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“Pricey, but nice” 4 of 5 stars
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Post Hotel & Spa
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 Pipestone Rd, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada   |  
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Lake Louise
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Virginia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Pricey, but nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Our family of four stayed in a train side room on our trip. The hotel is very nicely done, with fitness room, spa, pool, and hot tub. The rooms were also nice. Our only challenge was the lack of AC. On the hot day we were there, we wanted windows open for airflow but couldn't because of the noise from the train!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Post is simply one of the finest resort hotels one could expect to find. Rooms are tasteful, clean and well appointed. Staff is always helpful and very responsive to any need. The restaurant is exceptionally good with well designed meals, GREAT wine options and attentive owners. My wife and I have stayed here many times over a 20+ year period and simply will not stay anywhere else in Lake Louise.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We took the 'gourmet' package at The Post to celebrate a special occasion - two nights, two breakfasts and a 6 course meal with wine pairings. I would highly recommend this. Our room had been upgraded which was a surprise. It was a large one bedroom with balcony and view of the rushing river. Breakfasts were fair. But the dinner was outstanding. Can't say enough about the quality, service and dining experience. This was topped off with a tour of their world class wine cellar. Lake Louise is a special place.

Room Tip: River side view of the river.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Post is a remarkable hotel! We came here after eating at the restaurant 5 years ago (staying on Lake Louise then). Lived the restaurant so much and the fireplace in the tavern, we knew we had to stay here on our return. As a hiking trip, close to grand hikes and views, but with luxury after the hike. Pricey, but worth every penny. We stayed in 102, a cabin on the river. Turn down service, the river lulling you to sleep, the fire set up for easy start, chairs for lounging by the river, hot tea after hiking and a comfortable bed! The bathroom was a bit small, but the other amenities make up for that. We'll be back. Cannot imagine staying in a more perfect setting at Lake Louise (and avoiding the crowds at the Chateau).

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile


Wifi:  Free, in room and you just select in - no log on, no code and works at a useable speed.

We had a ground floor room overlooking the gardens towards the river.   Its a fair sized room, with quite a lot of furniture in it, including a desk looking out to the gardens and a comfy sofa and chair.  The wardrobe has a safe.  There are no tea/coffee facilities, but you can get coffee "to go" from the restaurant and at times from reception.  The bed was comfortable.

Bathroom
 This is spacious, with plenty of towels.  Bathrobe (just one, oddly, but very luxurious) and slippers.  The sink is inset in a spacious surface, with shelves underneath containing additional towels and the hairdryer.

The bath has a jacuzzi option and the shower is powerful.  The only drawbacks are that 1. it is fixed the wall and there is no handheld shower should you just wish to wash your hair and 2. shower curtain - personal pet hate of mine, as they can't be cleaned between visits  
 
I used the spa, which was very nice - little touches like disposable razors and shaving foam in the showers.  There is a nice sitting room to enjoy before / after your treatment and I thought that the price was reasonable.  

There is a nice bar / snug just past reception where you can enjoy your afternoon coffee looking out to the river.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Lichfield
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53 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed here on our wedding day and the hotel and all the staff made sure it was absolutely perfect.
We booked the Gourmet package which was for 2 nights with breakfast and a six course meal with wine pairings - well worth the money as the meal alone would have been $105cad before tax each - the food was fantastic quality and the service was impeccable.
We paid $50 extra per night to be on the preferred side with garden, mountain and river views, again definitely worth it.
From the moment we checked in all of the staff did everything possible to make our stay special - they sorted out and extra room so I could get ready without seeing the bride - we were also given a complimentary bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries as a surprise when we got back to our room.
We wouldn't stay anywhere else in Lake Louise, this place is the best!

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

This was a fine hotel. The room, on the preferred side, had a great view of a red roof. The pub is very charming even if the food is nothing to write home about. It is away from the action of Lake Louise which is either a positive or negative depending on what you're looking for. Very costly for what is unquestionably a mediocre place.

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Address: 200 Pipestone Rd, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Lake Louise
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Lake Louise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Post Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 98
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