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Johnston Canyon Resort

2.5 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Box 875, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 19 Specialty lodging in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Vintage, wood cabins set amoung the trees adjoining Johnston Canyon. Several different sized cabins with varied amenities. We chose a pet friendly cabin. There is only one type of cabin for guests with pets. Its called a duplex cabin. We had #5A. It had one, comfortable, queen bed, table and 2 chairs. As well as two upholstered arm chairs by... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Hi we stayed at the Johnston Canyon for 7 nights as we had planned for a few Hike to Pito Lake etc. and the cottage were nice & comfortable. We could also take pets there so being an added advantage. Its very near toe the Johnstons Canon so one of our small Hike started from here.

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Alvaston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Our stay was rather charming in such a lovely setting. The nature was quite spectacular. The mountains and closeness of them to our cabin created a surreal experience. The cabins had a nice character to them. The lodge has a nearby restaurant and gift shop and seemed reasonable The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were glad to see our nice and very clean cabin. It was a long trip and needed some good rest and peace. The location next to the trail to the waterfalls is very convenient and we had friendly service and attention. The prices were good too. Would like to return someday in the spring.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were in a cabin that was a bit different than the others and had not seen something like it elsewhere. Banff and Lake Louise are close to the resort which was convenient without having to drive too much. The mountains appeared very close compared to their actual distance. We understand the snow stays on them year round. The value... More

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Stettler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Wildlife seemed to be on this itinerary. We were not expecting to see the variety of animals we did. Our cabin was very clean was big enough which was good as we needed the space. The coffee diner was nice to have close by as was a quaint gift shop.Nice picture opportunities. The location is good too. Prices were reasonable... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

They appear to be doing a wonderful job. The location was very nice. The cabin was clean and most affordable. It was a well situated and well decided excursion. Nice not having having to travel far to see the near by sights. The Banff Gondola and Icefields are reasonably close too. The walk next to the resort has cool waterfalls.... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We found it to be a worthwhile stop. It was nice to be able to thank Johnston Canyon for their excellent service and kindness to us. The banff cabins are very colorful and natural. We had fine service and the location and surroundings were well cared for.. The restaurant and gift shop have a good selection too. The trail is... More

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Port Alberni, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

There were a lot of animals sighted on the Bow Valley which is right next to the Resort which was great. We were pleased with the friendliness of the staff. Our stay was wonderful as they provided lovely hospitality and service. Our cabin was clean and cozy. The checking in procedures were very thorough and complete. The meals in the... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The resort and location is very inspiring. Away from the noise of the big city and buildings. The nature is so clean and refreshing. The cabins are not too small and had a nice decor with them. The prices were reasonable too. Wish there were more places like this in other areas as we like to explore a fair bit.

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Address: Box 875, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Johnston Canyon Resort 2.5*
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Banff cabin and cottage/chalet rentals between Banff and Lake Louise. ... more   less 
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