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Irwin's Mountain Inn

429 Banff Avenue | Box 1198, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vientiane, Laos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great choice for a budget stay in Banff. Yes it's dated, but there's plenty of luxury choices in Banff if you're after something else. We had a room on a high floor which was good. Pros: - large room w sitting table - 24hr front desk - laundry facilities - sink separate to bathroom - location a few blocks away... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, specially the ladies from El Toro. It’s a little bit old, with an old feeling, but I reckon all the hotels in Banff have that old vibe. But the room is comfortable and the location is good. The underground garage has really low celling! I’d suggest that, unless you are with a very small car, to park behind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this hotel. It feels like my home away from home. The staff are great and always remember me and details from my previous visits. The location is perfect, a quick walk to restaurants or stores. We always get a room with a fridge so we can make small meals or keep beverages cold. Beds are comfy and soft,... More 

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your most recent review and stay with us. I am so thrilled to hear of your experience at the hotel and in the Rockies. It is a treat to entertain our guests at the Inn and to have your comments read to staff. Our people are thrilled to hear that we met the standards of your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have chosen Irwin's mountain inn nearly every time I've stayed in banff. I love the location, a perfect walking distance from restaurants for such a great price. The staff are super friendly and the rooms have a small kitchen with plenty of space to prep our breakfasts and pre dinner appetizers. It's the perfect place to call home for... More 

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

I thank you so much for your recent review. Thank you for your continued business as you have returned multiple times. I appreciate your highlights and we sure hope we can provide another stay in the near future. Your comments are taken seriously and I will pass them forward to staff as they will be so pleased to hear we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't recommend this hotel for a wedding / group meeting. There is only about 1/3 parking spots for all the rooms in the hotel. In the winter you will be parking in residential neighbourhoods about 20 min away from the hotel. Be careful if you are planning a late arrival during peak times - no parking will be available... More 

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Every review is taken seriously at the Inn. After a thorough investigation, I would have to say that your comments were somewhat exaggerated in light of the situation. We are the first to admit and apologize that our parking at Irwin's can be tight. The hotel was built in 1967 with an underground parking meant for minivans and cars-not large... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Located right on Banff Ave and a short walk to everything downtown, Irwin's Mountain Inn was a great choice for my family. The rooms are clean and comfortable and our standard 2 queen room came with a refrigerator. The staff is helpful and pleasant. We took advantage of the hot tub and it was nice to relax and unwind at... More 

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

I am so very glad that your stay with us was a good one. I am so glad Spring Break worked out not only for cost but for good memories made. Thanks for highlighting us and thanks for highlighting our staff which work so hard to make everyone's stay a memorable one. I hope you stay with us again soon.... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Irwin's is a great hotel in Banff. It was very clean and big enough for our family (2 adults 2 children). The staff were really friendly and very helpful. We had a 2 queen bed room which had a little kitchenette area with a sink, microwave and fridge and coffee machine. If you ask at reception you can also get... More 

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Well thanks so very much for your most recent review. Thank you for your highlights and for letting our other visitors know what it is we offer. Truly appreciate your comments and thanks for letting us know what made your trip memorable. When you stay again with us, please book direct and enjoy the best rate guarantee. Thanks again and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Very good hotel, clean and tidy and the staff were excellent. The hotel is situated approx 200m from main St and only 40m from the ski bus stop. My room had a queen size bed, balcony, fridge and a jacuzzi type bath. The hotel also had excellent free wifi. This hotel was probably built in the 80's so it isn't... More 

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent review and your recent stay with us. I am so glad we fit the bill on convenience and comfort. Our ski season is such a unique treat in the Rockies. There are so many people to meet and the bus ride to the hill is an adventure in sight seeing. Truly I am glad... More 

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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I enjoyed our stay here. We had a good room and a short walk away was the main lobby with a stunning view. I had to go to the lobby for wifi but that was ok. It also had a fireplace and hot chocolate :-) They let us borrow bear spray for hiking but thankfully we did not need it.... More 

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your most recent review. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our front desk tries so very hard to make the little touches count. The bear spray can be a good thing to carry on hikes around the Banff Township and trails. I do apologize about our WIFI. We have... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We did not make reservations and happened upon this hotel. It was clean and the front desk staff were very friendly. We ended up with a top floor room with a small living area and bar. Exceed our expectations and we would stay here again! Unexpected gem.

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GM-IMI, General Manager at Irwin's Mountain Inn, responded to this review

We sure love hearing stories like this! "Unexpected Gem" is our goal and it's a huge compliment for us to receive. We sure love to hear that your stay was a good one. Glad that the third floor hit the spot. We love hearing of us being discovered for the first time. This makes us excited that we were able... More 

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