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Welcome to Revelstoke & The Explorers Society

The Explorers Society Hotel in Revelstoke is where like-minded adventure-oriented people gather. Eat here. Rest here. Socialize here.
Make memories and relationships that last.

People come to Revelstoke with a purpose – to experience their favorite outdoor activities on a grand scale. The Explorers Society is built for travelers that take the quality of their accommodations as seriously as they take their outdoor pursuits.

Encased in the fully transformed 1911 McKinnon building, we are Revelstoke’s first boutique hotel. With 9 rooms, a flexible community event space, a rooftop guest lounge, and an all-new French-inspired restaurant from Chef Olivier Dutil, we provide luxury for adventurers looking for a fresh and unique experience.
Let us be the base camp for your next big adventure.

Unique Property Features

Our hotel is purpose-built to celebrate Revelstoke’s unique history while providing an upscale, modern twist. We create memorable experiences that stand out and allow you to experience what draws so many to this amazing town. World-class accommodations, unparalleled food, and welcoming service meets epic mountain landscapes, outdoor adventure, and natural beauty.
Welcome to the Explorers Society.


The Rooms

Quality time and rest is essential to proper exploring.

Our rooms will prepare you mentally and physically for each day ahead. Let's start with…

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The Restaurant

The term "Quartermaster" refers to a senior official responsible to properly supply and provision explorers prior to their departure.

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The Boiler Room

Mysterious and intimate. Visit "The Boiler Room" to enjoy unique hand-crafted cocktails literally in the presence of the building's 100 year old coal-fired boiler. A perfect spot for a whiskey, martini, or special event with friends…

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The Roof

A brand new rooftop floor for our adventuring guests. We understand that travelers don't want to be isolated in their rooms. Our large lounge, beautiful furnishings, cracking fireplace, huge views, outdoor patio...

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The Hall

Welcome to McKinnon Hall - home to your next special event. Hector McKinnon came to Revelstoke in 1894. As a businessman and 5-time mayor, he commissioned the McKinnon block in 1911 to house his tobacco shop…

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The Town

Have you visited Revelstoke yet? Pull off the highway and stay with us! The welcoming people, the mountains, the lakes and rivers, the lifestyle. Victorian town meets world-class outdoor-sports location with over 1 vertical mile…

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Featured Reviews
  • Truly a special find. Unmistakably a life’s work, this property begs for your time. The people were a perfect reflection of the real estate: both committed to providing a memorable experience. Don’t miss The Explorers Society when you come through Revy… it’s really that good.

    “Over the Top Service, Property”, TripAdvisor, January, 2018
  • The Explorers Society Hotel, is an absolutely INCREDIBLE place to stay while visiting Revelstoke. A real “gem” nestled in the mountains. We just returned from a 4 night stay, and we will never stay anywhere else in Revelstoke!! We received such a warm and genuine welcome, it felt as though we were coming home.

    “Incredible Hotel”, a TripAdvisor Hotel Guest, Aug 2017
  • Beautifully restored space in a great old building, right downtown. A work of love. Every detail is custom built and reflects taste and respect for the building and the town’s history, outdoor activities, and welcoming atmosphere.

    “Great New Hotel and Restaurant in Historic Revelstoke Building” – TripAdvisor, March 2017
  • The boiler room bar is one of the best and least known new gems in Revelstoke. It’s classy and intimate and has a great selection of scotches and cocktails. Definitely a great date night idea. The history of this building is incredible, and the boiler room bar downstairs is right in the thick of it.

    “Classiest Joint in Revelstoke” — A TripAdvisor Boiler Room Patron, April 2017
  • I have traveled and stayed in some the world’s best hotels…I can’t say I have ever had a more pleasant hotel experience. I have never written an online review before, but this place was worth it!

    An Inaugural Hotel Guest on TripAdvisor, Feb 2017