Kandahar Lodge at Whitefish Mountain Resort
This intimate European-style 50 room lodge is a beautiful base camp for summer explorations of nearby Glacier National Park and in the middle of the action for winter snow sports. Built in 1981 (rooms were renovated in 2015) the Kandahar has a grand old hotel feel and provides comfort, convenience and incredible cuisine.
Day trips from Kandahar may include zip lines, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, fishing, boating, swimming, golfing, shopping, live theater and excellent dining. Winter brings skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and day trips to ski Fernie, BC.
Kandahar has an elegant lobby with a river rock wood-burning fireplace, luxurious rooms, hot tub, steam room, exercise room, massage services and a fully licensed Snug Bar. Café Kandahar offers gourmet dining (tasting menus nightly) and an extensive wine list. Chef Andy Blanton has received multiple nominations by the James Beard Foundation as one of the best chefs in the Northwest.
Each hotel room has queen bed(s) with down comforter(s), small refrigerator, microwave and air-conditioning. Other room types are studios, loft and kitchen lofts. The studios and kitchen lofts have complete little kitchens.
Kandahar Lodge is open the first week of December through the first week of April and June through September. The Lodge will open for prearranged groups in the spring and fall.
Kandahar is ideal for association meeting groups and small weddings and family reunions.
Please note that Kandahar does not have an elevator. Pets and smoking are not allowed.
Drive over viaduct on to Wisconsin Avenue. In approximately 1 mile turn right onto Big Mountain Road-MT 487. Drive 5 miles. Look for Kandahar Lodge on left after skiers bridge over Big Mountain Road.