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Reviewed 16 February 2015

Worst hotel. $500 for thee nights I thought I was getting something decent. Old run down hotel. Elevator smells like a veterinarians office. Walls are paper thing so it is extremely noisy. Management lets people party in the hall ways past 4pm!!! We got absolutely no sleep. I see why they charge your credit card at the beginning of the...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

King Edward was the perfect place for a long weekend. The staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean. The bed was comfortable and the room was warm. It is right on the Main Street so as for location, it doesn't get any better. The rooms aren't as small as I had expected with many other reviews making a...

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1Thank shilohmilo
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Great location on Banff avenue for a good price. The bus stop is just outside which will take you to all the attractions. The wifi is good. The room wasn't warm enough. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful. I would stay here again when I'm in town.

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Thank Melinda W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

Incredibly impressed with the King Edward. After reading the reviews, I was a little skeptical, but couldn't go past the price. You will not find a cheaper hotel in a better location. Beds were extremely comfortable & the linen was beautiful. Rooms were small, but when you're in a town like Banff, you don't spend much time in your room...

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1Thank Georgia S
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Yes the rooms are small but for the price you pay and the location in downtown it is second to none for value for money especially when travelling with others. The internet is a little hit and miss but aside from this I would very strongly recommend staying here.

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1Thank Michael C
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We chose to stay overnight at the last minute during a day trip to Banff last October, so we could wake up early the next morning and do the gondola trip up the mountain. The KEH was convenient, had underground parking and was reasonable in price, but the rooms had (IMO) too much furniture, leading to the sideways shuffle around...

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Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my partner in a queen room in mid- late October and we were very impressed. When we checked in the front desk staff were very helpful and friendly and knew of their surroundings! The rooms were nice and clean and had just everything that we required, and if we happened to need anything extra the front...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Stayed here for two nights and used it as a base to see the site in and around Banff. Just a basic room. There are no services here, just housekeeping. The room was small, but very well kept. Only two floors of rooms, second and third floor. The lobby was very small too, but it does save on congestion as...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Banff is a beautiful town but outrageously expensive. Hotels are all overpriced but this historic one is reasonable if your are looking for somewhere to stay overnight only - it has no services. The room is small but clean and comfortable. Stayed here almost 35 years ago on a ski trip and not much has changed. The Banff Avenue downtown...

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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Stayed here one night, moved for the second. It was a very small room, with a tiny window, very dark. No services with the hotel, ie no restaurant, breakfast or bar and the reception is only open quite limitied hours. No parking at the hotel, so you have to ferry from the limited free parking building a couple of blocks...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic King Edward Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Banff, right on Banff Ave and Caribou St. It was built in 1904 and is the second oldest hotel in Banff after the Banff Springs Hotel. Over the years it has been well kept and it features 21 modern rooms with all contemporary amenities to relax and enjoy. It offers friendly and helpful staff as well as reasonable rates. The majority of sights, shopping, dining, events and entertainment in Banff are within a 2 block radius of the King Edward Hotel. It's like "Downtown living in middle of the Wilderness." ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Edward Hotel

Address: 137 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: ₹ 3,201 - ₹ 9,399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — King Edward Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Our room was at the back with no view.”
 of 5 bubbles FriendlyTripper, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I doubt there's a good room.”
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“Rooms on the third/top floor and facing the back (i.e. not Banff Avenue) should be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles NSki007, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Parking is in a lot around the corner, not completely convenient but certainly adequate.”
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“Room with a view. Overlooks the main city street.”
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