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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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Beautiful Property, staff Fantastic

First impressions make a difference. From the moment you drive in, the staff is welcoming... read more

Reviewed today
Carthage, North Carolina
via mobile
Completed a bucket list item

The Chateau is a beautiful, vinetage hotel and has been a dream to stay here in a room with a view... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cherie P
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 today via mobile

First impressions make a difference. From the moment you drive in, the staff is welcoming, professional and courteous. The valet and bellmen are on top of their game. We decided to go for the valet parking for our 4 day stay. It is $35 daily...More

Thank Mbronkar
Reviewed yesterday

The Chateau is a beautiful, vinetage hotel and has been a dream to stay here in a room with a view of the lake. With that said, the has Grand common areas, is crowded, and overpriced. The rooms are adequate but nothing special for the...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We made reservations through the Rocky Mountaineer (train) months ago for a Lakeview room and the view of the jagged​ snow-capped peaks and blue-green lake dotted with canoes is breathtaking. Yes the bathroom us a little small, but get over it. You can have a...More

Thank Allison H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just a short walk from Lake Louise is the Fairmont Château. It is a very beautiful and vintage hotel. The lobby is very grand as well as the premises them self. There is a restroom and coffee shop in Deli where you can order food...More

Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had just hiked the plain of six glaciers and were thinking of rewarding ourselves. Long lines everywhere. Not worth the price. On a previous trip we spent a night here. Don't waste your money here. Plenty of baronial style places in the world without...More

Thank Paola R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This hotel needs to be experienced. during mid day throughout the afternoon it's crowded with day trippers that want to see the lake and the hotel. You'll wish there were lounges on the second floor exclusive to guests. The common areas are magnificent. All restaurants...More

Thank SafariToStay
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whilst the hotel is iconic and provides great views and facilities it lacks one thing in the rooms. Air Conditioning. Obviously not needed in Winter but in Summer the rooms get stuffy and hot and hence poor sleep.

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were advised by our concierge to get to the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise by 11 AM to get a seat on the terrace for lunch overlooking the lake. It was a beautiful clear day and the view was truly spectacular. Our waitress Ellen was...More

Thank PCGfromCT
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was wonderful!! The Chateau was beautiful, the room was great. (a bit small, but request the room with mountain views. You will be glad you did!) The lake is absolutely the best. You can stay at less expensive places in Lake Louise, but...More

Thank bassoon1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is breath taking. The only reason I gave it a 3 star rating is that they make you feel like a second class citizen if your not a guest. I understand there are thousands of people visiting the lake, but my money is...More

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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.