hotel was a 4-star property, but the out-dated furniture and decor fell short of guests' expectations.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked this hotel #16 of 32 hotels in Mont Tremblant and rated it 3.5 out of 5 based on 96 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated this hotel 8.3 out of 10 based on 53 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated this hotel 4.3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent on November 22, 2012: 138 guest rooms, coffeemakers in all rooms, fridge and microwave in some rooms, suites include coffeemaker, fridge, microwave, parking $12/day, no pets allowed, hot tub open year round
Editor's Analysis by Candice F.
Analyzed by Candice F.
Having travelled to 25 countries on 5 continents, Candice understands what a traveller is looking for when booking a hotel. She currently lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, but originally hails from Toronto, Ontario.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Mont Tremblant

Rated 8.2/10 based on 457 reviews

Ranked #24 out of 36 hotels in Mont Tremblant

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Map Marker Le Kandahar
160 Cure Deslauriers, Mont Tremblant, QC