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Mount Royal Hotel
Ranked #23 of 33 Hotels in Banff
Reviewed 11 July 2012

This hotel is right on Banff Ave in the centre of town. Our room was at the front of the building and had lovely views but we had to take our bags along a lengthy hallway and set of stairs. Room was a bit shabby but bed was comfortable and staff pleasant and helpful

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 July 2012

This old hotel is right on Banff Avenue which is great but don't expect much. For being so far north it is very hot here right now (Jul 9 2012) and it's stifling in here even with the "air conditioning" on. Rugs are stained, rooms are small but location is smack dab in the middle of Banff.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

We stayed at the Mount Royal over the Easter long weekend. The location of the hotel was the main selling feature for us. It's close to stores, restaurants, bars and trails. The rooms are a little shabby; some updating is definetely in order. Our first night, they booked us into a room on the second floor. It was very small and very cramped. We also asked for a Queen sized bed when I made the reservation and they gave us a double. The second floor was also quite noisy - lots of people stumbling in from the bar at 2 am and you could hear everything in the hallway. The next morning, I asked for a different room and they gave us another on the fourth floor, with a queen bed, no problem. They even had our bags moved for us, so we could head out during the day. It was a lot quiter and much more spacious. The staff is very friendly and are happy to offer suggestions. A good value, overall.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 July 2012

Downtown Banff, reasonably priced. Clean and friendly.. Lots to do and see closeby.

Stayed: June 2012
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

My boyfriend and I had a fantastic stay at the Mount Royal Hotel in June 2012. The room was huge (we had two double beds) and clean and had a bathroom with a great shower. We didn't use the restaurants or the sauna/jacuzzi. Staff were very pleasant. The hotel is on Banff Avenue so couldn't be more central. Would recommend.

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Reviewed 4 July 2012

Loved our 2 night stay here in June. The hotel is so convenient to everything in Banff (including a bus stop right in front of the hotel). Easy to walk to shops and restaurants. We had a room with 2 queens and it was sized right. The beds are so comfy - with very nice feeling linens. SO nice after a rough day in the Rockies! Our room overlooked the streeet which I enjoyed - not too noisy - and able to people watch a bit. I also liked the fact that we could open the windows for some fresh Rockies air. The bath area had a nifty pull-out clothes line, which allowed us to hand wash a few items. The Mt Roral may not be as luxe as the big named 5 star hotels but right in the middle of what you want in town.

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Reviewed 4 July 2012

This hotel is one of the original hotels in Banff and you can tell. It is dated, but clean, and there are no fridges in the room. The location is great as it is right on Banff Avenue where there is shopping, restaurants, and nightclubs. the river trail is only a short walk away. If you are just looking for a place to stay then this is your spot, if you are looking for something more modern and upscale it is not.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Mount Royal Hotel

Address: 138 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 33 Hotels in Banff
Price Range: £305 - £314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mount Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 135
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Due to the December 2016 fire, the hotel is now closed and under renovation. In the heart of Banff, the Mount Royal Hotel offers 135, comfortably appointed and recently renovated guest rooms. All rooms offer a window view and come with 37" LCD TV's, coffee maker, digital clock radio, telephone with voicemail, electronic in-room safe and iron/board & board, hair dryer, climate control (heat and air conditioning)and bathroom amenities. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Mount Royal Banff
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