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Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
Activities: Hiking, Ice skating
Description: Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
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$193*
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

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Simply Magical.

Our visit to this spectacular lake and stay at the Fairmont chateau coincided with the unseasonally early first snow for the season (September 2014), The lake transformed into a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Alp K
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Fingal Bay, Australia
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Fingal Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our visit to this spectacular lake and stay at the Fairmont chateau coincided with the unseasonally early first snow for the season (September 2014), The lake transformed into a winter wonderland over night, we were in its awe, a wonderful experience.

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Duncan, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The Fairmont is a great place to stop into when you are in need of a relaxing break and some refreshment. We walked around the hotel and found a lovely little restaurant with windows to the great view of the lake and the melting glacier. I recommend going in not peak times. We were well past lunch and well before... More 

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Caribbean
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Fantastic conditions and and friendly staff. The hill was in great shape. Shame they do not serve Big Rock Beer.

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Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Very beautiful location, but be warned: although every photo of Lake Louise shows beautiful blue waters and green hills, the lake is frozen solid for most of the year!

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Frauenfeld, Switzerland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you get there then you have to go wandering you will see a lot of smaller lakes and dozens of animals.The castle of Lake Louise is new restored and very beautiful.The scenery is perfect and you should get there in summertime to have a beautiful view.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Hiked up to Lake Agnes from Lake Louise. Amazing area, very peaceful at this time of year when away from Lake Louise, which itself is stunning, even when frozen.

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Nice hike and so serene. Loved staying at fairmont lake louise which allows you to walk out of the hotel onto the lake

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Calgary, Canada
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Ok so I've been to Lake Louise many times, and I've done many things! One thing for sure is that it is beautiful and picture perfect! A sunny day yields great blue pictures! First off, renting a canoe can be a lot of fun, and a great way to enjoy your time up there. There's no motorized boats up there,... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My wife and I got to build our first snow man together on this lake! We walk across the frozen lake to the falls and then back! The memory's from this place will be forever!

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The lake was frozen, but we walked on it, which was really fun. The stately Fairmont hotel looks like a castle on the lake. It was magical and beautiful. Summers are probably amazing here.

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