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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Lake Louise Dr., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-3511
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great views, magnificent public spaces, adequate rooms

This hotel needs to be experienced. during mid day throughout the afternoon it's crowded with day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SafariToStay
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Need Air Conditioning.

Whilst the hotel is iconic and provides great views and facilities it lacks one thing in the rooms... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David A
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Berri, Australia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Lake Louise Dr., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This hotel needs to be experienced. during mid day throughout the afternoon it's crowded with day trippers that want to see the lake and the hotel. You'll wish there were lounges on the second floor exclusive to guests. The common areas are magnificent. All restaurants...More

Thank SafariToStay
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst the hotel is iconic and provides great views and facilities it lacks one thing in the rooms. Air Conditioning. Obviously not needed in Winter but in Summer the rooms get stuffy and hot and hence poor sleep.

Thank David A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were advised by our concierge to get to the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise by 11 AM to get a seat on the terrace for lunch overlooking the lake. It was a beautiful clear day and the view was truly spectacular. Our waitress Ellen was...More

Thank PCGfromCT
Reviewed 6 days ago

The service was wonderful!! The Chateau was beautiful, the room was great. (a bit small, but request the room with mountain views. You will be glad you did!) The lake is absolutely the best. You can stay at less expensive places in Lake Louise, but...More

Thank bassoon1
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is breath taking. The only reason I gave it a 3 star rating is that they make you feel like a second class citizen if your not a guest. I understand there are thousands of people visiting the lake, but my money is...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an iconic setting, but, glad I did not bother paying close to a grand a night just to experience this. The guest area are closed to the public and I can understand why given the crowds.

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is right next to the lake and have 5 restaurants. I will suggest the Alpine Social for good food and relatively short waiting time. You must make reservation for the Fairview Lounge and the view by the window is not as beautiful as...More

Thank James1515
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a very special hotel with gorgeous views. The area is overcrowded with masses of people crowding in to eat in the restaurants and admire the oppulance

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 1 week ago

we did not stay here at rooms 400 but none available except 999.00 for a basic room in September with suites anywhere from 1100 to 2500 a night this is out of our price range ...so many people here too it was uncomfortable and unpleasant...More

Thank rlmptl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beds are amaaaaazing. So important. The room is very big. The hotel is gorgeous. Beautiful amenities. Very very friendly staff. Everywhere! But the bathrooms... and housekeeping.. The bathrooms are outdated. The tub is basically falling apart. It floods when you shower and it is...More

Thank Wieke00
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NorCalFan
10 December 2016|
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Response from Xodot | Reviewed this property |
If you have little experience with driving on snow and ice rent an all wheel drive SUV and even with all season tires (they include a mud and snow rating) you will be fine if you just follow the big trucks and/or drive at... More
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OZnatNZvic
2 August 2016|
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Response from Eric D | Reviewed this property |
Yes!Mirror Lake is easy hike approximately 2.6 Km from lake Louise . If you are in Lake Louise area might as well visit Mirror Lake and on top there is a tea house Lake Agnes Tea house.Its worth the hike with amazing view... More
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retired0209
22 March 2016|
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Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like this would be a good time for you to quit since many places are now non-smoking.
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