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Driftwood Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   337 Banff Ave | Box 1070, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
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Ranked #31 of 33 hotels in Banff
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a lavish hotel but clean and comfortable. Must check in at the Ptarmigan which is next door. You have access to the Ptarmigan pool and fitness centre. for the price it works for short stays. Rooms are a bit small but not a big deal if you are out and about. Steady hot water in the shower and the... More

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Trail, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was clean and bright and the bed was comfortable. Tried to use the wifi but it was very weak. Would have to go over the the Ptarmigan to get a better feed. The place was quiet and was reasonable for the price paid.

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Oakville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The hotel is very central in Banff and is quiet. The price is good for Banff. It is an annex of Ptarmingan Inn therefor there is no reception at the Driftwood Inn, For any question or help you need to go to the Ptarmingan. That reception there was friendly and helpful. We lost the key of our room and we... More

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Red Deer, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We booked in advance for last weekend, Melissa's Road Race weekend when all the hotels jump in price and got a rate of $89/night + tax which was awesome. Good location, really decent room actually with two beds seperated by a bathroom so it was almost like having two seperate rooms. Unfortunately while packing to leave the next morning I... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We have visited Banff multiple times now and have stayed at different hotels each time. I was visiting this time during a busy event weekend, so I chose Driftwood Inn because they had the lowest cost (still close enough to town), and we were traveling with our dog this time, so we needed pet-friendly. Pros: Decent location (walking distance to... More

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

To find the hotel is kind of hard cause you have to go through an alley between two hotels to get there!! There is no front desk at the hotel you have to check in at the Ptarmigan inn. The room is ok but it sure needs some fixing!! Other than that is a good inn and really close to... More

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The hotel had a room for us at a great rate in a place where $300.00 a night is the norm. Everything we needed was there. The rooms needed some attention but for the price it was good. All of the attractions in Banff town were right there near the hotel and that was great.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

WE got a great price online on this hotel, but man does it need work. The rugs throughout the place are way past their best-before date, and everything, except for the beds, is dated. You have to register in the hotel next door, and that was not understood easily as the sign on the door saying this was ripped and... More

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Innisfail, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stayed at this hotel for the first time, its not much to look at but we went on a long weekend and it was high season this hotel was the best deal around. I must say the bed was super comfy and couldn't have asked for a better location literally one block from downtown. I would def stay at... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

My boyfriend and I were looking for a place to stay for 5 nights in Banff and it was during one of the long weekends at the end of May. So most places were either sold out or way over priced. We found Driftwood Inn, and decided to go for it. I have to say we don't regret our decision.... More

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Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel
Driftwood Hotel Banff
Driftwood Motel Banff
Address: 337 Banff Ave | Box 1070, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 33 hotels in Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Driftwood Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perfect for the budget conscious traveler looking for an Inn with a cozy mountain feel. All of the Inns rooms are finished with pine furniture and accents, and offer free wireless Internet access. The Driftwood Inn’s convenient location and ample amenities make it one of Banff's best values. The Driftwood Inn is a pet friendly hotel. Located only a block from the downtown area. ... more   less 
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