The Best Hotels in Banff and Jasper National Parks
Collected by AFAR Editors, AFAR Staff
Though it's hard to go inside when you're surrounded by Alberta's magnificent mountain and alpine lake vistas, you may want to book a room anyway, just in case. We've compiled a list of our favorites.
700 Tunnel Mountain Rd, Banff, AB T0L, Canada
Set just a 15-minute walk from the irresistibly photogenic town of Banff within the pristine surrounds of Banff National Park, Buffalo Mountain Lodge lives up to every rustic Rocky Mountain vacation fantasy. Deer can even be spotted nibbling on...
405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1J4, Canada
Set in the UNESCO World Hertiage-listed Banff National Park, the year-round Fairmont Banff Springs was the brainchild of Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, president of the Canadian Pacific Railway. On arrival at Banff, the tourism visionary made...
111 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0, Canada
One of Canada’s most iconic hotels, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is cradled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, its grand castle-like structure surrounded by towering peaks and fully immersed in the protected pristine wilderness of...
1 Moraine Lake Rd, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0, Canada
Open seasonally from June 1 through October 1, Moraine Lake Lodge is, as its name suggests, set right on the stunning turquoise waters of the glacier-fed Moraine Lake in Banff National Park. The lake is one of the most photographed locations in ...
200 Pipestone Rd, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0, Canada
The Post Hotel & Spa is set in the heart of the pristine Banff National Park, surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains and overlooking Lake Louise. The original log-walled lodge—opened in 1942 as the Lake Louise Ski Lodge—has...
1 Sunshine Access Road, Banff, AB T1L 1J5, Canada
The ultimate vacation destination for ski lovers, the Sunshine Mountain Lodge is open only seasonally, from November through May for the winter season and from late June through September for the summer season. Sunshine Mountain offers a relaxed,...
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