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Johnston Canyon Resort

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Box 875, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Saskatoon, Sk
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Didn't expect much out of this resort as we knew it wouldn't be anything fancy. But they gave us a cabin where our parking spot is a small walking path for staff and guests. Leaving us with the only option but to park behind the cabin. The only thing is that's where "owners son parks" as we were told. I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cabin was lovely and staff and service very friendly. Great little place. It might be nice to have a kettle for tea and a hair dryer. As the surroundings are so new to us we could have used a map of the cabins including the back entrance to the trail. Other than that it was absolutely perfect. Thank you

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late at night, after dark and they left our key out for us. Our cabin held 5 of us, cozy but perfect for us as we didn't spend a lot of time at the cabin. 1 bathroom- but they had separate toilet from shower facilities- so that helped. It is located right at Johnson Canyon Falls- so lots... More 

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Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not quite sure why I had higher expectations for our stay here, but I did and we were disappointed. I selected a fireplace cabin because I wanted a stand alone unit and I thought we would enjoy sitting on the porch. I should not have "upgraded.." The cabins were all much closer together than I expected and sitting on... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring your own towels and washcloths. Two of the three days we stayed we didnt get sufficient (two) towels and wascloths. I even went to the office and asked them to make sure we got two of everything. Wow, it wasn't that hard of a request.

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cabin we had was much smaller than we were expecting. They were much closer to each other than we had planned but it was all fine. We were right next to the tennis court and although we could only find one ball to play with we still utilized the court quite a bit. There are a lot of young... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every detail was gorgeous and unexpected. It was lovely. The crew appeared well trained and were very accommodating.The decor and attention to detail was very well arranged. All the necessary functions worked well and consistent. As we were situated a long way from the TransCanada on a completely different road called the Bow Valley Parkway we appreciated the peacefulness. We... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our two night stay in one of the rustic cabins at Johnston Canyon Resort. Great location away from the city so it is nice and quiet at night. There is no phone or TV in the cabin which didn't bother me since we were out hiking during the day. We brought a laptop with some movies at night but... More 

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Edmonton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average accommodation, granted in one of the most scenic places in the world. This is "rustic" accommodations, as advertised. No phone, cable, wifi. But who needs it in this location. I feel bad for the under staffed under trained Resturaunt employees. Very slow. (Again limited staff) Facility needs work. Bed sagged in middle. For what you pay, investigate other places.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic cabins in the woods next to Johnston Canyon. We had a cabin with a sitting area and open wood burning fireplace, which was well worth the extra cost. The smell as you walked into the cabin was that smokey cabin smell which was delicious. No tv, just a radio and bar fridge which was perfect and what I had... More 

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