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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My son and I stayed at the Paintbox Lodge for three nights, fall of 2016. We had the Wild Suite - two bedrooms and a living space. The suite was lovely, clean, had all the amenities we needed, including good quality toiletries. Breakfast was delicious each morning, a newspaper was available, good coffee. My son loved the muffins! The two...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are happy that the Paintbox Lodge was the highlight of your trip to the Rockies. We hope to see you again soon.

Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

What can i say that hasnt already been said. This place is so nice, from the moment you walk in the foyer to your bedroom to breakfast, you feel welcomed. The rooms are lovely with all amenities, they even lend you their town bikes and the wifi is superfast. The breakfast is amazing with fresh local produce and homemade food,...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Gratitude for your review. Our guests really do make it easy to be hosts! We feel lucky to welcome the world to our mountain paradise.

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

There are lots of great places to stay in Canmore, but few with the great location of the Paintbox Lodge, close to the main street near restaurants and shops. Rooms are comfortable, staff was accommodating and friendly, breakfast was fantastic. We have stayed in Canmore a few times at a few different places but always return to the Paintbox for...

Thank erinz114
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Paintbox Lodge has truly the best location in Canmore. Most hotels are located in between the TransCanada highway and the rail road tracks. We are located one block of main street and provide a car free holiday for folks.

Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I just spent 4 nights at the Paintbox Lodge and we couldn't be happier with our experience there! The lodge is located in the center of Downtown Canmore and is walking distance from everything - restaurants, bars, shops. The building itself is beautiful - a really great mix of rustic with modern amenities. By far, the best...

Thank Ashley P
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our made in house Kombucha is our new addition to our breakfast lineup and guests are loving it! While we still offer "squeeze it yourself" orange juice, we love that our homemade Kombucha is zero waste and local. We promise that our bed in the rooms are queens. Our larger suites have king sized beds.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

What a place! This lodge is beautiful and its situation in central Canmore (a minute's walk from all the restaurants and shops) is perfect. I have to mention the breakfasts because they were spectacular and the best we had in Canada. Each morning we had a choice of so many wonderful foods - the sough dough bread (my fave) with...

Thank hayley b
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Happiness is food, good sleeps, bikes and mountains. Glad you found all the essentials at the Paintbox Lodge. Gratitude for taking the time to spread the word as well.

South Porcupine, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Visited with two couples in September 2016 for the Canmore Half Marathon weekend. This is an amazing boutique hotel with a perfect location to explore the lovely town of Canmore. The hotel prides itself on supporting local businesses, which is very evident throughout our four-night stay at the lodge. We loved the added touches of welcome chocolates from Le Chocolatier...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. We are proud to support local businesses in Canmore and it makes up happy that our guests appreciate our efforts as well. Thank you for spreading the word and we hope to see you again for the next half marathon in Canmore. Run on!

Madison, Georgia
Reviewed 5 September 2016

From the moment we arrived we were so happy with this little gem. Saschi was such a great hostess, giving us advice on restaurants, what to see, etc. We're so glad we decided to stay in Canmore and not in the overcrowded over-stored Banff. Ifeel we really got to see a true Canadian town with such friendly people. Just hope...

Thank beve69
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Gratitude for your review. Our best asset is our team. They are great people and love to share their love and knowledge of the area. Glad you liked the Paintbox and our special town. Our visitors always remind us of how lucky we all are to spend our time here.

Timmins, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The Paintbox Lodge was incredible. Our room "the Studio" was very cozy, with a nice view of the 3 sister peaks. The bathroom has a luxurious soaker tub and a big shower. The homemade breakfasts were absolutely delicious! We stayed here with our family for 4 nights, they all truly enjoyed their stay. All of the rooms were very clean...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad your family had a great mountain holiday. The Paintbox Lodge can sleep up to 18 folks and really is ideal for gatherings of all your special people. Looking forward to your next visit.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

3.5/5 We stayed for one night on our way to Banff and Jasper and loved the downtown location in Canmore - perfect for easy access to the smaller scale restaurants, bars and cute gift shop area and away from the main petrol station, motel and fast food drag that Canadian roadside towns seem to have. The local art concept throughout...

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Great efforts were made to sound proof our lodge during it's renovation in 2000. We used 2x6 insulated walls between rooms and the hallways. Each room has solid metal doors. As is often the case with old buildings, unfortunately, we do not have complete soundproofing. With the charm, comes squeaks...

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay in this wonderful place. Great location, beautiful cosy room. The owners paid a lot of attention to details. We stayed in Banff, lake Louise and jasper but this lodge is far better than anywhere we have stayed. Good breakfast, friendly reception. 10 out of 10. We will be back!

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paintboxlodge, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Be sure to come back during our midweek quiet season when you get all the same great service but at a 30% discount. Canmore is an amazing destination at all times of the year. We find it hard to go on a holiday!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Paintbox Lodge is an intimate boutique hotel nestled in the heart of downtown Canmore owned by Olympic medalist, Sara Renner and World Cup Champion, Thomas Grandi. The Paintbox Lodge is a reflection of the local champions - relaxed, welcoming and professional. Experience one of our five unique, comfortable suites and rooms. Conversations flow easily around the harvest table while guests enjoy a complimentary mountain breakfast with a latte. Sign up for a scheduled cooking class, or book a private cooking class, harvest table dinner or tapas party for you and your friends and family. Come play, (or simply relax) in our backyard paradise. Gift certificates available for hotel stays and cooking classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paintbox Lodge

Address: 629-10th St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: €161 - €235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Paintbox Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“On the main floor, there is a large suite with three bedrooms, wheelchair access and access to a large enclosed front lawn.”
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“The main floor suite has a bunk bed and a queen/or king. Good for a family of 4.”
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“website is accurate”
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“we stayed in the Artists loft. Perfect!!”
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“Room 5 is furthest from the kitchen.”
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