Built in 1890 and renovated in 2003, this historic hotel comprises a total of 548 rooms, spread over 8 floors. Facilities on offer include an entrance hall with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, lift access, a café, an on-site hairdresser, a pub, restaurants, conference facilities, Internet access, room and laundry services, a car park, a garage and a kids' club. This hotel participates "Green Partnerhip Program".
Situated on the banks of a breathtaking lake with the majestic Rocky Mountains providing an astounding backdrop, the hotel combines beautiful scenery with unrivalled service to make guests' stay a cherished one. Tucked deep within the Banff National Park, the hotel invites you to escape to a retreat of welcoming grandeur. It is enveloped by some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet and is situated within UNESCO World Heritage Site Rocky Mountain Parks. Lake Louise is just a 5-minute drive away, while Moraine Lake is 20 minutes away, Johnson Canyon and Banff 45 minutes away and Columbia Icefield an hour an a half from the hotel. The centre of Lake Louise is a 5-minute drive away. There is a bus station just a 20-minute walk from the hotel.
Fairmont Room: one king or queen-size bed, or two twin beds, overlooking the hotel grounds and the adjacent hillside. Other types of rooms are available on request. Fairmont Lakeview Rooms look out over Lake Louise. Deluxe Room and Deluxe Lakeview Room: two queen-size beds or one king-size bed, same views as Fairmont. Lakeview Junior Suite and Junior Suite Lakeview: two queen-size beds or one king-size bed: same views as Fairmont Room. One-Bedroom Suite and One-Bedroom Suite Lakeview: one king-size bed and a two-person sofa bed; same views as Fairmont. Belvedere Suite and Belvedere Lakeview Suite: there are 4 of these rooms. One king-size bed and a two-person sofa bed, located on the highest floor (8), with the same views as Fairmont room. Amenities on offer in the rooms include an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, as well as a direct dial telephone, a satellite/ cable television, a radio, Internet access, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, an iron and ironing board, central heating, individually adjustable air conditioning and a safe.
Guests can work up a healthy appetite with a plethora of invigorating indoor and outdoor activities, such as taking a hike with one of the hotel's certified mountain guides or grabbing an oar and paddling themselves on the captivating waters of the hotel's awe-inspiring lake. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the area on a mountain bike or to relax, thread a bobbin and spend the day fly-fishing. They can saddle up for a day of horseback riding and, in the winter, take part in some snow shoeing. Guests should not forget to take advantage of Lake Louise's world renowned skiing. The adventure starts right outside the hotel doors. Summer activities include: the Mountain Heritage Program, canoeing, white-water rafting, Columbia Icefield & Brewster Ice Explorer and ATV Tours. Winter activities available include: the Mountain Heritage Program, snowshoeing, winter canyon walks, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, skating parties on Lake Louise, dog sledging and snowmobile tours. After a rigorous day in the captivating wilderness, guests can treat themselves and relax in the calming ambiance at Escape Spa and Salon. Here they can choose from an extensive selection of Aveda products and treatments designed to relax, refresh and revitalize, or spend some time in the on-site Jacuzzi and sauna. There is also a heated indoor swimming pool for guests' relaxation, as well as a pool table on site. Always aiming to raise your expectations, the hotel's Gold Floor is intended to indulge its guests.
Guests are invited to treat themselves to an alluring dining experience and take in the hotel's renowned local and international cuisine. Breakfast is served in the form of a continental buffet. Lunch and dinner can be ordered from a set menu. Lunch can also be selected from a buffet and there is an à la carte menu for dinner.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as methods of payment.
From Calgary Airport: Take the only exit road leaving Calgary Airport. Continue following this road, and it will become Barlow Trail. Take Barlow Trail south to 16th Avenue. Go west (right) onto 16th Avenue. 16th Avenue becomes TransCanada Highway 1, which leads straight through to Banff National Park (a 45-60 minute drive). Upon arriving at the Banff National Park gates visitors will be required to pay a fee. Entry and service fees are charged at most national parks and national historic sites, where revenue is vital in supporting visitor services and facilities. After paying the fee continue to follow the signs for the hamlet of Lake Louise, continuing on the TransCanada Highway. Forty minutes past the Town of Banff take a turn-off to the right, marked for Lake Louise. Turn left at the top of that road, proceed through 2 stop signs and continue straight along this road, uphill (4 km, 2.4 miles). This will lead directly to the front doors of the hotel. The trip will take about 2.5 hours from Calgary, weather permitting. Calgary is 183 km from Lake Louise.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed