This is a true boutique Canadian lodge. Renovated in 2007 and built with hand-hewn timber, its architectural style showcases a simple elegance. The main lodge features a massive fieldstone fireplace and open-beam ceilings accented with bent willow, cherry and pine furniture. All 108 rooms at this charming, family friendly ski hotel feature wood-burning fireplaces and balconies with amazing views. This is an ideal property for visitors looking for a genuine Canadian Rockies lodge experience, yet still wishing to enjoy many of Banff's spectacular attractions. Facilities on offer to guests include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and 24-hour check-in/out service, a hotel safe, a cloakroom, a café, a bar, a pub, 2 restaurants, conference facilities and Internet access. Guests may also take advantage of the room and laundry services and there is parking for those arriving by car.
This establishment is set on 3.5 hectares of beautiful sculpted woodland on Tunnel Mountain Road, away from the busy Banff Avenue but within easy reach of the centre and all other tourist attractions. Five minutes' drive from the hotel guests will find bars, shops, restaurants and nightspots, whereas links to the public transport network are in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. The ski area is a 15-minute drive away. It is 30 minutes' drive to Canmore.
All rooms have wood-burning fireplaces, TVs, patios or balconies. They also come with a private en suite bathroom with shower/bathtub as well as a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, a radio, Internet access and tea and coffee making facilities. Furthermore, an ironing set, a king-size or double bed and individually adjustable heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
The hotel offers guests sun loungers, a hot tub, a sauna and a gym. The nearest golf course is Fairmont Club, which is only a 5-minute drive away.
The main dining room has created a strong reputation for providing the finest and most innovative cuisine in the Canadian Rockies - known as Rocky Mountain Cuisine and featuring game from the hotel's own game farm ranch located to the south of Calgary.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Guests should take Highway 1 all way to Banff, then turn on to Tunnel Mountain Drive.
Hotel check in is at 16h and check out at 11h.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed