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Lake Louise

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Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: 1-877-956-8473-1-403-522-3555
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Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.

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This is a beautiful lake, but somehow not what I expected. The Fairmont Chateau that sits on the lake is beautiful, but very modern. I think there were many people around the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Olivia089
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Highland Village, Texas

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Highland Village, Texas
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful lake, but somehow not what I expected. The Fairmont Chateau that sits on the lake is beautiful, but very modern. I think there were many people around the lake and the hotel to get the full beauty of it.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Postcard perfect scenery. Water too blue to believe. Glacier in the background. Surrounded by Pine trees, truly one of the most beautiful places I have ever been

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do the hikes up, up and away from it all. Get away from most tourist and see the sights from way above that is what the rockies are all about. enjoy.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes it is beautiful and looks just like all the pictures but it is so, so busy. You can park quite near the Lake if you time it right. I found it had a very commercialised feel to it I didn't feel anywhere else we went in Canada. We didn't stay any longer than it took to take our photos.

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Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Sydney
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing lake, which has a very accessible walkway by one side of the lake. Go early to avoid the massive crowds. You can buy coffee and food from the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel, but you will pay a premium.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the worlds most beautiful places. You must visit. Can get very busy at the weekends regardless of the weather or time of year. All seasons are amazing.

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Oshawa, Canada
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I drove from our hotel in Banff to see Lake Louise. When we got there, it was very busy. Apparently there was an ice sculpture thing going on. There were some gentlemen directing traffic into the location. We slowed down and said "we just came to see Lake Louise, not the ice sculptures". The man with long... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to be there to see the beauty of the color of the water. The hiking trails are another plus..

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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228 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It doesn't matter if you visit Lake Louise in the summer, fall, winter or spring, you will always be amazed by its beauty! The walk to the back of the lake is definitely worth it and easy to do (depending on how fast you walk, it is between 45 - 60 minutes). There are all kinds of activities you can... More 

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NoCal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to go if you are near because, well, its Lake Louise. But with popularity comes crowds and buses and all that entails. Get there very early and enjoy it and go hike away from the crowd up to a tea room. I would have preferred to keep my memory of it from 35 years ago and skipped it,... More 

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