Located 4.2km (about 9 minutes driving time) from the town of Banff’s centre, Rimrock Resort Hotel is situated upon Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park.
The hotel is comprised of 346 guest rooms, and is 145 km West of Calgary International Airport (YYC) (roughly 1 hour and 50 mins driving time). Car rentals and coach service to the hotel are available at the airport, self-parking costs $16.00 per day, and Valet parking is available for $30.00 per day. All rooms are 100% smoke-free, and pet-friendly rooms are available upon request.
Rimrock Resort Hotel is found across the street from the Banff Upper Hot Springs (about 6 minutes walking time) and the Banff Gondola (approximately walking time 4 minutes). The hotel is in close proximity to several outdoor activities available in the area, such as Sunshine Village Ski Resort (5.5km and approximately 11 mins driving time away), golfing, white water rafting, rock climbing and horseback riding. Luxton Museum and Lux Cinema are both located 4.2km (roughly 9 mins driving time) from the hotel. Complimentary shuttle bus from the hotel into town is available, and runs every 40 minutes from 6:35am to 11:15pm. (All distances and driving time estimates - Google Maps).
Hotel amenities include the Rimrock Spa and Fitness Facility which features indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, exercise equipment and squash court. Daily hours of operation for the spa are 8:00am to 10:00pm, with the Fitness Centre open from 6:30am to 10:30pm (9:30pm to 10:30pm is adults only). The Rimrock Resort Hotel Convention Facility is comprised of over 18,000 sq. ft. of meeting spaces, and banquet facilities are also available, including the Wildrose Ballroom (600 person capacity).
Dining is available at three on-site locations. The Primrose, available for casual dining, is open for breakfast (Monday through Friday 7:00am - 11:00am/Saturday & Sunday 7:00am – 11:30am) and dinner (Sunday through Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm/Friday 6:00pm – 9:30pm, and Saturday 5:30pm – 9:30pm). The hotel’s fine dining option is Eden (open Wednesday to Sunday 6:00pm – 9:30pm), where reservations are required. Rimrock Café which features sandwiches, snacks, magazines, wine and toiletries is open 6:30am – 9:00pm Sunday through Thursday, and 6:30am-10:00pm Friday & Saturday.
The hotel also houses two lounges: The Larkspur Lounge for drinks and light snacks (open Sunday through Thursday 11:00am – 1:00am/Friday & Saturday 11:00am – 2:00am), and Divas Martini Lounge which televises major sporting events (open weekends; hours change seasonally). Room service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
All guest rooms are approximately 350 sq. ft. and include 32-inch widescreen LCD televisions as well as complimentary beauty products. Standard rooms have obstructed views, while Deluxe Guest Rooms feature views of Rundle Mountain or Mount Norquay, in-room safes and pillow top beds. Premium Guest rooms feature views of Bow or Spray Valley, in-room safes, pillow top beds, bathrobes and complimentary high speed wireless internet, and GrandView “Classic” and “Elegant” rooms have additional amenities including turndown service, complimentary valet parking, business centre access and 15% off food and beverage purchases. Larger-sized suites are also available at this hotel.
Verified with a Front Desk Agent: Internet costs are $14.65 CAD including tax for 1 day, $29.30 CAD including tax for 3 days or $43.95 CAD including tax for 5 days. Hotel offers complimentary wireless internet in the lobby.
(Call date: May 23rd, 2012).
guest reviews ranked the hotel #7 out of 33 Banff hotels from 671 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 434 reviews.
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