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Dieppe, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our second time at the Dream Domes, this time in winter and it was even better (more than in the summer, even though it still was great). An incredible couples getaway in nature. Tje japanese hot tub in the winter is simply WOW! Looking at the stars and listening to the birds and squirrels while sipping on wine...

Thank NatalieLSoucy
Cap-Pele, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best retreat you can imagine. We all need to recharge from our hectic lives and this place is the best. To enjoying the outdoors to relaxing in the amazing hot tub at night is simply amazing. Thanks to Ridgeback Lodge. We will be back :)

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Quispamsis, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Ridgeback. The domes are equipped with just about everything you will need and you can tell that the owners have put a lot of thought and attention into the design and purchases that have been made to equip the domes. We hiked the two trails on the property, which were beautiful and very much...

Thank Kim493651
Cape Traverse, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Ridgeback Lodge for three nights in a Dream Dome. This lodge exceeded all of our expectations. The Dream Domes are cozy & warm, with fully equipped kitchens & a bathroom that screams "glamping" complete with a rain shower head. Cold February temperatures & even a snowstorm on our first night was not an issue - the propane...

1Thank MacKayFamJam
Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Even if the temperature was too cold to use the Japanese hot tubs, this is a great place to relax, and wind down. The owners are great and the accommodations are more spacious than expected. The pellet stove gave more than enough heat even at -22C! Even with a storm outside we were warm & cozy inside. We'll definitely try...

1Thank Paul C
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Spent two nights and totally loved it. Comfort, romantic and all the necessities to make for a comfortable stay. Enjoyed a nice walk in the woods, followed by skating on the pond. To top it all off a soak in the wood fired hot tub. We will be back!

Thank BlueberryKing
Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were excited, but our visit to #ridgebacklodge and its Dream Dome exceeded all expectations. There is no wifi, be prepared disconnect, however reconnect with your partner. The hot tub (a gigantic bath tub) was truly unbelievable and worth tending too. We spend hours under the stars! It would be wonderful in the summer (canoes and kayaks to rent) -...

Thank dartmouth2017
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Ridgeback Lodge is my go to for relaxation! In December my husband and I stayed in one of the Dream Domes and "Dream" is an accurate description. Everything about the Dream dome screams relaxation and intimacy. 2 nights is never enough. This past weekend we stayed in the deluxe cabin and had a very nice 2 days of relaxing. The...

Thank Jules M
Caraquet, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The dome are in a very good location, in the woods, it's private. Also the dome was very clean , everything we needed was available. No tv, calm, nature , just Wow ! We really enjoyed the hot tub, so nice... We had a wonderful time and we'll be back ... Thanks :)

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London, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We couldn't have been happier with our stay at Ridgeback Lodge. The hosts were friendly, informative, and left you to do your own thing but were available any time for questions. The geodome was spotless (I expected more cottage/camping clean than hotel clean), and super comfortable. The kitchen space was nice and adequate, we also enjoyed use of the bbq....

Thank BriK200

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ridgeback Lodge is located on the Kingston Peninsula near Saint John, NB. Ever tried 'Glamping'? We offer geodesic domes with kitchenette, bathroom, wood stove and your private wood fired hot tub, creating the ultimate couples getaway. Or choose a 'Cabin in the Woods' with our standard or deluxe cedar log cabins. All cabins have a private setting, bathroom, kitchen, wood stove and covered deck. All on 185 private acres with trails, swimming pond, snowshoeing, canoeing, bonfire area and stunning views of Kingston Creek. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ridgeback Lodge

Address: 86 Old Reach Rd, Kingston, New Brunswick E5N 1B2, Canada
Region: Canada > New Brunswick > Kingston
Price Range: €89 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ridgeback Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All domes are great and secluded from the others”
  • walking the grounds
  • walking the grounds
  • from hot tub
  • Little kitchen
  • walking the grounds
NatalieLSoucy, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet in the domes despite storm outside.”
A7760TTpaulc, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dream Dome 1 or 2: Dome 3 looked newer, however was close the the office. Didn't seem as private”
dartmouth2017, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you're a light sleeper request a dome with a propane fireplace. We found the pellet stove to be quite loud.”
10-4rubberducky, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We found that the dream dome #3 was more isolated than the others.”
584anikg, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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