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Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff

3.5-star3.5 stars
700 Tunnel Mountain RoadBanffABT1L 1B3Canada

Romantic hotel with restaurant, near Banff National Park Information Centre
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Very Good8.4
Service
Fantastic service
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Cleanliness
Could use a good cleaning
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Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff

from $183
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Lodge)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Lodge)
  • Premier Room, 1 Queen Bed (Premier)
  • Premier Room, 2 Queen Beds (Premier)

What’s around Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Tunnel Mountain (8-minute walk)
  • Banff National Park Information Centre (14-minute walk)
  • Banff Springs Golf Club (15-minute walk)
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site (29-minute walk)
  • Mount Norquay Ski Resort (35-minute walk)
  • Upper Hot Springs (36-minute walk)
  • Banff Gondola (36-minute walk)
  • Lake Minnewanka (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Sunshine Village (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)

Getting around

  • Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) - 90 min drive
  • Banff Station - 27 min walk
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 108 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Fireplace in lobby

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Fireplace
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby

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.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff’s small print

Also known as

  • Buffalo Mountain Banff
  • Buffalo Mountain Lodge
  • Buffalo Mountain Lodge Banff
  • Buffalo Mountain Hotel Banff
  • Buffulo Mountain Lodge

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

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 20 and CAD 40 per person (approximately)

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 8.4 From 538 reviews

Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff
Exceptional10.0
Everything was great but three pillows on the bed and still no support for my head—-replace these pillows please
Mary E, us2 night trip
Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff
Exceptional10.0
Honeymoon in Banff
We LOVED everything about our stay!!!
Markham, us6 night trip
Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff
Exceptional10.0
Beautiful property and exceptional service!
Extraordinary service. We had a room that didn't have a fridge, and they actually brought one to the room for us! Beautiful area as will, trees all throughout the property. Free shuttle service to and from downtown.
Michael, us1 night trip
Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff
Fair4.0
Horrible Housekeeping Service
Initially, the hotel seemed cozy and well-maintained. However, the cleaning staff provided completely horrible service. Our room was not vacuumed once during our 7-day stay. Moreover, the towels we were given had disgusting stains on them ranging from blood to weird green and beige stains. They refused to take out the trash in the bedroom, only emptying out the bin in the bathroom. They would also leave towels lying on the ground that were meant to be replaced. The front desk did nothing to remedy the cleanliness situation except bring clean towels once, despite numerous complaints. The WiFi was atrocious and barely worked. Stay somewhere else in Banff.
Melissa, us7 night romance trip
Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff
Poor2.0
Rated highly, but maintained poorly
Very disappointed with this place. We had very high expectations after seeing the property rating on hotels.com but as soon as we checked-in to the room and seeing the reality, we recalibrated our expectations but over the duration of the stay somehow this property just kept falling short. 1) The main issue is that this property is very old and needs to be updated desperately 2) Old is ok if it is taken care of, but there is a lot left to be desired there as well. Some examples that left me unsettled are ** There is dirty gunk and leftover food material in the ice bucket ** Room is dusty and dirty overall, including coffee machine, glassware, and any surface in general ** Restroom tissue paper holder was broken and roll was just left tucked into the groove, as soon as I dragged the paper it just dragged and rolled on the floor - imagine my surprise. They replaced it after I left a note ** The patio window didn't close so cold air blew in, they fixed it after I let them know. While I appreciate that they fixed it, I should not have to ask for things to work normally, this is a hotel, not a student apartment complex. Last but not the least, we requested that someone help us with the wooden fireplace (as they instructed us to do so), they said they will come by in 10 minutes but no one showed up after an hour. I could have called again but I just gave up because at that point it became too much work. Staff is friendly and courteous but clearly, something is missing.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip

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Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff

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