Fairmont Château Lake Louise



111 Lake Louise Drive Lake LouiseSee nearby area


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This opulent Fairmont enjoys one of the world's most enviable locations on the shores of Lake Louise. Originally built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in the 1890s, the hotel was added to in 1925 and 2004.

While opinions differ on its architectural merits, few deny the luxury and romance of its facilities, which include a spa, fine dining, a mini-museum, fork-dropping views and unforgettably grandiose decor. Rooms are comfortable, if a little generic.

Our independent authors have visited Fairmont Château Lake Louise and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Lake Louise.

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Offering breathtaking views of Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier, this 4-star resort is in Banff National Park. It offers skiing, a full-service spa and hair salon, and 6 on-site dining options.

Horse riding and canoeing are just 2 activities offered at Fairmont Château Lake Louise. The resort health club facilities include a heated indoor pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Views of Lake Louise or the Château grounds are featured in every room at the Lake Louise Fairmont. The traditionally decorated rooms include a cable TV and a coffee maker.

Dine at the 4-Diamond Fairview Dining Room, serving regional cuisine made with organic ingredients. Try the cheese and meat fondues at Walliser Stube, featuring a floor-to-ceiling wine library. A 24-hour deli and a sports bar are also on-site.

A tour desk is available along with concierge and child care services. Souvenir shops are located on-site. Guided hiking, mountaineering, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are available at this hotel.

This resort is 5 km from the Trans-Canada Highway. The Great Divide Nature Interpretation is an 8-minute drive away.

Important information

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Offering a spa centre and hot tub, Fairmont Château Lake Louise is located in Lake Louise, 100 metres from Lake Louise. The resort has a sauna and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Private parking is available on site.

Some rooms include a seating area for your convenience. Certain rooms feature views of the mountains or lake. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom fitted with a bath. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is offered.

You will find a 24-hour front desk and hairdresser's at the property.

This resort has water sports facilities, a ski pass sales point and ski storage space and ski equipment hire is available. The area is popular for skiing and horse riding. Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse is 5 km from Fairmont Lake Louise, while Lake Louise Ski Area is 300 metres away.

Services & facilities

  • Bar
    • Available
  • Spa
    • Barber/beauty shop
  • Pets
    • Pets allowed
  • Concierge
    • Concierge service
  • Recreation
    • Skiing
  • Non-smoking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Accessibility
    • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
    • VIP room facilities
    • Ski pass vendor
    • Room service
    • 24-hour front desk
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant (à la carte)
    • Restaurant
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • ATM/cash machine on site
    • Currency exchange
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