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Historical Banff Springs Hotel Tour

405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-2211
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A Truly Proud Heritage Property

We did not stay at the hotel but rather, we toured it like a museum. The history of this building... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tj2010
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Toronto, Canada
Self guided walking tour - beautiful

The hotel is easily accessible by Roam Bus from Banff Avenue. You can collect the self guided tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hobbitting
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405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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+1 403-762-2211

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did not stay at the hotel but rather, we toured it like a museum. The history of this building and the decor is truly remarkable and must be seen to be appreciated. The staff were very humble and welcoming. Make a point to see...More

Thank tj2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is easily accessible by Roam Bus from Banff Avenue. You can collect the self guided tour pamphlets at the Concierge Desk, which is located on the left, just inside the main entry. The staff gave me a pamphlet & directed me to the...More

Thank Hobbitting
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The hotel no longer offers guided tours of the hotel unless you are a current guest with a ticket. Based on other reviews and prior recommendations we were excited for this tour, but the self guided was not worth it. There were events and tons...More

1  Thank Aurora L
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Rachel took us on a tour of the fabulous Banff Hotel. She was funny, informative, kept the attention of the entire group. What amazing history! If you are staying here, DO NOT MISS this half hour tour,. Well worth hearing the history of how and...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This walking guided tour takes about 1 1/2 hours and is well worth it. Our tour guide was informative, entertaining and open to any questions from the people on the tour. The guide starts with a brief introduction in Heritage Hall and then takes you...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We did not do a formal tour, just looked around and ate lunch on the patio. The trout is to die for! The flowers are gorgeous and the view is spectacular!!

Thank dpnsue
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We recently stayed 3 nights at this hotel (would have stayed longer but they were fully booked) and decided to join this tour on our last day. We have stayed here many times before, but have never taken the time to do this tour. I'm...More

1  Thank IzzyEdmonton
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Banff Springs Hotel was originally built along with the railroad over a century ago. It has been renovated many times and is firmly seated as an upscale resort hotel. It is part of the Fairmont chain of hotels.

Thank BMphotoTours
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The hotel is gorgeous. The high tea was delicious with lovely panoramic views. Gluten free was not a problem which surprised me for high tea.

1  Thank BarbAWS
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We enjoyed the free tour. We got to the area right above the front desk on M1 a little before the tour started to look at the old photos and items on display. The guide pointed out several highlights and common factoids about the Hotel,...More

2  Thank LL43215
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robt6129
13 May 2016|
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Response from setfortravel | Reviewed this property |
I did not take a tour we just walked around Inn fact I do not remember one being offered
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PamR69
15 July 2015|
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Response from pip802015 | Reviewed this property |
You can wear whatever you want nowadays wherever you go. I've travelled many countries & stayed in many so called "posh" hotels but I think Iran is the only country where I was looked at in a disapproving manner because... More
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