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Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1H5, Canada
Phone Number: 403 762 6301
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events,...

The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery exhibits each year. Premier events include the Banff Summer Arts Festival, the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and Banff Jazz.

The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity!

Tickets to all events may be purchased on our website.

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Great place in the heart of nature

Very good accommodation located above Banff city. Short distance to the city center and beautiful view on surrounding mountains, especially in the morning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Juraj M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good accommodation located above Banff city. Short distance to the city center and beautiful view on surrounding mountains, especially in the morning.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the chance to be there on a Sunday a few weeks ago and very much enjoyed the concert happening there that night. I would highly recommended taking a taxi there as parking was very hard to find. The views of the valley from the second floor where the restaurant and wine bar is located are also spectacular especially... More 

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Steve R, Thanks very much for sharing your comments about your concert experience at Banff Centre. I am delighted that you enjoyed the event and hope you return soon! Again my thanks, More 

Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended the Blue Rodeo concert on July 10th at the Banff centre, what an amazing venue. Great sound, great amenities. My only recommendation is to try and get there a bit early to snag the best spots for your lawn chairs. Nothing like listening to good music in the open air surrounded by the Canadian Rockies.

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Oilerman, I am delighted you enjoyed Blue Rodeo in our Shaw Amphitheatre at Banff Centre. Thank you very much for this TripAdvisor recommendation! Please visit us for another concert this summer. Warm regards, More 

Netanya, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Banff Centre for a week for the TED Summit conference. The rooms were very good (ask for the top floor in the new building), the reception and staff very attentive. THere is nature and hikes all around, especially elk!

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear tifferet, Thank you for attending the recent TED Summit here at Banff Centre. It was a busy and exciting week and I am glad that you enjoyed yourself. I appreciate that you recommended us in this TripAdvisor Review. Please visit us again! With warm regards, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I attended a symposium attended by 700 people. The Banff Center did an outstanding job of providing the facilities, food for lunches and nutrition breaks, A/V, and other needs of our huge group. There was quick response to requests for assistance with A/V equipment. There were adequate water, pens, pads, plus candies in all the breakout rooms. The facilities were... More 

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Terry B, Thank you for such a glowing recommendation of the Banff Centre. We enjoyed hosting your large conference and are delighted that it went so well. Thanks again for this TripAdvisor Review and I look forward to your next visit! Warm regards, More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you are attending a conference here, the environment and amenities are great. It was quite amenable to learning and networking. However, as a hotel I would ask you to consider your options. If absolute convenience is your number one priority, then waking up and walking just feet from your conference venue will be why you chose to stay here.... More 

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Eelizabethh30, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments on your recent stay at The Banff Centre. I appreciate your balance critique that I have discussed with our management team. I am pleased to let you know that we are beginning a complete renovation of Lloyd Hall both inside and outside. The renovation will be... More 

Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

great experiences in many arts, mountain, extreme sports, relaxing and learning and seeing famous plays, music and authors

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JimOlver, Public Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Louise B, Thanks for posting this recommendation for the Banff Centre. I am glad that you enjoy so many aspects of our Campus. I look forward to seeing you again soon. With warm regards, More 

Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I've been many times for dance competitions and performances. The auditorium is always clean and the staff are friendly. My only complaint is that the chairs can be uncomfortable after a while of sitting.

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Danikaltz, Thank you for sharing these comments about your recent visit to the Dance Competitions at The Banff Centre. I will pass on your remarks to our staff and facility planners. Please visit again for one of our many summer events! May thanks, More 

County Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

One of the nicest places Ive visited as only on a short stay,Banff was an experance i will never forget beauty,fun,and lovely people.Should any one visiting Canada try a visit to this spot it will saty with you always

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Basil C, Thanks for your recent visit. I agree that Banff is a very scenic spot. Thanks for sharing in this post and I hope that you will return. With warm regards, More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

had a nice cold chilly time but was just great. many souvenirs to see and purchase and a great cup of hot coffee to enjoy

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at The Banff Centre, responded to this review

Dear Pamikki, Thanks for posting your comments on your recent visit to the Rocky Mountains. Please visit again soon. Best wishes, More 

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