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Vagabond Lodge is a 10 Room Boutique Lodge Located across the road from Gondola at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Golden BC. All rooms are located on the upper level of this 3 story building. There is no elevator just so you are aware. The beautifully decorated rooms all have great views of the majestic Rocky Mountains. All bedrooms have private bathrooms with shower/tub enclosures and all bathrooms have heated floors. Vagabond Lodge does not have air conditioning but for the few days in the mountains where it may be considered hot by some standards, the windows all open to the fresh mountain air. Vagabond Lodge does not have televisions in the rooms but if you need a fix, there is a tv area on the lower level along with a pool table, and board games. A hearty and healthy breakfast is complimentary with nothing fried. There is absolutely no cooking facilities of any sort(not even a microwave) for guest use.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Public Wifi
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Calgary Intl Airport213 km
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a perfect place! It was so warm and comfortable. The lodge itself is beautiful and there is a lot of room to relax in. The common area with the fireplace and bar is cozy and welcoming. The lunches are such a surprise! We simply...More

Thank houseC
Response from Goldenite07, Owner at Vagabond LodgeResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much for your nice comments. We really appreciate it when guests go out of their way to reflect back on their stay with us. Winter isn't far away and hope to see you back for another stay soon. Ken and Lori

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Anyone who knows me knows that I rarely give five stars. Me giving five stars would mean that everything was perfect, staff had gone above and beyond expectations, and a few pleasant surprises thrown in the mix. Well, you guessed it, all this is true....More

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Response from Goldenite07, Owner at Vagabond LodgeResponded 28 September 2018

Wow. What beautiful things you have said about your stay with us at Vagabond. We really appreciate it. We have a policy that we only allow nice people to stay with us which makes it easy to enjoy what we do. It was a pleasure...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

If you like healthy living, healthy and tasty food and beautiful places and wonderful hosts you will love this place. A fantastic experience. As advertised and better. The rooms are clean, cozy and comfortable. The shared living space with couches and fireplace was so wonderful...More

Thank soccernube
Response from Goldenite07, Owner at Vagabond LodgeResponded 28 September 2018

It all makes it worth while when we get such nice comments. We really appreciate it. Thanks for staying with us and hope to see you back at Vagabond. Ken and Lori

Reviewed 2 April 2018

The owners of Vagabond, Ken and Lori, have not only built a beautiful mountain lodge but they have created a unique atmosphere that makes it feel like a second home. The location is utterly perfect within a short walk of the gondola for Kicking Horse...More

Thank Jonathan H
Response from Goldenite07, Owner at Vagabond LodgeResponded 4 April 2018

Wow. Thank you so much for your great comments. We certainly take pride in our building which is also our home and love meeting new people from around the world. And we love it more when they come back for more and hope you do....More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The Lodge is in both a stunning and convenient location, with amazing views across the valley and up the mountain, is within a couple of minutes walk of the main gondola lift and very close to two of the main restaurants. Ken and Lori are...More

Thank TrevorandKim
Response from Goldenite07, Owner at Vagabond LodgeResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you for your nice comments and hope to see you back again. We appreciate your feedback. Ken and Lori

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Response from Kuang Sittipong T | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember, no. There is a big fridge in common room that everyone can access. The common is only 1 minute from guest rooms.
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"we had a Southwest facing room which was great for viewing the mountains, and there are some great rooms..."
26 Sep 2018
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"All good but the bigger the better. Website wouldn't enable me to add ratings but I would give top..."
2 Apr 2018
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"Front rooms have the best views but they are all gorgeous"
28 Sep 2017
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"Ask for a room at the front. We had a room on the side and it was lovely, but maybe not as big as the..."
27 Sep 2017
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US$164 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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