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Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

3.0 of 5 521 Banff Avenue | Box 1070, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
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    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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Texas
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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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townsville, Australia
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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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cheltenham
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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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Alberta
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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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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

The minute you walk in the Caribou Lodge you are met with the homely smell of the log fire in the foyer. The fire has comfy sofas and armchairs you could easily fall asleep in after a long plane ride. The staff at the reception desk are super friendly and efficient. You can hire a ski locker free of charge... More 

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Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

Of all the hotels i've been to, this is the ONLY hotel that does not have airconditioning. There is not even a microwave and fridge. I can deal with that but NO AIRCONDITIONING? C'mon..its summer for heavens' sake!! I know Banff weather is nice and cool but if you are inside the room, it feels hot and humid! There is... More 

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GeneralManagerBCL, General Manager at Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

I apologize that our lack of AC made your stay uncomfortable. As quoted in an article on this site, “Very few hotels in Banff have air conditioning, because the mountains are usually cool at night, even in the summer. Until recently, that hasn't been a problem, but global warming seems to be causing some changes: there seems to be a... More 

Laramie
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2010

I spent three nights in July at the Caribou Lodge and Resort. It's a great looking loge from the outside and from the lobby. The staff was prompt, pleasant and helpful. Our standard 2-queen room was comfortable and clean but very small; however, we spent almost no time in it (since we were out exploring the parks) so it didn't... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

I have been a frequent visitor to Banff for over 50 years and have stayed at many of the hotels. We wanted to try the Caribou Lodge as we often dine at The Keg. The hotel is very inviting and the service was very friendly and courteous. The rooms are quiet and quite comfortable. The only thing I would suggest... More 

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GeneralManagerBCL, General Manager at Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay. Just wanted to assure you that we do indeed have a plan in place for major upgrades, which should be fully completed by the spring of 2011. Stay tuned for updates! More 

London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

We arrived at The Caribou Lodge after a very snowy journey from Calgary. It was warm and inviting in reception and we were quickly booked in and shown to a spacious room. We had booked in advance online and the hotel had been most helpful when we requested a 'quiet' room after our long journey. After a good nights sleep... 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*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
Banff Caribou Lodge And Spa
Banff Caribou Hotel Banff
Caribou Banff
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Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Banff
#4 Spa Hotel in Banff
#6 Romantic Hotel in Banff
#11 Family Hotel in Banff

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