Fairmont Banff Springs

 5 stars
405 Spray Avenue P.O.Box 960, Banff, Canada, T1L 1J4  show mapSave
From  US$ 571
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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 offering stunning views of Bow Valley. The hotel's traditional building set in the heart of Banff was completely refurbished in 2001.

Rooms

All elegant rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a telephone and temperature control.

Eat

Dishes of European cuisine are served in the indoor restaurant. At the relaxing sushi bar guests will enjoy a selection of wines.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

Currency exchange, parking and a garage as well as a business center, internet access are available on-site.

Relax

The ski facilities include a ski storage room, ski rental and snowboarding. 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

20 minutes away from Banff Avenue, Cascade Gardens and Warner Guiding and Outfitting Ltd.. Kananaskis Country Golf Course, Fairmont Banff Springs Bowling Centre and Johnston Canyon are located just 100m from the hotel.

The hotel is set next to museums, a sanctuary and a castle.

Getting around.

Just 10 minutes from Banff airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 100 m
  • Airport Banff - 5.1km

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Car rental
  • Pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Bus parking
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jacuzzi
  • Tennis
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise gym
  • Golf
  • Fitness center
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Skiing
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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Rooms and availability

Fairmont Room

Courtyard view

Queen Size Bed or Twin Beds - 18m2

Fairmont Banff Springs Fairmont Room
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Fairmont Banff Springs Fairmont Room
    Deluxe Room

    Forest view

    Two Queen Size Beds - 27m2

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

      Mountain view

      Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed - 18m2

      Fairmont Banff Springs Fairmont Double Room
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      Fairmont Banff Springs Fairmont Double Room
        Executive Deluxe Double Room

        Mountain view, Landscape view

        King Size Bed - 20m2

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

          Mountain view

          Twin Beds - 18m2

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

            Double Bed

            Fairmont Banff Springs Double Room
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              Standard Room

              Double Bed or Two Single Beds

              Fairmont Banff Springs Standard Room
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              Fairmont Banff Springs Standard Room
                Family Suite

                Forest view

                Two Queen Size Beds - 37m2

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                  Twin Room

                  Twin Beds

                  Fairmont Banff Springs Twin Room
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                  Fairmont Banff Springs Twin Room
                    Fairmont Room

                    Mountain view

                    Double Beds - 18m2

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

                      King Size Bed - 32m2

                      Fairmont Banff Springs Deluxe Double Room
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                        Fairmont Banff Springs LocationWhat's nearby

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                        What's nearby

                        Attractions for Tourists
                        • 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
                        Amusement
                        • Banff Springs Bowling Ctr
                          100 m
                        Museums
                        • Canada Cave and Basin Historical
                          300 m
                        • Whyte Museum-Canadian Rockies
                          300 m
                        • Banff Park Museum
                          1.0km

                        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:

                        Value
                        3.7
                        Rooms
                        4.3
                        Dining
                        4.7
                        Location
                        4.7
                        Service
                        4.7

                        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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