The Fairmont Banff Springs

405 Spray Avenue | Banff, Canada T1L 1J4 [See Map]
#1 in Best Banff Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Excellent Guest Rating
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Based on 3287 reviews

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An imposing structure set against a backdrop of Alberta's picturesque mountains and forests, "Canada's Castle in the Rockies" has been wowing guests since opening in 1888. But while The Fairmont Banff Springs may possess a grand exterior, guests today claim that some of this historic hotel's accommodations are a little lackluster. Each of the 768 guest rooms and suites offers views of the woods, courtyard or the mountains. But recent visitors say the bathrooms are a bit cramped and that sound carries easily through the hallways. The food at this Fairmont outpost's 11 restaurants and bars does not disappoint, though. And guests describe the Willow Stream Spa as gorgeous, though its services lean towards the expensive side. Plus, active visitors can take advantage of the Fairmont's spectrum of activities, including golfing, skiing, hiking and horseback riding. Kids ages 4 to 12 can also join in the fun with bowling, rocky mountain rafting tours and Banff Goldola rides. If you enroll in the Fairmont President's Club, you can earn and redeem award nights and take advantage of other program benefits for choosing to bed down here. You'll find the property located about a mile south of downtown Banff.

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  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Lodgings 2015
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  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2014
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  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2014
  • Lonely Planet Top Pick

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A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3287 guests have reviewed the The Fairmont Banff Springs, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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The Fairmont Banff Springs

405 Spray Avenue | Banff, Canada T1L 1J4 [See Full Map]