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“A pleasant surprise.” 4 of 5 stars
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Red Carpet Inn
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   425 Banff Ave., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1B6, Canada   |  
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Ranked #28 of 31 Hotels in Banff
New South Wales, Australia
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115 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“A pleasant surprise.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We stayed here when we decided not to drive any further, after a long day driving and sight seeing.
The Aussie clerk was great and surprised us with a good overnight rate. The bed was great - a pillow top and a very comfortable king. Under cover parking was a bonus in the freezing weather.
The room had a small fridge and the continental breakfast was really good, and the breakfast room kept clean. The only minor issue was the noise from the floor above - but it didn't affect our sleep.
A really good stay.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The Red Carpet Inn is a good hotel with affordable rates (Banff is quite expensive) and located on the main street in downtown Banff, BC. The rooms are nice and clean as are the bathrooms. Parking lot is behind the hotel. Lots of nice restaurants in the area.
Typical continental breakfast in the breakfast room downstairs.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This hotel was a good value for Banff. You can walk to town, leaving your car in the parking lot. Parking downtown is a problem. Good breakfast in the morning. Our room had the two bedrooms separated by a bath and a balcony overlooking the main street. Also had a table and chairs. Quite roomy. Hot tub is apparently always down and the laundry wasn't working either. You can go to a neighboring property for both if you're so inclined. We decided it was too much trouble. Never heard the train which is allegedly a problem for some light sleepers. I'd stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Stayed here last night after running a race in Banff. The room they gave us was huge, bigger than we paid for, with three queens. The front desk staff were friendly, and they have free breakfast. The room had a large bathroom, a fridge, and a sitting area with a table. The room was very clean and very nicely kept. The bed linens were nice and clean and white, the carpet was new, and the tile in the bathroom looked recently redone as well. Good value for the cost! The hallways are a bit outdated but the room was so nice we'd definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Get a room on the third floor - they all look nice and recently renovated.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I loved the spacious layout of our room; almost suite-style but not high priced as such. Front desk staff very friendly. Free continental breakfast displayed good variety of foods. In close proximity to Banff shops and restaurants- just park your car at the hotel (free) and walk down main street. Mountain vews - spectacular.

Room Tip: Rooms at the back, facing Mt Norquay ski area, are quieter that front facing rooms since loud, late...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Somers, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The hotel was okay. It's older but it was serviceable. The problem I had was the train. That train came by every 1/2 hour to an hour all night long, blowing it's horn 4-5 times each time it went past. My husband and I slept very badly to say the least.

Room Tip: I don't know if they have any rooms where you wouldn't be able to hear the train at night, b...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Louisville,KY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Have 3 night minimum stay. Very reasonable price Sun-Thursday. Weekends high like all Banff Hotels. Good clean room and contenintal breakfast, which helps with high cost food in Banff. Short walk to center of town. Nice stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Red Carpet Inn

Address: 425 Banff Ave., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1B6, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 31 Hotels in Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Carpet Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Locally owned and operated by the Irwin family, the Red Carpet Inn has a proud tradition of hosting guests from around the world! Just 2 ½ blocks from Banff’s famous downtown shopping area, the Red Carpet Inn offers excellent hotel accommodations for your Canadian Rockies holiday. With 52 well equipped guest rooms our friendly staff will help make your experience in Banff, Alberta a most memorable. The Red Carpet Inn is family friendly and offers Banff’s best value accommodation. ... more   less 
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