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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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“tea house” (269 reviews)
“fairmont hotel” (134 reviews)
“ice castle” (48 reviews)
111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Lake Louise in July 2017 and were very disappointed in the amount of litter. There were soft drink cans in the water, and tissues and other trash all over the trails. Around the restrooms there was trash on the ground and overflowing cigarette...More

Thank viajera464
Reviewed yesterday

So nice to walk along the adjacent path and even nicer to ride in a canoe. The canoe staff at the Chateau Lake Louise were terrific!

Thank Muncie68
Reviewed yesterday

Lake Louise is so beautiful it looks like a fake backdrop. Tons of humans, but the beauty overpowers all the people. The a walk into the fairmont, go for a kayak float. It was just stunning.

Thank muffettjlm
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at Fairmont Chateau and so we walked out to the lake various times. You could definitely see the appearance and concealing of the snow peaks at different angles in different times of the day. It was such a beautiful to place, and whether...More

Thank xuanchiz
Reviewed 2 days ago

The town of Lake Louise and the area around the lake was packed with tourists and vehicles. Had to park 5 Km (3 miles) from the town and ride into town via one of seven school buses. The auxiliary parking lot was only partially paved...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 2 days ago

It can get very crowded here in the summer months, so this place runs like a well oiled machine. They have a free shuttle from a park and ride off the highway to Lake Louise. Definitely take a walk around the lake - its much...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The lake is fed by glacial run off and carries rock flour (ground up rock sediment) that provides the essence of the superb colouring and backdrop to the hotel itself. Boating, kayaking and board surfing all take place on the lake next to the hotel...More

Thank tandwbaker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Disappointed! One nice view of lake with glacier in background. Need to battle your way through thousands and that Is not an exaggeration of tourists mainly from Asia all pushing and shoving for a photo in one particular place! If you're really interested in nature...More

Thank JJJG2013
Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 days ago

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
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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