The Fairmont Banff Springs

Hotel resortSee nearby area

Lonely Planet review

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.

Our independent authors have visited The Fairmont Banff Springs and selected this as one of our recommended hotel resorts in Banff Town.

Services & facilities

  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage storage
    • Ski storage
    • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Swimming pool
    • Swimming pool - outdoor
    • Swimming pool - children's
    • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Spa
    • Sauna
    • Full-service health spa
    • Steam room
    • Health club
    • Spa tub
    • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
    • Hair salon
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant
  • Recreation
    • Golf course on site
    • Arcade/game room
    • Tennis on site
  • Air Conditioning
    • Air conditioning
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport transportation
  • Guest services
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Room service (limited hours)
    • Express check-in
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge
    • Concierge services
  • Bar
    • Bar/lounge
  • Accessibility
    • Elevator/lift
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • ATM/banking
  • Outdoor space
    • Picnic area
  • Housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Laundry facilities
  • Shop
    • Shopping on site
    • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Family
    • Babysitting or childcare

Description provided by property

Property Location

With a stay at The Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, you'll be in the mountains and minutes from Bow Falls and close to Upper Hot Springs. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Walter Phillips Gallery and Banff Centre.


Make yourself at home in one of the 768 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Satellite programming along with video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and complimentary newspapers, as well as direct-dial phones with free local calls.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. While the golfer in the family is out on the course, you can enjoy above-par recreational amenities such as a health club and an outdoor pool. This resort also features concierge services, babysitting/childcare, and an arcade/game room. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the resort's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a business center, and express check-in. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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