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“Great place in Canmore” 5 of 5 stars
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Blackstone Mountain Lodge
Ranked #3 of 30 Hotels in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence
North Wales
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71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great place in Canmore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

My wife an I had another great weekend a Blackstone. The suites are very spacious and are still in an excellent condition considering it has been a few years ago since we first visited.

We have read some resent reviews especially with issues around housekeeping. I think people must remember this is a condo resort with the emphasis on a spacious well equipped condo and is not a hotel in the truest form and consider the relative low price you pay for for such a great space.

We will definitely be back on our next trip to Canada.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Leeds, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

Wow! Booked a 2 bedroom suite for one night and wished we had booked longer (this was a pit stop between Calgary and Jasper).

Such a spacious and comfortable suite and right on the doorstep of Canmore town (which is small but sweet).

Good secure underground car park. Full kitchen. Entire suite spotless. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed September 2011
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

We visited Canmore in mid-September 2011. We were in a 2 bedroom suite (with another couple) for 3 nights then in a room with 2 queens for 3 nights.

Overall, the Blackstone was great. Awesome staff, accommodating when we made requests, nice heated pool & hot tubs.

Nicely appointed suites, same goes for the rooms though ours was a bit small.

Only negative comment is that housekeeping only comes on the 4th day - so we never got to see it.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

We stayed at Blackstone Mountain Lodge for four days recently. The apartments have lots of space and really good facilities, everything was in working order and easy to use. A great place to stay for self-catering.

We travelled into Banff national park every day which was a few miles away but not an issue at all. We found all the services we needed in Canmore and at the apartment. Would recommend this if you want self-catering but with a bit of luxury.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Yellowknife, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

Was here for meetings in mid September and was checked in to the wrong room. By wrong room, i mean an unmade room with two queen beds, rather than a 1 bedroom suite. This was fixed by the front desk staff.
I was surprised that there was no maid service after checking in for a 3 night stay and in a group of 14, however the room was quite attractive, with a full assortment of full size appliances including a washer and dryer.
The inroom coffee was horrible, make sure you bring your own as you are only getting one package no matter how long to stay. Bed was extremely comfortable but the room was cold. A call to the front desk sent up a building operator to reprogram the thermostat to no avail. The thermostat apparently needed a degree to program, not your run of the mill honeywell with a summer/winter switch on it.

Would I stay again? if the rate was right and i knew up front the challenges, probably

Room Tip: Ask for a room on the pool side, the view is of the mountain rather than the apartment next door
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

We are a family with 2 parents and 3 teens/young adults. We rented a 2 bedroom condo with full kitchen. For our needs, this place was close to perfect. Very clean, nice bedrooms, quiet, all the dishes and cutlery and pots/pans etc. Pool was a little dirty. Only problem was that they didn't tell us that they would replenish the supplies every day, so we went out and bought dishwasher tab etc. Also, first day they forgot to clean our unit, so we ran out of towels. When we called, they came within 10 minutes to replace the towels and supplies. They don't make beds etc. unless you ask them to (extra charge) but that's not an issue for us. This place is about 10-15 minutes drive from Banff, and about 1 hour from Lake Louise. For a family of 5 adults, it was really perfect for our needs, and reasonably priced. We toured the park every day, but came home to a pool and hottub, nice BBQs, and comfy beds at a fraction of the price of staying in the park. Overall, a very good experience!

Room Tip: Street side is quieter than pool side
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Quality accommodation. Suits our large family group. We had 7 on this occasion. convenient to Canmore, Banff & Lake Louise

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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Property: Blackstone Mountain Lodge
Address: 170 Kananaskis Way, Canmore, Alberta T1W 0A8, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Canmore
#2 Luxury Hotel in Canmore
#4 Family Hotel in Canmore
#4 Romantic Hotel in Canmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Blackstone Mountain Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 126
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just 20 minutes from Banff National Park in Canmore, Alberta, Blackstone Mountain Lodge adds a dash of urban polish to the untamed spirit of the Canadian Rockies. Behind our grand carriage house entrance an abundance of contemporary surprises awaits. Choose from a beautifully appointed hotel room with two queen beds or choose from luxuriously appointed one, two and three-bedroom suites. A luxuriously appointed 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom penthouse suite is also available, perfect for hosting small receptions or for discerning guests looking for some extra space. All suites feature gourmet kitchens, in suite laundry, flat screen televisions and slate fireplaces with daily housekeeping service. The Blackstone Mountain lodge features a year round outdoor heated pool with two outdoor hot tubs, state-of-the-art fitness center, heated underground parking, meeting and banquet space along with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the resort. Delight in the unsurpassed comfort and sophistication of Canmore’s finest condo style hotel – an elegant getaway equally suited for family vacations, romantic escapes and group retreats. Find inspiration from your suite’s mountain views. Revel in all of the high-touch amenities you’d expect from a luxury resort. Cozy social areas throughout the lodge create the perfect setting for guests to savor every moment of their alpine-inspired retreat. Tucked into the mountains, our sun-drenched courtyard features hot tubs and BBQ pits with stunning views of the surrounding Rockies. A day at the lodge might consist of nothing more than a morning dip in the pool, a pampering massage in one of our private spa rooms and a stroll into Canmore to explore the charming restaurants, bistros, boutiques and microbreweries of Main Street. If you’re feeling more adventurous, the gates of Banff National Park - and world-class skiing, golf, hiking, biking and sightseeing - are just minutes away. For anything you might like to see or experience – from fly fishing lessons or a round of golf to a family dogsled adventure or whitewater rafting trip on the Kananaskis River – our helpful team of guest service agents are available 24 hours a day to help plan your next unforgettable rocky mountain adventure. For an unparalleled Rocky Mountain vacation, we welcome you to discover the award-winning Blackstone Mountain Lodge for yourself. ... more   less 
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