We chose to spend the first half of our honeymoon at cathedral mountain lodge and are thrilled we did. The lodge is cozy and inviting, and the cabins are a perfect retreat. The thing we found ourselves most impressed by though was the incredible staff...warm, welcoming, knowledgeable, and accommodating. Breakfasts (included) were really great, too!
The distance to Banff is about an hour, only 30 min to lake Louise, but both drives are worth it when cathedral mountain lodge welcomes you home at the end of the day. After seeing MANY of the other lodging options in the area during our stay, we can confidently say we would go right back to cathedral mountain again.