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Rocky Mountaineer

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About Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer offers luxury train journeys connecting Vancouver, British Columbia, to the mountain towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper in the Canadian Rockies. Our world-renowned, luxury train travels by daylight across three rail routes. Experience a journey in spacious, glass-dome train coaches, and enjoy the cuisine, attentive service, a social atmosphere and some of the best scenery Western Canada has to offer.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband mentioned he’d like to go on the Rocky Mountaineer. When I checked the prices I was surprised by how expensive it was in gold leaf for 2 days/1 night from Banff to Vancouver - and further dismayed when I read some disparaging reviews...More

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank dee090
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow, our 2 day trip was simply breathtaking and amazing. From the moment we left Banff the beautiful scenery got better and more amazing. We had great seats up front on the upstairs viewing car, well worth the extra money to go gold leaf. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are no words to describe the trip we had on the Rocky Mountaineer. From the moment we were collected from our hotel to the time we departed we were made to feel like royalty. Our luggage magically disappeared and re appeared each evening in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank Bernadette W
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Bernadette W, Thank you so much for this five-star review and recommendation. I am overjoyed to hear that you were able to spot an abundance of wildlife, including beautiful brown bears. Our team aims to create a seamless experience for our guests and it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

7 years ago I drove from Banff to Vancouver. The train follows the road pretty much. What I didn't realise when I caught the train from Jasper is it is mostly trees with not much to see. You are confined to your one carriage, unlike...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank VictoriaRev
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello VictoriaRev, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are saddened to read that the experience did not meet your expectations. As a team, it is our goal to create life-changing memories for our guests and we are disappointed that we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rocky mountaineer with my husband my 9 years old son First day, there is really not much of scenery to see except for miles of industrial trains passing by, several stops in the middle of no where . they just try to make up for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
5  Thank katy6706
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello katy6706, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your Rocky Mountaineer experience. I am happy to hear that you have been in contact with our Guest Experience Centre and truly hope that you are able to keep fond memories of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are two types of tourist trains that leave out of Vancouver...one is the ionic CANADIAN - VIA Rail Canada’s cross CANADA week long train trip to Toronto. This is not just a tourist train but an actual The Rocky Mountaineer ( the second of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank brads153
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello brads153, Thank you very much for this five-star review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the informative, knowledgable service onboard your Rocky Mountaineer experience. It is our pleasure to travel through this beautiful, historic part of the world and we are honoured...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best travel experience of my long, well-traveled life! The majesty and sheer scale of the Canadian Rockies surpasses any of the mountains we've seen anywhere else in the world. Luxury hotels at night with spectacular mountain lake views and delicious food and friendly service...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank BLBNewBern_NC
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello BLBNewBern_NC, Thank you very much for this review of your GoldLeaf Service journey. It was wonderful to have you join us this season in celebration of your 80th birthday. The Canadian Rockies really are a beautiful sight and we are thrilled that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in September, boarded the train at Jasper, its a very exciting experience, knowing this is something i have dreampt of for years, Went Gold leaf for a two day travel. Without giving to much away, this experience is a must do thing, the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank F4335VApeterb
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello F4335VApeterb, We were thrilled to have you join us in celebration of your birthday this September. Your comments regarding GoldLeaf Service are truly appreciated and our team will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed their service. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled from Vancouver to Kamloops on our first day then on too Jasper, We started our trip with an enjoyable experience in the station then on to the train, we left Vancouver through a rather industrial area but soon left the city and headed...More

Date of experience: August 2019
3  Thank Gasmith62
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Gasmith62, Thank you for this review of your Vancouver to Jasper Rocky Mountaineer experience. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the bi-level glass-dome coach in GoldLeaf Service. Our team aims to create a memorable experience for our guests and they will be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rocky Mountaineer was my husband's "bucket list trip" that he has talked about doing most of his adult life. We are retired now and enjoy traveling frequently. We thoroughly enjoyed our train experience and each stop along the way was breathtakingly beautiful. We did...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank GaryP2947
ACRockyMountaineer, Guest Experience Centre at Rocky Mountaineer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello GaryP2947, Thank you so much for this review. I am thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed every element of your journey including the gourmet cuisine and accommodation. I hope that you were able to capture some great photographs from the glass-dome coach in...More

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250pooh2
January 24, 2020|
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Response from pamelafellows | Reviewed this property |
As others have said there are no overhead lockers so anything you take on board including your coat will need to go under the seat in front. There is slightly more space upstairs in goldleaf service but still restricted.
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250pooh2
January 24, 2020|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will not be a problem but there is very little room on the train for belongings. Better for Gold Class.
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Elizabeth G
January 18, 2020|
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Response from ACRockyMountaineer | Property representative |
Hello, Guests opting for GoldLeaf Service experience gourmet meals from regional cuisine served in the exclusive dining room lined with large picture windows on the lower level. Guests opting for SilverLeaf Service enjoy... More
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