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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place is worth the money in every area. It gets five stars as it delivers what it says and with more. Customer reception entry is welcoming and the staff are exceptional and look after you. Roms are large and spacious, clean and adequate. Its not a five star registered establishment but in exceeds the stars it has. As a...

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HI_Lodge_Manager_, Manager at Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lianne Y, Thank you for taking the time to review the Homestead Inn! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for the positive words, we truly appreciate it! We hope to welcome you back to Banff soon! Warm Regards, Meghan Potter Homestead Inn Manager

Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a very basic motel which is good for a couple of nights but no longer. It obviously relies on its central location to draw in guests. The rooms are adequate at best; there is no lift to the second or third floor. You can use the pool and hot tub in the Banff Springs opposite (they own this...

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HI_Lodge_Manager_, Manager at Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Dear BaldrickLondon, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback, we really appreciate it. We are happy to hear that our staff was helpful and accommodating to you. We do our best to make each guests experience with us is remarkable but unfortunately being an old building we are missing things like an elevator. We hope this...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A budget motel in an expensive town. The room was spacious, with two beds which were very comfortable. Carpets on stairs, in hallways and in the room had seen better days, but for the rest all was very clean and tidy. The staff at reception very friendly and gave excellent service. The location of this motel is conveniently close to...

Thank 328miekev
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed at the Homestead Inn "budget" hotel in Banff, Alberta for 3 nights at the end of August because it was one of the only hotels that allows dogs and we wanted to take our dog along on this trip. Since it was high season in Banff when we went, there were no other hotels to switch too, unless...

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HI_Lodge_Manager_, Manager at Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ksm2001, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it’s apparent in this case that we fell short. Since your departure we have been working very...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Location is the only reason why I am rating it as average. The location is central and it is a short walking distance to restaurants and shops. The hotel itself is old and in any other city aside from banff, the price would have been considered outrageous. The room was hot with no air conditioning. We were lucky that the...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Very basic room. Absoloutley no luxuries. Staff pleasant and helpful and great central location. Not good value for money but a lot cheaper than most Banff hotels. Much more like a motel than a hotel. Sister hotel across the road gave more luxury. Free car parking was handy.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Went to check-in at about 6:30 and front desk was vacant. Waited 10 minutes and staff member came back with her meal to sit down and eat. Motel style room that encourages you not to stay in it. Carpet stained and dirty, marks on walls, in need of full refurbishment. Old TV, uncomfortable double, could not get out of their...

Thank SteveS14
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

250 dollars a night. It is filthy. A 1/2 inch of grime on the window sills. Carpet is disgusting. When someone near you showers or flushes a toilet it sounds like someone is attacking you. Excruciatingly hot even tho the thermostat is turned down. In the middle of checking us in, the receptionist decided to do a job interview! Absolutely...

2Thank discouraged2016
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We enjoyed very much our stay at he Homestead Inn. Very central and quite comfortable. It also gave us access to an upper quality hotel for the spa, which we envoyed a lot. The employees are very helpful.

Thank 131cachou
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed here recently and although the location is super convenient (very short walk to downtown), the rooms are quite outdated. They are spacious and clean though! Breakfast in their other hotel across the street is excellent and one can use the pool and gym over there. Reception staff is very friendly.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Located downtown, Free Parking, Access to Indoor Pool & Jacuzzi across the road at The Banff Park Lodge. Pet Friendly, Non-smoking; Each room is equipped with a small refrigerator, coffee machine, TV, phone and hairdryer." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Homestead Inn

Address: 217 Lynx St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $72 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Homestead Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Rooms that face the street are quiet”
  • Brown stain on rug
 of 5 bubbles georgemom, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was in room 231 and my bed was softer then in room 232 but I hear everyone walking up and down stairs all night”
 of 5 bubbles AlbertaMommy, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose rooms on the second floor coz the rooms on the first floor are along the street.”
 of 5 bubbles CHARITYD610, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Affordable for the spot.”
 of 5 bubbles 131cachou, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best is too stay away from the stairways; there is NO lift”
 of 5 bubbles Soepkip, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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