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Shadow Lake Lodge

Box 2606, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C3, Canada
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Shadow Lake Lodge
Ranked #1 of 19 Specialty lodging in Banff
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Vermont, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at Shadow Lake Lodge for two nights in early July. We can't say enough about our experience- from the fantastic *and unexpected* gourmet meals to the spotless cabins to the drop dead gorgeous scenery, everything was nearly perfect. Allison and her croo were also a delight to interact with. I would definitely recommend renting mountain... More

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Rapdi City
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly an amazing experience; our best vacation ever! Its in the middle of God's country. Hikes were spectacular. Home style experience with food that was out of this world! Highly recommend it! We met some amazing people while we were there from all over the world. It really is special place because of the inspiration of one man. It is... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hiked into Shadow Lake a Lodge last summer four 4 nights. What a treat! Beautiful cabin, wonderful day hikes and the food was outstanding. Each dinner was an event with multiple courses and great conversation.

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Great accomodation great food and service in a fantastic location Would recomend it for people who want to get into the back country but have some luxuary We did it in the winter but would like to do a summer trip also Loved it

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Milton, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

After battling the huge crowds in Banff, Shadow Lake Lodge was a welcome retreat. I would recommend staying for two nights so you can hike the area. Husband and son went fishing and caught a fish on Shadow Lake. Everyone loved the trip. Expensive, yes but not when you consider the staff is on 24/7 when they work and all... More

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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We spent two nights and wished we were there longer. The hike in is long and certainly not as scenic as others. However, for flatlanders as ourselves, there is still plenty to enjoy on the hike in. The hike up Gibbons Pass while staying there allowed us to enjoy the colors even in the rain. The staff was friendly and... More

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Golden, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Unique backcountry experience. Long and easy to get to. Comfortable lodging. Wonderful hospitality. Amazing food. Access to spectacular hikes and views. Recommend 2-3 nights for further exploring in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

There is a reason this is ranked number 1!! We spent 2 nights at the lodge and I wish I could live there! The service, food, lodging and the breathtaking beauty of the mountains made this a trip of a lifetime! We hope to return year after year until we are unable to make the hike in.

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Denver, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Hiked 7 hours from Hwy 93 over Gibbon Pass to Shadow Lake Lodge. This was the hard way in rather than the easier hike along Redearth River. Was so glad to see the Lodge, take a hot shower, and enjoy their afternoon tea! Mia and the staff could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Such a quiet refuge from... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We just returned from spending 2 nights at Shadow Lake Lodge and the experience there is pretty much as others have stated. Our group consisted of my husband, myself and our 18 year old son. We stayed in a 2 bedroom cabin and were very pleased to discover that both beds were queen sized and the cabin was a very... More

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Address: Box 2606, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Shadow Lake Hotel Banff

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