We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3 Dead Man's Flats hotels

Banff Gate Mountain Resort

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   302 George Biggy Sr. Rd., Dead Man's Flats, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Banff Gate Mountain Resort to your Saves list
Banff Gate Mountain Resort
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
56%
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
happywanderer2468 LETHBRIDGE
  • Overview
  • Reviews (65)
  • Photos (69)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (20)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

65 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    11
    26
    11
    9
    8
See reviews for
32
12
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (20)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
LETHBRIDGE
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whether you love or hate this place will depend on your values. If you want 5-star luxury you should go somewhere else. If on the other hand you are looking for the tranquility of nature you'll love this place. Yes the place is rustic because it is older but some reviewers forget to mention that you have a spacious free-standing... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were headed to a Banff wedding and thought we'd spend the week. Spent the first night at Hidden Valley in Banff, which was nice, but super expensive and very cramped. Arrived here and despite older furnishings and ongoing renovations, it's a hidden gem! We had an enormous cabin all to ourselves. Parking right outside our door, a huge boot... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Oyen, Alberta
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here with our extended family from August 8/14 to August 15/14. We had 4 chalets in total and had asked to be placed close together for convenience sake as the four families ate supper together every evening. The accomodations were very satisfactory and clean. The chalets are showing signs of age and wear but management is working at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed July 20th & 21st. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The accomodation was very clean and the staff very helpful. There were me my husband and our 17 year old daughter. We had only been there 10mins when we saw a grizzly bear, within a few hours we had seen Deer and Elk. It was fabulous just sat watching the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Elkton, MD
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is a time share resort that has fallen into bankruptcy twice since 1989 and appears that it may be there again. Our unit has no functioning screen on the walkout deck therefore, we can't open the door and let fresh mountain air in because the bugs (mostly mosquitoes) are numerous. There is a thermostat on the wall but there... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers are raving about these Dead Man's Flats hotels

Calgary, Canada
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Everything about this place is wrong. The customer service isn't very good, management is near to nothing and the resort is also very low grade. I don't mind rustic and retro. But old, warn down and dirty is not my cup of tea and that is all this place is. Don't go here expecting much.

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The location is spectacular the cabins lovely, guest services terrible. My family booked two cabins for a week about two months in advance. We are five adults and five kids two of whom are toddlers. A week before we were to arrive we were notified that due to a problem with water damage in some of the cabins we would... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Waterloo, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

With the exception of the one front desk staff the checked us in, our experience with the 3 others left little to be desired. I had to go into the office to ask a question. The young man was playing on his cell phone. He looked up (barely), to answer me. He was not helpful at all, and quickly went... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The timeshare has been through alot of changes & problems. It has taken alot of work on the part of the management & executive to get it back up to par as original executive (back in 1998) had let it go & cheated the timeshare. I have to applaud the present management & executive in all the work they have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Jose, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Even though this resort sits all alone, a bit off the beaten track just outside of town, that may be an advantage rather than a detriment. It's quiet, serene, and peaceful, and being up on the hillside provides great views of the mountains. It takes only ten or fifteen minutes to drive into town (Canmore) and there is a lot... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Banff Gate Mountain Resort, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Banff Gate Mountain Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Banff Gate Mountain Resort

Address: 302 George Biggy Sr. Rd., Dead Man's Flats, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number:
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore > Dead Man's Flats
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Banff Gate Mountain Resort 2.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Priceline, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Tingo and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Banff Gate Mountain Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Banff Gate Mountain Hotel Dead Man`s Flats
Banff Gate Mountain Resort Canmore/Dead Man's Flats, Alberta

69 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (38)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
View from room (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (14)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (32)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (15)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (16)

Amenities

Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banff Gate Mountain Resort is an outdoor playground for all ages where mountain activities and rustic amenities meet. It is nestled in the majestic pines of Pigeon Mountain at the foot of the Lougheed and Windtower Mountains. Our 46 fully appointed chalets are surrounded by Lake Louise and the adventures of the Banff National Park. Activities include water rafting, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, dog sledding, golf and more. For those preferring more peace and quiet, the picturesque grounds of the resort provide the perfect retreat. Children’s play areas are intertwined by hiking trails that sprawl throughout the resort connecting to the surrounding wilderness. Local wildlife often wanders unhindered throughout the area and across the property. An indoor heated pool, hot tubs and a family clubhouse provide a well-rounded travel destination for families and adventurers alike. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
46

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Banff Gate Mountain Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer