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)
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Highchairs in restaurant

Facilities - Fairmont Banff Springs features

  • Reception
  • Pub
  • Choice of restaurants
  • 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
  • Ice rink
  • Skate hire
  • Lifts
  • Heated pool (indoor)
  • Heated pool (outdoor)
  • Ski room
  • WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Disco / nightclub
  • Entertainment
  • Games room
  • Laundry service
  • Garden terrace
  • Lounge area
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops
  • Coffee shop
  • Hair salon
  • TV room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 768
  • No. of floors: 9
  • Official rating: 5

Rooms

  • Fairmont rooms have one king size bed, one queen size bed, two double beds, or two twin beds
  • Deluxe rooms (sleep 1-4) feature the same bed arrangements as Fairmont rooms with additional space and comfort
  • Fairmont Mountain view and Deluxe Mountain view rooms are available at supplement and enjoy spectacular mountain views
  • 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 are available on request

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Meals - food and drink in Fairmont Banff Springs

The Fairmont Banff Springs houses a variety of restaurant and dining options. Please note some restaurant are seasonal and are often open on specific days of the week. Where applicable, half board evening meals include 3 courses (appetizer, main and dessert) and non-alcoholic drinks. Buffet and à la carte breakfast options are available in select restaurants to those who prebook. Alcohol and specialty coffees are not included. Dinner reservations are recommended and strongly advised to be made a few months in advance of the festive period.

The Vermillion Room offers French elegance and Canadian charm. It has an all day classic menu served in a stylish and bold brasserie atmosphere.

Castello Italiana serves delicious Italian cuisine using locally sourced and organic products. From tempting appetisers, hand made pasta and a pizza menu to die for, the Castello Italiana brings delicious Italian flavours to an elegant courtyard setting.

1888 Chop House presents a modern twist on the authentic Steak House. Expect fine service and a menu focusing on prime cuts of Alberta beef, sustainably sourced wild game and seafood. Please note for guests on half board, a $30CAD local surcharge applies per person for 3 course à la carte dinner.

Grapes is a charming dining room available for private bookings of 10-16 guests. Specialising in delicious patés, pickled vegetables and freshly basked breads, Grapes is perfect for intimate and special dining occasions.

STOCK Food and Drink brings the best locally inspired and gourmet food to Banff. It is simple and the ideal stop for a fresh sandwich, coffee or artisanal meal.

  • No of restaurants: 5
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart casual

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board
  • Room Only

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
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.

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This package holiday to Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Canada departs Wednesday 9th March 2022, 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 holidays Non-skiers Varied terrain Expert skiers Off-piste

Banff webcam

Snow Report: Top 58cm, Bottom 58cm

Snow Forecast: 3cm expected this week

Snow History: January average depth 73.33cm

Banff trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Calgary144 km, 1hr 30
Region:Alberta, Canada
First opened:1948

Banff lift pass price last reported as $626 (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 – 2,730m
Top of slopes:
Bottom of piste:
Vertical drop: 1070m (Sunshine Village)
Total length of trails:7748 acres / 357 runs
Longest piste:8 km
Downtown Banff is made up of traditional timber and stone buildings and arranged in a simple grid pattern, centred around the main road – Banff Avenue - that’s been purposely positioned to open up a fabulous view of Cascade Mountain. Unlike your average ski resort, winter is low season here (good news if you’re staying in town, which usually means better deals). Accommodation is mostly classic lodges and hotels, the cream of the crop being the Fairmont Springs Hotel. This ‘castle in the Rockies’ has had ...
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 several 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, wh...
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's 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 speciality). At the base of Lake Louise, Banded Peak Base Camp often has live music and does great BBQ food. 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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