We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

King Edward Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
King Edward Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for King Edward Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 155: English reviews
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We stayed there for one night while we had initially intended for two. Our room was dark and depressing - dark floors, curtains and walls. We had booked a room for 4 and two of us slept on the most lumpy pull out couch imaginable. I got up at 5 am and headed to the streets of Banff just to...

1Thank k v
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 23 August 2014

It's a relatively inexpensive bed in a very expensive town. We pricelined a king room in August for $150/night. The location is right on the main drag - that's either good or bad depending on what you're looking for. Me personally would rather be a bit removed. We were awoken several times throughout the night by bottles crashing into a...

Thank Tim K
Western Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2014

I was her eon business for 3 nights in June 2014. The Fairmont wanted $400 per night - not paying that - so booked in here, thinking, its Banff, bad can it really be?. The location is perfect - right in the middle of the action in Banff - shops, food, etc. The hotel and rooms are dated, tiny, clean,...

Thank FamilyTravellers2008
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Since you're in Banff, you're probably not going to spend much time in your room, so this is basically ok. But the room is very small, with beat up furniture and a tiny tub. No closet, no drawers for clothes and a very small bed. Their attempt at room decor is bizarre with oriental, modern and early American all taking...

1Thank Sandra E
Grande Cache, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I was touring some friends through Banff (I am from Jasper) and we booked on Hotwire.com. We accidentally booked for 2 people instead of 4 as we were booking from our phones. Upon arrival, they basically told us we were hooped and that if we called Hotwire they would instruct them not to refund or move us. They offered us...

2Thank Kugs29
Reviewed 25 June 2014

-welcomed by new mattresses being hauled in to every room. first thought: bedbugs. Googled bedbugs and the King Eddie...definite bedbug problem in the past. we experienced no bedbug problems, however -blankets sucked. AC was really cold and the blankets were so thin and worn. room got too hot when we turned off the AC -thin walls. heard everything and everyone...

3Thank T P
Bussum, Holland
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Pro's - well equipped (flatscreen TV, coffeemaker, mini fridge, clock radio), great location (room at the back, not on noisy front street), good WiFi, neat & clean Con's - no parking (public parking nearby, 5h free), dated rooms, no airco, lightswitches don't work Dated but still reasonable value for money due to location

Thank Rick T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2014

My son and I stayed here for 5 nights early April 2014. The rooms are small but there were clean sheets on the bed (remove the top cover as this wasn't clean). The bathroom was clean and the shower was good. It is perfectly located for all the trails, shops and restaurants. The reception staff were all (without exception) helpful...

2Thank Sasha-Rose F
Lynton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2014

I stayed in March 2014 for two weeks and it was perfect for me! Cheapest hotel available and the location is unbeatable, right in the centre of Banff, a minute walk to the ski bus stop and right in the middle of all the shops, restaurants and bars. As others have said, the hotel isn't fancy, but the room was...

1Thank Nicola D
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2014

My boyfriend and I have stayed here several times. It's such a good place to stay! Great location (right on Banff Ave.) and supplies parking during your stay. It isn't fancy by any means but it has your basic needs! It is clean, has all the necessities and has all the pubs, restaurants and stores right out your doorstep! Definitely...

2Thank Jillian M

66 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (23)
Bathroom (1)
Room/Suite (4)
Hotel & Grounds (7)
View from Room (1)
Other (10)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (43)
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Room/Suite (9)
Bathroom (2)
Other (24)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Banff hotels
0.1 km away
Brewster's Mountain Lodge
0.4 km away
Elk + Avenue Hotel
Elk + Avenue Hotel
#17 of 32 in Banff
902 reviews
0.0 km away
Mount Royal Hotel
Mount Royal Hotel
#23 of 32 in Banff
1,094 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 km away
Bow View Lodge
Bow View Lodge
#20 of 32 in Banff
628 reviews
0.7 km away
Irwin's Mountain Inn
Irwin's Mountain Inn
#21 of 32 in Banff
532 reviews
1.0 km away
Banff Inn
Banff Inn
#19 of 32 in Banff
711 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic King Edward Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Banff, right on Banff Ave and Caribou St. It was built in 1904 and is the second oldest hotel in Banff after the Banff Springs Hotel. Over the years it has been well kept and it features 21 modern rooms with all contemporary amenities to relax and enjoy. It offers friendly and helpful staff as well as reasonable rates. The majority of sights, shopping, dining, events and entertainment in Banff are within a 2 block radius of the King Edward Hotel. It's like "Downtown living in middle of the Wilderness." ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Edward Hotel

Address: 137 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: €48 - €114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — King Edward Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Priceline and Travelocity so you can book your King Edward Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from King Edward Hotel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Calgary, Canada

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from King Edward Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room was at the back with no view.”
 of 5 bubbles FriendlyTripper, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I doubt there's a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles BCGolfer, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the third/top floor and facing the back (i.e. not Banff Avenue) should be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles NSki007, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Parking is in a lot around the corner, not completely convenient but certainly adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles 4happytravels, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room with a view. Overlooks the main city street.”
 of 5 bubbles 164eva, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay