For us, this was a very convenient hotel as it was just off the main street leading to downtown. For convenience, just around the corner is a Safeway grocery store to help you cut down on costs. Anything you need, food, toiletries, etc. You should be able to find there. The front staff were great with a very fast checkin and checkout experience. The room itself was 2 queens which were nicely separated so each set of two people had their private area which was great. The kids could go to sleep while mom and dad were busy planning the next day activities. The rate also include a complimentary buffet breakfast with cooked to order omelettes, great way to start the morning. In addition, they have an underground parade to keep your vehicle safe.
The only cons I can think of was that the WiFi was extremely slow, but don't fret there are many coffee shops in downtown with free WiFi so no worries. The other minor thing was that the room did not have A/C but it did have two fans which did the job so we were okay.
For future trips, I wouldn't mind staying here for a skiing trip as I said its conveniently located and has everything you need to start your day. Cheers. 8)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- - Located on Banff Avenue, one short block from downtown Banff- Includes Full buffet breakfast with a made to order omelette station- Indoor hot tubs, sauna, steam and fitness equipment- The Meatball Pizza and Pasta- 134 cozy hotel rooms- The Sundance and Atrium function rooms for small to mid-size - meetings/receptions- Complimentary wireless internet access in all guest rooms- Heated underground parkade with free parking (first come basis)- Complimentary Roam Bus passes for the Banff transit system. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Banff Ptarmigan Hotel Banff
- Ptarmigan Inn Banff