Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff

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5.0 out of 5 based on 3 reviews
We have stayed at the Fairmont 5 or 6 times before, and every time we visit it gets better. It’s pure luxury. It’s beautiful. They have made some great changes over the years, there are more lounge-able bars now. It’s so relaxed, even though it’s up-market they let local people bring their dogs with them, a... + more
Vicky Lacey-Freeman, Essex
5 out of 5
Sitting at the top end of the 'lost-for-words' category comes this exquisite beauty. Imagine crossing a Scottish castle with a French chateau and then plonking it in the middle of one of the world's most spectacular (and accessible) wilderness areas. Rising like a Gaelic Balmoral above the trees at the base o... + more
Lonely Planet
5 out of 5
If God designed a resort, this is where he [or she] would place it." The 1888 Scottish castle is "just majestic," surrounded by the forests, mountains, and lakes of Banff National Park. Staff are "solid, polite, helpful." Choose from European (Club Lounge), Italian (Castello Ristorante), Canadian ice wine (Grap... + more
Condé Nast Traveler
5 out of 5
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Package - what's included - what's included & available - what's included plus available extras - what's included & what extras are available

Accommodation
Room Only
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Fairmont Banff Springs

20 minutes' walk to downtown Banff. Ski bus picks up from the hotel for transport to all 3 ski areas and to Nakiska.

Overview - hotel description - Fairmont Banff Springs description

A world famous hotel, the old Baronial splendor of the Fairmont Banff Springs never fails to amaze. Virtually a resort in itself the hotel is nestled at the foot of the Rockies in extensive grounds with superb views of the wilderness.


Families - any extra notes for parents with children

  • Babysitting - day
  • Babysitting - evening
  • Child's Menu
  • Cots & Linen
  • Early meals available in restaurant
  • Highchairs in restaurant

Facilities - Fairmont Banff Springs features

Upgrade to Fairmont ‘Gold Floor’ Rooms & Service
Book the Fairmont Gold Floor rooms for added luxury on your holiday. Available in Fairmont hotels in Banff, Lake Louise, Whistler and Tremblant, you can enjoy superior accommodation and first class services on the exclusive Gold Floor of the hotel, including:

  • Private check-in and check out
  • Private lounge exclusive for Gold Floor guests
  • Healthy continental breakfast in lounge
  • Afternoon canapés and honour bar
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Dedicated Fairmont Gold Manager
  • Personalised wake-up calls
  • Computer access in lounge with high-speed internet
  • In room high speed internet access
  • Selection of DVDs, CDs, books and games to enjoy.

All of this combined with the spectacular skiing will make your stay nothing short of unforgettable.
Please note that the above is not an exhaustive list of amenities.
These may vary for each Fairmont hotel.
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Fairmont Tremblant
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
For prices and to book, book online during the booking process.

  • Reception
  • Pub
  • Bar
  • Choice of restaurants
  • Indoor and outdoor pool
  • Whirlpool, fitness centre (fee $30 per stay, pay locally)
  • Magnificent spa featuring 4 pools, lounges, whirlpool, outdoor hot tub, saunas, steam rooms, treatments (entry to spa approx $69 plus treatments)
  • Beauty salon
  • Bowling centre
  • Shops
  • Ice rink
  • Skate hire
  • Lifts
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Ski room
  • Fitness room
  • Indoor jacuzzi
  • Outdoor jacuzzi
  • WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Disco or nightclub
  • Entertainment
  • Games room
  • Laundry service
  • Currency exchange
  • Garden terrace
  • Lounge area
  • Room service
  • Safe deposit box
  • Shops
  • Coffee shop
  • Hair salon
  • TV room

Public Facilities

This hotel is similar to a resort in itself.


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 768
  • No. of floors: 1
  • Official rating: 5
  • Fairmont rooms sleep up to 4 and have a king size bed (sleep 1-2), a queen size bed and a single bed (sleep 3); two double beds or a queen/king with sofa bed (sleep 4).
    Deluxe rooms
    (sleep 1-4) have the same layout as Fairmont rooms but are larger and more comfortable.
  • The spacious Junior Suites have a defined bedroom with a king bed and sitting area with double sofa bed. Larger suites available on request.
  • All rooms are allocated with sufficient beds for the number of occupants and have bath, shower, TV, telephone, coffee maker, hairdryer and minibar.
  • Gold Floor Rooms Fairmont and deluxe gold floor rooms are available too.

