When you're looking for a great place to visit, consider Saskatchewan and the Alive Sky Lodge. You will find that this hidden gem offers you a great stay but also so much more. You will be amazed by all of the things to do in this area and you'll be more impressed with the accommodations that the lodge offers.

The main lodge offers 4 hotel-style rooms which have ensuites, full kitchens and a common living area. BINcredibles are also available, which is a grain silo transformed into living quarters. You won't find this type of stay anywhere else. The Cowboy Bunkhouse is also a great place to stay and you can have your fur babies stay here with you. You and your family may choose to stay at the BOHO Bunkies, which will offer you an awesome deck that allows you to enjoy your stay with a little privacy. Maybe the Schoolee in the Coulee will provide the stay you want. It offers private entrances and awesome views. No matter which accommodation you choose, you will love it.

You will find everything that you need to create an awesome stay. You can enjoy the continental breakfast, delicious coffee, hot cocoa and so much more. Maybe a little time in the hot tub is what you need to help you relax and unwind. The grounds are simply beautiful at Alive Sky Lodge. You can take leisurely walks, bird watch or just chill out and do absolutely nothing if that's what you desire.

Should you want to get out and check out the area, you can take part in the farm tours that are available. You can also tour the local winery and distillery and enjoy some tasting. Enjoy the market tour where you'll find some great things to purchase to help make your stay memorable. Perhaps a wagon ride with the horses is the way you'd like to spend some time. You'll find so many great things to create a fabulous stay. You can even enjoy the bird safari that will allow you to see a ton of birds from the area. Enjoy a movie at the drive-in or ice cream and French fries from the diner. The winter offers snowshoeing, ice skating and summers offer swimming, biking and more.

Alive Sky Lodge is going to provide you with an awesome vacation or getaway. You and your family are going to love the hospitality, the comfort and the activities that will make your stay special.

Life can be hectic and taking a break periodically to relax and rejuvenate is a must. Rosetown, Saskatchewan is the place to be. You will find so much tranquility at the lodge that you can't help but to relax. Enjoy the breeze of the prairie and the beautiful sunsets to help slow you down. At night you'll have the northern lights to fall asleep with.

Alive Sky Lodge prides itself on providing the most enjoyable stay for all of our guests. We welcome adults as well as children. We also welcome work crews to come and stay with us while in the area. We provide all of the comforts of home. We want our guests to be able to just breathe and take in the tranquility while staying with us. There's so much to enjoy here that it's our pleasure to share it with everyone. We have space for your RV with all of the hook-ups and our guests' house is great for extended stays for area workers or lengthy visitors to the area.

Our main lodge offers hotel-style rooms with ensuite, living areas and a full kitchen. You'll be able to make your own coffee or meals when you're ready for them. You'll find all of the comfort you need. You might also choose to stay at the BINcredible, The Cowboy Bunkhouse or the BOHO bunkie. These areas offer you great decks to enjoy the outdoors and they're great for families or large groups. The SCHOOLEE in the Coulee is perfect if you want a great view and these rooms all have private entrances.

Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast each morning to get your day started. Breakfast is served in the lodge but is delivered to the BIN. Pets are always welcome in the Cowboy Bunkhouse area, which they will find as comfortable as you do. If you have a special occasion coming up such as a wedding or large gathering, call us and we'll get it set up. We are able to take care of your catering needs for your occasion. Hunters are also welcome to stay with us and we are happy to help them with their needs as well.

If you have the desire for some great activities, you can enjoy farm tours, a bird safari and even some of the best cultural sites the area has to offer. You'll find several different wine and distillery places that can introduce you to some of the best wines and beers in the area. You can tour the local market area to find things that you won't find anywhere else. You might even choose to take a horse ride.

You're going to love our lodge and you are going to find it one of the best places to be able to stop and catch your breath and to get your second wind. We're famous for relaxation.

Hostess with the mostest and other reasons to run a bed and breakfast in the middle of nowhere.

The most asked question of any of our guests is, “what gave you the idea to run a BnB”? And honestly, I have no idea what we were thinking. It’s all a blur now. An amazing, fun, blurry adventure. The idea hatched out of necessity for farm employees needing a place to stay because they weren’t living locally when they were hired. I have always wanted a big old three storey Eaton’s house as a BnB but as with many farm houses you get the one that comes with the land, and we just happen to get a late 1960’s model bungalow. So, the two storey lodge was born.

Hubby is truly the one with the gift of hospitality. He’s quiet, but he loves to visit and he can be a total over-hoster. He can push food and drinks like none other. His chubby farm wife, not so much. I love to visit but often don’t even think about the fact that someone could be parched and need a glass of water. I’ve learned from Hubby and from travelling and simply asking myself the question, “what would I like if I were the guest”? It can be a multifaceted answer as many guests want something different from their experience but it never hurts to ask and we are always open to new suggestions.

Today’s guest wants personal service that feels like home and most want privacy as well, so there is a continual balancing act and each guest is unique in their needs and preferences. Striving to customize someone’s stay so that they leave feeling rested and valued looks different for every guest and often we have 12 guests with differing preferences. At the same time, over-hosting can backfire. Experience, introspect, empathy, and service are all part of hospitality. If you don’t enjoy a little people pleasing, (and don’t you like it when someone brings pleasure to your vacation?) you may want to consider working as a fire watch in a remote tower in the mountains instead. You have to love people if you have a BnB or any accommodation because guests are at the centre of every decision you make.

Having a boutique hotel has pushed me out of my comfort zone. I love to cook and have served so many unique breakfast selections but most of our guests love a classic Eggs Benny, French Toast, homemade muffins and for our Southern guests, a solid dose of hot sauce! I have discovered how different a Canadian eats breakfast from an American. Hot sauce. That’s the difference, folks. Stop asking if they want hot sauce, just give them a big ol’ tub of that gruel and they’re happy. I’m not sure they can even taste the eggs but, if they’re happy, I’m happy.

Over-hosting can often feel like being the parent of 16-28 children. One brain, two ears, and 50 questions all at the same time. The phone is beeping with texts, emails and Facebook messages all the while you’re on the land line live with a guest asking about farm tours or asking where we buy our fluffy robes. Sure, you could type it all out and put it in a boring hotel binder, but where’s the fun in that? There’s no reason for a guest to ring the door bell and start chatting about life and adventure, and how can you over-host well without great conversation?

We would be deprived farmers without our guests. We are rich with experiences shared with our guests and wouldn’t have it any other way! The people who visit our farm honour us with their choice to stay at Alive Sky Lodge. Whether they stay in our BINcredible or one of our lodge rooms, they have shared a little piece of their lives with us and for that, we celebrate!

Hi, I’m April and I’m an over-hoster.