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Okotoks, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family stay following Easter w/e could not have been more enjoyable; from the spacious & comfy alpinesque king suite with adjoining bedrm to the perfect breakfast offerings (with requested GF accommodation) in well crafted & appointed common areas. Definitely a very well thought out building by hosts that have considered EVERYTHING a weary or pampered traveller would desire in...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you had a hoppy and happy Easter at the Paintbox Lodge. The Paintbox Lodge is a melange of inspiration ideas from our favorite travel stops around the world. We love Canmore, food, sleep, bikes, skiing, mountains and happy people. We are thrilled your crew had the same taste! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The lodge itself is stunning. The design, the local artwork, the rooms - all incredible. It's a very special place if you're lucky enough to stay here. They have bikes on hand to borrow which is the best way to explore Canmore! The staff is fantastic and very knowledgeable. I attended a cooking class, which they do every so often...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We are a bike crazy bunch at the Paintbox Lodge and proud to be a bike friendly business. We know Canmore is best enjoyed on a bike and we are thrilled that you enjoyed our complimentary town bikes! The lodge features local artists and we change the art every year. At the moment, we are featuring the stunning photo's of...

Mayerthorpe, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow !! what an amazing place to stay!! The Paintbox lodge is a gem!! Cozy Rooms, Homemade Breakfast, Awesome hosts, we were spoiled!! The Lodge is also in the heart of downtown Canmore which is yet another great feature, walking to shop, hike, sample spirits, it could not get any better!! any questions we had staff was always their to...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our coffee mugs are made by the mayor and his daughter and we love to highlight the talented artists of our area. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Paintbox Lodge is a hidden gem in Canmore. My husband and I were looking for a quiet getaway from Calgary and the Paintbox more then delivered. Incredibly comfortable beds (best sleep in months), amazing homemade breakfasts and very knowledgable and friendly staff made our stay memorable. This is a place we will be returning to many times over.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Christina. We are glad you found the Paintbox Lodge and enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

This our second time at Paintbox Lodge, the first was seven years ago! With the addition of the breakfast, the room value is now better than ever. Location is great within walking distance of several excellent restaurants. Breakfast selection was excellent with it all made on site. Will definitely stay here again.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Alan. We are glad you found that the Paintbox Lodge is getting better with age! Our location is really ideal and we love that our guests can walk to all the best restaurants in Canmore. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Paintbox Lodge on the last day of our trip to Canada and it was such a treat! We stayed in such a cute room with amazing decor and a nice view of the rockies. We loved the tea selection and breakfast the next morning and wish we had stayed more then 1 night....

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad that you got to stay with us on your last night in Canada. Our tea is all local and organic and breakfast is made on site. We hope to host you on your next visit and be sure to stay for longer!

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Fantastic lodge. Personal touches great breakfast fresh koboucha ,eggs. Freshly baked muffins really over the top fresh foods from local areas. Really was not like coming into a hotel room was beautiful.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank Ella for your review. We are glad that you felt at home at the Paintbox and hope you come back for more!

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Wonderfully decorated, convenient, comfortable, environmentally conscious, quaint, and super friendly staff!!!! Breakfasts were fantastic and cooked daily from fresh ingredients!! The Miele coffee machine was the piece de resistance!! Enjoyed the coffee!!! Partook in the cooking class with chef Sue Shih...awesome!!! Thank you Sachi for your attention to every detail and your warm reception!!!

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

To Diane, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Glad, like us, you enjoy the simple things. Fresh baking, mountains and a great cup of coffee. Also, a big thank you to the chefs of the Bow Valley who share their passion for great food in our cooking classes. Hope to see you return again!

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have stayed at the Paintbox Lodge several times and each time has been terrific. Our latest visit included joining a fun cooking demonstration which added to the experience. We watched the demo -- Spanish Farmhouse -- ate the terrific food, had some wine and then walked upstairs to our room. The rooms are comfortable with lots of nice touches...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, Barb! We are thrilled you had a great stay and enjoyed a cooking class as well. Canmore is getting to be the spot to visit in the mountains and the Paintbox truly a hidden hideout in the middle of the action. Hope you come feast with us again!

Chestermere, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had try to get into the Paintbox a number of times but never could find and vacancy when were available. Finally, we lucked out. Plush, well appointed. Friendly staff, gourmet food. Coffee to die for available 24/7. Home made snacks. Quiet venue, great parking and situated near the shopping and good restaurants.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you got in and enjoyed your stay. If you can manage, we often have availability midweek quiet season and our prices are heavily discounted. Hope to see you again soon!

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Paintbox Lodge is an intimate boutique hotel nestled in the heart of downtown Canmore owned by Olympic medalist, Sara Renner and World Cup Champion, Thomas Grandi. The Paintbox Lodge is a reflection of the local champions - relaxed, welcoming and professional. Experience one of our five unique, comfortable suites and rooms. Conversations flow easily around the harvest table while guests enjoy a complimentary mountain breakfast with a latte. Sign up for a scheduled cooking class, or book a private cooking class, harvest table dinner or tapas party for you and your friends and family. Come play, (or simply relax) in our backyard paradise. Gift certificates available for hotel stays and cooking classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paintbox Lodge

Address: 629 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: ₹ 10,880 - ₹ 17,265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Paintbox Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Paintbox Lodge Canmore, Alberta
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“All rooms have a view of the mountains and are clean and comfy”
christinahP4296JA, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Painters Valley room was fantastic!”
govsecrets, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“On the main floor, there is a large suite with three bedrooms, wheelchair access and access to a large enclosed front lawn.”
drmoody52, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The main floor suite has a bunk bed and a queen/or king. Good for a family of 4.”
hwieler, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“website is accurate”
fl0gen, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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