1-4

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Meals - food and drink in Fairmont Banff Springs

  • Room only
  • There are a variety of restaurants available at the hotel to book and enjoy locally
  • Christmas and New Year festivities (book locally in advance)

Board basis options available

  • Room Only
We update Fairmont Banff Springs'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.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - hotel dates & departure airports - Fairmont Banff Springs dates & departure airports

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Sat 05 Dec 202005/12/20
£1311£1095
Sun 06 Dec 202006/12/20
£1311£1095
Mon 07 Dec 202007/12/20
£1311£1060
Tue 08 Dec 202008/12/20
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Wed 09 Dec 202009/12/20
£1311£1085
Thu 10 Dec 202010/12/20
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Fri 11 Dec 202011/12/20
£1311£1219
Sat 12 Dec 202012/12/20
£1357£1319
Sun 13 Dec 202013/12/20
£1403£1229
Mon 14 Dec 202014/12/20
£1449£1214
Tue 15 Dec 202015/12/20
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Wed 16 Dec 202016/12/20
£1677£1289
Thu 17 Dec 202017/12/20
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Fri 18 Dec 202018/12/20
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Sun 20 Dec 202020/12/20
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Thu 31 Dec 202031/12/20
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Sun 03 Jan 202103/01/21
£1431£1300
Mon 04 Jan 202104/01/21
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Wed 06 Jan 202106/01/21
£1431£1221
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£1431£1256
Sat 09 Jan 202109/01/21
£1431£1256
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£1431£1231
Mon 11 Jan 202111/01/21
£1431£1176
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£1431£1201
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£1431£1211
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£1431£1211
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£1431£1186
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£1431£1161
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£1431£1161
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£1431£1186
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£1341£1096
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£1360£1096
Mon 25 Jan 202125/01/21
£1378£1071
Tue 26 Jan 202126/01/21
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£1505£1193
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£1542£1252
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£1560£1268
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£1560£1285
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£1560£1276
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£1530£1246
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£1530£1271
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£1608£1345
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£1656£1389
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£1704£1408
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Wed 10 Feb 202110/02/21
£1726£1497
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£1868£1799
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£2268£1879
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£2268£1859
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£2214£1725
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£2214£1685
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£2214£1710
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£1944£1740
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£1944£1740
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£1944£1715
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£1944£1715
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£1814£1610
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£1814£1610
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£1814£1610
Mon 01 Mar 202101/03/21
£1814£1585
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£1814£1585
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£1814£1610
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£1814£1610
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£1814£1610
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£1814£1585
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£1814£1585
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£1814£1610
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£1814£1585
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£1814£1600
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£1784£1645
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£1784£1645
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£1784£1645
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£1784£1555
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£1784£1645
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£1824£1710
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£1825
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£1824£1740
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£1824£1680
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£1824£1760
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£1930
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£2074£1905
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£2074£1800
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£2074£1685
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£2074£1685
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£2074£1800
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£2074£1800
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This package holiday to Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Canada departs Monday 7th December 2020, for a 7 night stay on a "room only" board basis.
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Resort - about Banff - about holidays in Banff - about ski holidays in Banff - about ski holidays in Banff Canada

3 ski resorts Cosy mountain town Stunning sights of the Rockies

With a slightly different ski holiday on the cards, spend your days out and about exploring the sights and ski areas of the magnificent national park (featuring some of the best scenery and slopes on the planet) – before heading downtown for hearty Canadian grub, friendly nightlife and world-renowned accommodation in one of North America’s legendary mountain towns.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Long ski breaks Non-skiers Varied terrain

Banff webcam

Snow Report: Top N/Acm, Bottom N/Acm

Snow Forecast: 3cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 63cm

Banff trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Calgary126 km (78 miles)
Region:Alberta, Canada
First opened:1948

Banff lift pass price last reported as $477.12 (Adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Fairmont Banff Springs.
Night skiing: Yes (Mt Norquay)
Banff has N S E W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing Nov - May.

