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The Banff Centre

Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403 762 6301
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Ranked #13 of 56 Activities in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Convention Centers, Theaters, Traveler Resources, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery...
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Type: Convention Centers, Theaters, Traveler Resources, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery exhibits each year. Premier events include the Banff Summer Arts Festival, the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and Banff Jazz. The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity! Tickets to all events may be purchased on our website.

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Banff Centre is a lovely place to study 'far from the madding crowd". I studied Musical Theatre there in the summer of 1982 and am still in touch with many colleagues from that experience. Howard Cable, our Musical Director, is still conducting orchestras across the country! I've been back twice to tour the campus, most recently in April 2014,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We ate at the Banff Centre and had some very nice service from someone we believe called Sammi. She was in the Sally Borden Building and was very pleasant to us. The layout of the centre is great. thanks again

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I stayed in Banff for visiting the Banff National Park and the Rocky Mountains (particularly Lake Louise). This is a very nice and small town, with a great environment surrounded by nature, mountains and wildlife. It is perfect for couples.

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Edmonton, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Make your way up Tunnel Mountain to the Banff Centre. Their Rec Centre is the best in Banff. They even have a climbing wall, actually a whole complex. Dining rooms are top notch. Check out the art musuem. Grab a book and check out the fantastic views from their library.

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Nelson, BC CANADA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stayed at the Banff Centre during the Mountain Film and Book Festival, and found it very convenient and good quality accommodation. Free covered parking was available as well as WIFI connection. The room was clean with comfortable beds, lots of storage space and a small fridge. There was a lounge down the hall with arm chairs and a kitchen... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great amenities for a conference! Hiked around the center, fabulous options for conference food options, fully contained, great rooms and an a wonderful fitness center

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

beautiful facility and setting. We attend every year and find the atmosphere friendly and most inviting.

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Hope Mills, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I was in town for the mountain film festival, the place was packed, but I liked the availability to all the films that were playing as well as The Club for the bands.

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Omaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Beautiful arts center in the Rockies! Easy to find, easy to find my way around, great food in the new restaurant (sorry...can't remember the name but LOVED the vegan choices). Visited for the Mountain Film festival. Well organized, easy respite.

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Shropshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had a great skiing holiday with the whole family here. Nice resort etc. Did the black slopes - horrifyingly! Only downfall was my age as I was under age to drink here. It wasn't that friendly towards children/ families in a couple of bars where they served alcohol - very strict, we were not allowed to just sit with the... More 

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