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16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for a 2 night ski trip. It was great value for money. Front desk staff were polite and helpful. Parking was nearby in a multi-story and free (for up to 8 hours and overnight). Room was a bit worn (a few dents in the walls and wear in the bathroom). Location is absolutely spot on. For value... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very satisfied with this place. Located in the heart of downtown and all the good shops and food. The room was clean, comfy bed. Free wifi in the rooms. The best part is the parking. Only $5/day in an underground secured garage around the corner. They give you a FOB so you can come and go as often... More 

Thank skotty76
Canmore, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. Can't be the price... especially in Banff. Handy location right on Banff Ave., you can walk to all the shops, restaurants, etc. Room was small and simple, but clean... and you're not spending much time in your room anyway, right? Free wi-fi. Windows that opened to let in a nice breeze. And again, cheap!... More 

Thank sahornby
Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I had read some of the reviews and because it's an older hotel, I didn't expect much but the price was right and the location was great so we decided to take a chance. WELL, we were very pleasantly surprised. While the rooms are small, for the 2 of us it was very cozy. It was nicely decorated and the... More 

Thank lynnlees62
New England
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was an adorable hotel. Small and snuggly. Clean and right in the middle of town with mountain views. Quiet even though on a main road. Price was fantastic. We stayed one night and wanted to stay more. The staff was hugely helpful. Free parking a bonus.

Thank pucci27
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193 reviews
48 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This hotel met our needs - not wishing to fork out loads of money but wishing to be in the center of the activity in town - we felt we did well with selecting the King Edward Hotel. The hotel is the second oldest in Banff so it has a history and it is well restored. The cost was under... More 

Thank FriendlyTripper
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed one night at this hotel in late July. The price was average, not a great deal but what you would expect for Banff in July, and the location is great, right on the main street. Parking is not provided by the hotel, but when we asked the front desk staff where to park, an employee was extremely helpful... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I stayed here for 5 days back in May. The room was okay,not very big but I was traveling alone so it was perfectly fine for me.Easy that there was a small refrigerator,the tv had a lot of channels. Wifi wasn't working all the time,so that could be better. Bathroom was fine as well,nice that there was a bathtub. I... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

You might be tempted just because it's in the middle of town, or because you can't get anything else. Dooooon't do it! Sleep in your car, in a rest area, in a tent, in the city park. Don't stay here. I warned you. First off..... I will say the reception staff was beyond accommodating. When we got to our room... More 

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Plainview, New York
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Should have read the reviews before I booked 2 nights in the King Edward hotel. Carpets all over are so filthy, you wouldn't take you shoes off. Bed was uncomfortable, kept sinking in the middle. While we stayed there there was a black out during the night in the whole area. NO emergency lights in the hall ways or stairs.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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: £37 - £103 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles BCGolfer, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 4happytravels, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room with a view. Overlooks the main city street.”
 of 5 bubbles 164eva, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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