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Buffalo Mountain Lodge

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  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Buffalo Mountain Lodge is a peaceful retreat on Tunnel Mountain in Banff, AB. The lodge is surrounded by 9 acres of towering fir, pine, and spruce trees, yet just a 15 minute walk or 3 minute drive from the shopping, nightlife and restaurants that are on offer in downtown Banff. A favourite visitor pastime is to observe the deer and elk who frequently nibble on the lawn, right outside the lodge's windows. The lodge has 108 guest rooms, an outdoor hot tub, and several options for dining, making it the ideal location for a weekend getaway, wedding, or corporate retreat. Buffalo Mountain Lodge is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts' family of companies. Rooms at the lodge have fieldstone wood-burning fireplaces, cozy duvets, LCD televisions and Blu-ray players. Many feature patios or balconies. Each room has been carefully decorated to reflect the mountain lifestyle in Banff-the accommodation is anything but 'cookie cutter.' The outdoor stainless steel hot tub is best enjoyed after an invigorating hike, bike or ski on one of the nearby trails-or perhaps to aid digestion after a sumptuous meal in the lodge's highly acclaimed restaurant, Sleeping Buffalo.
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I did extensive research and knew what I wanted. I didn’t want The Fairmont type... I was looking for cozy, romantic, small scale, a gem.... BML delivered on point! The staff , omg THE STAFF is amazing ! We fell in love with Victoria, Sam,...More

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We booked the dining package for a one night mid week stay. Everything went just as expected and we quite enjoyed the couple of days in the mountains. Room was clean, tidy and everything ( especially the wood-burning fireplace) worked. No hassles regarding the food...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dropped in to try the introduction of the winter menu at Smoking Buffalo restaurant. Amazing service and outstanding fare. Original, inventive and pleasing both to the eye and the palate. Topped off with a relaxing, warm stay in the lodge overnight. Talk about relaxed and...More

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Response from Caitlyn M, Guest Relations Team at Buffalo Mountain LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Greetings, Wow! Thank you for such a warm review of your visit with us! We appreciate your business, and your review was a pleasure to read through. We are so glad you enjoyed the special relaxed ambiance of Buffalo Mountain Lodge and our dining room,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this hotel and their restaurant! The Chef's Table dining event was fantastic. A 4 course gourmet dinner served fireside with wine pairings is a wonderful way to spend a chilly winter evening. We will be back.More

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Response from Caitlyn M, Guest Relations Team at Buffalo Mountain LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Greetings, Thank you for such wonderful feedback about our Chef's Table event! We appreciate your patronage and are delighted you enjoyed your dining experience while sitting fireside! We do Chef's Table events each season so make sure to sign up for our newsletter to stay...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night at the start of our Rockies road trip. The staff were very friendly and our room was very comfortable. The bathroom was a little tired and would have benefited from some modernising.

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Response from Caitlyn M, Guest Relations Team at Buffalo Mountain LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Greetings, Thank you for your review! We are so appreciative of your business and are delighted to have had you stay with us. We really strive to give guests wonderful memories and vacations when they choose us, and we hope to see you again soon!

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Megan F
December 3, 2018|
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Response from Caitlyn M | Property representative |
Greetings, Thank you for your inquiry! To walk downtown to Banff Avenue from Buffalo Mountain Lodge is about 1 kilometer in distance. It takes about 10 minutes to walk down the hill, but 15-20 on the way back up. We do... More
Teresa S
November 5, 2018|
Response from loulou999_9 | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat at the Buffalo Mountain Lodge on Christmas. We attended a wedding and ate at the reception. Which was good.
Scott B
October 26, 2018|
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Response from Caitlyn M | Property representative |
Greetings, Thank you for your inquiry! We have a room type called the Buffalo Rooms that feature one separate bedroom with either one king or two queen beds, and a living space with kitchenette. The standard Lodge rooms... More
Room Tips
"The most expensive are better but not to our liking or taste"
Sep 12, 2018
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"Rooms on the second floor may be less noisy and rooms further up and away from wedding venue/reception."
Sep 11, 2018
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"Go elsewhere"
Sep 9, 2018
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"rooms with fire and foot claw bath a treat - views of the woods as well"
Aug 11, 2018
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$98 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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