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Top Banff Historic Hotels

Moose Hotel And Suites
3.5 out of 5
345 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
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The price is $201 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,554 reviews)

"Good experience at the Moose, in a great location. Place was clean , staff were great"…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Moose Hotel And Suites
Mount Royal Hotel
3 out of 5
138 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB
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The price is $148 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,186 reviews)

"Loved the look of the hotel and the location. It’s right on Banff Ave so it was nice to just walk out of the hotel on the main street without cars. Only down side was we had an adjoining room and the people came home late and were loud. Overall it’s a nice property."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Mount Royal Hotel
The Rimrock Resort Hotel
4 out of 5
300 Moutain Avenue, Banff, AB
The price is $193 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,601 reviews)

"Amazing! Very clean, good service and worth it! Definitely a great place too unwind"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

The Rimrock Resort Hotel
Fairmont Banff Springs
4 out of 5
405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB
The price is $375 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"A castle in the Rockies! Great place to stay, the beds were ever so comfy the views were great. Beautiful place to walk a round. A bucket list must. Staff were friendly and efficient."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Fairmont Banff Springs
Brewster's Mountain Lodge
3 out of 5
208 Caribou Street, Banff, AB
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The price is $142 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"Very nice, clean and quite spacious room. Staff was excellent - very helpful and polite. We really enjoyed the breakfast - because of Covid they gave us forms to fill to order the items we wanted as well as the time we wanted them delivered. They were always very prompt and we received the packaged ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Brewster's Mountain Lodge
Royal Canadian Lodge
4 out of 5
459 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
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The price is $176 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"We asked for a room on the ground floor and got a fabulous room that was obviously a room for a person with disabilities. The room was huge with tons of little touches that made life easier."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Royal Canadian Lodge
The Juniper Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Juniper Way, Banff, AB
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The price is $153 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"We only stayed for 1 day, and the staff is nice and the surroundings is ok and we sleep well during our stay. I just gave 4 with the cleanliness 4 because I found two flies in the window which I don’t feel comfortable leaving our drinks or food in the table. I hope the people cleaning the rooms to ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

The Juniper Hotel
The Fox Hotel and Suites
3.5 out of 5
461 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
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The price is $172 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,549 reviews)

"Great one bedroom suite in a good location. Clean and well kept. Parking was a bit of an issue for a larger vehicle but that was the only slight inconvenience."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

The Fox Hotel and Suites
Banff Park Lodge
3 out of 5
222 Lynx St, Banff, AB
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The price is $143 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,569 reviews)

"They have adapted to the mask mandate quite well and we never felt put off by any of the changes that were in place. Given it was a long weekend I wish the lounge would have opened earlier, but I understand the limitations."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Banff Park Lodge
King Edward Hotel
2 out of 5
137 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
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The price is $112 per night
3.5/5Good! (766 reviews)

"Perfect location in the heart of Banff and newly renovated clean rooms. Friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

King Edward Hotel
YWCA Banff Hotel
2 out of 5
102 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
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3.3/5 (421 reviews)

"Bed were old and rooms need a deep cleaning bad"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

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Guide to Banff Historic Hotels

When you take a Banff getaway, it's easy to pick a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your rooms will have all the essentials. But sometimes opting to stay in a more unique hotel can enrich your trip. Staying in a Banff historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room and one with tons of personality. Furthermore, it provides you the opportunity to surround yourself in Banff's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

When you walk through your Banff hotel's doors, you'll be transported to a previous era. With their unique architectures and locations in the center of the city, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their modern counterparts. Although these lodgings are historic, they have most of the modern amenities that allow you to relax or keep in touch on your getaway. You will notice rooms furnished with a comfy bed, and just about everything you may need for a wonderful visit.

After you've explored the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by exploring the famed landmarks and art galleries. Of course, all this time traveling will stimulate your appetite. Read our 12623 guest reviews for recommendations from fellow travelers to help make your Banff visit great. You can also ask your hotels' concierge to point to where the best areas to grab a drink or a bite to eat in Banff are.

Your Banff Accommodation Is Waiting

Banff has 580 vintage hotels that possess the look and feel of another era. Some of these lodgings are where famous musicians may have stayed. You are certain to reserve a hotel that has all the in-room amenities and the qualities you desire. If you are wishing to stay in one of these vintage hotels, reserve soon, or you may miss out on one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Banff?
A trip to the historical sites in Banff is likely number one on your sightseeing list. While you’re here, you might want to visit the ski slopes and array of shops. You can also take some time enjoying the scenic lakeside.
What's the best place to stay in Banff to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Fairmont Banff Springs is a top 4-star resort for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and a golf course. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Mount Royal Hotel and King Edward Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Banff?
In Banff, you’ll find 73 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 11 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical sites and other places to visit in Banff?
Top places to visit include Upper Hot Springs, Banff Gondola, and Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau. Other popular sights include Tunnel Mountain and Banff Springs Golf Club.
What is a historic hotel like in Banff?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can enjoy a vacation someplace that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the guestrooms or communal spaces of such hotels in Banff, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The building and architecture of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Banff have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the usual amenities found in any hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Banff, you won’t find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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