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Irwin's Mountain Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   429 Banff Avenue | Box 1198, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
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Ranked #11 of 33 hotels in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I read MANY reviews before booking this hotel and as you will notice, they are all pretty favorable across the board. I am mystified by this. Really, the only positive things I can say are the location is great and the staff was helpful and very friendly -- although pretty much oblivious to the poor conditions at the hotel. Hotel... More

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Tewkesbury, England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Room was reasonable, good bed, but not a lot of storage and noisy aircon - seems to be a problem in Canada. Decor rather dated, not a lot of sign of makeover. Car parking was useful, and location not far from town centre. Staff acceptable, but not over friendly. I enjoyed the salmon in the restaurant. Overall an acceptable stay... More

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were headed back from a day at the Columbia Ice Fields with nowhere booked and decided Banff was the place. We drove up and down the main street with a view to picking somewhere 'off the peg'. My wife and two daughters meant we either needed two rooms or a large enough place for the four of us. We... More

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As annual visitors to Banff this was our first stay at Irwin's Mountain Inn - it won't be our last. Our room was comfortable, the staff were friendly and helpful, the underground parking is very convenient, and the hotel's proximity to "downtown" Banff (an easy walk) is a real plus. Only one minor complaint, our bathroom was small with no... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Based on the good experience from my first stay at Irwin's, I booked a second stay. I choose this hotel as you get a small kitchen (microwave, fridge, sink) with the room. I'm usually out for sporting events that involve an early start, so having a fridge for food is a convenience I prefer. I have 2 dislikes this time:... More

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Rockville, Maryland
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight on our trip up to Lake Louise. The hotel was nice and perfectly located for our visit to the town. The bonus was the very nice restaurant at the hotel where the food was excellent. The restaurant is a hidden gem.

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Hammond, Louisiana
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay a Irwin's. It is only a 10 minute walk to downtown shops, pubs, restaurants, etc. room was quiet, spacious and comfortable. The hotel is not fancy or upscale tho if that is your thing.

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

Thank you for your most honest review. We are indeed a budget hotel that provides personal touch and prime location. Our goal is for your stay to be remembered by clean rooms, comfortable bed and simple touches combined with your experiences of night life, sight seeing and so much more. You hit the nail on the head, our simple status... More

London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights at the start of our tour of BC. Hotel was close to all amenities and comfortable, good parking although our SUV would not fit in the underground car park. Jacuzzi was good. Paid a fair price for our stay and was not dissappointed

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

Thanks for your recent review on your recent stay with us. So glad you discovered us and that we fit the bill for pricepoint and value. Our goal is to be price sensitive for the budget minded traveller and I am so glad we were able to make your stay enjoyable. Glad parking was able to be resolved. We do... More

Severna Park, Maryland
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on a recent trip to Banff. The location was perfect. Parking was included in an underground garage. It was a little tight in there but was very useful. Was a little noisy outside on our 1st night but the staff were very helpful and I would stop there again

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

So glad that your experience was made better by our staff. Helpful is what we are proud of. Our staff can point you in the right direction and provide many opportunities for sights and sounds on tours and options. I am so sorry our parking is a hassle. We are one of a few properties that offer FREE parking and... More

St. Catharines, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights here in August 2014. Friendly and helpful staff,, 5 minutes walk to town. Breakfast at the restaurant attached was very good. Rooms clean. No hesitation in booking this hotel again.

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Thank you for your simple and direct review. I appreciate your honesty and forthrightness on your stay with us. So glad that our staff are remembered as pleasant and helpful. That's our goal. So glad that you experienced El Toro and enjoyed that meal and memory. Please stay with us again on your return. Book direct and get the best... More

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Address: 429 Banff Avenue | Box 1198, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Irwin's Mountain Inn 2.5*
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Irwin`s Mountain Hotel Banff
Irwins Mountain Hotel
Irwins Mountain Banff

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The Irwin's Mountain Inn is located in the heart of the majestic and world class destination known as Banff, Alberta, Canada. The Irwin's Mountain Inn is a 65 room hotel with a variety of rooms and suites. This family owned and operated hotel is perfect for the budget minded traveller. Beautiful, comfortable, affordable and reliable; enjoy the beauty that is Banff and the great customer service at Irwin's Mountain Inn. Our hot tub and sauna are the perfect ammenity to relax after a long day of skiing, shopping or sight seeing. Located on Banff Avenue, Irwin's Mountain Inn has bus transportation to downtown or to the ski hill right outside its front door. Ask our Front Desk agents about activities and tours that are perfect for you! ... more   less 
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