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Homestead Inn

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   217 Lynx St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
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Ranked #18 of 34 Banff B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a weekend and I had a great time. I'm not sure what other travellers do but when I'm in a gorgeous place like banff I'm out and about. There's no elevator but it's only three stories, so if you don't have a problem climbing a few stairs you will be just fine. But I did find... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Having just checked in I am tempted to check straight back out. The whole hotel is shabby & in need of a refit, the carpets are threadbare, there is no air con & with both windows open all you get is noise and fumes from the street. Do not waste your money staying here, it is outrageously expensive & there... More

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived with our tour our hearts sank, because the stair carpet looked as if it needed a good clean. The bedrooms were fine but the walls and floors were thin. As a result we had a sleepless night. All we could hear were noises from above for hours. Where was the night watchman? At five in the morning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I stayed here recently for just a night. Dated hotel, NO AIRCONDITION and poor cleanliness. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Needs a lot of work and upgrading. Too pricey for what we got and experience. $200+ should somehow provide us an extra fan in the room.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel should be pulled down. Bathroom on a poor state, sink with rusty plug hole. Entrance cat walk with filthy carpet overlooking smelly dustbins. Room carpets filthy plugs hanging off the wall. Windows filthy. Cosmos should be ashamed of themselves putting some of us here and others over the road at the Banff Park Lodge. The YMCA has better... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the property on location and price and it delivered on both counts. An old hotel which has seen better days with lumpy beds and curtains which barely keep out the street lights. It was reasonably clean and sufficed for a one night stay.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This "inn" will be torn down in October and replaced by something newer. Given the condition of the place, the horrible street noise coming in through thin walls and weak windows, the hard beds, the terribly stained carpets, and the still $150/ nite price after all the extras are thrown in, GOOD! Make it a really big crane ball. (we... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed at this hotel as part of a Cosmos tour. The hotel is in a great location in the middle of town. Homestead is a very old hotel, old furniture, no lift up to 2nd floor. The carpet is in need of cleaning or replacing. The bed was ok but was double size only. The staff at the hotel... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great location- very close to main attractions. The staff are super personable and they were so accommodating, especially over the long weekend. For the price, you really can't go wrong. The only thing I would say is that there aren't any elevators, but there are rooms on the main floor. Every room is guaranteed a mountain view. Coming from Ontario,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I stayed here easter long weekend. Loved that it was pet friendly. Very noisy I could hear people walking above me until 1am. Not enough parking... you have to park accross the street and that was a pain at 10pm. The staff were friendly for sure. Didn't really feel comfortable with my room being in the back alley where people... More

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Address: 217 Lynx St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Homestead Inn 2*
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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"Located downtown, Free Parking, Access to Indoor Pool & Jacuzzi across the road at The Banff Park Lodge. Pet Friendly, Non-smoking; Each room is equipped with a small refrigerator, coffee machine, TV, phone and hairdryer." ... more   less 
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