$412 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jul 21, 2014 Check-out: Jul 22, 2014

The Fairmont Banff Springs

4 stars
Box 960, 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1J4
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
37 reviews
Beautiful

The atmosphere and view was gorgeous. After booking I called to make sure to get 2 queen beds and... See full review

  • Kenny KJ Kenneth
  • Mar 17, 2014
Banff Springs

The Hotel and Staff were outstanding; would stay there agin in a heart beat! See full review

  • sam super daughter
  • Feb 24, 2014
Built in 1888 and styled after a Scottish baronial castle, The Fairmont Banff Springs offers stunning vistas, championship golf courses, unparalleled skiing, classic cuisine and Willow Stream, and a world class European-style spa.

Hotel Map

51.1642 -115.5633
Area served
BANFF, AB, CA, T1L 1J4
Nearby airports
Calgary International Airport, (YYC), 150.00, KM
Area description
The Fairmont Banff Springs, Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", is located on the banks of the scenic Bow and Spray Rivers. Cradled by the surrounding majestic Rocky Mountains, in the heart of Banff National Park 15-20 minute walk from downtown Banff 90-minute drive to Calgary International Airport Located on Spray Avenue overlooking the scenic Bow Valley and Bow River.

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The Fairmont Banff Springs Rooms

Fairmont
One king bed, one queen bed, or two twin beds. Feather beds and down duvets. Located on mountain side of resort. 23 square meters (250 square feet). High-speed Internet access (surcharge) and cable/satellite TV with pay movies and video games (surcharge). Compact refrigerator and coffee/tea maker. Complimentary local calls. Air conditioning and window that opens.
Fairmont View
One king bed, one queen bed, or two twin beds. Feather beds and down duvets. Located on valley side of resort. 23 square meters (250 square feet). High-speed Internet access (surcharge) and cable/satellite TV with pay movies and video games (surcharge). Compact refrigerator and coffee/tea maker. Complimentary local calls. Air conditioning and window that opens.
Deluxe
One king bed, one queen bed, two twin beds, two queen beds, or one queen bed and one twin bed. Feather beds and down duvets. Located on mountain side of resort. 35.5 square meters (385 square feet). High-speed Internet access (surcharge) and cable/satellite TV with pay movies and video games (surcharge). Compact refrigerator and coffee/tea maker. Complimentary local calls. Air conditioning and window that opens.
Fairmont Gold
One king bed. Pillowtop mattress. Mountain view. Floor 5. 25 square meters (268 square feet). Complimentary high-speed Internet access. Cable/satellite TV with pay movies and video games (surcharge). Complimentary local calls. Complimentary newspaper. Coffee/tea maker. Bathrobes. Turndown service. Air conditioning. Access to the Fairmont Gold lounge with complimentary buffet breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres. Private check-in/check-out. Access to Fairmont Gold Concierge team.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Golf
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
A place for events of all sizes, The Fairmont Banff Springs is a world class destination featuring a spectacular mountain location including 768 guestroom, more than 76,000 square feet of versatile event and exhibit space, award winning spa and championship golf. Whether you are looking for a welcome reception for 20 or a high energy product launch for 900, the experiences colleagues at The Fairmont Banff Springs are dedicated to ensuring your event is executed with precision, impeccable taste and gracious hospitality.

Dining

Rundle Lounge
Plesant and bright by day, enchanting and intimate by night, the Rundle Lounge is where you can enjoy afternoon tea overlokoing the Bow River or sample the impressive selection of beer, wine and cocktails. Menu offers appetizers, salads, sandwiches and other light meal options.
Grapes Wine Bar
An intimate setting featuring an extensive wine list and delightful menu.
Bow Valley Grill
The Bow Valley Grill offers panoramic views of the valley and an enchanting open kitchen. "The Grill" features freshly baked specialty breads, gourmet pizza, pasta, seafood, rotisserie grilled meats and many other a la carte selections for lunch and dinner.
Banffshire Club
Join our Maitre D'/Sommelier for dinner in the Banffshire Club. Our attentive servers and skilled culinary team will assist you in making just the right choice from our extensive wine list and seasonal menu.
The Waldhaus Restaurant
The Waldhaus is our "House in the Forest". The Bavarian cottage-style building was built in 1927 to be used as the golf clubhouse and is set on the edge of the Golf Course and the Spray River. The menu consists of Authentic German dishes.
Castello Ristorante
Savour the delicious flavours of Italy when you join us for dinner at Castello Ristorante. It will be a feast for the senses offering true Italian ambiance and fine Italian cuisine.
Clubhouse Dining Room
Breathtaking views of legendary fairways, sparkling rivers and majestic mountains make the Clubhouse at the Golf Course a perfect haven for visitors. Our lunch menu offers an assortment of succulent fare, while our dinner menu will satisfy your craving.
Castle Pantry
Gourmet to go - this 24 hour deli is located on the main level of the hotel. Choose from salads, cheeses, pastries and speciality sandwiches. Eat in or design a mountain picnic to take out.
Samurai
On the lobby level across from the Fairmont Store, the Samurai restaurant offers fresh seafood and cuisine in a traditional Japanese surrounding. The menu features a wide variety of sushi and sashimi, as well as soft shell crab, sukiyaki and shabu shabu.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

