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King Edward Hotel

816 reviews
+1 888-762-2607

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
No Smoking

Historic hotel in Banff National Park

The King Edward Hotel is a historic landmark located centrally in the downtown district of Banff National Park.  The hotel is nestled in the mountains, minutes away from the ski slopes.  For guests who don't want to ski, the hotel is located centrally in downtown with easy access to major sightseeing spots.  This includes Central Park, Canada House Gallery, and Banff Cascades of Time Gardens. 

The hotel is nearby some other attractions that are a short drive away. For a little history about Alberta, check out the Cave and Basin Historic Site. If you have a day off from skiing but still can't get enough of the sport, you can also take a drive to the Canadian Ski Museum West. 

Services for pre- and post skiing

Located in the heart of Banff ski country, the King Edward Hotel has plenty of amenities ready to serve the guests.

When you check-in, the hotel offers a ski storage service.  Before you head out for the day, the King Edward Hotel offers ski passes so your day is not held up at the slopes.  Once you come back from a long day of skiing, the hotel has a restaurant on-site to replenish and relax before bed. 

Basic rooms to store your luggage

The rooms at the King Edward Hotel are basic with beds, cable, and complimentary wireless internet.  The rooms are set up as a place to throw your luggage down and fall into bed after a long day of skiing or downtown exploring.  However, each room is updated, comfortable and cozy, supplying of your basic needs. 

The King Edward Hotel's budget rate allows guests to stay in the heart of downtown without the price.  The hotel does not offer room service, a concierge, or any other extra amenities to give guests an excellent rate at a prime location.  For travelers who don't mind bare bones, the rooms will are comfortable and very clean to fit the necessities. 

The bottom line

The King Edward Hotel offers a budget rate for the outstanding location.  While the rooms are sparse with only necessities, the hotel is in the heart of downtown Banff National Park.  Guests are close to major sightseeing spots and only minutes from the ski slopes. The hotel tailors their services to make travelers' ski trips more enjoyable by offering ski storage and passes at the desk. 

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137 Banff Ave
Banff, AB T1L1A6
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User Highlights
"Location was excellent" "Location of the hotel cannot be beat"
Parking was ok, according to 51%.
97% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Free cookies" "Free muffins"
"Excellent staff" "Helpful front desk staff"
95% found the staff to be very friendly.
68% said the reception staff was ok.
Value for money
"Cheap place to stay" "Free slippers"
"WiFi access pathetic" "Wifi was terrible"
64% said the wifi quality was bad.
"Fridge is tiny" "Carpet can be cleaner"
51% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
77% said rooms were clean.
"Fridge is tiny" "Broken mattress"
51% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
86% said rooms were small.
"Lobby extremely small" "Older building"
86% criticized the unstylish hotel.
For 100%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
"Very small reception area" "Loud hallway"
80% thought the building wasn't nice.
94% complained about the elevator.

Good to know...

Elevator in need of updating
AC needs updating
Rooms could be larger
Hotel buildings could use some improvement