The cabin is a nice layout with plenty of space for four people. However the furniture is old and in need of replacing. Several things around our cabin didn't work including the toaster, fireplace, blinds, dresser and the two hottubs at the lodge.
The mattresses were hard and there were no blinds in the bedroom so the sun shone in early each morning and made it hard to sleep past 7. The couches were old and looked dirty.
We were there at a certain time of year where none of the outdoor activities advertised on the site were running.
There were things floating in the pool and hot tub and both weren't the right temperature. The games room is so old and the only two pool cues are bent and unusable.
The location is beautiful and only 10 minutes to Canmore and 30 min to Banff.
It is really inexpensive to be able to cook your own meals and share a cabin with friends or family.
- 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