Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1J4  show map
 5 stars
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Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

CAD 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Editorial review:

This palatial hotel located in the Rockies is splendid and reminiscent of a Harry Potter castle. There are golf courses, excellent buffets, and a great spa. Those who loved this hotel said that the service is amazing. You can see elk, moose, and even ghosts around. However, the rooms are small.

Overview

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is a 5-star property offering elegant guestrooms with a spectacular view of Sulphur Mountain and Spring Mountains. Since 1888, it has been hosting guests in the center of Banff.

The hotel is approximately 5 minutes' walk from Banff Park Museum, Bow Falls and The Banff Centre. Just 10 minutes' walk from Banff city center.

This hotel is perfectly based near hills and mountains.

Rooms

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel provides 768 guestrooms appointed with television, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe, a mini bar and heating for a pleasant stay in Banff. Some rooms overlook the valley. Room facilities include a fridge and coffee/tea makers as well as a pillow-top mattress and down duvets.

Eat & Drink

Canadian dishes are served in the exclusive restaurant on site. At the traditional coffee bar guests will enjoy a selection of cocktails, wines and scotches. The bar Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant is located 50 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Cars and bicycles are available for rent on site.

Relax

The on-site reflex massage, Turkish steam bath and beauty therapy will meet all guests' expectations. Such activities as sledding, ice skating and mountain biking are also provided.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the entire hotel at CAD 14.65 per day.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at CAD 25 per day.

Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   768.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Group check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Eco friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Ski school
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Ski equipment rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

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Hotel Address:

405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1J4

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City Center
  • Banff
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Bow Valley Grill (cuisine: Canadian)
    200 ft
  • Castello Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Ski areas
  • Canadian Mountain Holidays
    5100 ft
  • Mt. Norquay
    2.6 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    768

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                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Banff location
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                                  Hotel Address:

                                  405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1J4

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • Banff
                                    1400 ft
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Bow Valley Grill (cuisine: Canadian)
                                    200 ft
                                  • Castello Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
                                    200 ft
                                  Ski areas
                                  • Canadian Mountain Holidays
                                    5100 ft
                                  • Mt. Norquay
                                    2.6 mi
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    9
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    768

                                  Hotel Awards

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                                  What's nearby

                                  Tourist attractions

                                  • Banff Upper Hot Springs - 2300 ft
                                  • Holiday on Horseback - 4300 ft
                                  • Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola - 1.1 mi

                                  Popular areas

                                  • City Center - 1.0 mi

                                  Places of interest

                                  Convention centers

                                  • The Banff Centre - 2000 ft
                                  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site - 1.2 mi

                                  Sport related

                                  • Fairmont Banff Springs Bowling Centre - 400 ft

                                  Shopping areas

                                  • Banff Park Museum - 4000 ft
                                  • Whyte Museum-Canadian Rockies - 4300 ft

                                  Amusement

                                  • Banff Springs Bowling Ctr - 400 ft

                                  Monuments and Landmarks

                                  • Banff Avenue - 2.2 mi

                                  Museums

                                  • Canada Cave and Basin Historical - 400 ft

                                  Medical care and Hospitals

                                  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs - 400 ft

                                  Golf courses and Country clubs

                                  • Banff Gondola - 1.1 mi

                                  Ski Areas

                                  Local attractions

                                  • Sulphur Mountain - 1.1 mi
                                    Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
                                  • Surprise Corner - 1.5 mi
                                    Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff
                                  • Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park - 9.2 mi
                                    1988 Olympic Way, Canmore
                                  • Cascade Gardens - 1.3 mi
                                    101 Mountain Avenue, Banff
                                  • Lake Minnewanka - 6.4 mi
                                    24km (15 miles) north of Banff, Banff

                                  Near the hotel

                                  • Bow Falls - 1300 ft
                                    Banff, Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
                                  • Banff Park Museum - 4100 ft
                                    93 Banff Avenue, Banff
                                  • Minnewanka Loop / Lake Johnson - 4300 ft
                                    Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
                                  • Cascade Ponds - 4700 ft
                                    AlbertaCanada
                                  • Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum - 4000 ft
                                    1 Birch Ave, Banff
                                  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site - 4200 ft
                                    Cave Ave., Banff
                                  • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies - 4600 ft
                                    111 Bear St, Banff

                                  Restaurants nearby

                                  • Bow Valley Grill - 200 ft

                                    Address: 405 Spray Avenue
                                    Phone: 403 762-2211

                                    75% likes this, based on 153 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Canadian
                                    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 42

                                  • Rundle Lounge - 300 ft

                                    Address: 405 Spray Avenue
                                    Phone: 1 (403) 762-2211

                                    63% likes this, based on 130 reviews
                                    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 22

                                  • Banffshire Club, The - 500 ft

                                    Address: 405 Spray Ave
                                    Phone: 403-762-2211

                                    75% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Contemporary, Canadian
                                    Price Range: USD 71 - USD 95

                                  • Castello Ristorante - 200 ft

                                    Address: 405 Spray Ave
                                    Phone: 403-762-6860

                                    76% likes this, based on 89 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Italian
                                    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 40

