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93% (14 member ratings) "While the facilities qualify as luxury, it's nowhere near the price" -- Frommer's

Fox Hotel & Suites

Banff, Canada
  • Alpine lodge hotel with views of Banff National Park
  • Good for skiers, there are three resorts right on the doorstep
  • There's an open-air hot tub in the underground spa, inspired by the Banff Cave & Basin
  • Free underground parking and local bus tickets

Member rates available

93% (14 member ratings)

4.5Location
4.5Staff/Service
4.5Ambiance/Design
4.5Rooms
4.5Value for Money

Location

461 Banff Ave
Banff, AB, T1L1H8
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Set walking distance to downtown Banff, Fox Hotel and Suites is in Canada's highest town, 4,800 feet above sea level. It is good value for a notoriously expensive ski town, with free underground parking, bus tickets, Wi-Fi and a continental buffet breakfast all included. On top of all that, the mountain views from some floors are stunning.

The building is reminiscent of an alpine lodge, with an abundance of wood and stone, a log fireplace in the lobby and a hot tub in the underground spa. There is also a sauna, cold shower and small gym, but the year-round hot tub is particularly unusual. It was inspired by the Banff Cave and Basin and has an open roof.

Breakfast and dinner are served at the on-site Chili's Grill, which specialises in large portions of classic American fare -- think ribs, burgers, tacos and steaks. There is also a margarita bar in the lounge that has a popular après-ski scene.

Right outside the hotel is Banff National Park, a World Heritage Site with miles of mountains, lakes and rivers in the Canadian Rockies to explore. In winter, ski resorts Norquay, Lake Louise and Sunshine Valley are nearby, and at other times of the year, there are hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking opportunities in the area. Buses will take you to sites such as the Banff Gondola and Upper Hot Springs.

The rooms are mostly made up of suites, with small kitchenettes that include a microwave, fridge, toaster, coffee maker, and one or two bedrooms. There are more basic rooms, although these are a little small. The Loft Suites are more spacious, with two floors and a pull-out sofa bed in the living room.

From the press:
  • "While the facilities qualify as luxury, it's nowhere near the price" -- Frommer's

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bike rental
  • Currency exchange / ATM

Room amenities

Air Conditioning available in some rooms.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Check-in

  • Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout

  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Children under 17 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room. Child's cot/crib available free of charge for children up to the age of 2 (on request).

Pets

  • No pets allowed.

Cancellation

  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Three night minimum on public holidays.

Getting there

A car is recommended. The hotel is a 15-minute drive past the Banff National Park Gates. There is free underground parking at the hotel, although some spaces are small and there are height restrictions. The nearest airports are Calgary Springbank Airport, which is 70 miles away, and Calgary International Airport, 90 miles away.

Address

  • 461 Banff Ave
  • Banff, AB, T1L1H8
  • Canada

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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