Book your room at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Grand chateau hotel on the shores of Lake Louise, Banff National Park
Lake Louise ski area
Surrounded by the peaks of the Canadian Rockies, this mountain resort in Banff National Park on the shores of Lake Louise is a popular destination for hiking, canoeing, and skiing, with a complimentary shuttle service available to hotel guests to the Lake Louise ski area.
Tucked deep among the fir trees of Banff National Park, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise offers a plethora of outdoor activities, including hiking and canoeing in summer, and ice skating on frozen Lake Louise in winter.
History and charm
After enjoying The Spa at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and the indoor pool, guests of The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise can relax in the charming alpine-style guestrooms, which offer views of the grounds, lake, or Rockies.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
At your hotel
Banff National Park, part of the UNESCO World Heritage-protected Rocky Mountain Parks, is the setting for this chateau resort. Guests enjoy a scenic and secluded location overlooking Lake Louise and the mountains, with Banff shopping and sights 56 km (35 mi) away.
This year-round resort offers up multitude of outdoor activities, including skiing at the Lake Louise Mountain resort (10 km/6 mi) and skating on frozen Lake Louise with a spectacular backdrop of the Rockies and the Victoria Glacier. Summertime brings canoeing on the lake and hiking in the park. Other activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, and mountain biking.
The resort has a full-service Spa. Also on site are an indoor pool, spa tub, steam room, fitness center, children's playroom, and wide range of specialty shops.
The lobby and other public spaces are nonsmoking. Smoking is permitted in designated areas outside.
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fireplace in lobby
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Designated smoking areas
- Children's club
- Laundry facilities
- Health club
- Concierge services
- Rooftop terrace
- One meeting room
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 8
- Total number of rooms - 548
- Picnic area
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Shopping on site
- Ski shuttle
- Ski storage
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Indoor pool
- Wedding services
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 15.62 CAD per 24 hours surcharge )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 15.62 CAD per 24 hours surcharge )
Park your car
Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Microwave (on request)
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary newspaper
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Shower/tub combination
- Video-game console
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
Eat and drink
Fairview Dining Room - Dinner entrées and wine list to complement the majestic view. Wine list of 400 selections. Seasonal Sunday brunch. Casual resort dress (no jeans or athletic shoes). Restaurant is smoke-free. Reservations required.
Walliser Stube - Ideal for aprés-ski or hiking, the Walliser combines rustic Swiss charm with Canadian mountain scenery. Loft ladders and heart-carved chairs; traditional Swiss menu. Specialties include raclette and fondue. Dinner only; reservations required.
Poppy Brasserie - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. View of the mountains and lake. International cuisine. Popular alpine breakfast buffet.
Glacier Saloon - Pub-style food served aprés-ski in winter, or al fresco on the patio during summer. Billiards table.
Chateau Deli - Open 24 hours daily, serving sandwiches, soups, freshly baked muffins, specialty coffees, and desserts. Also offers lunches for Mountain Heritage tours.
Lakeview Lounge - Lunch, afternoon tea, appetizers, tapas, and desserts. Selection of beers, wines, and cocktails. Expansive room with view of the mountains and Lake Louise.
Room service is available 24 hours per day, with hot items on the menu around the clock.
The hotel offers an indoor heated pool, spa tub, steam room, and fitness center with a wide range of cardio machines and free weights.
Scenic mountain walking and hiking are a major attraction in the Lake Louise and Moraine Lake region of Banff National Park. Many trails radiate from the lake into nearby passes and summits, and outings are available through the hotel's mountaineering and interpretive-hiking program. Spectacular seasonal colors make autumn a special time to hike in this region. The hotel offers canoe rentals and instruction (surcharge).
Horse-drawn sleigh rides around the lake, waterfall ice climbing, and dog sledding are other popular pursuits. The challenging Banff Springs Golf Course (62 km/38.5 mi) winds along the Bow River under the snow-capped peaks of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Rundle.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Snowmobiling nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Horse riding/rental on site
- Ice skating on site
- Mountain biking on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Cross-country skiing on site
- Snowshoeing on site
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
The fine print for The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 15.62 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): CAD 15.62 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: CAD 15.62 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: CAD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: CAD 35 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: CAD 50 per pet, per day (maximum CAD 350 per stay)
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.