                                  • Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant - 200 ft

                                    Address: 405 Spray Avenue
                                    Phone: 403-762-6860

                                    75% likes this, based on 59 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Japanese
                                    Price Range: USD 20 - USD 63

                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    9
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    768

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBanffFairmont Banff Springs

                                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                  Best Spa Hotels in Canada

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                                  Fairmont Banff Springs Reviews

                                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Fairmont Banff Springs

                                  Average guest rating

                                  8.0out of 10
                                  Fabulous
                                  Based on 22 reviews

                                  Rating by category:

                                  Rooms
                                  9.7
                                  Service
                                  8.3
                                  Value
                                  8.8
                                  Location
                                  9.0

                                  Guest reviews

                                  • Group of friends
                                    7.0

                                    Looked nice, was special, bed was amasing. But you need to read below and make up your own mind.

                                    Paid lots for the pleasure to stay, no free wifi, and parking was on the next planet and we had to walk in the rain to and from our car. Parking a nightmare as well, and then cost the world. Stayed for a special occasion but let me tell would not do it again, not in this life time. Fairmont may be the name in the hotel industery but it is only a Name, I would look around them to find better value for my holiday money. They need to come out of the dark ages with there charges.

                                  • Single
                                    9.6

                                    Friendly staff, quick service, outstanding spa

                                  • Couple
                                    5.4

                                    The location is good, set a little out of the centre, so surrounded by mountains

                                    Such a disappointing experience. Massively overpriced even taking the hotel's history and location into account. The room was small, overfull of dated furniture, grubby (badly in need of redecorating), dirty (marks on bathroom units). We were charged extra for parking, wifi and breakfast - regrettable nickel-and-diming given the huge cost of our stay. There wasn't even any water in the room - it was really substandard and worth perhaps a quarter of what we paid. I often read reviews like this and think people just have unreasonable expectations or are born complainers - but I'm not, I was just so upset and disappointed by the Fairmont experience. What a sad end to an iconic hotel. Save your money and stay at the Buffalo Mountain lodge (crmr.com) where you'll get a better class of service at a much more reasonable price. You can still have a meal or tour of the Banff Springs and hopefully can enjoy the iconic buildings without the frustration of knowing Fairmont have royally ripped you off :(

                                  • Group of friends
                                    7.8

                                    It is it's own world, so much to do outside of room. It is a piece of our national history. The architecture and outdoor surroundings are breathtaking.

                                    There is a charge for wifi. Unbelievable. The building is old, so some things just are ot as nice as we are now accustomed to (small bathrooms with no vanity space, outdated tub)

                                  • Couple
                                    7.0

                                    I did love the Banff Springs Hotel. If you going for the experience of it all.. Totally worth it. If you a adverage couple like my husband and my self it 's not.@$345.00 a room I knew it was one of their cheapest rooms but I found my room to dirty , not to bad but I expect better.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.6

                                    our shower in are room did not work properly. the hotel took off $40.00

                                  • Older travelers
                                    8.4

                                    Beautiful facility set into the mountains.Complimented with great staff.

                                    The small fridges were not set at an appropiate temperature causing the loss of medication....Yes ther is a card inside the fridge but it was on easily seen...too late. For such a great facility the food did not meet expectation...we tried three different restaurants.....poor presentation and lack of colour.

                                  • Couple
                                    10.0

                                    Better than the hotel I was at the previous night or any other I had been to earlier.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    8.8

                                    hotel was very nice

                                    Not a complain as such but room was nothing special to warrent the price tag. Had small problem with draughts at night coming in from the room door.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    5.0

                                    It is a beautiful hotel. Lots of history. Loved the view and the hot swimming pool outside.

                                    I will be sending a complaint to the hotel. A few things - what view???? Our window was the size of a poster with the view on the left of the hotel wing - (by the way, the hotel windows on the outside need painting and cocking) and a small view of the mountains. I would not say this was any view and I did pay extra for it. You should stay in this room to check. Thanks

                                  • Older travelers
                                    5.4

                                    The location in the mountains is great .

                                    The staff from the front doors to the lounge were not helpful at all . I was very disappointed in the service . I was very disappointed with the value of our stay . When else do I have to pay $ 25.00 to park and still have to park in a soccer field because my truck is to big to park in the parkade .

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.6

                                    The hotel in general the service and the great food. Dogs allowed. Gold Floor service. Wide range of restaurant choices. Very friendly. Awesome location

                                    Room was a little small especially as it was on the Gold Floor and we had dogs with us. No tub in the VERY small bathroom.

                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Banff location
                                  Show big map »

                                  Hotel Address:

                                  405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L 1J4

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • Banff
                                    1400 ft
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Bow Valley Grill (cuisine: Canadian)
                                    200 ft
                                  • Castello Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
                                    200 ft
                                  Ski areas
                                  • Canadian Mountain Holidays
                                    5100 ft
                                  • Mt. Norquay
                                    2.6 mi
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    9
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    768

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBanffFairmont Banff Springs

                                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                  Best Spa Hotels in Canada

                                  Use Badge