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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly and helpful staff, who are very professional. The setting is amazing with wonderful views. The facilities and food are absolutely great! This is one place to stay while at Banff! The very location of the place - in the middle of a National Park, makes it a unique experience.

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Turner Valley
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay. The room was large, comfortable and very clean. The scenery was spectacular and the snow in the morning made me feel like staying another night because of the sheer magical quality it brought to the area.

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Edson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manager was rude... Did not have the time of day for us. Said he was too busy with an empty counter.... Held up our departure while he stood around. Was not overly friendly. Very bad last impressions.

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear K2266EUchriss, Thank you very much for informing me about your unsatisfactory experience at our Front Desk. I sincerely apologise for your treatment which is not acceptable to you or us. Our management team has reviewed the situation and met with the staff member involved. I asked you to please contact me directly at jim_olver@banffcentre.ca to discuss a plan to...

Calgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to be a bit further from the craziness of Banff Ave. Lots of amenities from recreation centre (includign pool and climbing wall) and some good food options on site. Only a 15 minute stroll to the centre of town of Banff

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear michaelK8075JH, Thanks for staying with us at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. I also thank you for sharing your recommendation in this TripAdvisor Review. I look forward to your next visit! With warm regards,

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay at the Banff Centre every year and love the totally different experience of staying a short walk or drive from the town centre. As an art and music campus, with food and wine close at hand, it is always inspirational, with great hikes out of the door.

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear Jackie S, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Thanks for your descriptive recommendation of your experience. Please visit again soon. With warm regards,

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The facility and programming at the Banff Centre are amazing. Truly wonderful. The location is a bit away from town, but quite peaceful. The hotel needs a refresh (old appliances, old bathroom with a running toilet, old pillows). Housekeeping was mediocre I'd say (my bed was not properly made ever with the fitted sheet on the bottom). Most of the...

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear NorthK1954, Thank you for staying with us at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Thanks for posting this detailed account of your impressions. I will review all you points with our management team. I am proud to say that by Spring we will have completely renovated Lloyd Hall both in and outside - 217 fresh new bedrooms! I look...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic facility for the arts. The Banff film and book festival is a great event with super people and the best setting on earth for inspiring artists. Breathtaking views and all these little cottages for artists to work in their craft. It was warmer than normal and made for excellent walking weather. They served delicious fruit water...

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear haroldHood, Thank you for attending the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival. I am delighted that you enjoyed the experience and took the time to recommend us in your TripAdvisor Review. I look forward to welcoming you back to Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, With warm regards,

Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were friendly and room was very comfortable with a relaxing forest view. The walking trails around the centre are nice as are the pedestrian walking paths. MacLab restaurant has a simple menu with a good variety of choices. Currently a building is under construction, so a couple of pathways are obstructed.

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear loritraveler6, Thank you for staying with us at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and for sharing your comments in this TripAdvisor Review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and welcome you back to enjoy our new accommodation in Lloyd Hall (Opening Spring 2017). THanks again for your recommendation! Best wishes,

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wish I'd had more time to enjoy everything. The conference centre is gorgeous with views of the mountains and the food was very good. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I've been three times and this time I stayed in Lloyd Hall, which is about to be renovated, so it's a little older than where I normally stay....

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear webgoddesscathy, Thank you for such a detailed review of your visits to Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. I am so pleased that you your enjoyed yourself and look forward to your next visit. Please let me know when you are returning and I will have stronger coffee for your room! Thanks again for your recommendation. Best wishes,

Calgary
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Banff Centre presents so many great opportunities for a night out. We love the small, intimate venues where you can see the faces of people on stage without a jumbotron. Staying at the Centre makes for a very relaxing mini get-away from Calgary. Will definitely stay again.

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JimOlver, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, responded to this review

Dear 207heatherj, Thanks for attending an event at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and for staying over with us as well. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit! Thank you very much for sharing your recommendation in this TripAdvisor Review. We look forward to your return. With warm regards,

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity exists to inspire artists and leaders to make their unique contribution to society. Located in the vibrant mountain destination of Banff, Alberta in the Canadian Rockies, Banff Centre offers professional conference facilities and services for groups of up to 1,000 delegates. Banff Centre is a renowned site for Canadian and international business, government, research, scientific, and educational meetings. Banff Centre's inspirational setting and creative, educational environment provide the essential framework for productive learning and engagement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Number of rooms: 420
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“Several rooms have balconies. Campus has several buildings including restaurants, gallery, wine bar, hosts music and performance events. Fantastic facilities, great pool, climbing wall, fitness centre. 10 minute walk to town. Rooms are kept in good condition. Hiking trails and views in every direction. A different Banff experience from busy downtown.”
 of 5 bubbles jackies935, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Once Lloyd Hall is renovated, I'm sure it will be the place to stay, plus it's closer to the conference centre.”
 of 5 bubbles webgoddesscathy, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3 of 4 pillows in our room were a bit fat for my taste. Will ask if they have more options next time or bring my own.”
 of 5 bubbles 207heatherj, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“there are cards that you put on your bed if you want the linens changed so I suggest reading them before hand cause they care about the environment and I have never seen those kind ideas any where else during my travels”
 of 5 bubbles 282joeym, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I could not figure out how to adjust the temperature settings in the room so I would advise people to make sure they bring the right clothes, it can get chilly during the night.”
 of 5 bubbles Maths_researcher, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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