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Last update: October 2023

Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is a beautiful wedding venue located in Cherryville, British Columbia. This resort is nestled among picturesque mountains and the crystal-clear Keefer Lake, making it ideal for couples to celebrate their love. Along with the idyllic scenery, the lodge offers a one-of-a-kind experience by providing dedicated event expertise, a commitment to sustainability, and exquisite dining services.

Facilities and Capacity

Located 90 minutes from Vernon, Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is tucked away in the Monashee Mountains. The expansive property features luxurious accommodations, several event spaces, and countless breathtaking views. Soon-to-be newlyweds are welcome to hold their celebration in one of many indoor and outdoor spaces. There is ample space on the lawn or deck for a beautiful ceremony or relaxed cocktail hour. Couples can exchange vows beside the serene lake or tie the knot in the lodge鈥檚 warm and inviting interior. The main building, Black Bear Lodge, offers a dining area, lounge, and bar for intimate events. Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge has an indoor seating capacity of 42, although if the wedding couple is expecting more guests, these capacity numbers can be extended with the option of an outdoor reception area and an available area for camping on the property. Ask the reservations coordinator on how GKLL can accommodate the guest list, to help make the best experience possible!

Services Offered

This venue offers packages for weekend weddings so couples can celebrate with their loved ones from Friday to Sunday. Their reservations coordinator is delighted to work with clients to personalize their service. GKLL will provide catering services for each wedding, partnering the wedding couple and culinary team to create a custom wedding menu inspired by their love story. Venue staff provides setup and cleanup of the event space for the convenience of the wedding couple. A wide selection of activities is also available, including fishing, canoeing, paddleboarding, bonfires, and even specialty heli-hiking. Guests can also avail of the sauna and outdoor hot tub, where they can soak in the warmth and the views.


Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge features cozy overnight accommodations in both the Black Bear and Pinnacles Lodges. They have a total of 25 guestrooms that are suitable for up to 50 guests. Each room is equipped with modern amenities like plush bathrobes and WiFi. Wedding guests can book these rooms for the duration of the wedding weekend so all loved ones can enjoy the experience in private.

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Reviews for Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge

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Alycat Sent on 22/10/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A Must BOOK Venue! Trust me.

To say that Keefer Lake Lodge made our wedding truly memorable would be an understatement.

I will admit that I've struggled for some time to find the right words that could accurately describe our experience at Keefer Lake Lodge. Nestled on Keefer Lake, Keefer Lake Lodge offers backcountry comfort like no other. The staff not only went above and beyond to meet any needs that we had (bridal emergencies included) but they left us all feeling like a little part of their Keefer Lake family. If you haven't had the opportunity to experience Keefer Lake, it's breathtaking views, or the hospitality and food that the lodge has to offer, you are MISSING OUT! Chef Nick and the team working with him on our wedding weekend, created a menu that will be remembered for years to come. I can honestly admit that I doubt I'll find food (especially pizza) that could live up to the phenomenal dishes we had the pleasure of eating.
My husband and I would also like to extend our never-ending gratitude to Brooke, who helped us make sure that every little wedding detail was what we wanted and took soooo much stress off our shoulders. You are the best.

I can guarantee that if we have the opportunity to experience Keefer Lake Lodge and all it has to offer again, you can count us in!
Genna M. Sent on 23/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect place for the perfect wedding

We were the first wedding they hosted and I've gotta say they really nailed it! I was impressed with every single thing they did for us and our guests. Literally everything was perfect...even the weather held out for us! Thanks to the staff once again and to Dave who really helped make this possible!

Genna & Chris Sinclair
Kailyn Sent on 21/10/2020
5 out of 5 rating

So amazing!

Keefer Lake Lodge was such a special location to capture our wedding photos. The lodge is in the heart of the Monashee mountain range and located on its own private lake. The breathtaking backdrops provided the most magical spot to capture our wedding photos. We are so happy with how the photos turned out. The lodge is incredible, and our weekend spent there was so peaceful. Our hosts Dave and Jeff Gostlin made us feel at home, and we can鈥檛 wait to go back. The highlight of the weekend was taking photos on a mountaintop, the views were stunning
Brittni W. Sent on 23/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The most magical wedding venue

I got married at Keefer Lake lodge in the middle of July and have to say that the scenery, the food, the service, the wine and drinks, and the wedding weekend as a whole was absolutely perfect on all accounts. The groom, myself and all the guests stayed for the whole weekend. We were spoiled our entire stay and were blown away by the all aspects. The chef worked with us on creating a great menu for our rehearsal dinner and reception dinner. We also indulged in canap茅s, casual lunch and breakfast. A special touch was having our late night snack be pizzas right out of the wood fire oven beside the dance floor. They were so accommodating to my dietary restrictions and those of my guests, which included gluten free, vegan and nut allergies. The food was hot, delicious and served perfectly. The staff truly customized our wedding weekend to be exactly what we wanted while offering a lot of really great suggestions and ideas that we did not consider already. All the staff are kind, friendly, caring, understanding, and pay attention to the small details. We could not be more grateful to the managers, kitchen staff, the chef, grounds crew, bar tenders, housekeepers, guest relations manager and everyone else who made the weekend flawless. The lodge manners and guest relations managers worked with me every part of the wedding planning process, kept me organized and helped coordinate all the details. The wedding was truly seamless. Not a single thing went wrong and I could not imagine a more perfect day. It was so special to have all my wedding guests stay the night at the lodge and enjoy a farewell breakfast together the next morning. I would highly recommend the lodge as I have nothing but positive things to say about them. The lodge and lake are absolutely beautiful, and allow you to feel isolated from daily life. The weekend felt like a mini vacation for everyone. The rural location brings a sense of peacefulness, serenity and calmness. It has the private aspect I wanted as the whole lodge hosted my wedding only with no outside guests. Grounds were well kept with tons of different locations for photo opportunities. The staff at Keefer Lake worked well with all my other vendors and really cared about my happiness and well being during the wedding weekend. If you are wanting a wedding that is surrounded by nature but feels like a 5 star resort, Keefer Lake Lodge is the wedding venue for you. You will feel like royalty and be spoiled. I highly recommend and can鈥檛 wait to return for family reunions, anniversaries and any other reason I can think of to return to the lodge.
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1401 Keefer Lake Rd v1x7r4 Cherryville (British Columbia)
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