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“Would be five stars, with a caveat..” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Ranked #5 of 27 things to do in Lake Louise
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Edmond
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“Would be five stars, with a caveat..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is a fabulous hotel with everything you would expect from Fairmont. Add perhaps the most beautiful scenery you could ever find. Great dining space. Great rooms. Beautiful scenery. FIRST class service. So why 4 stars?
It's simple: The MASSES of tourists being toured through the hotel all day and night. It seemed to be more a part of a tour group than a first class secluded hotel. It was a major distraction. I would strongly consider asking the touring schedule with management prior to booking a stay. If they are not there, it could be one of the nicest hotels in the world. But after literally 'bumping' my way through the tours groups in the lobby, it's mixed.

Visited May 2012
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SYDNEY
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“Lived up to our expectations”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We loved our 2 night stay at the Fairmont, Lake Louise. The room decor was very classical and there was plenty of room for the 3 of us. The large walk in wardrobe was a great feature as it kept the room uncluttered (yes we were travelling with our young daughter). Despite being March, we loved the small balcony (enough room to only stand); indeed I wouldn't bother staying unless I had a room overlooking the lake. The hotel has a nice relaxed feeling (the resident dog included) yet very attentive to your needs. The only disappointment were the cigarette butts on our room balcony. Shame the cleaners didn't pay more attention here - on the other hand perhaps they had been obscured by a recent dump of snow ! Another small gripe....we had booked and paid for 3 adults yet the room was only set up for 2 people (cups/saucers/glasses/bathrobes). The hotel provides a wide variety of dining options.

Visited March 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“so much to see and do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

this is a place you will never get bored at, the lake, river, walks, skiing, hotel. Put it on your bucket list!

Visited March 2013
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Burlington
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“very nice place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

well when you go to Lake Louise it's the only hotel on Lake Louise so if you want to stay on the lake there is no other choice but it's very beautiful, very well kept, pricy but worth it for your once in a lifetime visit! my only beef with this place is that the restaurants there were never open any of the times that we have visited here, pretty stupid really because you are out in the middle of nowhere so there are no other restaurants around, had to purchase food like sandwiches, juice bottles and salads at the very small deli counter downstairs past the main lobby.

Visited March 2013
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Marcy, New York
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“"Just Like the Picture"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Beautiful location in the Canadian Rockies, on a blue-green lake at the foot of a glacier. Stately, Canadian railrord historic chateau puts the fine in fine accommodations, fine dining, fine activities and absolutely amazing views. Ya gotta go here!

Visited March 2013
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