Banff Gate is rustic and has wonderful chalets to rent. The rooms were clean the
dishes, fridge, stove & cupboards as well were clean. Furniture very run down
so an upgrade would be great. Fireplace brings wonderful ambiance and the view
of the forest in front of us was very peaceful. If however you are put in one of the
chalets in the center of the chalet grouping, your view is limited to the cabins lined in front of you and the cabins in back. Zilch privacy or ambiance of sitting out on a deck in
the evening or early morning for you. I wouldn't go if we couldn't get a chalet at
the front, back or sides(these border the forest) of the grouping. Not everyone cares about this, yet for my family the views of nature is what brings us here.
Also we like to read in the late evening so better lighting would be great!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Banff Gate Mountain Resort is an outdoor playground for all ages where mountain activities and rustic amenities meet. It is nestled in the majestic pines of Pigeon Mountain at the foot of the Lougheed and Windtower Mountains. Our 46 fully appointed chalets are surrounded by Lake Louise and the adventures of the Banff National Park. Activities include water rafting, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, dog sledding, golf and more. For those preferring more peace and quiet, the picturesque grounds of the resort provide the perfect retreat. Children’s play areas are intertwined by hiking trails that sprawl throughout the resort connecting to the surrounding wilderness. Local wildlife often wanders unhindered throughout the area and across the property. An indoor heated pool, hot tubs and a family clubhouse provide a well-rounded travel destination for families and adventurers alike. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Banff Gate Mountain Hotel Dead Man`s Flats
- Banff Gate Mountain Resort Canmore/Dead Man's Flats, Alberta