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Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing,, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
(403) 761-7000
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is one good thing about this place - if your gas tank is empty they have fuel. Expect to pay 50 cents more a liter than you will anywhere else in the province and expect that when you ask for $20 worth they "accidentally" fill up your tank - so keep an eye on it. You are not allowed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prices are too high and gas is about 1.5 times regular. Just want to rip you off for everything.....,,...,.,..,...,.,..,,..

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Lake Geneva
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way from Banff to Jasper, this was a good place to stop-over for the night. (There are not many, if any, alternatives in the area). The motel however was a bit run-down, and certainly far too expensive for the quality of accommodation and service. The restaurant was closed for a private function and we ate at the pub.... More 

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gift shop that also has a section for camping items, clean bathrooms and a quick bite to eat it's all here and not a bad place to stop. If you are looking for a place to stay, they have rooms too....can't comment on them though as we were just passing through.

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Cumming, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This was a nice place to stop for snacks while we were out sightseeing. Not only do they have food but bathrooms were nice too. You have to plan your stops because there is not much in between except beautiful scenery. I was, however, happy to find this stop on our way to Jasper.

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Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

although more expensive then in town, being half way between Lake Louise and Jasper, at the junction with the highway to Red Deer, makes this restaurant/ cafeteria/ gift shop combo a perfect place to eat on the highway. plan to stop and enjoy a great meal.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We were travelling from Jasper to Banff and stopped for the night at the Saskatchewan River Crossing hotel. The rooms were small but adequate, the restaurant did excellent food for dinner and had a great breakfast. The views at sunrise were awesome. This is just a lovely place to rest while travelling down the majestic rockies.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Thee are not many place to stop on the way from Jasper to Banff and yet, this is the worst. Skip it. Brjng sandwiches from banff or from jasper and stop on the road to enjoy the nature. Even in a forgiven mood ..its a No. Market: about $2 an apple (from Australia.!... the Okanagan is few hours -fresh fruits...why... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

In the middle of one of the most scenic drives in the world the Crossing is a great place to take a break. Motel style it offers everything you need, clean and comfy rooms, ours was near the pub, but it was not noisy, great views of mountains all round and the restaurant serves surprisingly good food.there is also facilities... More 

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Fort Mcmurray
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Expensive which is expected because of location but disappointing because food is not good at all !!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing,, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: (403) 761-7000

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