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“Clean, comfortable and quiet” 4 of 5 stars
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124 Spray Ave. | PO Box 352, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada   |  
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Ranked #16 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Banff
Cheshire Uk
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“Clean, comfortable and quiet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2008

We stayed in Banff for 3 nights. Elkhorn lodge is ideally located just over the bridge from the main Banff street. This means a short stroll (10 minutes) in to town and no noise at night. The owner was really helpful. We stayed in room #9 which was one of the basic ones. It was really comfortable with good bed and it's own en-suite. Banff and the area also has so much to offer. Although no food is included in the price, there are lots of good places to eat in Banff.

  • Liked — quiet, peaceful, clean, close to town
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2007

Very quiet and nice Lodge... They serve no breakfast, though... And it's also a bit pricey (We paid $116.60 CDN in early June, 2007). But the place in itself is a charm. No noise at all, even though we had our room right next to the stairs. We had the TV and Coffee Maker included in the room, and there is a small lounge next to the stairs, on the second floor, which is shared by everyone.

I highly recommend this beautiful spot, very close to downtown and Fairmont Hotel.

  • Liked — So Quiet!!!
  • Disliked — A bit pricey...
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Regina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2006

This is a nice little place within walking distance of downtown. The beds are comfortable and the service is friendly.

The room was quite resaonably priced and came with coffee, the usual shampoo/conditioner, and cable TV.

My only complaint is that the rooms don't have telephones. There is a pay-phone in the upstairs common area, but it mostly ate my change.

  • Liked — Free wireless internet, Fridge in the room
  • Disliked — No telephone in the room
  • Tips/Secrets — Bring a cellphone
  • Stayed August 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Lancs UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2005

This place is a real gem.A lovely fairytale look log built lodge in a quiet location within walking distance of downtown.We had one of the basic rooms room #9.The room was spacious and spotlessly clean.The owners are very helpful.We would not hesitate in recommending this place

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Address: 124 Spray Ave. | PO Box 352, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A rustic restful atmosphere with a view of the mountains and within walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants At the south end of town, near the Banff Springs Hotel * Cots and cribs available * Cancellation policy - 7 days prior to arrival * Seasonal rates - Sorry, no smoking or pets * 4 Sleeping rooms with a coffeemaker and TV * 4 Suites with kitchens and fireplaces * Free parking is included * High-speed wireless Internet included new ... more   less 

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