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“Banff Centre” 5 of 5 stars
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The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403 762 6301
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Ranked #13 of 57 Activities in Banff
Type: Convention Centers, Theaters, Traveler Resources, Theater & Concerts
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Owner description: The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery exhibits each year. Premier events include the Banff Summer Arts Festival, the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and Banff Jazz. The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity! Tickets to all events may be purchased on our website.
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Banff Centre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Banff Centre is a lovely place to study 'far from the madding crowd". I studied Musical Theatre there in the summer of 1982 and am still in touch with many colleagues from that experience. Howard Cable, our Musical Director, is still conducting orchestras across the country! I've been back twice to tour the campus, most recently in April 2014, and it's still a magical place to stay, study, or attend a conference.

Visited April 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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“Thank you Sammi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We ate at the Banff Centre and had some very nice
service from someone we believe called Sammi. She
was in the Sally Borden Building and was very pleasant to us.
The layout of the centre is great.

thanks again

Visited September 2014
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Very nice town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I stayed in Banff for visiting the Banff National Park and the Rocky Mountains (particularly Lake Louise). This is a very nice and small town, with a great environment surrounded by nature, mountains and wildlife. It is perfect for couples.

Visited January 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Make your way up Tunnel Mountain to the Banff Centre. Their Rec Centre is the best in Banff. They even have a climbing wall, actually a whole complex. Dining rooms are top notch.
Check out the art musuem.
Grab a book and check out the fantastic views from their library.

Visited November 2014
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Nelson, BC CANADA
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“Good choice for Banff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stayed at the Banff Centre during the Mountain Film and Book Festival, and found it very convenient and good quality accommodation. Free covered parking was available as well as WIFI connection. The room was clean with comfortable beds, lots of storage space and a small fridge. There was a lounge down the hall with arm chairs and a kitchen area--a good place to take a break in the afternoon with a cup of tea.

The buffet restaurant upstairs seemed overpriced and designed for groups, so we ate breakfast (and other meals) at the Maclab Bistro in a nearby building. Downtown Banff is a short pleasant walk from the centre. Reasonable price, good location and comfortable--you can't ask for more in Banff.

Visited November 2014
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