Fairmont Banff Springs  5 stars

405 Spray Avenue P.O.Box 960, Banff, Canada, T1L 1J4  show mapSave
From  US$ 401
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Editorial review:

This palatial hotel located in the Rockies is splendid and reminiscent of a Harry Potter castle. There are golf courses, excellent buffets, and a great spa. Those who loved this hotel said that the service is amazing. You can see elk, moose, and even ghosts around. However, the rooms are small.

Overview

Fairmont Banff Springs is a 5-star world-class hotel in green Banff close to museums, a sanctuary and a castle. The hotel's traditional building set in the heart of Banff was completely refurbished in 2001.

Rooms

The hotel's cosy rooms feature a telephone, air conditioning and an alarm clock. Some rooms offer stunning views over the Tunnel Mountain, Bow Valley. They feature granite en suite bathrooms with bathrobes, a hairdryer.

Eat

The dining options include a complimentary buffet breakfast served in the dining room. The casual restaurant provides fine meals. At the relaxing sushi bar guests will enjoy a selection of wines.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

Parking, a garage and a lift as well as a business center, internet access are available on-site.

Relax

The ski facilities include snowboarding, a ski storage room. Guests can choose from fishing, tennis and cross-country skiing available on the premises.

Internet

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in public areas and the rate is CAD 14.65 per day

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) and the rate is CAD 25 per day.

Private hotel parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) and the rate is CAD 35 per day.

Number of rooms   768.

Location

hotel Fairmont Banff Springs Banff location

The hotel is conveniently situated in a downtown area, close to a wildlife park, a national park. Kananaskis Country Golf Course, Fairmont Banff Springs Bowling Centre and Johnston Canyon are 5 minutes away.

Getting around.

10km to the Banff airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 200 m
  • Airport Banff - 5.2km

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Car rental
  • Pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Vending Machines
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge desk
  • Bus parking
  • Tour desk
  • ATM/Cash machine
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • In-room breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
Business facilities
  • Business center
Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Children's pool
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise gym
  • Golf
  • Fitness center
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Skiing
  • Jacuzzi
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour room service
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer

Policies

Check-In

from  4 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

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Fairmont Room

Courtyard view

Queen Size Bed or Twin Beds or King Size Bed - 18m2

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    Deluxe Room

    Courtyard view

    Double Bed or King Size Bed or Queen Size Bed - 27m2

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    Fairmont Banff Springs Deluxe Room
      One-Bedroom Suite

      King Size Bed

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      Fairmont Banff Springs One-Bedroom Suite
        Deluxe Twin Room

        Two Single Beds

        Fairmont Banff Springs Deluxe Twin Room
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        Fairmont Banff Springs Deluxe Twin Room
        Fairmont Double Room

        Mountain view, Courtyard view

        Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed - 20m2

        Fairmont Banff Springs Fairmont Double Room
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          Family Room

          Forest view

          Two Queen Size Beds - 32m2

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            Deluxe Room

            Mountain view

            Two Single Beds

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              Fairmont Twin Room

              Mountain view

              Twin Beds - 18m2

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                Double Room

                Double Bed

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                Family Suite

                Forest view

                Two Queen Size Beds - 37m2

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                  Fairmont Room

                  Courtyard view, Mountain view

                  Double Beds - 18m2

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                    Spacious One-Bedroom Suite

                    Landscape view

                    King Size Bed - 55m2

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                      Suite

                      Forest view, Mountain view

                      King Size Bed - 37m2

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                        Deluxe Double Room

                        Stunning view, Mountain view

                        King Size Bed or Queen Size Bed - 32m2

                        Fairmont Banff Springs Deluxe Double Room
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                          Junior Suite

                          Mountain view

                          King Size Bed - 32m2

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                            Fairmont Banff Springs LocationWhat's nearby

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                            What's nearby

                            Attractions for Tourists
                            • Banff Upper Hot Springs
                              500 m
                            • Holiday on Horseback
                              1.1km
                            • Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola
                              1.8km
                            Popular areas
                            • The Banff Centre
                              600 m
                            • City Center
                              1.5km
                            • Cave and Basin National Historic Site
                              1.7km
                            • Banff Gondola
                              1.9km
                            General
                            • Douglas Fir Resort Waterslides & Pools
                              2.3km
                            Sport related
                            • Fairmont Banff Springs Bowling Centre
                              100 m
                            Amusement
                            • Banff Springs Bowling Ctr
                              100 m
                            Monuments and Landmarks
                            • Banff Avenue
                              3.6km
                            Museums
                            • Canada Cave and Basin Historical
                              300 m
                            • Whyte Museum-Canadian Rockies
                              300 m
                            • Banff Park Museum
                              1.0km
                            Medical care and Hospitals
                            • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
                              100 m

                            Local Attractions

                            • Warner Guiding and Outfitting Ltd.
                              1.6km
                              Box 2280, Banff
                            • Sulphur Mountain
                              1.8km
                              Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
                            • Cascade Gardens
                              2.0km
                              101 Mountain Avenue, Banff
                            • Surprise Corner
                              2.4km
                              Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff
                            • Fenland Trail
                              2.5km
                              Mount Norquay Road, Banff

