The Fairmont Banff Springs is located about 1.5km from the downtown core. The hotel features a number of on-site amenities like a spa, 11 restaurants, a championship golf course, boutique shops and a fitness centre. These features may appeal to those wanting more upscale, resort-like accommodations. The business centre and meeting and conference facilities may also make it a good choice for those travelling on business.
This 100% non-smoking hotel offers 768 rooms. Standard rooms include a TV, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker and either one king bed, one or two queen beds, two twin beds or one queen and one twin bed. Upgraded rooms may feature a mountain view, an ornamental fireplace, a jetted shower (and no bath tub) and/or air conditioning. Suites include a sitting area or living room and may be studio style, have a loft bedroom or have one or two separate bedrooms. Some suites may feature a sofabed, a bar, a Bose stereo system, one or more ensuite bathrooms, a private entrance, a jetted tub, a powder room, and/or a grand piano and second level with a library.
Wi-Fi is available for $15.95 per device for every 24 hour period. Up to two pets are allowed for an additional $25 each per night.
Amenities at this hotel include an indoor pool, a year-round outdoor pool, a children's wading pool, an indoor hot tub, a fitness centre, seasonal tennis courts, an on-site spa, a 27-hole championship golf course, meeting and conference facilities, a business centre, a bowling centre and ski/luggage storage.
The hotel features 17 on-site shops and boutiques including a grocery store, clothing shops and a liquor store. There are 11 on-site dining options including restaurants, lounges and a pub. Self-parking is available for $25 per day while valet parking is $35. Complimentary self-parking and charging is available to guests driving electric vehicles.
There are many off-site shops and restaurants under a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Banff Centre, Banff Gondola and Banff Upper Hot Springs can each be reached in about 10 minutes by car. Mount Norquay is a 15-minute drive away. The Trans-Canada Highway is just over a 5-minute drive from the hotel and Calgary International Airport (YYC) can be reached in an hour and a half by car. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)