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Jacksonville
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had loft with kitchenette. Hotel is old , has no elevators, the front desk staff employees were not friendly. Would not recommend this place to anyone. Does have a good restaurant . Beds were upstairs and bathrooms downstairs. No food options for lunch. Shuttle bus stops at 4:15 for some unknown reason .

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

Thank you for letting us know about your visit. I am sorry to hear that you experienced unfriendliness from the staff. This feedback is shared with them. Kandahar Lodge was built in 1981 (one wing) and 1983 (2nd wing). In 2000, the rooms were renovated; bathrooms were tiled, microwaves and small refrigerators were added and carpet and paint updated. In...

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Kandahar is my family's "go to" for lodging on Whitefish Mountain. My sister from Wisconsin and her family and mine (from Missoula) have been meeting there for the Christmas to New Years week for many years. It never disappoints. The ski-in/ski out (or van service) is super convenient. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The food is second...

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

Thank you so much for taking time to write this lovely review. Happy New Year! And we will see you next Christmas/New Years.

Didsbury, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Short walk to ski out, easy ski in access. Beautiful rustic charm lobby and bar and excellent front desk service. Was a lovely Christmas/New Years destination. Rooms were spacious and staff was very accommodating of our needs as a large family.

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Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay at Kandahar Lodge. I hope you will return. We think that Kandahar Lodge is a nice fit for family groups. I'm glad you thought so, too. Happy New Year!

Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience! Lodge is beautiful and ambiance was warm and inviting. Rooms were quiet, comfortable, clean and nicely updated. The lobby is adorned with charm and resembles a stately old- world style manor. Loved the stone fireplace which always had a crackling fire -very cozy after a day on the slopes! Gigantic Christmas tree and decorations were a hit that...

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

Thank you, Melody, for your appreciation of the magic we attempt to create for our guests. I am so happy that you enjoyed your holiday stay and will hopefully be back! Happy New Year!!

Elkridge, Maryland
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We enjoyed our days in your lodge. It is comfortable and well located. The rooms we had were quiet and pleasant. I liked having a regular key, it is a detail without importance but it felt homey. The breakfast was nice for those who can eat dairy, gluten and sugar. Thankfully we had a refrigerator in order to have our...

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

Thank you, Isabelle, for taking the time to write a review. we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. The items on our continental breakfast that you could have eaten were the hard-boiled eggs, the sliced meat and a couple of gluten free cereals (however we don't stock non-dairy milk). All our rooms have small refrigerators. That helps to keep...

Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay here...so much that we extended it by a day. We loved the big fireplace in the lobby with the bar located right next to it. The rooms were comfortable. The front staff seemed a bit flustered at times but otherwise they were helpful.

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We are so glad that you had a relaxing time here. Thank you for writing a review.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had a horrible room, it had half of a window, so never much light. You heard everything through the ceiling and walls, like water running every night at 5:00 in the morning. I was there 5 days, never once did they change my sheets or really clean my room. Shower was horrible, hard to even wash my hair. They...

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

Thank you for your comments. We have replaced the housekeeping staff since you stayed. We will be putting a new shower head in your room during the fall cleaning. Safe travels.

Kenmore, Washington
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Loved the fireplace in the lounging area. Very friendly people and lovely outdoor gardens. Had phone issues, but not the lodges fault. Nice collection of food for free breakfast. The room was cozy and roomey.

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Thank you so much, Carol, for taking the time to write this nice review. Hope your future travels are "very comfortable"

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 21 September 2016

looking for a hotel near Glacier with multiple beds, we found the Kandahar Lodge. The room was recently redone and very comfortable. the "kitchenette" was a mini fridge and mini microwave shared with the bathroom sink, servicable but barely. Room was on the third floor, no elevator(!). Once we reached the room, it was good. Breakfast was nice for being...

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

Thank you for your review. We are glad you were comfortable here. For future guests' reference kitchenette is what we call the studios and kitchen lofts that have small kitchens in them with stove top and oven, kitchen sink, counter, dishes, microwave, small refrigerator and dining table. All rooms have the small refrigerator and microwave.

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Yes, a little ways from the main town but a nice retreat for a couple of days. Take time to explore the grounds, although not very large, and admire the gardens spots as well as the beautiful flowering pots. In the the evenings you are treated to a wood fire in the common area. Snug Bar is appropriately named- a...

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Thank you, Martha, for sharing your perspective on a stay at Kandahar Lodge. We are glad that you appreciated our off the beaten path accommodation.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
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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 59937-8624
Region: United States > Montana > Whitefish
Price Range: ₹ 11,468 - ₹ 18,022 (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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“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
“Avoid 2nd and 3rd Floor or pack lightly - no elevator at this Lodge”
 of 5 bubbles MargieC88, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator, beware of third floor, stairs are dangerous is rooms - beds upstairs, bathroom is downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Katy3021, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“room coffee maker not bad - but, coffee at breakfast service is very weak so don't bother with that.”
 of 5 bubbles rexb469, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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