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Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I just spent 4 nights at the Paintbox Lodge and we couldn't be happier with our experience there! The lodge is located in the center of Downtown Canmore and is walking distance from everything - restaurants, bars, shops. The building itself is beautiful - a really great mix of rustic with modern amenities. By far, the best... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a place! This lodge is beautiful and its situation in central Canmore (a minute's walk from all the restaurants and shops) is perfect. I have to mention the breakfasts because they were spectacular and the best we had in Canada. Each morning we had a choice of so many wonderful foods - the sough dough bread (my fave) with... More 

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South Porcupine, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with two couples in September 2016 for the Canmore Half Marathon weekend. This is an amazing boutique hotel with a perfect location to explore the lovely town of Canmore. The hotel prides itself on supporting local businesses, which is very evident throughout our four-night stay at the lodge. We loved the added touches of welcome chocolates from Le Chocolatier... More 

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Madison, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we were so happy with this little gem. Saschi was such a great hostess, giving us advice on restaurants, what to see, etc. We're so glad we decided to stay in Canmore and not in the overcrowded over-stored Banff. Ifeel we really got to see a true Canadian town with such friendly people. Just hope... More 

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Thank beve69
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Gratitude for your review. Our best asset is our team. They are great people and love to share their love and knowledge of the area. Glad you liked the Paintbox and our special town. Our visitors always remind us of how lucky we all are to spend our time here. More 

Timmins, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The Paintbox Lodge was incredible. Our room "the Studio" was very cozy, with a nice view of the 3 sister peaks. The bathroom has a luxurious soaker tub and a big shower. The homemade breakfasts were absolutely delicious! We stayed here with our family for 4 nights, they all truly enjoyed their stay. All of the rooms were very clean... More 

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Thank Robyn D
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad your family had a great mountain holiday. The Paintbox Lodge can sleep up to 18 folks and really is ideal for gatherings of all your special people. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

3.5/5 We stayed for one night on our way to Banff and Jasper and loved the downtown location in Canmore - perfect for easy access to the smaller scale restaurants, bars and cute gift shop area and away from the main petrol station, motel and fast food drag that Canadian roadside towns seem to have. The local art concept throughout... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Great efforts were made to sound proof our lodge during it's renovation in 2000. We used 2x6 insulated walls between rooms and the hallways. Each room has solid metal doors. As is often the case with old buildings, unfortunately, we do not have complete soundproofing. With the charm, comes squeaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay in this wonderful place. Great location, beautiful cosy room. The owners paid a lot of attention to details. We stayed in Banff, lake Louise and jasper but this lodge is far better than anywhere we have stayed. Good breakfast, friendly reception. 10 out of 10. We will be back!

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Thank Severine V
paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Be sure to come back during our midweek quiet season when you get all the same great service but at a 30% discount. Canmore is an amazing destination at all times of the year. We find it hard to go on a holiday! More 

Invermere, British Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

What a great place! The welcome was very friendly and checking in was stress free. The room was cozy, with nice window seats to admire the view of the mountains and we had a great night's sleep on the great bed. The bathroom was large and luxurious with a great soaker tub and a big shower. Breakfast was awesome! Not... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. The simple things are always the best and we hope you come back again to enjoy the Paintbox Lodge. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a very friendly, comfortable B&B in the heart of Canmore. Walking through the front door we felt we were entering someone's home - Cozy and impeccable. As you would expect from a place that gives you cooking classes, the breakfast was delicious. We will stay here again. There is no need for air conditioning. There is a ceiling... More 

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

The Paintbox Lodge is an heart and soul operation. Thank you for noticing. It makes our hearts soar. Sachi and Erin, managers extraordinaire, are the BIG heart of the Paintbox. We have just a wonderful team and they really do make the world feel at home. Our big experiment is too not install air conditioning. We have planted trees, installed... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic stay at Paintbox Lodge! The room and bathroom were comfortable and more than we needed as a base to explore the area. Erin and Sachi (at the front desk) gave as great recommendations. The highlight though was the breakfasts: Ginni cooked the most delicious meals. I am still dreaming about them, in particular,... More 

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your breakfast, made with love by Gini. We put a lot of passion into eating. Our sourdough bread was inspired from one of our cooking classes with master baker, Aviv Fried, from the Sidewalk Citizen Bakery. We became fascinated by the fermentation process and it's health benefits. Lodge guests can now enjoy Kambucha on tap made by... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Paintbox Lodge is an intimate boutique hotel nestled in the heart of downtown Canmore owned by Olympic medalist, Sara Renner and World Cup Champion, Thomas Grandi. After chasing ski racing gold in mountain towns throughout the world, they decided that paradise was in their own backyard. With a collection of ideas inspired from their travels, they have created the getaway of their dreams in Canmore. The Paintbox Lodge is a reflection of the local champions – relaxed, welcoming and professional. The magic of the Canadian Rockies takes care of the rest. Experience one of our five unique, comfortable suites and rooms. Conversations flow easily around the harvest breakfast table where guests enjoy wholesome food made with intention. Be your own barista, anytime, at the Miele coffee bar and feel free to explore Canmore on one of our complimentary town bikes. We have lots Cooking at “The BOX”. Sign up for a scheduled cooking class, or book a private dinner/cooking class for you and your friends in our Miele kitchen. Come play, (or simply relax) in our backyard paradise. Packages available year-round. We host special events, workshops, retreats and more Experience Canmore’s downtown boutique hotel, where locals send their friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paintbox Lodge

Address: 629 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $170 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Paintbox Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Paintbox Lodge Canmore, Alberta
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