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The Elk & Avenue Hotel

1,788 reviews
+1 403-762-5666

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Fitness Center
Airport Shuttle

Inexpensive Premium Lodge in Downtown Banff

Convenient Downtown Location

Offering warm hospitality and excellent comfort, the Banff International Hotel provides a luxurious cabin feel surrounded by the glorious Canadian Rockies. Located right in downtown Banff, this hotel truly is a wonderful retreat amidst all the excitement and activities of the mountains and the city of Banff.

Discover The Excitement of Banff

After a day of exploring the Canadian wilderness, head down to Ricky’s All Day Grill. Enjoy a big breakfast as you dine on the Yukon Big Bite. For lunch and dinner, try the thin crust pizza or a big burger to reenergize your tired body.

For business travelers, the Banff International Hotel provides the Birkenbach Room. At 462 square feet -- a capacity of 13 seats -- it is perfect for small business meetings. The larger banquet room measures 2368 square feet and seats up to 110 people. Equipment includes wireless internet access, flip charts, dry erase boards, and note pads.

Since the hotel is located in downtown Banff, exploring the city is easy. Get out and shop for souvenirs at Snowflake and Wild About Nature. Don’t forget to take a Banff gondola ride up to Sulphur Mountain and get a breathtaking view of the town below.

Next, get out and explore everything Banff National Park has to offer. Take an invigorating bike ride on Banff Legacy Trail or hike to Johnston Canyon. When you’re ready to just relax, head up to Upper Hot Springs Pool and let the natural hot springs sooth away your aches and pains.

Comfortable, Affordable Rooms

There are 162 rooms at Banff International Hotel, including superior, premium, premium deluxe and lofts. The rooms are quite similar to those found at Red Carpet Inn Banff. They are comfortable, spacious, and have a cozy cabin interior -- perfect for recharging after an exciting day of sighting and adventuring. Room amenities include: refrigerator upon request, coffee maker, satellite TV, ceiling fan, MP3 docking station, and an HDTV.

The Bottom Line

For a break away from the norm, Banff International Hotel is a perfect option. It offers a cozy place to rest your head while you are on vacation. It is also located close to everything Banff has to offer. If you simply want to gaze at the Rockies and visit the small town shops, it’s perfect. And if you want to have an adventure, Banff National Park is a convenient destination.




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333 Banff Ave
Banff, AB T1L1B1
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User Highlights
"Hotel location excellent" "Great underground parking"
Great parking, according to 83%.
99% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Modern facilities" "Beautiful hotel lobby"
86% thought, the hotel was modern.
93% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Fantastic staff" "Excellent reception staff"
87% found the staff to be very friendly.
70% said the reception staff was great.
"Walls are very thin" "Tight toilet"
79% thought rooms were spacious.
77% said the beds were comfortable.
"Didn't open for breakfast" "Excellent breakfast restaurant"
52% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Wellness Area
"Hot tub was not working" "Steam room was not working"
71% were unhappy with the sauna.
86% said that wellness & sports facilities were unclean.
"Wi-fi was not working" "No USB"
88% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.

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Great shopping
AC needs updating
Accessible parking
Modern Hotel
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: CAD $64.95 per person (one way)
  • Breakfast Fee: between CAD 5 and CAD 22 per person (approximately)