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Calgary
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had an excellent stay at the Kandahar Lodge. Loved the room! We had a loft which was a much larger room than we needed for the two of us, but it would be a great room for a family on a ski vacation. In the evenings it was lovely to sit in the great room by the fire and...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. I hope you will return.

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great lodge for skiing the big mountain resort. It is more ski in than ski out but it makes up for that in the atmosphere within the lodge. The bar is great and the breakfast is also wonderful>

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this positive review of Kandahar's ambiance!

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cozy lodge is a great place for both couples and families and has a country European vibe while still being very much Montana. The Snug Bar is a perfect place to pop in for a glass of wine or casual dinner and the restaurant is outstanding. This place has it all without being pretentious.

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for putting a very nice and much appreciated review in a nutshell!

Asotin, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in 211 for a week. There is a full kitchen, but a dorm room-sized fridge. Problem with it: no thermostat and it froze some of our food. Additionally, we had a cooler. We ate most meals here. The maid service was good...we tipped. No dishwasher except us! There is no elevator. If you have any knee pain or...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. I will be sure the hotel management and the Cafe Kandahar/Snug Bar owner see your review.

Minot, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for friends who just want to ski all weekend and have a nice spot to sleep at night. Breakfast was free and tasty, it is basically ski in/out, there is a cool little bar and a comfortable waiting area. Hot tub is nice, too!

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay and for leaving your impression here!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on a "stay-cation" as we live close by. We purchased a package at a local charity auction that included Kandahar, so from the start, I appreciate that they, as a business, support their local community. The lodge is charming, it feels like you're walking into a cozy mountain chalet where you will relax with family. There's a...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

What a nice and thorough review. Thank you for writing it! Please come stay on a staycation again!

Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kandahar is an old time ski lodge, very warm and inviting. The staff is outstanding, Montana friendly, and you feel at home right away. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Afire is kept burning all the time in the large rock fireplace in the lobby.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived to Kandahar Lodge after our first day of skiing on the mountain. The man working the desk was very friendly and informative, telling me about all the details of staying at the lodge. The lodge was an older and historic place, we really enjoyed the rustic charm. The room was very spacious and clean, it came complete with all...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Destin, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this detailed review. You may rest assured that we appreciate your thoughtful appreciation for most of your experience and will pass on your un-appreciation for the drink preparing comments by the mixologist at the Snug Bar.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned a last minute Montana getaway after our plans to go to Jackson Hole were thwarted by weather, and Kandahar Lodge was our home base. We loved it... the location was beautiful... everyone was friendly, staff and other travelers alike... VERY comfortable beds... cozy lobby (always a fire burning, comfortable couches, interesting books)... despite what we had read in...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, Kristen, for your kind comments. I'm glad you found Kandahar when your plans were suddenly disrupted. We hope to host you again!

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A small group of us stayed here for a ski weekend after a long, delayed Amtrak trip. These people are really nice! First of all, they let us check into some of our rooms much before check-in time because we were dead, free transportation to the lifts was easy, ski storage and all contingencies easily handled. All employees super nice...

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Jennifer F, Director of Sales at Kandahar Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your complimentary and comprehensive review, Douglas. Just an FYI, we have sliced meat (usually turkey) and cheese in containers on ice next to the bagel, muffin container. Also, the breakfast includes bananas and apples - perhaps we were out of those when you were here. We can shop daily at the grocery store for those items so can...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kandahar Lodge is a rustic, yet elegant lodge located at Whitefish Mountain Resort, 7 miles north of Whitefish and 32 miles from the west entrance of Glacier National Park. The Lodge has 50 rooms, a fully licensed bar and a gourmet restaurant that serves dinner only. A continental breakfast is included in the rates. The lovely lobby has a wood burning fireplace, free WIFI and comfortable couches and chairs. Other amenities include a large outdoor hot tub, steam room, exercise room and massage treatment room. The rooms all have queen beds, down comforters, microwaves, small refrigerators and a/c. Kandahar is open from the first week of December to the first week of April (ski season) and June 1 through September 30. The Lodge opens to prearranged groups of 20 or more in the spring and fall ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kandahar Lodge

Address: 3824 Big Mountain Rd, P.O. Box 278, Whitefish, MT 59937
Region: United States > Montana > Whitefish
Price Range: ₹ 10,980 - ₹ 19,216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kandahar Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Kandahar Hotel Whitefish
Kandahar Lodge Whitefish, Montana
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“All the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles 806maxp, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Loft room was just right for 7 people.”
 of 5 bubbles spencers237, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is no elevator so a lower floor might be better.”
 of 5 bubbles lynnhN6791TB, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No elevators, multiple levels with multiple flights of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles melodyh223, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I believe larger rooms and suites are on the top (third) floor but there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelingman22664, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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