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The Poplar Inn

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful weekend at the Poplar Inn. Ideally situated, close to everything in downtown Banff, yet off the beaten path. Easy parking out front, which can be a challenge even in mid-September. Great breakfast and good insights from the innkeeper, a Banff native.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights at the start of our 10 day Banff,Lake Louise, and Jasper vacation and everything was great. Susan, the owner was great. Very knowledgeable about the area. Breakfast was great both mornings. Great location as it was only a 5-minute walk to center of town. Would definitely stay here again.

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Philadelphia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights as part of a longer trip from Vancouver to Calgary. We had some difficulty communicating with Susan before arrival and considered staying elsewhere. We wish we had. Upon arrival, there was a note on the door and instructions for entry. We tried to get Susan on the phone with questions about parking and amenities but... More 

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Chichester, West Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for four nights and found the Poplar in a very convenient location as it is only a five minute walk into town. Although it is on a fairly busy road, there is no road noise in the rooms as they are at the back of the property, accessed from an entrance and balcony that are separate from the... More 

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Greve in Chianti, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two first floor bedrooms with king beds (great sheets) and each with a private full bath were ideal for us (2 couples) traveling to Banff. The Poplar Inn is clean and well managed, with a private entrance, porches and mini kitchen/common room. Breakfasts were excellent, different menu each day and all very fresh and well presented. Easy parking and you... More 

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seattle, washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just came back from our Banff trip and we stayed at The Poplar Inn the whole time. We loved the convenience of the Inn as it is located just on the edge of town within 5 minutes walk to all the downtown spots. Susan, who owns the Inn has wonderful recommendations for restaurants and other things you may need... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Our stay started on an unhappy note. I found a pre authorisation on my card for the amount of one nights stay. This would have been fine except that I was not told that this would happen and therefore she did not have my permission to do so. When we arrived we found a note on the door saying that... More 

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TiggerBanffCanada, Owner at The Poplar Inn, responded to this review

Elyse, I am sorry that you did not know that I would pre-authorize your card but that is a common practice in this business. When you give your card number and the expiration date out you are agreeing to the terms of the Inn or hotel and the cancellation policy. I did not charge you until after you left. You... More 

Marble Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We arrived, with another couple , sharing the two bedrooms, and it was perfect for the four of us. We had the breakfast nook/gathering room, all to ourselves. Susan was the perfect hostess. I told her I was gluten free at my arrival, and she made sure to take care of it. My breakfast was as beautiful as everyones, and... More 

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

I read meghanm487 review saying it was "Disappointing way to kick-off vacation in Canadian Rockies" with dismay. My husband and I along with another couple just spent 4 nights at The Poplar Inn. The first thing you notice is the charming Victorian look of the Inn. The owner, Susan, greeted us when we arrived. She was very welcoming and informative... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

This B&B is located in a quiet location in Banff. A block in either direction and you're either on the Bow River walk or on Wolf Street, which takes to to "where it's happening" in Banff. This is so much better than staying on busy Banff Avenue!!! Susan, our hostess, was very helpful when it came to planning what to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Poplar Inn is a samll Bed and Breakfast situated in the heart of Banff. It is a new home built in a Victorian style. Two rooms have king size beds and en-suite bathrooms. A delicious full couse breakfast is served every morning. Coffee and tea are complimentary all day. The beautiful back yard is available to the guests. Short walk to downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Poplar Inn

Address: 316 Lynx Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1B7, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $95 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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