Mountaineer Lodge Under New Ownership

May 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Lake Louise Accommodation

The Mountaineer Lodge in Lake Louise has been acquired by long-time Jasper hoteliers, the Gulevich family, owners and operators of the Mount Robson Inn in Jasper Alberta. The move will see the popular Lake Louise hotel remain an independent family operated establishment which will now offer year round accommodations in Lake Louise.

Here is the official press release:

Mount Robson Inn adds sister hotel in Lake Louise to its family

Lake Louise, Alberta May 2012 – The Mount Robson Inn in Jasper, Alberta enthusiastically announces the addition of the Mountaineer Lodge in Lake Louise to its family based hotel business. The acquisition, effective May 01, 2012, sees the Gulevich family of Jasper owning and operating in Lake Louise.

Chad Gulevich, Owner and Operator, confirms “We are very excited about adding the Mountaineer Lodge to our business and operating in Lake Louise. Our family history of hospitality in Jasper for the past 38 years now extends to Banff National Park. Gulevich adds “Operating hotels in these two landmark locations will book end travel on the spectacular Icefields Parkway for the full Canadian Rockies experience”

The Mountaineer Lodge was built and has been operated by the Biro family since 1968. The Biro family has always operated The Mountaineer Lodge was strict attention to detail and thought for the visitor experience. The Mountaineer Lodge will proudly remain independent and family operated as the Gulevich family takes the keys this month. “Guests from all over the world have been making the Mountaineer Lodge their home away from home in Lake Louise for years. We are proud to build upon the great foundation that has been set for the Lodge” states Chad Gulevich. As with their Jasper property, the Mount Robson Inn, the Gulevich family will commit to regularly upgrading and enhancing the stay experience at the Mountaineer Lodge.

Naturally, one of the first package offerings is the “Connect with the Rockies Package”. This package is designed for guests to get the most out of a visit to the Canadian Rockies. This multi-day package starts with a stay in Lake Louise at the Mountaineer Lodge. After a restful night, embark on the drive of a lifetime on the spectacular Icefields Parkway, selected one of the world’s best scenic drives for mountain landscapes and wildlife viewing. Take an exciting and informative Glacier Discovery Adventure on the Columbia Icefield. Book end your trip with a stay in Jasper at the Mount Robson Inn with breakfast and a bottle of bubbly. This package is available for one or two night stays and includes queen deluxe accommodations at both properties. People may go to or to book or call 800.587.3327.

The Mountaineer Lodge is known for great accommodations and for being one of the more affordable hotels in Lake Louise. The 78 room hotel offers a variety of accommodation ranging from standard to family suites, deluxe guest rooms to two bedroom suites. Most rooms have a microwave and mini fridge, and all rooms offer high speed Internet and satellite TV. The hot tub, steam room and spectacular mountain views are sure to round out the Lake Louise vacation experience. Historically the Mountaineer Lodge has operated seasonally and looks forward to welcoming guests year round.

The Mount Robson Inn is ideally located at the south end of Jasper’s Main Street which provides a quieter setting and close proximity to walk downtown while enjoying the surrounding mountain views. The hotel’s 80 rooms are recently updated and well appointed. The variety of rooms and suites at the Mount Robson Inn range from Jacuzzi suites to family suites with mountain views, as well as multi-bedroom suites each with fridge, microwave and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests enjoy the onsite outdoor hot tubs, ample parking, ski and bike storage and the convenience of being on the ski shuttle route.


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