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The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff

3-star3 stars
333 Banff AveBanffABT1L1B1Canada

Mountain hotel with restaurant, near Cave and Basin National Historic Site
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Great room
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff

from $81
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

What’s around The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff


  • In a national park
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site - 29 min walk
  • Banff National Park Information Centre - 1 min walk
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - 1 min walk
  • Canadian Ski Museum West - 2 min walk
  • Canada House Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Banff Park Museum - 8 min walk
  • Central Park - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) - 89 min drive
  • Banff Station - 6 min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff

The Elk & Avenue Hotel invites the discerning traveler to experience warm hospitality and exceptional comfort. Convenient and central, it enjoys the most prized location in town. Guests will find 5 different ski resorts in the area, 2 of which are just 5 minutes away.

Hotel Features.
Wake up at the center of Banff's world-renowned attractions and services. The amenities are substantial and after a long day exploring Banff's surroundings, come back and enjoy the lobby's central stone fireplace's rustic cedar beams and three 42-inch plasma televisions, or unwind with a drink in front of the second fireplace in the Lobby Lounge. Access the Internet at one of the kiosks in the lobby for a fee. Business travelers can make use of 2 conference rooms. Limited complimentary parking is available for guests during their stay and a 24-hour airport shuttle is available. Have your next meeting in one of the meeting rooms.

The 162 spacious, elegantly decorated and luxuriously appointed guestrooms have been designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Rooms feature 37-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. The finest quality fabrics and materials convey a timeless elegance and style. Oak trim, a marble vanity and handcrafted furniture are some of the luxurious features that are standard in all the guestrooms. Refrigerators are available on request.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 162 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-2:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking (limited)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Ski storage
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) - 0
  • Conference space size (meters) - 0
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 1988
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Rickys All Day Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff’s small print

Also known as

  • Banff International
  • Elk Avenue Hotel Banff
  • Hotel Banff International
  • Elk Avenue Hotel
  • Elk Avenue Banff
  • The Elk Avenue Hotel


Parking height restrictions apply.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between CAD 5 and CAD 22 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CAD $64.95 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 578 reviews

The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff
Great choice!
Nice, clean hotel in a great location!
A Traveler, us3 night trip
The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff
Comfortable and good price
The location of this hotel is perfect , walkable distance to the town and restaurants. It was safe , comfortable and clean . The price was also perfect. The only thing we had trouble with is parking because we had a large vehicle but they helped us find parking super close by the hotel . It’s connected to a coffe shop and two restaurants . I loved it
Paloma C, us5 night trip
The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff
Nice Hotel but a bad nights sleep
The hotel is in a good location and the staff are great. I have stayed there before on 2 occasions and had a decent stay as far as I can remember. This time though, the bed/mattress in my room was unbearably hard. So hard that I had to fold all the blankets up and use them as a mattress pad to have any hope of even falling asleep. I don't remember this being an issue on my other stays, so I'm going to assume some rooms have newer/different mattresses than others and I simply got unlucky this time. There is also insufficient underground parking to support the hotel, so I was forced to park a block away on a side street which was marginally inconvenient, but certainly not the end of the world.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff
Will never stay here again.
Our stay was awful. Almost checked out after first night. The noise from a truck outside our window at 2am kept us up for one hour. We should have known the place was poorly built and insulated when they leave you earplugs at your bedside! Pillows were very lumpy. Worst nights stay I have ever had!
KATHLEEN, us2 night trip
The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff
Perfect Mountain Getaway Hotel
We loved this hotel! The location is on the main street, so all of the shops and restaurants are mere feet away. The underground parking is heated and free and the room was large, clean and comfortable. I would definitely stay here again. Bonus: the coffee shop connected to the hotel was excellent.
Sarah, us3 night trip

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The Elk & Avenue Hotel, Banff

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