Nestled amid the majestic Canadian Rockies lies an extraordinary destination where natural beauty and cabin luxury seamlessly intertwine – Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (JPL). Our unique resort, surrounded by the Rockies’ largest park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, promises an unforgettable experience for our cherished guests while also serving as a remarkable home for our dedicated staff.
Welcome to the new Life at the Lodge Blog! Here, we extend an open invitation to delve into the captivating lifestyle of our JPL colleagues, where people from across the globe unite in the heart of Jasper National Park. Our blog will feature stories illuminating life in this extraordinary mountain town, updates on hotel happenings, and, of course, cherished colleague experiences. Join us on this journey as we explore how we work, live, and play in one of Canada's most breathtaking destinations.
As you enter Jasper National Park, you'll discover new mountain peaks, winding streams, and boundless opportunities for adventure around every corner. As you make your way down Old Lodge Road, a lush forest borders the lengthy driveway, signaling your arrival at the renowned gateway of Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Suddenly, a pristine lake comes into view, and you realize you've arrived on the 700 acre grounds of JPL.
It's your very first day of orientation, and a tour of the resort is on the agenda. Wandering through our heritage log cabins, you catch a glimpse of the mountains mirrored on the tranquil Lac Beauvert. You pause and take a deep breath of the fresh mountain air; you're home.
Why is Jasper the Ultimate Mountain Town?
If you're seeking the perfect backdrop for your next adventure, Jasper offers an unparalleled and awe-inspiring setting. Smaller than our sister property, Banff, yet slightly larger than Lake Louise, Jasper possesses a unique charm that must be experienced firsthand. When it comes to work, JPL creates a safe space where you can come as you are, learn and grow your hospitality career, work with purpose and explore limitless possibilities. Surrounded by stunning mountains and the serenity of nature, it's easy to find inspiration in your daily tasks. Our tight-knit community fosters collaboration and support, allowing colleagues to thrive in their roles.
However, it's not all about work! This town is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, making it the perfect place for play. Whether you're an avid hiker, skier, climber, or mountain biker, Jasper's endless trails and slopes await your exploration. Pristine lakes and rivers provide opportunities for canoeing, fishing, and some of the best paddle boarding experiences. Is the foodie scene more your vibe? Jasper boasts a diverse array of restaurants, pubs, bars, and even clubs! No matter which day of the week, the downtown scene is sure to impress. And when it's time to unwind, you can retreat to our staff relaxation room with a good book, unleash your inner artist at Lisa's Paint Night, or enjoy social activities like Bingo Night or Trivia with friends. Be sure to secure your spot by RSVPing for all our incredible staff events like our Kick Off to Summer BBQ and the highly anticipated Holiday Gala.
Whether you're carving up the slopes, conquering your summer hiking dreams, finding serenity by the lakeside, and everything else in between, we're thrilled to welcome you to the JPL family. This is where your next chapter begins, and each day is a fresh canvas for creating memories that will last a lifetime. Keep an eye out for more insider tips, hidden gems, and exciting hotel and staff events in our upcoming blog posts. Craving even more insights? Don't forget to connect with us on social media @FairmontJPL. Welcome to Jasper Park Lodge, where every day is an invitation to share experiences, embark on new adventures, and live life to the fullest. Are you ready?