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“tub and fire place bliss” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

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Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
Ranked #14 of 32 Hotels in Banff
Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“tub and fire place bliss”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

we had the mountain view, fire place, loft room with the double tub. Ordered room service from the Keg (cheese cake) Yum! No extra cost was a bonus. They charged it right to our room bill, that was nice. only downer, the room was in the front right off the main road and we could hear all the buses and plows working away. The room was fabulous, but I did not sleep well.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank nderksen
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chestermere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Had a really great stay here . Good service and clean rooms. We would go back here for sure. The spa was really great, massages were wonderful. Dinner at the keg was also very good. Stayed in a superior king room with balcony - seen mule deers right outside our room.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The room,views,food,people and hotel in general was amazing.i took my daughter who was only 2 at the time and they catered to her every need and mine.we enjoyed it so much we didn't want to come home and we are planning our next holiday there.if i had the chance i would return every year :)

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Darcy lou elle
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

A lovely warm hotel with very helpful and kind staff. The spa and pool is clean and very nice. The rooms clean and cosy and the bed is great. Lots of pillows ! Nice fluffy towels in the bahtroom.
Banff is a lovely village . But is was very cold. Unfortunately my partner broke his arm so that was the endof our holiday.

But we can absolutely recommend the Caribou Lodge.

Room Tip: Bring warm clothes as it can be very cold in Banff!!!
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This was our second time at the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa. The service and facilities were very good when compared to the price. The staff were very helpful and cooperative. I would always luv to be there when I am in Banff.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank romitchak
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Dallas
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This was our second stay at the Banff Caribou Lodge. We had a nice time 2 years ago and decided to come back. We were in a 2nd floor room with 2 double beds, which are comfortable and clean. There is a little mini-fridge, which is nice when traveling with kids. Our view this time was not terribly great. We faced the adjacent parking lot of another hotel. Definitely ask for a room that faces the front street. Those rooms often have small Parisian balconies that open, which is nice in the summer. The front desk is very friendly and parking and wireless are included. The only suggestion I have is that if you want to eat at the Keg steakhouse restaurant downstairs, you should make reservations in advance. We waited over an hour to get in on a Thursday night. Lovely property, though! Would recommend to anyone.

Room Tip: Definitely ask for a room that faces the front street. Those rooms often have small Parisian balcon...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Fuzzy M
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Quebec City, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The look chalet is a total success, you really feel you're in the mountains. Wood everywhere, the decorations are spot on. We really liked the Keg, the best Steaks ever, in bonus the breakfast are great too. The personnel was friendly and helpful. The hot pool and spa added a warm touch too the overall experience.

Room Tip: Just ask them, give a call, they are very friendly and helpfull.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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CaribouFOM, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your positive feedback. We at the Banff Caribou Lodge pride ourselves in not only our product, but also our guest service standards. I am happy you enjoyed your stay, and hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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Additional Information about Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Property: Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
Address: 521 Banff Avenue | Box 1070, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H8, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Banff
#7 Business Hotel in Banff
#10 Romantic Hotel in Banff
#11 Family Hotel in Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 190
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Banff Caribou Lodge is centrally located on Banff Avenue, Banff's main street. It offers the Keg Restaurant, Red Earth Spa (a full service spa), free underground parking, free wifi, fitness room, hot pool and steam room. This lodge type accommodation has a large and inviting lobby to greet you to Banff. Enjoy your stay. ... more   less 
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Banff Caribou Hotel Banff
Banff Caribou Lodge And Spa
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