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Cold Lake
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved this resort! When we arrived to check in it was quickly evident that it is run down a bit. The facility itself is older and has not been updated although everywhere we were was very clean. While we were there we saw a couple of decks being redone so I believe that it is being worked on slowly....

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1Thank michelleandjoe3
Hailey, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a time share resort. The two bedroom chalets are not luxurious, but clean, well equipped and roomy. The location in the mountains and views were great if you don't need walking distance to restaurants, shops, etc.. Staff was helpful and friendly. Unfortunately some deferred repairs are needed. The outdoor hot tub has been out of comission for years...

Thank idskier2017
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

It was great stay. Very clean and spacious. If planning family trip, its a good place to stay. Also there is a bbq grill at the balcony, so my family was able to enjoy bbq, even in winter. Great stay! Enjoyed staying in Banff Gate Mountain Resort.

1Thank Yeri20244
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Clean mountain chalets. Not very modern, but very cozy. With all necessary amenities, like towels, bedding, full kitchen, swimming pool, hot tub. Beautiful location, close to Canmore and Banff. Definitely recommended, with of without kids.

2Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Walk into cabin, ketchup on table, clothes from previous guest on floor, toilet dirty, hair in bed, mattress cover had blood on it, jet tub can't be used, I had to clean toilet and remake beds. Pool closed. Will never stay here again.

2Thank christiejonp
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Large cabin, views were spectacular. However, I noticed some comments that the cabins were in a bit of did repair before we booked. But the comments were old, and I assumed the issues were addressed. We arrived to discover that we could not use the in cabin jacuzzi tub, as there was a note that it leaked. The young girl...

2Thank Lori L
Callander, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Tucked in off the Trans Canada Hwy, this resort offers superb views, being tucked in a valley between the mountains - the views are spectular at all times of the day. Chalet is comfortable with all appliances (big and small) provided - only have to supply groceries and beverages, which can be obtained in Canmore, just 15 minutes away -...

2Thank walterjan49
Driftwood, Texas, United States
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here Sept 17-24. Though the cabin is rustic, it suited our needs perfectly. The bed was comfortable and the kitchen well-equipped. It's far enough from Canmore to be quiet but close enough for a short drive in to enjoy the town. The resort has an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna room which we thoroughly...

2Thank Penny B
Banff Gate M, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Gate Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Hi Penny, Thank you for your review! We are so glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and took advantage of our facilities. The views are definitely jaw dropping; even our long term staff are in awe of the views - and they're here every day! We look forward to having you back to visit us...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It has indoor pool, hot tub and sauna. The beautiful view of the mountain make you want to just stay here and enjoying it. Don't expect a shangri la. After all this place is a ski chalet, it has a fire place but no air conditioning in the summer. Not far from Banff. Grocery store in Canmore is only about...

1Thank June O
Banff Gate M, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Gate Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Hi June O, Thank you for your review. The views from the resort are absolutely breathtaking - especially at sunrise! We are glad to hear you had a good time with us - we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This resort consists of thirty -eight 2 bedroom cabins and two 3 bedroom units, all with an additional fold out bed on the main floor. Each of these two storey cabins has 2 full bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchens with newer appliances. The décor is mostly unfinished cedar on the inside and roughly stained planking on the outside. The...

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Banff Gate M, Guest Relations Manager at Banff Gate Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Hi Bruce, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you've been coming to see us year after year. We do have a new management company that are really looking forward to put in motion all of the upgrades and improvements that this resort needs to be the best it can be. Our staff have a lot of...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banff Gate Mountain Resort is an outdoor playground for all ages where mountain activities and rustic amenities meet. It is nestled in the majestic pines of Pigeon Mountain at the foot of the Lougheed and Windtower Mountains. Our 46 fully appointed chalets are surrounded by Lake Louise and the adventures of the Banff National Park. Activities include water rafting, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, dog sledding, golf and more. For those preferring more peace and quiet, the picturesque grounds of the resort provide the perfect retreat. Children’s play areas are intertwined by hiking trails that sprawl throughout the resort connecting to the surrounding wilderness. Local wildlife often wanders unhindered throughout the area and across the property. An indoor heated pool, hot tubs and a family clubhouse provide a well-rounded travel destination for families and adventurers alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banff Gate Mountain Resort

Address: 302 George Biggy Sr Rd, Dead Man's Flats, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W4, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore > Dead Man's Flats
Price Range: €147 - €304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Banff Gate Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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“bring your camera”
  • local wildlife
  • the surrounding mountaiins
walterjan49, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cabins 13-18, 37-45, 201 and 202 are high up the slope and have better views”
  • There is no easily acessable resort on the Canadian Rocky Mountain's east slope with  this sort
  • There is no easily acessable resort on the Canadian Rocky Mountain's east slope with  this sort
  • There is no easily acessable resort on the Canadian Rocky Mountain's east slope with  this sort
  • There is no easily acessable resort on the Canadian Rocky Mountain's east slope with  this sort
  • There is no easily acessable resort on the Canadian Rocky Mountain's east slope with  this sort
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Bruce_Raynor, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Every cabin is basically the same.”
asianfoodaddict, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pick the cabins away from the lobby area”
crash2224, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check out your assigned chalet and make sure it is clean before paying for it.”
413marylyna, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
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