$122 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jan 5, 2015 Check-out: Jan 6, 2015

Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets

3 stars
525 Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff, AB T1L 1B2
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
11 reviews
A bit disappointed with the service

The hotel is nice, ~20 min walk from downtown Banff, which is ok. The room was very comfortable and... See full review

  • Sharon and tired baby
  • Aug 12, 2014
Nice studio

Nice accommodations with a fridge and microwave. Reasonable but not great value given we've stayed... See full review

  • Max and Alice
  • Jul 9, 2014
Douglas Fir Resort is located on scenic Tunnel Mountain 4 minutes away from downtown Banff. DFR consists of comfortable condo-style accommodations, wood burning fireplaces, free wireless internet and well-equipped kitchens. Families love the two giant indoor waterslides, swimming pools, and kiddy pool. Our Giant indoor kids playzone is a huge hit! Adults can relax in our saunas, whirlpools and steam room. Everyone can enjoy the 24 hour fitness room and 2 indoor hot tubs and 1 brand new outdoor hot tub. Other amenities include a convenience store, coin laundry, outdoor BBQ and liquor store.

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Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets Rooms

1 Bedroom Loft Condo
These one bedroom loft condo units have a free dedicated parking stall with plug-in and includes full modern kitchen (standard size fridge, stove with cook-top and oven, microwave, pots & pans, dinnerware, silverware, dishwasher, misc. kitchen utensils), woodburning fireplace, cable TV, hair dryer, in-room safe, iron & board, dual line phone with data port, free daily coffee, bathroom amenities, daily maid service, recycle bins. Rate is based on two adults, an extra person charge of $20CDN applies for each extra adult (15 yrs +)
Loft Units
These two- level loft units have free indoor heated parking, elevator access and includes full modern kitchen (standard size fridge, stove with cook-top and oven, microwave, pots and pans, dinnerware, silverware, dishwasher, misc. kitchen utensils), woodburning fireplace, cable TV, hair dryer, in-room safe, iron & board, dual line phone with data port, free daily coffee, bathroom amenities, daily maid service, recycle bins, balcony. Rate is based on two adults, an extra person charge of $20CDN applies for each extra adult (15 yrs +)
Studio Suites
These comfortable studio units have free indoor heated parking, elevator access and include full modern kitchen (standard size fridge, stove with cook-top and oven, microwave, pots and pans, dinnerware, silverware, dishwasher, misc. kitchen utensils), woodburning fireplace, free firewood, cable TV, hair dryer, in-room safe, iron & board, dual line phone with data port, free daily coffee, bathroom amenities, daily maid service, recycle bins, balcony. Rate is based on two adults, an extra person charge of $20CDN applies for each extra adult (15 yrs +)
1 Bedroom Condo
These one bedroom condos have a free dedicated parking stall with plug-in and includes full modern kitchen (standard size fridge, stove with cook-top and oven), microwave, pots and pans, dinnerware, silverware, dishwasher, misc. kitchen utensils), woodburning fireplace , cable TV, hair dryer, in-room safe, iron & board, dual line phone with data port, free daily coffee, bathroom amenities, daily maid service, recycle bins. Rate is based on two adults, an extra person charge of $20CDN applies for each extra adult (15 yrs +)

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness Center
Game room
Services
In-Room Safe
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking

Dining

Nearby restaurants:
Saltlik, Earl's, Melissa's, The Balkan, Bruno's, Magpie & Stump and Johnny Ray's

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (11)

Ratings and reviews for Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
5 out of 11
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.2

80% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Max and Alice
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Jul 9, 2014

Nice studio

Nice accommodations with a fridge and microwave. Reasonable but not great value given we've stayed there on the weekend of July 1-4 and reserved a couple of days ahead. A little far from the center of town, but not a problem during the summer.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
goleafsgo
Business
Edmonton Alberta Canada
Feb 21, 2010

GREAT!!

The Douglas Fir is very close to the downtown of Banff. You can walk or take the free bus that picks you up directly in front of the resort. My partner and I enjoyed a great day of skiing, a nice night out at a Greek restaurant, and a great couples massage. The room had a big balcony and an even bigger television!! It was quiet at night and it was overall a fantastic time!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Balkan Restaurant on Tuesday or Thursday has belly dancing and plate smashing!!

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Review of Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Colorado
Sep 9, 2009

Too expensive for the type of facility

The staff was friendly and helpful. However, the units were dark, dreary and small. It was much more rustic than described. There were many steps with no rails. It was not worth $127 a night. I would not go there again. It was a very disappointing place to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dave & Marcia
Business
Sammamish, WA
Jun 26, 2009

Ideal facility

We felt the hotel was ideal. The location just outside of the crowded Banff town center was perfect. Your room key shown to the bus driver is good for free travel throughout the entire Banff area. The water slide is great for young and old alike. The desk clerk was very helpful with suggestions for hikes, gas, groceries and getting around.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Minneapolis, MN
Jun 24, 2009

Good Value for the Money

The rooms are small but clean and have a wood burning fireplace in them with free firewood. We had a one bedroom. The hotel is about a 1/2 mile out of town, but we preferred that, since we didn't want to be in the hub of things. The nice thing is that you can catch the bus into town and it is free if you show your room key. The bus stop is right across the street. The hotel has an awesome tube slide & pool for kids, and also has a laundry and small grocery store & liquor store on site. If you are looking for a clean, comfortable, basic place to stay where you can cook your meals in-house, I definately recommend the Douglas Fir Resort.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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