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Blachford Lake Lodge

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

A winter trip to NWT to see the Aurora was something we have been wanting to do and going to Blachford seemed to be the "ultimate" destination. And indeed we did see a good Aurora show there (also a good one in YK before arriving)...More

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Response from MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake LodgeResponded 10 April 2017

Hello from Blachford! Thank you so much for this note, we love when our guests have the opportunity to enjoy everything that the north has to offer :) We're absolutely going to make a note about the inside of the lodge's temperature control, as you're...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stayed at Blachford Lake Lodge for 5 nights and loved everything there, from the location to the activities, the staff, the volunteers, the food...and the auroras. This was a once-in-a-lifetime trip and experience. The location is amazing, in the middle of nowhere. We did...More

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Response from MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake LodgeResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you so much for leaving this lovely review. It's so special that we get to bring wonderful guests like yourself to our part of the world, and you get to connect with our special team. Thank you again for all of your kind words,...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Go here. I enjoyed three lovely nights at Blachford. We saw Aurora every night!! There are so many good things to say that I will bullet point them out - * I am gluten and dairy free and Carmen in the kitchen did a fantastic...More

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Response from MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

Deborah - thank you so much for leaving these wonderful comments. We really enjoyed having you with us! We're loving keeping up with your photos you've posted online (thanks for tagging us!), and all of the staff at the lodge send their hellos. We hope...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

I've always wanted to see the Aurora Borealis. Our Canadian cousins had also wanted to see it so we decided to meet up and go on an adventure together. We researched and found that Yellowknife was THE place to go. Some further research found that...More

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Response from MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake LodgeResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for leaving this lovely review. It was lovely to host you in January, and we're so glad that your Spruce Salve made the journey home with you! A little bit of BLL to take home. :) It's fantastic to hear that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The lodge is located beautifully on the shore of frozen lake accessible only with a ski bush plane . If you looking for wildernesses remote ... this is it . The lodge is beautiful , comfortable , great young staff from all over the world,...More

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Response from MikeFreeland, Owner at Blachford Lake LodgeResponded 16 March 2017

We totally agree! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review - we're so lucky to have such amazing guests (and staff) from all over the world. I hope you're able to come back and enjoy the summer months, some day!

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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US$833 - US$1,661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$833 - US$1,661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Alexis J
December 9, 2017|
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Response from MikeFreeland | Property representative |
Hi Alexis! We do have a Tipi on site :) It's for guest use - we often host guests in it to play music, participate in story telling, roast marshmallows, etc. It's very close to the guest cabins and the main lodge, so guests... More
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meow_meowhk
August 29, 2017|
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Response from MikeFreeland | Property representative |
You would have a private cabin, or lodge room for both of you. New for 2018 we have added ensuite toilets to 2 of our cabins!
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clynno
June 27, 2017|
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Yes - we are dog friendly in the cabins!
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"To get in touch with a simple lifestyle, rent a cabin. Do want more comfort, book a room inside the lodge"
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"Best aurora views from Point Cabin."
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"If you want a quiet room, choose the cabins. If you want comfort, stay in the Main Lodge"
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"Any of the rooms are fantastic and the individual lodges are perfectly quaint."
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