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“Bigger room” 4 of 5 stars
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Banff Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   501 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada   |  
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Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in Banff
Singapore, Singapore
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260 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“Bigger room”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Of the 3 hotel we stayed during our Canadian Rockies Tour, this hotel offers the biggest of the Double Queen room, and the best view from room. Only negative for us is the lack of a kettle in the room. The food variety is limited in the hotel pub/restaurant, and the breakfast they offered was not as good as the other two hotels in Jasper and Lake Louise.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This amazing find slightly out of town is economically priced and spotlessly clean and shiny. The staff are amazing and go out of their way to be helpful and assist with any of your needs. Mountain view is awesome and I would definitely visit again!!

Room Tip: Ask for a room at the back facing the mountain
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed at the Banff Inn for 2 nights in a 2 x queen room. the room was on the opposite side to Banff Avenue and had views of the mountains from the very small balcony.

The car parking garage was quite small, if you have a mid to large size car I would just park on the stree.

The breakfast was basically toast and cereal and was very difficult to get food during the peak times. On our final morning we just grabbed some muffins and left.

All in all I would stay again as your main purpose in Banff is stay out of the hotel.

Room Tip: Try to avoid the peak times for breakfast as the room is very small
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Shaun R
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Hiking Canadian
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A great room, comfortable bed with lots of pillows and nice linens. We were on the street side, with a corner room and two balcony doors, yet very quiet. One word of caution, this hotel takes lots of bus clients, and you don't want to be requiring front desk service or checking in behind a busload of tourists! The breakfast was tasty and filling. Check out The Keg a block to the left, well worth the visit as well.

Room Tip: Suspect that the rooms away from the street are quieter, but we found our corner front room quite qu...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My husband and I just got back from one nights stay at the banff inn and had a fabulous experience. The staff are friendly and helpful. Everthing was perfectly clean.
I loved that they had a few different sizes of pillows in the room making our nights rest feel more like home. And it was so quiet! It was our first night away from the kids so a quiet ad comfortable rest was very appreciated!
The pizza place/pub was great. The hot tub/sauna/steam room were great and super clean!
Breakfast was nice although very basic. We would have appreciated some things such as bacon and yogurt.
Totally recommend this hotel and will stay again!

  • Stayed May 2014
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Saskatoon,Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Best way to describe our stay, was plea envy and nice. Loved the steam room, liked the beds, hated the parking when we came back late. There isn't enough parking but we were warned in advance so it was our choice to go out. The breakfast in the morning was fairly simple but did the trick.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Regina
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47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My fiance and I stayed at this hotel on March 22nd for one night. We booked it sorta last minute and we were glad we did.

The hotel has a different parking lot than the others in Banff as it is off to the side of the building, you need a keycard to open the door so make sure you check-in first. The parking lot itself was clean but rather small, it is a first come first served basis.

Check-in was alright, nothing special, the desk agent went through all of the appropriate information with us and we got breakfast coupons for the next day which was a bit surprising - unfortunately we had plans for breakfast and did not have a chance to use the facilities.

We were in room 207 and it was very clean. It almost looked as if the room had been through a recent renovation as everything seemed new. The bathroom was a bit tiny but was equipped with all of the necessities and plenty of amenities. The beds were great and not lumpy as the other hotels we have visited in Banff so far. The TV had a bit of bad picture quality but it seemed new and not attached to a hotel movie server as in other hotels so it was very receptive and not full of advertisements etc.

The noise was very minimal, upon returning to our room one night we heard our neighbors being quite loud, but after entering the room the walls had sufficiently blocked all noise - we had a very great sleep that night.

Would highly recommend!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Banff Inn
Address: 501 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Banff
#6 Spa Hotel in Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Banff Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 107
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