We found it somewhat difficult to find this hotel as we did not see the sign on the Icefield Centre. We thought it might have been somewhere close by, not literally in the centre.
Regardless, we were very excited when we found out we had a glacier view room. It was a breathtaking view, and let us relax while all the tour buses of people left.
Apparently the water is drawn from the icefields, and it sure tastes like it. The beds were very comfortable.
There is no wifi in this hotel, the only access is through their pay computers. If I remember correctly, the cost was about $8 an hour. But really who would want to use the internet here anyway!
We paid about $180 for this hotel, and it was well worth it!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Glacier View Inn is a model of environmentally sensitive design, built to incorporate the pristine environment that it surrounds. There are 32 guest rooms - most have at least two queen beds and a loft. All are well appointed, with satellite TV, and direct dial phones. Many rooms offer spectacular views of surrounding mountains and glaciers but you should make sure to request a room with a view early as these are the first to go. Most rooms are well suited for families needing more space than a conventional hotel room, as well as traditional sized rooms for couples or individuals. Open April through October. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Glacier View Hotel Banff National Park
- Glacier View Hotel