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Elkhorn Lodge

124 Spray Ave. | PO Box 352, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Campbell River, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This hotel is a place to lay your head for a night or two. The price is reasonable for Banff. The furnishings are interesting. The room was clean. The location is the best thing about the hotel. Easy walking distance to town, the Banff Springs Hotel (worth a visit) and walking trails. we took a raft ride down the river.... More

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

First, I want to add that the quality of this lodge is poor. Its old, dirty furniture and sink, and small. 2nd, when you check in, the owner is on the phone socializing as she's checking you in. Then the scamming begins when she tells you her credit card machine isn't working and you need to pay cash. Don't fall... More

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Top Contributor
216 reviews 216 reviews
45 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We looked around downtown Banff for accomodations since we hadn't made room reservations ahead of time. Besides being expensive, downtown also seemed a little too trafficy with both vehicles and tourists, so decided to head south on Banff Avenue. We went over a bridge onto Spray Ave and came across the Elkhorn Lodge. It looked like a relatively quiet location... More

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Calgary, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

We spent two nights in this hotel which we had booked online. It wasn't quite what we expected. Calling it rustic is stretching it a little. True the original lodge is old but the updates are only outdated. Our whole room needed to be brought into this century, pretty well new everything is needed from carpet to bathroom it even... More

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Adelaide, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

We stayed there for a few nights in winter 2012. The good Great location - away from the busy main street; still close enough to shops and attractions. Reasonable price Clean and comfortable room Good service Free parking Free Wi Fi The Bad Basic accomodation - no laundry, no breakfast.

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2009

my husband and i spent five peaceful nights at this lodge. short walk to hot springs bow falls and downtown. stayed in unit 1 very nice wood panelled bathroom .and postcard veiw from livingroom. cozy fireplace and nice 32inch flatpanel tv .nice helpful staff .saved a lot of money making own breakfast in kitchen.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2008

We booked here for one night in one of the basic rooms #9. Disappointed considering it cost us $167 (incl. taxes) for something so basic. It was old and the decor was out dated, and had a musty old smell to it. The positive is that it was clean. So clean that the towels smells like bleach. There's no common... More

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Cheshire UK
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2008

We stayed in Banff for 3 nights. Elkhorn lodge is ideally located just over the bridge from the main Banff street. This means a short stroll (10 minutes) in to town and no noise at night. The owner was really helpful. We stayed in room #9 which was one of the basic ones. It was really comfortable with good bed... More

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Montreal, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2007

Very quiet and nice Lodge... They serve no breakfast, though... And it's also a bit pricey (We paid $116.60 CDN in early June, 2007). But the place in itself is a charm. No noise at all, even though we had our room right next to the stairs. We had the TV and Coffee Maker included in the room, and there... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2006

This is a nice little place within walking distance of downtown. The beds are comfortable and the service is friendly. The room was quite resaonably priced and came with coffee, the usual shampoo/conditioner, and cable TV. My only complaint is that the rooms don't have telephones. There is a pay-phone in the upstairs common area, but it mostly ate my... More

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Address: 124 Spray Ave. | PO Box 352, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
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Ranked #20 of 20 Specialty lodging in Banff
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