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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For us, this was a very convenient hotel as it was just off the main street leading to downtown. For convenience, just around the corner is a Safeway grocery store to help you cut down on costs. Anything you need, food, toiletries, etc. You should be able to find there. The front staff were great with a very fast checkin... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As part of the Rocky Mountaineer Train trip, after second day's journey, we were put up in this small hotel in the small but very beautiful town of Banff in Canada. Although small, the hotel provides all normal amenities including free wi fi for its guests. However, the computer in the lobby level which is free for use by guests,... More

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New Quay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well what's to say, situated in more or less on the main street of Banff 10 min walk to centre of town. Breakfast buffet very good, rooms clean, excellent bar, 2 large Jacuzzi's, great safe ski storage and the bus service for Lake Louise, Sunshine and Norquay ski slopes pick up out side front door. Out there 2011 with my... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

For the price paid at this hotel, it should have a/c. We were supplied with a table fan which did little to alleviate the discomfort. I noted a small space heater, so I'd be a little suspicious if there's heat in the room during the colder months. Both the room and bathroom were very small and the bare minimum amount... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place looks great from far. But it is far from good. The beds are literary falling apart. They sag in the center and before I left I stripped the bed to discover the bed all torn up. The tiles in the bathroom were moldy and the icing on the cake was that there is NO AC in the rooms.... More

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36 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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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16 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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rockhampton
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 5 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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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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