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Mandurah, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Stayed in a standard room( 3rd floor with balcony) for 5 nights in May & loved it. The room was clean & welcoming. Bed was comfortable & the bathroom was clean & well set out. Hotel is a little dated & the central heating worked a little too well, but a fan was provided.Only thing missing is a fridge. Staff... More 

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littleworld, General Manager at Banff Ptarmigan Inn, responded to this review

Welcome home and thank you for submitting your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and wanted to let you know that we do have a fridge available at the front desk that guests may access 24 hours a day, or our Premium rooms have fridges if you wish to book to one of those... More 

London
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110 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Really liked: location; underground parking; friendly staff; inclusive breakfast including made to order omelettes (also enjoyed the pancakes); size of room Less liked: bed and mattress were average but fine - just a little firm; long never ending corridors of bedrooms; plumbing noises during the night; weird taps - really difficult to get the water to flow!

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1 Thank MQandMK
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

the good:price, underground parking,location,complimentary brekky,free bus pass,the staff. the bad:nothing comes to mind this was our second time staying here, with more to come. D&T from Kamloops

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3 Thank Dwayne R
littleworld, General Manager at Banff Ptarmigan Inn, responded to this review

Dear D&T from Kamloops, Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. More 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Room size is ok, location is v. good, guest services is v. good, underground parking, I see from other reviews that breakfast is basic, well it included: Omelette ( chef cooks it for you), scrambeled egg, pan cakes, fruit salad, cereal, yougurt, croisson, danish, and more. I don't think that is basic breakfast. I stayed the following night in a... More 

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3 Thank Hossam A
littleworld, General Manager at Banff Ptarmigan Inn, responded to this review

Welcome home and thank you very much for your review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our breakfast and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Red Deer, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Nice place for the price, great for a ski weekend we saved $$ with the great breakfast, filled up the kids for a good part of the day. we will go back....

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Kent, United Kingdom
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57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Stayed here for just 1 night on our Canadian Rockies Tour. Room was a fair size but bathroom was tiny. Bed very comfortable but room very hot. Free Wifi. Breakfast was a bit basic but adequate. Great downtown location, just a short stroll to shops/restaurants and bars and Safeway just around the corner.

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2 Thank Galapagosbird
littleworld, General Manager at Banff Ptarmigan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are very sorry to hear that you found our breakfast offerings to be basic, we are rather proud of the spread we put out each morning, and especially our fresh - made to order omelets. However we are always happy to hear feedback and would love to... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

I stayed at this hotel for three nights in early May and, as bang for the buck goes, the Banff Ptarmigan Inn certainly has it in spades. Competitive rates, fantastic staff, great location (steps from "downtown"), clean, comfortable accomodations and the added bonuses of free parking and Wi-Fi! Be sure to check out The Meatball - the pizza is fantastic!

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Kelowna
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Stayed at this hotel in late March for one night as a stop over on our way to Calgary. Check in process was quick and easy, staff was friendly, and access to free under ground parking (limited to the height of your vehicle) and wifi was nice. Price was pretty good compared to the other rates in town for a... More 

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Pontypool
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

Just back from a week in a standard room. Price competitive, room a trifle on the small side for two adults and two expanding kids, but staff very helpful and the breakfasts are "arssum" - the temptation to pig out is too great before a coach journey and a day on the slopes. Unfortunately some money went missing from our... More 

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4 Thank Bernie S
littleworld, General Manager at Banff Ptarmigan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Bernie S Thank you so much for review. Again we are very sorry for the unfortunate incident that occurred during your stay with us, but I am very pleased that Arjun was able to assist you, and you departed content. In regards to the train, it is a by-law that all trains must blast their horns at each crossing... More 

Calgary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Stayed in Banff Ptarmigan Inn in April 2012. Nicely appointed and clean standard (2 Queens) rooms. Friendly, very nice staff. Free underground parking and wi-fi. Better breakfast with cook cooking omelettes to order, and excellent "upscale" sausages. Didn't visit spa or gym so can't tell. No fridge in our room - but we were able to use the fridge at... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
- Located on Banff Avenue, one short block from downtown Banff- Includes Full buffet breakfast with a made to order omelette station- Indoor hot tubs, sauna, steam and fitness equipment- The Meatball Pizza and Pasta- 134 cozy hotel rooms- The Sundance and Atrium function rooms for small to mid-size - meetings/receptions- Complimentary wireless internet access in all guest rooms- Heated underground parkade with free parking (first come basis)- Complimentary Roam Bus passes for the Banff transit system. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banff Ptarmigan Inn

Address: 337 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $117 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Banff Ptarmigan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 134
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