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Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   521 Banff Avenue | Box 1070, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 33 hotels in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010
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29 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

good entree,friendly,luxery room o.k. small balcony,with little roof,so no sun,good service. restaurant not so much choice and pricy.same restaurant in town as well. 10-15 min. walking to town.

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Warwickshire, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

We stayed in this hotel 5 years ago and wanted to return when we went back to Banff this year. We were very disappointed. The rooms we had, on the 4th floor, were small with sloping ceilings which made it difficult to get round the bed, uncomfortable beds and in desperate need of an update (which the receptionist admitted when... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

The hotel is a 10 minute walk down the busy part of Banff Ave which we liked. The room was nicely decorated and the bathroom quite nice. The only heads up is if you book don't get a room on the "1st" floor..any room number starting with a 1. These rooms are really in the basement. Our window looked towards... More

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Our guest rooms are classified as either standard rooms or superior rooms based primarily on view. Our standard rooms have either an impeded or limited view, or a view into our interior courtyards. Our superior rooms have an exterior view and are are on the higher floors. All rooms have the same ammenities. Our first floor rooms are a half... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

The staff were so friendly and helpful (especially the girl who helped us book the white water rafting trip and the guy in the bar who helped us chose appropriately sized meals - how rude of us we have forgotten their names!) The Room was really clean and comfortable although there was so much to do didnt spend a lot... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

Just a 10 minute walk from down town Banff, the Caribou Lodge is a cracking hotel with great facilities. The lobby is warm and welcoming with friendly staff happy to help. The room was very spacious with a gigantic bed - you could easily have fitted 6 people in it!! Very comfortable, nicely furnished with all mod cons and a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

This hotel is the furthest out from the centre of Banff but there is a free regular shuttle bus to town or a good leisurely walk. Room was at back of hotel but it was very dark. Reception area is nice. Breakfast was average. Good restaurant in Banff was |Earls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2010

We got this Hotel through Priceline. The hotel lobby was very nice and comfy. The Keg Restaurant connected to the Hotel served great drinks and food. But the room we got was downstairs from the lobby and we felt like we were in the basement. Our room was right next to the Kitchen and we could hear the workers in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

The worst part about this Lodge was we only had 2 days here... The meals were unreal, the service was fantastic! The beds were comfortable, the rooms were very well kept and clean and a good size. It was within a short walking distance of the "main" downtown area. Never once did we feel unsafe walking around at midnight. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2010

Stayed here for 3 nights in July. The room was brand new and had just been renovated. It was superior room with a balcony. Really nice decor, extremely comfy beds and a TV that had decnt channels on! Bathroom was spotless and very modern. Staff were excellent and the lobby was large and airy. Nice spa with plunge pool and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

This was our 3rd time staying at the Caribou Lodge. We considered other hotels this time however the familiarity we had with this hotel and outrageous prices at others ensured we returned. No disappointments with the hotel and room, however our meal at the Keg was. We eat at the Keg often and this was by far the worst steak... More

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Address: 521 Banff Avenue | Box 1070, 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 Caribou Lodge & Spa 3*
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Banff Caribou Hotel Banff
Caribou Banff
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#4 Spa Hotel in Banff #5 Romantic Hotel in Banff #7 Family Hotel in Banff #7 Business Hotel in Banff
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The Banff Caribou Lodge is centrally located on Banff Avenue, Banff's main street. It offers the Keg Restaurant, Red Earth Spa (a full service spa), free underground parking, free wifi, fitness room, hot pool and steam room. This lodge type accommodation has a large and inviting lobby to greet you to Banff. Enjoy your stay. ... more   less 
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