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Hailed as "One of the most unique and authentic places to stay in Canada" by National Geographic Traveler Magazine.

Open for summer 2024, June 14th - September 24th, 2024

Average nightly rates from $450 per room. 

Rooms are furnished with relaxation in mind - pillowy soft beds, gentle accents, warm wooden walls. As an off-grid, backcountry resort, there are no in-room TVs or air conditioning. Wifi and cell service is available throughout the lodges. Drive up to Island Lake Lodge on the beautiful private road through 800-year-old giant cedars to stay the night and enjoy the inspirational surroundings. The access road is rugged, please allow yourself about 20 minutes to drive up. 

Enjoy lunch or dinner on the spectacular patio or in the elegant yet rustic dining spaces. Enjoy gourmet dining paired with a bottle of wine from Island Lake Lodge's extensive wine cellar, to satisfy any foodie. Experience the blissful spa, canoe or kayak on the tranquil lake or hike into the high alpine. Gentle nature trails are also available along the lake and amongst the towering cedar trees. 

Island Lake Lodge has an award-winning green philosophy and is proud to be a steward of the environment.

Accommodation Options

The Tamarack Lodge

  • Eight deluxe guest rooms have spacious ensuite bathrooms with a soaker tub and shower and a combination of Queen and King beds.
  • Spectacular dining room with open concept kitchen and an extensive wine library. 
  • Elegant Spa facilities in-house including cedar barrel saunas and hot pool.

The Cedar Lodge

  • Eight deluxe guest rooms furnished with either one King or two Queen beds. Each room has its own balcony and a spacious ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and shower.
  • Winter private living room with fireplace.
  • Summer patio lunch restaurant & bar.
  • Conference room/yoga studio.
  • Large deck and sauna.

The Red Eagle Lodge

  • 10 standard rooms with en-suite bathrooms.
  • Large deck and sauna.
  • Comfortable living rooms on two floors.

To book call 1-888-422-8754

Access to hiking and dining is available but please check calendar for operational days and hours. Island Lake Lodge has non-operational days and private function closures, be sure to plan your visit. 

How to get here

Island Lake Lodge is easily accessible in summer via Mt Fernie Provincial Park Road. Look for the large wooden Island Lake Lodge sign on Hwy #3, halfway between the City of Fernie and the Fernie Alpine Resort turn-off, across from the Fernie Stanford Resort. The road is an access road, so allow yourself 20minutes to drive up. 

Winter Stays at Island Lake Lodge

Island Lake Cat Skiing is a mecca for powder hounds seeking the best in Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding.

  • Contact Information
  • 888-422-8754 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-3700
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  • 7.2km up Mt Fernie Park Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
  • Details
    • Breakfast Included
    • Dining
    • Fine Dining
    • Spa
    • Fireplace
    • Outdoor Hot tub
    • Wireless Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Lunch
    • Outside Patio
    • Reservations accepted
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