Availability: Buffalo Mountain Lodge
Double Room, 2 Queen BedsMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Premier Double Room, 2 Queen BedsMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Premier Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Standard Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
Mountain lodge with gourmet dining near Banff
In National Park
This scenic Canadian Rockies lodge is in Banff National Park, just 2 km (1.25 mi) from downtown Banff; Lake Minnewanka is 7 km (4.5 mi) away and downhill skiing is within 20 km (12.5 mi).
20-person spa tub
The lodge's Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant specializes in Rocky Mountain Cuisine with fresh, wild, local ingredients. A 24-hour fitness center with dry sauna opens onto a 20-person outdoor spa tub.
Guestrooms at Buffalo Mountain Lodge feature fieldstone fireplaces replenished daily with complimentary firewood. Premier rooms have bathrooms with heated slate floors and claw-foot tubs.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Buffalo Mountain Lodge Amenities
Perched on the gentle slopes of Tunnel Mountain in Banff National Park, scenic Buffalo Mountain Lodge is 2 km (1.25 mi) from the eclectic shops and boutiques of downtown Banff. Lake Minnewanka is 7 km (4.5 mi) away and several downhill ski areas are within 40 km (25 mi).
Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant is famous for its Rocky Mountain Cuisine which highlights wild game; indigenous berries; and wild fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, and grains. The lodge maintains its own wild-game ranch where caribou and buffalo roam.
A 24-hour fitness center with dry sauna and changing rooms opens onto a 20-person outdoor spa tub—a delicious, steaming treat in winter when snow covers the ground. The property also features a 24-hour business center, 370 square meters of meeting space, and complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas.
- 24-hour front desk
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Fireplace in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Computer station
- Luggage storage
- One meeting room
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 2
- Total number of rooms - 108
- Picnic area
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free self parking
- Conference center
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 3983
- Conference space size (meters) - 370
- Ski storage
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 8
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Free self parking
- Room Amenities
- Access via exterior corridors
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Iron/ironing board
- Microwave (on request)
- In-room safe
- Premium bedding
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Private bathroom
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant - Mountain-formal. Rocky Mountain Cuisine featuring smoked, cured, or roasted wild game and wild fruits, berries, and vegetables. Menu items may include Medallions of Wild Northern Caribou with Raspberry Black pepper Sauce and Yam Goat Cheese Gratin, and Grilled Buffalo Tenderloin with Blueberry Port Glaze and Roasted Balsamic Sweet Potato. The lodge has its own wild-game ranch where the restaurant obtains its caribou and buffalo. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Cilantro Mountain Café - Casual. Wood-fire pizzas and pastas. Open daily in summer for lunch and dinner. Seasonal winter hours.
Lobby lounge - Large fieldstone fireplace. Single malt Scotch whiskey, extensive wine cellar, cocktails. Light bar menu. Open from noon till late.
Room service - Available during restaurant hours.
Please note: The main dining room will be closed the evening of December 31 for a New Year's extravaganza. Guests who wish to participate must pre-book with the hotel. Contact the hotel using the information in the confirmation received after booking.
The resort has a 24-hour fitness center with cardio machines, free weights, and a dry sauna. A 20-person outdoor spa tub is open year round.
Hiking trails are accessible across the street, and numerous hikes are available in the surrounding area. The Banff Gondola, 7 km (4.5 mi) away, transports guests 2,281m (7,486 ft) above sea level to a boardwalk with 360-degree views. Downhill skiing options include Sunshine Village, 20 km (12.5 mi) away, and the Lake Louise Ski Area, within 40 km (25 mi). Additional area activities include fishing, canoeing, white-water rafting, ice skating, and cross-country skiing.
The Silvertip Resort golf course, with 600 feet in elevation change, offers a true mountain-golf experience with water features that include crystal-clear trout ponds. Designed by Les Furber, the course is 27 km (17 mi) away.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible parking
Buffalo Mountain Lodge Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- Additional Details
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Awards & Affiliations
- A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party CertifiedThis property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.