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Get an overview of this hotelRustic hotel in the heart of Banff National Park
In downtown Banff
Located in downtown Banff, this hotel is also superbly situated within the heart of Banff National Park and close to the Tri Area Ski Resort; skiing is a popular winter activity, and hiking and biking are popular in the summer.
The Banff International Hotel features oak furnishings and trim throughout; and the large lobby has 2 gas burning stone fireplaces. Heated underground parking is complimentary.
Mountain or courtyard views
Guestrooms have either mountain or courtyard views. Banff International Hotel decor includes oak trim, marble bathroom vanities, damask bed coverlets, down comforters, plush carpeting, and local artwork.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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Conveniently located on Banff Avenue, the "main street" in town, Banff International Hotel is within walking distance of restaurants, boutiques, and the outdoor paradise that is Banff National Park.
Guests can relax in front of one of two gas burning stone fireplaces in the lobby. An adjacent lounge features three 42-inch plasma TVs.
Other on-site amenities include a restaurant, sauna, steam room, spa tub, exercise room, Internet kiosk in the lobby (surcharge), 2 conference rooms, complimentary ski storage, and complimentary heated underground parking (availability and height restrictions apply). There is also a ski shuttle to the nearby ski resorts of Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Computer station
- Concierge services
- Conference space size (feet) - 0
- Conference space size (meters) - 0
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Meeting rooms 2
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 3
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Shopping on site
- Ski storage
- Smoke-free property
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Television in lobby
- Total number of rooms - 162
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Year Built 1988
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)
- Bathtub or shower
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Daily housekeeping
- Down comforter
- Free WiFi
- Hair dryer
- LCD TV
- MP3 docking station
- Private bathroom
- Room service (limited hours)
- Satellite TV service
Where to Eat
Ricky's All Day Grill - Menu includes hot/cold breakfasts, burger platters, entrees, and dinner classics. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Room service - Available during limited hours.
Nearby Things to Do
Banff National Park is the perfect spot for outdoor sports enthusiasts. In the winter, guests can enjoy downhill skiing at three different resorts: Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village, or Lake Louise. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice-skating are other popular activities.
In summer, guests can hike or bike within the national park. Whitewater rafting is popular in the Bow River, which flows throughout the park. Canoes can be rented at Lake Louise, 57 km away.
Banff Springs Golf Course, open to the public, is 3 km (2 mi) from the hotel.
Within the hotel itself, guests can relax and unwind in the sauna, steam room, and spa tub. An exercise room is also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Snowmobiling nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Parking height restrictions apply