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1-min. drive from Banff Park, great staff, clean but dated cabins with kitchens

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped cabins
  • The hotel's location was praised for its proximity to highway access and Banff
  • A few guests reported dated decor and uncomfortable beds
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 7, 2014
Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway and about a 1-minute drive from Banff National Park, Park Gate Chalets are suitable for road travellers who prefer self-contained accommodations with extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access.

Each of the property's smoke free one- and two-bedroom cabins offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a kitchen or kitchenette, a living room with a sofabed, a gas or wood-burning fireplace and a deck. The cabins are not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers BBQ facilities and free parking. Pets are permitted for an additional $10 per pet, per night.

Sunshine Village Ski Resort can be found about a 30-minute drive away, while Safeway Canmore and Canmore's city centre are both a 7-minute drive from the hotel. Banff Airport (YBA) is an 11-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $10/pet/night, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 27, 2014)

The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location, rooms and rates.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by guests, who characterized them as helpful, attentive and friendly. One patron noted, "The customer service in this lodging was absolutely the best I have ever seen. Extra little things to make your stay special".

Many lodgers praised the hotel's location. They described it as beautiful and close to Canmore, Banff, highway access, skiing and hiking trails. One guest remarked, "A special place that makes you feel like your living in the time of rustic cabins and the country life but with all the necessities".

Several travellers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be cozy, clean, well equipped and quiet. A few guests had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).

The hotel's rates were enjoyed by several reviewers, who described them as affordable and great.
The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the accommodations. 

Although the majority of lodgers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped cabins, a few reviewers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported dated decor, worn carpets, no hair dryers and uncomfortable beds.

Show Sources
Sources guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 4 specialty lodging in Harvie Heights with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 13 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 8.8 out of 10 from 11 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 27, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Map Marker Park Gate Chalets
1050 Harvie Heights Rd, Harvie Heights, AB