Buffalo Mountain Lodge is located in an area populated by similar types of accommodation, 1 km or a 15-minute walk from Banff Avenue. The hotel offers a wood-burning fireplace in every room and a clawfoot tub, vaulted ceiling and patio/balcony in some. These features may appeal to those wanting lodge-type decor in a quieter area, close to the downtown.
This 100% non-smoking lodge offers 108 room over two floors. Standard room features include a TV with VCR, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, individual climate-control, a wood-burning fireplace and either one queen or two double beds. Some rooms have a patio or balcony. Upgraded rooms feature one or two queen beds, a vaulted ceiling, heated bathroom floors and a clawfoot tub and separate shower. Suites feature two double beds or one king bed, a kitchenette and a separate living room area.
Free Wi-Fi and local calls are available in every room. Up to two pets are allowed in certain rooms for an additional $25 each per night (must be arranged at the time of booking).
Amenities at this lodge include a hot tub, a sauna, a business centre, guest-operated laundry and a basic fitness centre. On-site dining includes Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant and Lounge, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Cilantro at Buffalo Mountain Lodge, open in the summer months. Free parking is available to all guests.
There are many shops and restaurants located in the downtown area, about 1 km from the lodge. Banff Centre is a 5-minute drive away while Banff Gondola and Banff Upper Hot Springs can be reached in 10 minutes by car. Mount Norquay is a 15-minute drive away. The Trans-Canada Highway is a 5-minute drive from the lodge and Calgary International Airport (YYC) can be reached in an hour and half by car. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by hotel staff on February 15, 2013: 100% non-smoking, two floors (no elevator), free Wi-Fi, local calls and parking, up to two pets allowed in certain rooms for an additional $25 each per night (must be arranged at the time of booking), amenities include a hot tub, sauna, guest-operated laundry, basic exercise room and business centre, individual climate control in each room, hours of operation for summer 2013 operations of Cilantro at Buffalo Mountain Resort not available when this overview was written.