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Starting at $250 per room per night
Lake O'Hara, Area A (Kicking Horse/Kinbasket Lake), Columbia-Shuswap Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Accommodations & Breakfast
Starting at $550 per room per night
Welcome to a place where nature and luxury are one and the same. Where award winning dining and service beyond measure live in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. This is Cathedral Mountain Lodge. More than a getaway, this is home away from home in Canada’s greatest outdoors, bringing log cabin living and luxury service together to create truly one-of-a-kind experiences beyond expectation. The timber frame structure located on the banks of the Kicking Horse river, was built with re-claimed Douglas-fir posts and beams.
Unique Features: The Columbia Icefields are the largest accumulation of snow and ice south of the Arctic Circle. This one-of-a-kind excursion will take you on an incredible journey from land to sky. Led by the Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, you’ll travel to the largest glacier in North America with thrilling sights to see every step of the way.
Accommodations: Cathedral Mountain Lodge is Canadian Rocky Mountain accommodation at its finest, where every little thing is purposely designed to immerse you in a truly luxurious experience from the inside out. Here, distractions are hard to find, because they simply are not here. TVs and telephones are replaced by comfortable heritage architecture, classic Canadian décor, picturesque views, and countless reasons to step out and enjoy every moment. Whether you’re on a romantic escape for two or getting away with friends or family, we want you to feel more than welcome.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Premier Cabins. If a truly romantic getaway is what you’re looking for, the Premier Cabins will take you far beyond the expected. These stand-alone luxury log cabins offer just the right amount of privacy along with exceptional views, amenities and plenty of open space. Take in the Canadian Rockies from your spacious private deck, go for a stroll down to the banks of Kicking Horse River, then snuggle up and listen to the crackle of your own wood-burning stone fireplace.
Dining: Exceptional accommodation pairs best with exceptional dining. Which is why this Rocky Mountain lodge proudly offers incredible cabins to stay in and a well-recognized restaurant to dine in: the Riverside Dining Room. Featuring fresh local ingredients and organic dishes, the food and drinks on the menu here are just as satisfying and just as beautiful as the Rocky Mountain setting they’re served within.
Activities: Ascend to one of Banff’s National Park’s greatest mountain viewpoints. The Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola and Wildlife Interpretive Centre also offers a unique opportunity for guests to view Grizzly bears feeding on berries that grow on the ski runs below. The Columbia Icefields are the largest accumulation of snow and ice south of the Arctic Circle. Or, led by the Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, you can travel to the largest glacier in North America with thrilling sights to see every step of the way.
Spa & Fitness: There is no spa or fitness center.
Location: At Cathedral Mountain Lodge, your Rocky Mountain cabin lies perfectly between Yoho National Park and Lake Louise in Banff National Park, and right in the middle of everything the area has to offer. Waterfalls include Wapta Falls, on the Kicking Horse River, and towering Takakkaw Falls. A trail circles turquoise-coloured Emerald Lake, with a nearby natural stone bridge. The Lake O’Hara area contains alpine lakes, cliffs and wooded trails. Viewpoints overlook trains entering the Spiral Tunnels on Kicking Horse Pass.
Closest Airport: The nearest major airport is Calgary International Airport (YYC / CYYC) is 2 1/2 hours away. Another major airport is Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC / CYXC), which has domestic flights from Cranbrook, Canada and is 311 km from Field, Canada.
Children’s Programs: No. They do not offer any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No, unfortunately pets are not allowed.
Weddings: No. They do not host weddings.
Meetings: No, unfortunately, they don’t have the facilities to handle large business meetings or conferences.
Extra Info: With gorgeous mountains all around, the milky blue waters of Peyto Lake are just as much a hidden treasure. View this spectacular lake from the popular lookout. The 2.3 km hike to Wapta Falls has its own rewards along the way. But nothing compares to the unparalleled view of the vast wall of water diving into the river below.