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The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
+1 403-762-6100
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Beautiful place

Enjoyed the space and lodging. The staff were very kind and helped me with a few requests... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dakotah J
Interesting Centre in a Beautiful Location

If you are visiting Banff, the Centre is an interesting place to visit. Frequently there are shows... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
DavidGunn1
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The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery exhibits each year. Premier events include the Banff Summer Arts Festival, the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and Banff Jazz. The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity! Tickets to all events may be purchased on our website.
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107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1H5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the space and lodging. The staff were very kind and helped me with a few requests. Beautiful place

Thank Dakotah J
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

If you are visiting Banff, the Centre is an interesting place to visit. Frequently there are shows and displays worth seeing. It is a relatively easy uphill walk from the Town.

Thank DavidGunn1
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I had the pleasure of be there for two functions. The staff was excellent and knew their jobs. Both functions went off with out a hitch.

Thank Joe C
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

This venue has excellent options for concerts, art, music, theatre and dance. Big bonus no driving to the city whoohooo. Nice building, lots of parking and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nice presentation of books and films. Great craft show in lobby. A little crowded but worth the time and patience. Nice place.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I’ve stayed here three times. My most recent visit was the worst and I’ll never stay here again. This was my first time I was given a room in Lloyd Hall, a separate building from the Professional Development Building. The first thing I noticed as...More

Thank W W
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Attended IEEE SMC2017 technical conference at Banff Centre. The place is awesome, with large conference rooms at the Kinnear center, and a beautiful dining facility with awesome views.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our hotel was on the outskirts of Banff and when we arrived was pleased to see the Hotel provides a shuttle bus into Banff. They drop off at the top end so we can walk down into the town. There are plenty of places to...More

Thank GS2013_13
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

A short clumb up tunnel mountain from Banff town will bring you to a great facility The sally borden centre has a pool and hot tub with views

Thank Terry E
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We went to a jazz concert of the alumni and professors. It was outstanding, 3 and 1/2 hours of nice ambiance and music, lots of energy. There are 3 restaurants nearby, with very nice views. This is a must do if you have time, to...More

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maurrich
26 January 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Reviewed this property |
There is a fitness centre and swimming pool at The Banff Centre. It is a very pleasant 15 - 20 minute walk into downtown.
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eapat2016
8 December 2016|
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Response from Milissa R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other responder. The Banff Centre is very digitally plugged in.
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gargandy
22 July 2015|
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Response from JimOlver | Property representative |
If you are passing through the park you do not need a Park Pass. If you are passing through the park you may stop for gas etc. I have never seen a Park Pass Check within the town of Banff.
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