Town altitude: 1,630 – 2,133m
Top of slopes:
Bottom of piste:
Vertical drop:
Total length of trails:8000 acres / 274 runs
Longest piste:1,167m
Downtown Banff is made up of traditional timber and stone buildings that make up a simple grid system, meeting up on the main road – Banff Avenue - that’s been purposely positioned to open up a fabulous view of the Cascade Mountain. Unlike your average ski resort, winter is low season here (good news if you’re staying in town as this usually means better deals). Accommodation mostly comes in the form of classic lodges and inns, the cream of the crop being the Fairmont Springs Hotel. This ‘castle in the Ro...
Mt Norquay’s runs are sheltered by trees - head up on the Cascade chair for wide and easy-going greens like Temptation and Speculation. Intermediates can take the Mystic Express to a number of blues like Bruno’s gully, where you have the opportunity to dabble in a bit of powder. The North American Chair serves some exhilarating black diamonds (don’t miss the bumps on the Memorial Bowl) and a double diamond - Lone Pine. If you’ve been skiing elsewhere in the day, return to Norquay in time for the night skiing...
The whole area is known for its laid back après and friendly locals. In Norquay, the Cascade Lodge has a fabulous sun terrace - you could head inside to the Kika Café for a warming cuppa but make sure you stay out to watch the sunset at least once… After a day in Sunshine village, grab a quick eat at the Burger Shack or go fine dining at The Eagle’s Nest (the fantastic Alberta beef is their specialty). At the base of Lake Louise, Kokanee Kabin often has live music and even sells Starbucks Coffee. Anothe...

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"Fantastic! If you can go, then go"

Vicky Lacey-Freeman, Essex
5/ out of 5
We have stayed at the Fairmont 5 or 6 times before, and every time we visit it gets better. It’s pure luxury. It’s beautiful. They have made some great changes over the years, there are more lounge-able bars now. It’s so relaxed, even though it’s up-market they let local people bring their dogs with them, and it’s very good for children. There are several different restaurants at the hotel, including a nice Italian restaurant. They’ve changed the Beau grill, it used to be a lovely buffet but now it’s just an ordinary restaurant which is a shame. They do food in the bar areas now too which is good and nice for families. The swimming pool is lovely and there are these amazing natural springs beside it. I couldn’t sing this hotel’s praises highly enough. There were people there who had never been before and they were blown away with how fantastic and luxurious it is. There are coaches which take you to the different ski areas stopping at the hotel. I’ve stayed in other places in Banff before, but this hotel is the most convenient because it’s the last place that the coach stops to pick people up before going to the skiing. So you are the last people to get on the bus and the first to get off, it’s ideal. Lake Louise is the furthest away, this is about a 25 minute transfer. We used to just get a coffee from the reception at the hotel and by the time you’ve drunk it, you’re there! It's a lovely walk to Banff Springs from the hotel. The hotel definitely deserves 5/5, it's a top-end hotel.

"The Fairmont Banff Springs"

Lonely Planet
5/ out of 5
Sitting at the top end of the 'lost-for-words' category comes this exquisite beauty. Imagine crossing a Scottish castle with a French chateau and then plonking it in the middle of one of the world's most spectacular (and accessible) wilderness areas. Rising like a Gaelic Balmoral above the trees at the base of Sulphur Mountain and visible from miles away, the Banff Springs is a wonder of early 1920s revivalist architecture and one of Canada's most iconic buildings. Wandering around its museumlike interior, it's easy to forget that it's also a hotel.

"Just majestic"

Condé Nast Traveler
5/ out of 5
If God designed a resort, this is where he [or she] would place it." The 1888 Scottish castle is "just majestic," surrounded by the forests, mountains, and lakes of Banff National Park. Staff are "solid, polite, helpful." Choose from European (Club Lounge), Italian (Castello Ristorante), Canadian ice wine (Grapes Wine Bar), and more at the ten bars and restaurants.
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Vicky Lacey-Freeman
Lonely Planet
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