Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa  3 stars

521 Banff Avenue, Banff, Canada, T1L1B1  show mapSave
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The cozy Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa is a great place in a natural area of Banff. The building was renovated in 2006.

Many Banff sights, including Mt. Norquay, Bow Falls and The Banff Centre are 20 minutes away from the hotel. Banff city center is 2km away.

Business opportunities in the fairgrounds and trade fairs nearby as well as a meeting room, computers and internet access on-site are available.


All 195 non-smoking rooms offer a private balcony, a mini-refrigerator, a gas fireplace, temperature control and Wi-Fi as well as en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a Jacuzzi and a shower. Some rooms feature stunning views over the mountain. Guestrooms feature wooden floor and maple furnishing.


The excellent restaurant serves special meals.


24-hour reception, dry cleaning and ironing service as well as free parking, a beauty salon and a garage are available at the hotel.


The property features a play area and child care service for children. The hotel boasts a fitness center with fitness classes, bicycles and yoga classes.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   195.

City Center Banff - 3700 ft
Restaurants Keg Steakhouse & Bar - Banff Caribou Lodge (cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian) - 300 ft, Carlito's Pizzaria (cuisine: Pizza) - 300 ft
Ski areas Canadian Mountain Holidays - 3800 ft, Mt. Norquay - 1.5 mi
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Bus parking
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Skiing
  • Steam bath
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Ski school
  • Ski hire
  • Hot tub
  • Ski pass
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Ski storage
Room view
  • Courtyard view
  • Mountain view
  • Street view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Cable TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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    Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Queen Size beds or Twin beds
    Size: 3230 sq. feet
    View: Street view
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      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
      View: Courtyard view
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        Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        Popular areas
        • City Center
          3300 ft
        • 5000 ft
        • Cave and Basin National Historic Site
          1.5 mi
        • Banff Gondola
          2.4 mi
        Places of interest
        • Douglas Fir Resort Waterslides & Pools
          2700 ft
        Sport related
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • Banff Avenue
          1.1 mi
        • Banff Park Museum
          4300 ft
        • Canada Cave and Basin Historical
          1.4 mi
        • Whyte Museum-Canadian Rockies
          1.4 mi
        Medical care and Hospitals
        Ski Areas

        Local Attractions

        • Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum
          1.0 mi
          1 Birch Ave, Banff
        • Bow Falls
          1.2 mi
          Banff, Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
        • Cave and Basin National Historic Site
          1.1 mi
          Cave Ave., Banff
        • Sulphur Mountain
          2.4 mi
          Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
        • Lake Minnewanka
          5.2 mi
          24km (15 miles) north of Banff, Banff

        Near the hotel

        • Cascade Gardens
          900 ft
          101 Mountain Avenue, Banff
        • Surprise Corner
          2700 ft
          Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff
        • Medicine Lake
          4000 ft
          Jasper National Park
        • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
          4200 ft
          111 Bear St, Banff
        • Cascade Ponds
          4200 ft
        • Banff Park Museum
          4500 ft
          93 Banff Avenue, Banff
        • Minnewanka Loop / Lake Johnson
          4600 ft
          Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Keg Steakhouse & Bar - Banff Caribou Lodge

          80% likes this, based on 444 reviews
          Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian
          Price Range: USD 20 - USD 25

          300 ft
          521 Banff Ave.

          Phone: 403.762.4442

        • Carlito's Pizzaria

          60% likes this, based on 60 reviews
          Cuisine: Pizza

          300 ft
          501 Banff Ave

          Phone: +1 403-762-3388 ‎

        • Bumpers The Beef House

          60% likes this, based on 66 reviews
          Price Range: USD 15 - USD 40

          500 ft
          537 Banff Avenue

          Phone: 403.762.2262

        • Chilis Grill and Bar

          62% likes this, based on 284 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican, Family Fare

          1000 ft
          461 Banff Ave

          Phone: 403-760-8502

        • Three Ravens Restaurant & Wine Bar

          81% likes this, based on 61 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: USD 41 - USD 61

          900 ft
          107 Tunnel Mountain Drive

          Phone: 4037626300

        Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

        Average guest rating

        out of 10
        Based on 89 reviews

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        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers

          Staff, hot pool, fireplace

          Absence of minibars or refrigerators in the rooms

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          We enjoyed our stay and were very happy with the services and staff. The beds were very comfortable and the room was clean. The rates were reasonable and it was a short walk to the shops downtown.

          It would have been nice to have a mini - fridge in the room.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The Red Earth Spa is nice

          A bit dated, extemly noisy. The walls aren't sound barriers at al l!!!

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          We loved the convenient location, and the quality of the room. The Keg Restaurant situated in the lobby- our favorite restaurant. The coupon book given to us by the staff- has a free cheesecake coupon from The Keg when you order an entree. Loved the free underground parking.

          Two things we did not like- toilet was situated too close to the counter and made for an awkward position. The hallway carpets need replacing.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          It was a nice hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our brief stay.

          No air conditioning in the rooms only one small fan that only blew in one direction. The pictures on the website were a little deceiving with the size of the pool, and you need to clarify that it is a hot pool, extremely hot pool, and not for swimming in.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          I thought it was nice and the staff was really great. The location was really good to. Overall it but it was nice, and really enjoyable and nice. I would stay there again.

          The only thing I didnt care for was some of the the decor in the room (wall paper etc.) it was sort of different from what I expected. I thought it looked a little bit nicer in the pics.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          We get an upgrade without any question, because the Pool didn't work. The Room was big and we sleep verry well in our beds.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Nice rooms, fine dining onsite, huge hot tub. The location is fair, a half mile or so walk to downtown. Free parking and Internet.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          When we arrived, the power was out for the entire city. The hotel staff did a great job of getting us checked in under difficult circumstances for them. They were professional but friendly and I loved the fact that they were giving everyone glow sticks to light the way. The restaurant put out veggies and dip for everyone in the lobby - that was a very nice thoughtful touch. No power could have been a negative, but the staff made it very positive.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          There wasn't much to like, the look and style were amazing, the hotel felt dirty and had a cold feeling about it! the hot pools were very dirty with sand and little rocks, hot pool had lots of algea and gunk on the bubbles, I had a seriously itchy rash after leaving the hot pools, we were also unable to use the spa service due to no availability.

          The decor look!!!

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          has no airconditoning,no microwave .Price of rooms too high, open shower no curtain.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Room was comfortable and clean. As a female senior travelling alone I appreciated the underground parking. Felt safe. Meals at the Keg were excellent and the staff efficient and friendy

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          nice hot tub, decent room and reasonably priced. Not the greatest staff but ok.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          Underground parking is very convenient - busy on weekend though, tough to get a spot. Great having The Keg in house!

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Ther rooms are to hot,to small and cost to much. When we booked that room we found out that we got changest to a regular room we fad that we payed for the 139.99+tax for the king size room. They checked in to it and gave us a king for en extra 20$

          • Average rating
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