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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

I am flabbergasted who allowed or why the Fairmont was allowed to build a hotel astride one of the world's most majestic sites. I have never seen anything more beautiful than Lake Louise. I have never seen anything more disgusting than the monstrous lodge overlooking...More

Thank dangersteg1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Get there early. You will get a good parking spot, less people and cooler weather. Most importantly, the reflection is perfect first thing. We were there about 7.30. Easily the best picture of our 2 week vacation was taken here. We went to a few...More

Thank AngiThornton
Reviewed yesterday

Stunning. Make the hike all the way to the top to have an amazing view. Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the hike and take water.

Thank ruffleannette
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This lake is a must to see if you are visiting Alberta. Its possible to see people from all over the world and its becoming very crowded over the years. If you are driving make sure you arrive before 9 am or after 5 pm...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited at the end of June. The crowds were terrible so I can't imagine how bad they get as the summer continues. We stopped at Lake Louise after visiting Moraine Lake (which, yes also gets crowded), but felt Moraine Lake to be more serene and...More

Thank Amandavandenbergh
Reviewed yesterday

OK - HIGHLY POPULAR and lots of visitors - best views are taken from the 1 mile hike to the far end. Mosquito repellant advised.

Thank NewillDB
Reviewed yesterday

When we arrived it was late afternoon and the Lake area was very busy, later in the evening when the tour buses and day tourists had gone it was a different place with a different feeling. We decided to walk to the end of the...More

Thank stell77
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Obviously while visiting Banff National Park, Lake Louise is a must see. We arrived at the lake around 9-9:30a, and parking was already starting to become an issue. However, staff was super-efficient and helpful in finding parking for all. The lake is beautiful, although it...More

Thank TextMeLater
Reviewed yesterday

We went 4 days after the forest fires started and it was still a little bit hazy just FYI. Still very very pretty, and clearer than we thought it would be since when we arrived the day before you couldn't see the mountains when we...More

Thank msquared023
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The are around Lake Louise is beautiful, with plenty of walks for visitor to appreciate the scenery, but be prepared food and accommodation is very expensive.

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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