Welcome to Fairmont Banff Springs

Discover the soul-stirring majesty of Canada’s world-famous Rocky Mountains from our iconic castle in the heart of Banff National Park. Located at the base of Rundle Mountain and just minutes from the cosmopolitan mountain town of Banff, this is the place to be for classic outdoor adventures and relaxation. Wildlife tours, hiking, pristine blue lakes, skiing or gondola rides to the top of the peaks – it’s all here for you to create your ideal experience.

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Delightful Dining

Wine, dine, and repeat. Savour the best of Banff at our 12 acclaimed restaurants, pubs, and bars. There’s no need to leave the resort for memorable meals and creative cuisine.

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Banff’s Best Spa

Find your bliss at our tranquil alpine sanctuary. Banff’s natural hot springs have been luring visitors to the curative waters for over a century. Now it’s your turn. Experience the rejuvenating power of our renowned Fairmont Spa.

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Choose Your Own Adventure

Discover what makes Banff such a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts. Get outside, learn, explore, and play games at our iconic Castle in the Rockies. From world-renowned hiking in the Canadian Rockies, to emerald blue glacier fed lakes – you will make memories that will last a lifetime.

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Ski the Rockies

Experience the exhilaration of skiing in Banff National Park, where breathtaking mountain landscapes, pristine snow-covered slopes, and world-class trails converge to offer an unforgettable winter adventure.

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Experience Fairmont Gold

Discover the exclusive services and elevated amenities of Fairmont Gold. These private accommodations offer the ultimate luxury escape on our 4th and 5th floors.

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Resort Offers

Plan your perfect escape to Canada’s Rocky Mountains. Build your perfect vacation with help from our special offers and packages.


Through initiatives such as recycling programs, waste reduction and eco-friendly amenities we strive to preserve the natural beauty of Banff National Park for generations to come.

Fairmont Banff Springs

Discover the breathtaking surroundings of the Fairmont Banff Springs, nestled in the Canadian Rockies at the base of Rundle Mountain and just minutes from the cosmopolitan mountain town of Banff.

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Fairmont Spa

Offering body & facial treatments & a state-of-the-art spa facility.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
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Peyto Lake

Glacier-fed lake in Banff National Park. Known for its crystal blue waters and picturesque mountain views.

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Bow Lake Viewpoint

Bow Lake is one of the many lakes that link the Icefields Parkway and a popular stop for vistors to Banff National Park.

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Lake Louise Ski Resort (Ski Hill & Summer Gondola)

Lake Louise offers one of the largest and most scenic ski resorts and summer sightseeing operations in North America.

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Sunshine Village (Ski Hill)

Banff Sunshine Village, famous for Canada’s Best Snow and three mountains of diverse terrain.

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Moraine Lake

Set in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake is surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles, creating a scene so stunning it almost seems unreal.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located on the shores of Lake Louise, a stunning icy blue lake.

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Johnston Canyon

Carved steeply into the limestone bedrock by thousands of years of water erosion, the dramatic Johnston Canyon is a breathtaking natural attraction in Banff.

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Mt Norquay (Ski Hill)

Just minutes from the Town of Banff, Mt. Norquay offers the only night skiing in Banff National Park, including a fully lit terrain park, and expert snowmaking machinery.

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Vermilion Lakes

A network of lush marshlands and expansive lakes in the Bow Valley, the Vermilion Lakes are a popular spot for visitors and locals seeking easy solace.

Walking Distance: 52 minutes
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Lake Minnewanka

Enjoy hiking, picnicking and being on or by the water. In the winter, it is a great destination for cross-country skiing, winter walking or snowshoeing.cross-country skiing, winter walking or snowshoeing.

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Cascade Ponds - Seasonal

Popular spot in Banff National Park offering picnic facilities, trails & swimming in the summer.

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Hoodoos Trailhead

This very enjoyable Banff hike begins at the Surprise Corner viewpoint. Just minutes from downtown Banff, Surprise Corner is one of Banff’s most scenic lookouts.

Walking Distance: 60 minutes
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Banff Park Museum National Historic Site

The Banff Park Museum National Historic Site, located in downtown Banff, Alberta, is an exhibition space associated with Banff National Park. The museum was established in 1895 to house an exhibit of taxidermy mounted specimens of animals, plants and minerals associated with the park.

Walking Distance: 18 minutes
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Buffalo Nations Museum

Journey into the extraordinary heritage of the First Nations People of the Northern Plains and Canadian Rockies, at the Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

Walking Distance: 18 minutes
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Cave & Basin National Historic Site

Cave and Basin has been a special place for Indigenous peoples for over ten thousand years and continues to be so to this day. In 1883, three railway workers found the thermal springs, sparking a series of events that led to the creation of Canada’s first national park.

Walking Distance: 35 minutes
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Sulphur Mountain Trail

The Sulphur Mountain hike provides a surreal view of the towering Cascade Mountain and the staggering peaks of the Sundance Range.

Walking Distance: 59 minutes
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Banff Gondola

Experience breathtaking views of six stunning mountain ranges & the beautiful Bow Valley.

Walking Distance: 60 minutes
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Cascade of Time

Tranquil, terraced gardens featuring landscaped paths & sitting areas amid diverse trees & flowers.

Walking Distance: 16 minutes
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Bow Falls Viewpoint

Bow Falls is a major waterfall on the Bow River, Alberta just before the junction of it and the Spray River.

Walking Distance: 16 minutes
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Spray River Trail

Hike or bike the 12 km Spray River Loop trail in Banff National Park year round; in winter you can snowshoe or cross-country ski the loop.

Walking Distance: 5 minutes
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Tunnel Mountain Trail

The Tunnel Mountain Trail is a short hike that can be easily accessed from downtown Banff.

Walking Distance: 44 minutes
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Surprise Corner

Named for its spectacular, surprising views when viewed from Buffalo Street, Surprise Corner is an excellent place for photos and to connect to the local trail system.

Walking Distance: 31 minutes
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Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity

Banff Centre is a globally respected arts, cultural and educational institution.

Walking Distance: 36 minutes
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Town of Banff

Banff is a resort town in the province of Alberta, located within Banff National Park. The peaks of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade, part of the Rocky Mountains, dominate its skyline.

Walking Distance: 24 minutes
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