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Banff Ptarmigan Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   337 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
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Ranked #23 of 33 hotels in Banff
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got a good deal on a 2 night stay before high season and with free breakfast, parking, and bus passes we couldn't pass it up. Had stayed here before about 20 years ago (ouch, that long!) and knew what to expect. Had a room overlooking an inside atrium (not the front lobby one) and it was surprisingly quiet. Room was... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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55 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights with family in June, 2014. The hotel looks pretty run down and kind of average for the rates they charge and the rooms and bathrooms are extremely small. The washbasin was outside the bathroom, which was pretty awkward and uncomfortable. Location though is very nice, right in the heart of the town. The bed too... More

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Ipswich, Suffolk
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Ptarmigan Inn in Banff for three nights. Overall it wasn't a bad stay but we really thought the inn could do with a good clean up. Our room was a very good size and had a balcony. The beds were comfortable and there were adequate facilities in the room for our stay. A good sized TV,... More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of Rocky Mountaineer Train Tour, so only overnight, thankfully. Very shabby hotel, with very tired atmosphere. Didn't help that they were apparently in the process of replacing the carpets in the hallways, which added to the overall shabbiness ! Breakfast was appalling ( included in the room price) and unappetising , complete with two toasters, which... More

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to the Ptarmigan to celebrate our 40th anniversary, since we had spent our honeymoon here! A large addition and front façade had been added since the last trip, so it didn't look the same, but it is a nice 'lodge' look from the street. We were delighted with our champagne and choc-covered strawberries, a special welcome from the... More

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Banff National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Banff Ptarmigan Inn is a great place to stay. Fantastic location, clean rooms, friendly staff and a complimentary breakfast. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Banff. This hotel is great value for money. The rooms are slightly outdated (as are most in Banff), but Banff is about the outdoors anyway!!!

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is like a labyrinth, with rooms in all directions and unfortunately for us ours was in one corner at the end of a million corridors. We had a lot of luggage and it was a task getting it to the room and then fitting it in. The room was tiny! The guy at the reception is rude and... More

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106 reviews 106 reviews
27 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in this hotel. The location was the best part of staying at this hotel. It was a few minutes walk to downtown, shopping and restaurants. The room had one queen and two twin beds. It was nice for the kids to have their own bed. The room was pretty clean, except for the coffee stains... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So you want to go to Banff, but you don't want to pay that Banff Springs Fairmont price tag, where do you go? The Ptarmigan is a fine choice, however, as with most hotels in the town of Banff prepare for a higher than average room rate and a very average hotel experience - basically you pay the price for... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recent Banff World Media conference required a financial gut check. Prices at the Banff Springs have just gone sky-high, for very little value other than the location. The Ptarmigan is a good alternative providing a number of valuable perks, such as breakfast and on site parking. The rooms themselves and the surrounding view leave whats most to be desired. Flanked... More

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Address: 337 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Banff Ptarmigan Inn 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
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- Located on Banff Avenue, one short block from downtown Banff- Includes Full buffet breakfast with a made to order omelette station- Indoor hot tubs, sauna, steam and fitness equipment- The Meatball Pizza and Pasta- 134 cozy hotel rooms- The Sundance and Atrium function rooms for small to mid-size - meetings/receptions- Complimentary wireless internet access in all guest rooms- Heated underground parkade with free parking (first come basis)- Complimentary Roam Bus passes for the Banff transit system. ... more   less 
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