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Paintbox Lodge

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3.0 of 5
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629 10th Street, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
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Paintbox Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Paintbox is simply the best little hotel in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It's a wonderful little getaway and their breakfast is amazing. Run by fantastic people, I would recommend this hotel to anyway. Situated right near pubs, great restaurants and the great outdoors. One of my favorite little hotels in the world.

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you! We are honoured to be on your World Top Hotel list. Humbled and look forward to many more visits. More 

Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many things to be impressed with... Attention to detail in design, comfort and beauty, like the imbedded river pebble floor in the shower, a Miele coffee and tea bar which is available any time and has organic hand blended teas from Banff, eco friendly local soaps, tartan 'country style ' carpeting, comfortable beds, quiet and cleanliness throughout.... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We simply tried to create a space that we would like to stay in and we are pleased that our guests have the same taste. We are lucky to live in a community with incredibly gifted people doing amazing things. Featuring local artists and products made and grown by local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband and I chose The Paintbox Lodge for our stay while we were in Canmore to get married. We had a small wedding party (7) and everyone stayed here as well. What a FANTASTIC little place to stay as a group. The location can't be beat. The cleanliness and quality of the rooms was superior to most 4 star... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Looking forward to celebrating many anniversaries with you! Thank you for choosing the Paintbox Lodge for your wedding celebration. Great location+Miele Coffee Station+ great breakfast + nice people + mountains =happy life. Gratitude for your review. More 

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8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Wow! Hard to explain in words how wonderful this little getaway spot is....so close to calgary. We decided to take a short getaway to Canmore and couldn't have picked a better spot than this. We loved every it of the cooking class as well. George, the chef #canmoreorganicchef, was entertaining and down to earth. I especially loved the dinner he... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Our cooking classes are Canmore's best kept secret! For those visiting us from Calgary, the Paintbox Lodge is a great option for a staycation. If you are looking for a truly unique evening, consider an overnight at our downtown boutique hotel and a regular scheduled cooking class. Or rent the whole place and have a private cooking event. We are... More 

New Norway, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We loved it. It is centrally located. The room was clean and well set up. It was quiet. The staff was VERY helpful. The breakfasts were AWESOME, with fresh baked bread and muffins (even gluten-free!) every day, and quiche, as well as other options.

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Splendid. Thank you for your review and we are thrilled you had a good time with us. More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I've never written a review before, and I almost don't want to because I feel like I've found a best kept secret and I'm not sure I want the word getting out...but that doesn't seem fair. I've considered how many reviews I've read, trying to find the perfect place, and now that I've found it I think I better fess... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Wowzers! This review makes us blush. We simply created a place that we would want to stay in and have incredible staff. We are thrilled that you found us for your night away. Thanks for spreading the love. Gratitude Gratitude Gratitude! More 

Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

What an adorable lodge! We love the Paintbox Lodge and would go back again in a heartbeat! It was warm and inviting, cozy and comfy. One block from the main street so within walking distance to stores, coffee shops, restaurants and more but perfectly quiet. We stayed in the suite and it fit our family perfectly with extra space for... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

For those with families, the Paintbox Lodge is a great option. First, we like kids and are happy that families expose their little ones to the great outdoors. We have rooms that can sleep up to 5 and the lodge is small enough that you can feel comfortable having a glass of wine in the lobby and be within hearing... More 

Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We thouroughly enjoyed our stay at the Paintbox Lodge. The premises were very comfortable. We felt like we were at home....we helped ourselves to coffee/fruit/muffins throughout the day. Breakfasts were very nice....the sourdough bread was delishious!! As were the daily quiches/frittatas. It's location just on the edge of the downtown area was perfect!! We were not in the midst of... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you found an escape close to home and enjoyed the simple pleasures of the Paintbox. Good food, great town and everything within walking distance. We hope you make the trip again. Don't forget our Midweek Quiet Season rates run until May 14th with 25% savings from Sunday-Thursday night. More 

alberta
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We booked a midweek off season getaway at the paintbox lodge. I have stayed here a few other times and it is always such a beautiful relaxing time away from calgary. Even though it is always to short. We arrived a bit early and from our past experience we know that generally there is no one there till 4pm check... More 

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us again and taking the time to write your review. Wisdom from repeat guests in invaluable because they get who we are. Since we are small, our staff often step out during the day and are not onsite during the nighty. While this arrangement isn't for everyone, we know that it works for... More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Our office recently hosted a retreat at the Paintbox Lodge for our staff and their families. We could not have hoped for a better venue - the suites were spacious and comfortable, and our 'Harvest Table' dinner was at The Box was exceptional. Thomas and Sara were extremely gracious hosts and were committed to helping us make our event truly... More 

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

The Paintbox is a great place for companies from Calgary to get away from it all and reconnect. Combined with a harvest table dinner or a tapas party, business retreats can be both enjoyable and productive. Glad you had a great time and we look forward to hosting you time and again. More 

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