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 (37)

Ratings and reviews for The Fairmont Banff Springs

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
37 out of 37
Amenities:
4.7
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.9
Value:
3.9

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kenny KJ Kenneth
Houston, Texas
Mar 17, 2014

Beautiful

The atmosphere and view was gorgeous. After booking I called to make sure to get 2 queen beds and they offered an upgrade to a suite at a deal I couldn't resist. The customer service on the phone was even outstanding. When we arrived we were shocked at how nice the room was. The view from the balcony was breath taking. The history behind the hotel is also great. All in all I wish we could have stayed longer!!! It was worth every penny!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sam super daughter
buffalo ny
Feb 24, 2014

Banff Springs

The Hotel and Staff were outstanding; would stay there agin in a heart beat!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Melissa`s misteak ; Awesome Breakfast!

Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
StanleyXi
Calgary
Feb 24, 2014

Fantastic

Everything's really good other than the room size. Got a free room upgrade but the room was still really small.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Nightlife tip: In Hotel

Free heated outdoor pool was awesome. Can order drinks from the pool!

Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Two for Tea.
Queensland
Nov 23, 2013

Historic and special.

We had a special one night stay at The Fairmont Banff Springs. It is magical and unique. The Staff, without exception, were all friendly, helpful and attentive. Followed advice from previous guests and booked a Gold Room, 5th floor in main building with use of Gold Lounge etc., A perfect experience. Room was comfortable with lots of extra surprises. I had realised the age of the building and respect of original, historic footprint ruled out rooms being extra huge but our room was a good size and compact bathroom had a luxurious modern fitout and large directional jets shower which was bliss. We appreciated our stay as a chance to experience a very historical hotel and it's magnificence and charm.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Trawl booking sites to obtain the best rate for Gold Room and perhaps see if The Fairmont itself can match the best rate.

Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
coop0157
Bismarck, North Dakota
Sep 8, 2013

Great stay

Stayed for three nights on the Gold (5th) Level. I can't imagine coming to Banff and NOT staying at this historic and picturesque hotel. The grounds are immaculate, my room was updated and very comfortable, the staff was incredibly helpful and welcoming (and a great source of local information) there are several great options for dining/drinks on site, the spa is absolutely worthy of half a day, and the Gold level afternoon reception and breakfast were quite impressive. I will be back!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Barb Bos
Birmingham, Michigan
Aug 2, 2013

Everything was perfect!

Beds were very comfortable with several types of pillows. Breakfast buffet was delightful with everything imaginable. Dog friendly!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Don't miss the gondola ride up sulfur mountain, spectacular views!

Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
justin credible
red deer, alberta
Jul 16, 2013

Very good experience

Everything was perfect. I proposed to my gf on the back balcony, with a amazing view. It was worth how expensive it all was. The lounge drink prices were to expensive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: In Hotel

make a reservation when u arrive.

Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
TravelinM85
Pittsburgh, Pa
Nov 28, 2012

Best New Years Ever!

Stayed here for new years eve. Awesome dinner @ Castellos, great nightlife for NY'12. warm, charming hotel. an experience I'll never forget!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: In Hotel

best food in town, a little pricey, but if you are staying there, you can afford it.

Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Pelletier92
Torrington, AB
Mar 9, 2012

Comfortable Setting

Felt at home, staff was very welcoming and helpful. Would definitely reccomend it to friends and family.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Fairmont Banff Springs

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
chak007
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Feb 21, 2012

Nice

The hotel is very nice. The only thing was i think the room was prepared in a hurry so some basics such as the TV remote and coffee mugs were missing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: In Hotel

Shopping in the hotel was surprisingly affordable and a nice pastime when its cold out

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