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Banff Springs Golf Course

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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-762-6801
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Designed by the late Stanley Thompson, this challenging 6,729-yard, 27-hole...

Designed by the late Stanley Thompson, this challenging 6,729-yard, 27-hole course offers scenic thrills and golf challenges throughout its "Stanley Thompson 18" and "The Tunnel 9" courses.

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Beautiful course plus there's the wolf

It's one of the most striking courses I've ever played. We just played the nine hole course, which sits inside the full 18 hole course. It shares the same views except for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Vancouver, Canada
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60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's one of the most striking courses I've ever played. We just played the nine hole course, which sits inside the full 18 hole course. It shares the same views except for the river. Takes about two hours to play and the course is in great condition. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Oh, and we saw a wolf, a... More 

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Calgary
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the beginning of the round we were told we have lots of time as we are the only people on the course. After 4 holes a marshal told us that we needed to start rushing. Why? because the men's night members were coming behind us, and his words "if they complain, we can't help you". It was freaking bazar... More 

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Tilbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is part of the golf club we really enjoyed our visit. We walked in for a bit of lunch and were amazed with the customer service of the young people and welcome we were given. The food was of a very high standard and would recommend anyone to visit this relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

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FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Pleased to hear you enjoyed our restaurant and it the experience was up to par. More 

Strathroy
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A magical golf preserve . The course represents art as much as golf . A journey through majestic peaks like no other . Walkable. Fun. Breathtaking. Golf in heaven not any better. I have played over 1200 other courses so it's not my first rodeo.

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Thank David S
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank-you for the great description and wonderful comments. More 

Forster, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Played nine holes on a Friday afternoon, after booking a few days earlier, the staff were very helpful, got in after 2pm so it was a little cheaper. For around $120CD each we got 9 holes of golf, a cart, clubs and balls. Once on the course, which was in excellent condition, we couldn't put the camera down because the... More 

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Thank Andy C
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Always pleased to hear comments about our great staff and glad they were helpful More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We visited the Banff Springs Golf Course which turned out to be a fair way from the hotel. On a previous occasion many years ago, we thought the golf course was closer to the hotel. However, the visit was truly enjoyable. This was a fantastic golf course surrounded by snow capped mountains. A real test of golf. The clubhouse was... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Pleased to hear you enjoyed a great day at our facility. Thank-you for sharing your experience. More 

Selkirk, Canada
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I was treated to a round at the Banff Springs Tunnel Mountain 9 with my nephew for my birthday. As I was travelling from out of Province I had requested a set of right hand stiff shaft clubs. As we were short on time after checking into the hotel, we were dropped off at the club house. There is a... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

A great way to enjoy your Birthday. We look forward to having you back to play the Stanley Thompson 18 course this summer when your time permits. More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This course is managed by the Fairmont hotel. It's a Stanley Thompson design. A beautiful setting and can be challenging yet forgiving enough for almost anyone to enjoy. We played early in the season. The fairways were in great condition but the greens were still recovering from the winter. Too bad, but to be expected. Excellent service from everyone at... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to share your experience. We hope to welcome you back later this year. More 

Riverside, California
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227 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

While visiting Bow Falls - we continued over the bridge towards the golf course. We followed a paved road that was within the golf area. What surprises you'll have along with scenic route. We went looking for wildlife and we weren't disappointed at all. Along the way, we saw bulk elk, white wolf, chipmunks and moose. Unfortunately we didn't get... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We just drove by to see if there were elk this time but have played it in the past. The amazing elks we saw on the course that day made it more of a wild life outing than a golf game. The course was designed by Stanley Thompson; has 18 holes, par is 71, and yards are 6,938 yards. The... More 

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FairmontMTNResorts, Manager at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this review

Thank/you for sharing your experience and recognizing the amazing staff at the facility. More 

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