Hot Ski Deals for Black Friday

CALGARY, ALBERTA, November 24, 2014 – Book your ski getaway this Black Friday weekend and save up to $300. Kicking Horse Lodging in Golden and the Solara Resort & Spa and Grande Rockies Resort in Canmore, are offering enticing discounts that include free lift passes and free accommodation.

From Friday, November 28 through Monday, December 1, 2014, Kicking Horse Lodging will be offering free lift passes for two in December for any reservations made at the regular daily rate. Or, book a three-night stay between the same dates and the third night is free through December 23, 2014 at the Solara Resort & Spa or the Grande Rockies Resort.

Whether it’s downhill skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling or cross-country skiing, Kicking Horse gets the heart thumping and the adrenalin pumping. Offering some of the best on-mountain accommodation, Kicking Horse Lodging operates the resorts most sought after accommodation including the Glacier Mountaineer Lodge, Palliser Lodge and The Aspens at Kicking Horse.

Set in the town of Golden, British Columbia, just 45 minutes
west of Lake Louise, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort offers some of Canada’s top backcountry skiing. With 129 runs spread over 1,113ha/2,800ac of terrain and the forth-highest vertical drop in North America, Kicking Horse’s phenomenal ski conditions and a wide variety of options also include plenty of terrain for the novice and intermediate skier and snowboarder.

Solara Resort & Spa at the foot of the Rocky Mountains is steps from the vibrant main street of Canmore, and central to a wealth of year-round activities. The 226-room resort features spacious 1, 2 and 3-bedroom vacation residences and the most luxurious and stylish interiors in Canmore. Designed for corporate conferences, luxurious family vacations, and romantic getaways, Solara Resort & Spa’s five-star resort amenities including fitness centre, relaxation pools, water play area, a large screen theatre and children’s playroom, are a perfect complement to the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains.

The 150-room Grande Rockies Resort features one and two bedroom luxury suites complete with fully equipped kitchens, spa-inspired bathrooms and designer décor and amenities. Ideal for corporate groups, couples and young families alike, the resort’s host of amenities includes a spacious indoor pool that incorporates a children’s activity centre, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, as well as elegant conference and banquet facilities. The Grand Rockies Resort’s Habitat Restaurant & Bar overseen by Executive Chef Tim Matsell is critically acclaimed for its service and menu that offers gourmet fare in a lively, relaxed atmosphere.

For more information and reservations, call 1-877-778-5617 or visit

About Bellstar Hotels & Resorts:

Bellstar Hotels & Resorts manages and develops destination resorts and boutique hotels in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort near Golden, BC and Vancouver Island. The boutique hospitality brand combines award-winning service, employment standards and marketing excellence to deliver exceptional resort experiences for guests and owners.


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