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Address: , Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-762-6801
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Designed by the late Stanley Thompson, this challenging 6,729-yard...
Designed by the late Stanley Thompson, this challenging 6,729-yard, 27-hole course offers scenic thrills and golf challenges throughout its "Stanley Thompson 18" and "The Tunnel 9" courses.
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My one request while away was to have a round of golf at Banff springs Stanly Thompson eighteen golf course, best thing I did. I have played better layouts but never in such a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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perth australia
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perth australia
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

My one request while away was to have a round of golf at Banff springs Stanly Thompson eighteen golf course, best thing I did. I have played better layouts but never in such a unique environment, it was awesome, didn't play so hot but it did not matter , just being there will be something I will treasure. I was... More 

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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

There are NO golf courses that can rival the Stanley Thompson course for unreal beauty. The course has an interesting design and layout and was in perfect condition. Good landing areas and nice greens. This green fee is absolutely worth it.

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for the positive notes with respect to the conditions and course value. We look forward to having you back. More 

Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We stayed at the Banff Springs Fairmont hotel and we cant say enough about the beauty, service and the actual hotel amazing. Sadly our golf experience did not match our hotel experience there is a serious disconnect between the two. Yes the golf staff was kind and pleasant something we expect at every Fairmont. The problem lies in management. we... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for taking your time to share your experience. This is not typical of the level of service or standard we are known for, so It is important for us to learn more. Please email us directly at bsh.golfreservations@fairmont.com. More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Every golfer owes himself or herself one round at this great golf resort. Beautiful views around every corner on a first class track. Hole number 4 is rated as one of the top 18 in the world and deserves the rating. Great service and fast play. Only drawback is the cost- $250! Go ahead, treat yourself. It's worth it. I... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for golfing at our facility. I am glad you enjoyed this wonderful course. More 

Lewis Center, Ohio, United States
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I play a lot of golf and this is the most manicured golf course, but with all the tree-lined fairways, sand traps, and scenic views, this course is a must play if you have the time! Every single hole was stunning and the course was very fair as far as fairway length/width. The staff was great and the clubhouse has... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for sharing your experience and kind words about our staff. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Played nine holes and did post round drinks in the restaurant where we were served by Alice from NZ. Lovely girl, great service and very attentive. A real treat!

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for sharing kind words about Alice and pleased you enjoyed your experience. More 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

My sister was visiting from Montreal the last week of July and she wanted to golf a 9 hole at the Banff Spring. I had a Fairmont Hotel gift card with a bit of money left on it so I decided to use it for this little treat. Unfortunately, the weather was not at its best but we managed to... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for sharing your feedback and comments. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I played the tunnel 9 course last year with my 10 year old son. On the Tunnel 9 (not a Stanley Thompson design, but Cornish and Robinson) they are very keen to get juniors playing. To that end, juniors golf free with a fully paid adult. The adult green fees are pricey, given that it is only 9 holes, but... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for sharing your experience. We are pleased you got to enjoy a wonderful day with your son at our facility. More 

Franklin Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We stopped here for a quick lunch and bathroom break and there were deers outside. I fed them triskets and they seemed very tame for wild animals.

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Great you found us for lunch and a break. More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The setting must be one of the best in the world, and there are a couple of magical "signature" holes. It's expensive, and there are a couple of minor niggles, such as the use of artificial turf on the driving range, and a couple of greens that seemed to have been treated with gravel that resulted in some crazy putts.

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for sharing your experience. The volume of play does dictate artificial turf as a compromise in offering a range experience for guests. More 

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