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Lake Louise

111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lake Louise is beautiful and the hotel is gorgeous. The grounds are amazing and colourful, enjoy 😊 A nice walk maybe even a canoe ride a place for everyone to enjoy

Thank Franca A
Reviewed yesterday

The lake is just beautiful. We were there last of May and part of the lake was still frozen and you could see the remnants of the Ice castle. This was my second time there and the lake is so amazing. Want to go back...More

Thank Hb51
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Breathtakingly beautiful. Visited in late Spring which I think is the best time to go to Alberta & B.C. Couldn't ask for a more beautiful place. Canoe rides on the lake & even easy hiking. Just wonderful, can't wait to return.

Thank LTlorie
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful Lake and surrounding area. If you go go early in the morning. This is one of the most popular visited areas. There is hiking trails and a little bit of something for everyone to do. The water is so beautiful. The hikes...More

Thank teresareker
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a high mountain lake. I have been there in a Summer and Winter and it was breathtaking both times. In the Winter the hotel creates an ice rink on the Lake and you can skate or just watch the skaters with a hot...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very disappointed in this destination. Very crowded and nothing better than Moraine Lake. Finding parking is difficult and the parking staff doesnt keep check enough for open parking spaces and instead moves you along and out of the lot

Thank bill C
Reviewed 2 days ago

While Lake Louise is gorgeous, the day we visited in July 2017 it was crowded both in parking lots, hiking trails, as well as on the water. I had a hard time enjoying the beauty due to the crowds.

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 2 days ago

You must see Lake Louise if you are in the Banff area! It is beautiful, but also very crowded. The crowd seemed to thin out some the farther you walked away from the parking lot and hotel.

Thank CbusTraveler15
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cute village and great information centre. They offer a free shuttle just outside the information centre to take you to the lake. It's a short wait and drive and is worth it despite the crowds. You'll just need patience to wait and capture pictures.

Thank TLG444
Reviewed 2 days ago

You just can't go to Banff and NOT see Lake Louise but I would encourage you to do more than just stand at the edge of the water taking photos. Get out there and explore! The hike is approximately 2.8 miles to Little Beehive. We...More

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April 30, 2017|
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Response from Allison M | Reviewed this property |
The Boathouse unless you have your own canoe ☺
Annette L
April 24, 2017|
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Response from debrakgrose | Reviewed this property |
Hi Annette ... There are canoe rentals at the boathouse on the west shore of the lake. However, life jackets are a must when you are canoeing, especially with children. It is a great experience, but I would ask at the... More
Neha M
April 23, 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Neha, We had excellent weather around Banff at the end of August beginning of September last year. From Calgary airport my suggestion is Brewsters Airporter Bus (between Calgary and Banff) they stop in Canmore. There... More