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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 #30 of 33 hotels in Banff
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cruz Bay, St. John
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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27 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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Erskine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Once we found it tucked up a short entrance we liked the location as it was easy to walk into the main part of town. The room we had consisted of two bedrooms with a connecting bathroom and storage area. Very comfortable bed and plenty of room for us two.

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Easley, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I arrived in Banff at around 3 am after a long flight. I assumed that there would be a sign for the hotel somewhere on the road it is located. I was wrong. I drove up and down the road several times looking for it. I finally stopped at the Ptarmigan Inn by chance to ask for directions only to... More

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Lismore, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

If you didn't know it was next to the Ptarmigan you will have trouble finding it as there is no street signage.. The Motel sits 70 mtrs back from Banff Ave and you can easily miss the driveway as it is concealed by trees. As others have reported the rooms are dated but clean. The bed was comfortable. The motel... More

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Edmonton, Alberta
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6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I booked a room at the Driftwood Inn for one night using Hotelopia. We found the Driftwood directly behind the Ptarmigan Inn and at acts as an annex. The room was clean and good value for Banff. We paid by credit card for breakfast at the Ptarmigan. When I received my credit card statement I found that the charge made... More

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Edmonton, Alberta
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Clean pet friendly room - outdated and simple, but pet friendly with nice location to walk dog to 2 school grounds, and staff are very nice re anything we need. Yes - tiles are missing, drapes are off hangers and windows don't lock (need to use nail as jam), but large dog is accommodated without issue. Location is central and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Great location in the heart of the main street. Warm, clean rooms that are serviced daily. Very affordable. Facilities are older but they are clean and maintained well. Plenty of space in the room. Banff is beautiful and has so many attractions that you won't end up spending much time in the room! Free wifi which dropped out at times... More

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Address: 337 Banff Ave | 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:2 star — Driftwood Inn 2*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
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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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