                            Near the hotel

                            • Kananaskis Country Golf Course
                              80 m
                              PO Box 1710
                            • Bow Falls
                              240 m
                              Banff, Banff National Park, AlbertaCanada
                            • Fairmont Banff Springs Bowling Centre
                              190 m
                              405 Spray Ave, Banff
                            • Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum
                              1.0km
                              1 Birch Ave, Banff
                            • The Banff Centre
                              1.0km
                              107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff
                            • Banff Park Museum
                              1.1km
                              93 Banff Avenue, Banff
                            • Cave and Basin National Historic Site
                              1.1km
                              Cave Ave., Banff

                            Restaurants Nearby

                            • Banffshire Club, The

                              75% likes this, based on 53 reviews
                              Food: Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian
                              Price Range: USD 73 - USD 97

                              70 m
                              405 Spray Ave

                              Phone: 403-762-2211

                            • Ramsay Lounge

                              76% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                              Food: Italian, Wine Bar, Pizza & Pasta, Bar
                              Price Range: USD 21 - USD 29

                              70 m
                              405 Spray Avenue
                            • Bow Valley Grill

                              73% likes this, based on 158 reviews
                              Food: Steakhouse, Grill, Family Fare, Canadian
                              Price Range: USD 30 - USD 40

                              160 m
                              405 Spray Avenue

                              Phone: 403 762-2211

                            • Castello Ristorante

                              65% likes this, based on 87 reviews
                              Food: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta, Pasta
                              Price Range: USD 21 - USD 40

                              180 m
                              405 Spray Ave

                              Phone: 403-762-6860

                            • Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant

                              75% likes this, based on 47 reviews
                              Food: Seafood, Sushi, Japanese
                              Price Range: USD 19 - USD 62

                              180 m
                              405 Spray Avenue

                              Phone: 403-762-6860

                            Fairmont Banff Springs Reviews

                            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Fairmont Banff Springs

                            Average guest rating

                            4.1
                            out of 5
                            Excellent
                            Based on 45 reviews

                            Rating by category:

                            Rooms
                            4.3
                            Dining
                            4.7
                            Location
                            4.7
                            Service
                            4.7
                            Value
                            3.7

                            Individual guest reviews

                            • On site, we ate at the waldhaus and had a fantastic meal, service recieved at the hotel was AMAZING. Staff were friendly and enthusiastic, at least the bed was nice, the outdoor heated pool was incredile.

                              Price of room was very expensive.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.6
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                            • The location in the mountains is great and the setting for the hotel is simple breathtaking.

                              Room was very expensive for small was.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.0
                              • Location
                                3
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Value
                                5
                            • Loved the view and the hot swimming pool outside, beautiful Setting, gorgeous building. Worth the money and friendly staff. Bed was extremely comfortable and the food was excellent.

                              The room was small, overfull of dated furniture, grubby , dirty.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                3.9
                              • Location
                                3
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • The main areas are clean, wonderful Hotel that makes you feel special.

                              Reception staff not friendly to the point of being rude, tiny bathroom, tinest TV I have seen in decades.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.1
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                3
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Great breakfast in town the 2nd day for 1/3 of the price and much much better, best location. The hotel is just amazing and staff are really nice and cant do enough for you. The spa facilities are really good and the beautician are polite friendly and professional.

                              Room not very clean.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.7
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                            • The mountain stone massage was too fantastic for words and the pool and spa area was free. Fairmont Banff was wonderful and the staff were very nice. Room service was also excellent and one great restaurant was the Saltlick.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.6
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Beautiful facility set into the mountains, the pool area is nice and the hot tub even better, the hotel in general the service and the great food. The staff are friendly and efficent, one of the best things about the Banff Springs is the Spa.

                              Small rooms for the price.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.4
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                3
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                            • Luxury in the mountains and awesome location. The Banff springs is amazing and staff is also very attentive and friendly. Afternoon tea in the same room is very nice, the outdoor jacuzzi is perfect for the crisp mornings and evenings, we noticed that Canadians use the word 'Perfect' a great deal.

                              Food there was mediocre at best.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                3.9
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                2
                            • Great restaurants in town, outdoor surroundings are breathtaking and best hotel I have ever stayed at. The staff at the Banff springs are considerate and friendly, the rooms are spotless. Breakfast in particular is good value, facilities at this property are amazing.

                              No tub in the very small bathroom and very expensive food. The large indoor pool was not very busy.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.8
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                            • The mountain views were spectacular and the Maple grill in town was exceptional as well. Hotel was very nice and service was superb. The room was fantastic, huge and for such a great facility the food did not meet expectation. The heated outdoor pool was especially fabulous.

                              The staff from the front doors to the lounge were not helpful at all, the bed was comfortable, not as comfortable as other Fairmonts I have stayed in and the small fridges were not set at an appropiate temperature causing the loss of medication.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.5
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                4
                            • Luxury oasis in Banff and staff very helpful. Comfortable bed, the Pantry offers great soups, sandwiches, etc.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.0
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                4
                            • More than just a hotel and quick service. Bathroom was small and did not compliment the beautiful room.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                3.8
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                3
                            • Gorgeous views, good value and beautiful giant building/castle. Service, again, was excellent.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.2
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Big fitness area and beautiful Historic Hotel. The staff were wonderful and the bed was very comfortable and the linens were very nice.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.8
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Hike, raft, shop,golf,go to the spa, you will have a great time here and i'm sure our third stay will be just as fabulous as our last two.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                5.0
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
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