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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Address: Lake Louise Dr., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: 403-522-3511

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Great hiking trails

Lots of activities around the Chateau Lake Louise like hiking, canoeing, lovely rooms and good food. It was very busy with tourists, but that's the season

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A bit too hyped up, the hotel is more corporate coach stop rather than luxurious and the number of people just nosying around (like us!) must annoying for guests.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Lots of activities around the Chateau Lake Louise like hiking, canoeing, lovely rooms and good food. It was very busy with tourists, but that's the season

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My husband and I had high tea here and really enjoyed it. Our server was super friendly and helpful, we had made a reservation months before as it was our 10th wedding anniversary and we were given a perfect table overlooking the lake, we were also given a complimentary glass of sparkling wine to celebrate. All in all it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We dropped in for a light lunch after a hike around the pretty lake. The food was good and service very attentive. No complaints about the Fairmont.

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The hotel in itself is a landmark. The location at the head of lake Louise is astounding and the hotel is elegantly built both inside and outside. However, I prefer usually to skip it unless the whole family needs coffee or a relaxed sit, as the views you get from the hikes are far more rewarding.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Talk about friendly and kind... every server remembered us by name, treated us like royalty and made the stay memorable. Lakeview terrace was stunning with perfect service from Kara, Adriana and Belinda behind the bar. Fairview dining was beyond superb. Corey again with impeccable service and the food was heavenly. Add that to precise valet, concierge at your beck and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Beautiful hotel, but can be a little too crowded for comfort at times. If you are not staying at the hotel (or even if you are for that matter) a drink or afternoon tea at the hotel after a brisk walk around the snowy lake is just the ticket.

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

Imposing building on the lake, maybe not to everyones taste but there's no denying how impressive it is, and somehow it makes it better knowing parts of it are quite old. We had dinner here overlooking the lake, it was reasonably priced, but really it's all about the view.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Chateau is a beautiful hotel inside and out! I really enjoy coming here, getting a coffee and sitting outside to breathe in the cool mountain air. There are some lovely shops inside the Chateau, although some of the stuff is quite expensive!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Not as majestic as the Banff Springs Hotel nor rustic as Jasper Park Lodge, the Chateau Lake Louise is still an elegant enough hotel with a dash of Swiss flavour. But let's face it, everything about it is designed to get you looking out onto the real spectacle, which is Lake Louise itself. The Banff Springs Hotel is an attraction... More 

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