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629 10th Street, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
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Paintbox Lodge
Ranked #5 of 33 Canmore B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tiny--five rooms--lodge is stylish, comfy and quiet even though it is downtown. Jet-lagged, we went to bed early and didn't hear a murmur of the cooking class being held below us, although the sounds of the river--and occasional car--drifted through our open window. The decor is high rustic, the deep bath tub easily fit two, and the branches as... More

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Calgary
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very attractive decor, Canadian rustic but beautifully done. Pretty good breakfasts, but I would have preferred muesli rather than sweet granola, wholewheat bread(though the home made bread was delicious), and the 2 quiches on consecutive days were very similar. Hosts were helpful, but you were very much left to your own devices. OK for us as we live in Calgary,... More

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

The Paintbox Lodge has incredible exposed timbers and we are glad you like the decor. We are a small hotel with five rooms and our staff step out regularly through out the day and are not onsite in the evening. Should our guest need assistance, our staff is reachable by phone and often only a few minutes away. We source... More

St. John's, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will be hard pressed to find anything better in Canmore - this accommodation is a class act with a walkable location, curb appeal, incredible breakfast with squeeze-your-own juice, and wonderful, rustic rooms that reflect the mountain surroundings in a way that so few other Canmore accommodations do. Why stay at a commercial, chain hotel, when you can stay here?... More

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you. Glad we were what you were looking for. Thank you for taking the time to spread the word. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel. Feels very home like. Complementary breakfast is home cooked and amazing. Would go back in a heart beat. In the heart of downtown canmore, yet super quiet. The complimentary bicycles are great.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Guests at the Paintbox Lodge don't feel like they are staying in a hotel. We are a bit of a hybrid. Small boutique hotel, part bed and breakfast. Guests feel comfortable enough to wear sleepers to breakfast. It is everything we would look for in our travels. Simple good food sourced locally and organically, in the heart of the action... More

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for six nights with fourteen friends and four young children. The property is very well maintained and extremely comfortable, and the staff (Kate and Liz) were so very helpful. Location is in the center of town, so don't expect a silent mountainside retreat, but the convenience of the restaurants, shops, and driving times to all the sights... More

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We love to be a gathering place for friends and family. We can host up to 18 people and can cater meals as well. Canmore is an incredible destination and we are glad that this group spent a week getting to know all the hidden gems and reconnecting with each other. Looking forward to a repeat! More

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed here on our honeymoon in 2007 and loved it then so came back this year for our anniversary. What a delightful place! Made good use of the complimentary town bikes and espresso machine! We stayed in the studio suite which is quite small but still very adequate and comfortable. If staying for more than 1 or 2 nights... More

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the new additions of town bikes and our Miele coffee machine. The Studio and Painter Valley Rooms are our smallest suite and we have 3 larger suites for those who need more room or groups travelling with more than two. Being nestled in the heart of downtown, we do have an urban mountain view. As you discovered,... More

Blissfield, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed here for our honeymoon in July/Aug 2014. We had a wonderful experience and enjoyed the beautiful room and great customer service. We stayed in the artist suite which has a balcony over the front yard.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

The Artist's Loft is our recommended room for a romantic evening and honeymoons. Fireplace, balcony and cozy bed. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope we see you again for anniversaries. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I book The Paint Box for its location and size. I was very pleased with all it had to offer. The staff is warm and welcoming and very helpful. The rooms were spacious and clean the bed cozy and comfortable. The breakfast was abundant and delicious. The quiche was lite and fluffy, fresh sour dough bread hot and tangy, muffins... More

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Your description of your stay sounded very delicious, restful and inspiring. Wonderful. So glad we could help you enjoy this special part of the world. More

Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We attended a cooking class as a corporate event. The group really enjoyed the afternoon; Chef George and Kate made us feel at home, they were so knowledgeable and friendly. Our food was AMAZING!!! We were all extremely satisfied with the experience. We would do it again. A comment that was made by a few of the group members: it... More

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Private Cooking Classes are a fun corporate event. Glad you enjoyed the food and the company. Thank you for the feedback and I will pass along your suggestions to Chef George. Our cooking classes are demonstration style. We encourage our chefs to read the crowd and balance groups who want formal instruction versus groups who want watch and socialize amongst... More

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Paintbox Lodge was everything we hoped for and more! We stayed in the Cabin Suite. The room is spacious, the bed very comfortable and it opens to a garden. After a close walk to town or a hike in the mountains, it was wonderful to come back to the comfort of the lodge. The staff was very friendly and... More

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you discovered our cooking classes and enjoyed cruising on our complimentary bikes. Our quiet season midweek accommodation rates start on October 13th and cooking classes are also discounted 25% during our midweek quiet season. A little more incentive to come visit us. More

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Address: 629 10th Street, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Paintbox Hotel Canmore
Paintbox Lodge Canmore, Alberta

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