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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Lake Louise Dr., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-3511
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It's been four years since our last visit to Lake Louise and I question why we left it so long... read more

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Hamilton, Canada
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I did not stay at this hotel because it is out of my price range, but I did visit briefly and... read more

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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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Lake Louise Dr., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-3511
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Reviewed yesterday

It's been four years since our last visit to Lake Louise and I question why we left it so long. Yes, it's expensive, yes, it's difficult packing and traveling with all the ski clothing and equipment. Yet, when you walk out the door, skates in...More

Thank JWlovesluxury
Reviewed yesterday

I did not stay at this hotel because it is out of my price range, but I did visit briefly and enjoyed exceptional views from the lake side of the hotel. There a public beach adjacent but it is crowded, so pretend you own this...More

Thank Westgalady
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this site to see the Winter Ice Festival. We went on the first weekend to watch the artists do their work. It was absolutely amazing! We stayed in a local hotel that gave us free wristbands and we visited the site on Friday...More

Thank paixful
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is iconic - but is expensive. Amazing views from the rooms. The lake freezes over in Winter where you can skate. They always have ice carvings. You can cross country skiing from there. They have many shops inside. Even if not staying (which...More

Thank OzKK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exterme location on great sunny days for photos. diamond location in Banff. everyone in Alberta needs to visit this. trails. walks . relax . snack around DO NOT FEED WILD LIFE . restaurant is expensive but enjoy it once . we always go there at...More

1  Thank Gaucalgary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cross country skied from the village up to the Fairmont (a beautiful trek), ate at the Lakeview Lounge, ice skated, and got a ride back to the village from the hotel shuttle. We arrived and were able to check out xc skis with the...More

Thank Whacky_Cackalacky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In one of the most beautiful places on this earth, Lake Louise, sits a hugely dated, cram packed, grubby Canadian Hotel. Fairmont. Insanely busy and badly in need of refurbishment, this place is little more these days than a giant youth hostel. An incredible disappointment...More

6  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what can be said about one of the truly beautiful hotels in the world. Well done Fairmont. You were on my bucket list and you delivered!!! Breath taking!!! And the mushroom ravioli in the restaurant is to die for. X

Thank macandmui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice walking bath along one side of lake, also longer a little more elevation to walk up to a tea room. lots of different restaurants to try. Of course it is expensive but well worth it

Thank prnwork
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Fairmont hotel. The hotel is amazing and beautiful. It was beautifully decorated for Christmas. The lobby tree is beautiful. There is a gingerbread village with an old train that runs in circles around. From an ice bar on the...More

Thank Nkelln
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10 December 2016|
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Response from Xodot | Reviewed this property |
If you have little experience with driving on snow and ice rent an all wheel drive SUV and even with all season tires (they include a mud and snow rating) you will be fine if you just follow the big trucks and/or drive at... More
2 August 2016|
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Response from Eric D | Reviewed this property |
Yes!Mirror Lake is easy hike approximately 2.6 Km from lake Louise . If you are in Lake Louise area might as well visit Mirror Lake and on top there is a tea house Lake Agnes Tea house.Its worth the hike with amazing view... More
23 March 2016|
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Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like this would be a good time for you to quit since many places are now non-smoking.