We spent two nights in this hotel which we had booked online. It wasn't quite what we expected. Calling it rustic is stretching it a little. True the original lodge is old but the updates are only outdated. Our whole room needed to be brought into this century, pretty well new everything is needed from carpet to bathroom it even smelled dated and the swag lamp was just plain ugly. Now for the good part the bed is comfortable and everything is clean. We slept well in this quiet location and the parking is free and plentiful. If you don't go modern or expensive in Banff then this is what you get:)
The location is good, we walked to town for breakfast and dinner and up to the Banff Springs Hotel for a coffee. There is a lovely walk to the falls from very close to the hotel and trails and paths that will take you all the way into the mountains if you are feeling fit.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A rustic restful atmosphere with a view of the mountains and within walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants At the south end of town, near the Banff Springs Hotel * Cots and cribs available * Cancellation policy - 7 days prior to arrival * Seasonal rates - Sorry, no smoking or pets * 4 Sleeping rooms with a coffeemaker and TV * 4 Suites with kitchens and fireplaces * Free parking is included * High-speed wireless Internet included new ... more less