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Lake Louise

111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Banff and Lake Louise Full-Day Tour with a Small Group
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Lake Louise to Jasper One-Way Tour
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Jasper to Lake Louise One-Way Tour
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Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fairmont hotel” (129 reviews)
“ice castle” (48 reviews)
111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviews (4,237)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Lake Louise on my friend's birthday, so that we could go canoeing. It was $105 per canoe for one hour, $95 for a half hour. Just walk up to the boat house, and they will take your $, help you into your life...More

Thank KLM1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a little bit of off weather but even with that it was just breathtaking. The canoes are quite expensive at around $60 an hour I think and there didn't seem be a discount for hotel residents. But just sitting and looking was worth...More

Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely a must visit. Its the hidden gem of Canada. The water is literally emerald colour. One can take boat rides on the lake for a fee. Fairmont overlooks the beautiful lake louise. Its a beautiful sight to look at. Lake louise is 70 m...More

Thank Ahmed Atifur R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What to add to a place with so many reviews? It's beautiful and iconic. The area around the foot of the lake away from the mountains is very developed, although it is tastefully done. For convenience that's nice, for isolation in nature, not so much....More

Thank Dayton T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see this place is incredible with the color of the lake backing up to the glacier in the back drop. This is a bucket list must see.

Thank Sjwiden
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Fairmont Lake Louise Hotel and had the Lake view. Spectacular! We LOVED this place. Wanted to go back and stay longer. The ice had just melted off the lake the week before we arrived, so ice and snow still coming down...More

Thank S w
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The lake and the setting is beautiful. You need to see it to fully appreciate it. Just go! Even if you are not a guest at the hotel you can have afternoon tea and just gaze out over the transfixing scene. Well worth the money...More

1  Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's hard to come to Banff and not visit Lake Louise. It's beautiful and, therefore, it attracts throngs of people. If you can, come early in the morning during the week to get parking.

Thank zuzanka1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful lake with several hiking paths leading from it. You can also just take the easy trail around the lake. Get there early if you want a parking spot. There is also a shuttle bus you can take but then your time...More

Thank TakeMeAway44
Reviewed 4 days ago

This lake and the mountains that attend it are beyond special. Travelers in the neighborhood must see this beautiful sight or forever regret it. The view are better than Lake Como in Italy and many of the mountain lakes in Switzerland and Austria. Parking can...More

Thank woodmister
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I am interested in a kayak tour around lake louise. Can anyone recommend a tour operator?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Allison M | Reviewed this property |
The Boathouse unless you have your own canoe ☺
Annette L
Hi, I am planning to travel with a 6 and a 9 years old and interested to rent a canoe and paddle around the lake. However, am not experienced in paddling, will that be a risky move? As well, will there be a website for the rental company? and where does it locate?
25 April 2017|
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Response from debrakgrose | Reviewed this property |
Hi Annette ... There are canoe rentals at the boathouse on the west shore of the lake. However, life jackets are a must when you are canoeing, especially with children. It is a great experience, but I would ask at the... More
Neha M
Hello everyone!! Hope you all are having good time! I am thinking to visit Banff, Jasper, Rockies in September first week. I need to know if the weather is good in September first week? And how can I go to Canmore from Calgary Airport? I am thinking to book my hotel in Canmore and then I am thinking to book my hotel in Hinton. So is it tough to visit Banff from Canmore and to visit Jasper and Rockies from Hinton? Please help me out!! Thanks!! Regards, Neha
24 April 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Neha, We had excellent weather around Banff at the end of August beginning of September last year. From Calgary airport my suggestion is Brewsters Airporter Bus (between Calgary and Banff) they stop in Canmore. There... More