Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Banff, Canada

approx holiday rating 4/5
in Banff
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Location - where is Sunshine Mountain Lodge

Doorstep skiing Intermediate skiers can ski in / out via unpisted track.

· skiing to and from the door · great location at the top of the Sunshine gondola

Overview - Sunshine Mountain Lodge description

Sitting at the top of the gondola on Sunshine Mountain over the last few years this hotel has been changed from a nice 3 star property to a true luxury hotel in the best possible ski-in/ski-out hotel. A lift pass is included in the package and it will be well used as you can usually get a good 30mins extra skiing each morning before anyone else. A huge hot tub is the ideal way to relax and watch the sun set, while there is a choice of restaurants and bars to eat in.

Please note

Gondola to hotel operates between approx. 8.00am-5.30pm (10.30pm on Fridays). Alternative over-snow vehicle transport will be arranged if guests are arriving/departing outside these times. Equipment hire at Sunshine Mountain differs from Banff prices.

Facilities - Sunshine Mountain Lodge features

· free Sunshine lift pass · large outdoor slopeside hot tub · sauna · fitness facility · two restaurants · sports bar, pub and coffee shop · free regular ski shuttle to Banff (daily) and Lake Louise (twice weekly - operating Christmas through to Easter) · fantastic children's clubs · included après ski events · wide range of ski schools · daycare service (19 months-6 years) · 84 rooms

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

have bathrooms with private bath, shower and WC, Internet link, satellite flat screen TV, hairdryer coffee maker, i-pod docking station, dvd player.
Deluxe rooms - sleeps 2: With one queen bed.
Deluxe balcony rooms - sleeps 2: With one queen bed, balcony or terrace and a mountain view.
Premier room - sleep 2-4: With one king or queen bed and a sofa bed, fireplace and balcony or terrace with a mountain view. West Wing
Premier loft suites - sleep 4-6: One king or queen bed on the main floor plus a queen Murphy bed, loft area has a king or queen bed.

Meals - food and drink in Sunshine Mountain Lodge

· free hearty breakfast for 2 adults daily · additional breakfast vouchers can be purchased at a rate of $20 per adult and $15 per child

We update Sunshine Mountain Lodge's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.
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Resort - about ski holidays in Banff Canada

Well established world class resort, great runs for experts & beginners & intermediate skiers & snowboarders. Excellent reputation for challenge with its super-steep, mogul-studded free falls. Lots of chance for high speed skiing


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Scenery Families Off Piste

What kind of ski resort is Banff in Canada?

Banff is in the Alberta region of the Canadian Rockies. The nearest airport transfer Calgary at a distance of 128km. Banff itself is a world famous town in the Banff National Park, a hugely popular destination with natural springs, spectacular surroundings and super access to the area’s 3 ski resorts (nicknamed the big 3). Mt. Norquay is the easiest to get to from the Town of Banff, a family friendly resort established in 1926 that’s a favourite of the locals. The terrain here is world class and used for train... Read more ▶

What’s the skiing & snowboarding like in Banff?

The Tri Area pass covers 274 pistes and trails which gives you approximately 8000 acres to explore. 26 lifts have capacity to transport 40,996 per hour, making light work of any queues. The legendary Long Pine piste in Mt. Norquay includes 1,300 feet of vertical, some serious bumps and was one of the first in the continent to receive black diamond grading. In Lake Loui... Read more ▶

Is there lively après ski and nightlife?

There's a huge choice of activities apart from skiing in Banff during the winter. You can enjoy, heli-sightseeing, bowling, canyon icewalks, hot springs, carriage rides, ice fishing, ice skating, curling and ice hockey, mountaineering, sleigh rides, fitness facilities, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and tobogganing. Mountain Mushers Dog Sled Tours offer multi-day dog sled adventu... Read more ▶

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Snow and skiing conditions

Banff snow reportTop: 140cm - Bottom: 140cm
Banff snow forecast5cm forecast this week.
Banff snow historyApril average depth 33.17cm

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For more detail on Banff ski holidays browse the chalets, hotels, and apartments. Essential travel & mountain stats are:

Airport transfers:

Calgary126 km (78 miles)

(times are approximate & depend on conditions)

Region:Alberta, Canada
First opened:1948
6runs or 20%10runs or 36%12runs or 44%

Most recent lift Banff lift pass price (bought in resort) reported as C$303.
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Night skiing: Y

Banff has facing slopes.

Usually open for skiing Dec or May.

Town altitude: 1739m
Top of slopes: 2135m
Bottom of piste: 1739m
Vertical drop: 396m
Total length of trails:km
Longest piste:2.5km
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Price includes nights' accom (unless otherwise stated). Ski holidays are based on max occupancy ().

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Sunshine Mountain Lodge 4 blue stars and 5 snowflakes ratings and reviews are collated by SNO man from suppliers and customer feedback. While they are 5 point systems, accommodation ratings vary in different countries and with different tour operators. When looking for a 4 star hotel in Banff, it's important to understand that the blue stars are the owner/operators opinion and should be considered an approximation for guidance rather than an official 4 star rating.
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