Fodor's Expert Review Fairmont Banff Springs

Banff National Park Hotel–Sight

Banff's architectural showpiece and a National Historic Site, this hotel south of downtown is easily recognized by its castlelike exterior. Heritage Hall, a small museum above the Grand Lobby, has exhibits describing the area's history. On guided tours you can learn additional details about the hotel's grand opening in 1888, the 1920s fire that destroyed the original structure, subsequent construction, and the many illustrious guests who have stayed here.

Hotel–Sight

Quick Facts

405 Spray Ave.
Banff National Park, Alberta  T1L 1J4, Canada

403-762–2211

www.fairmont.com/banff-springs

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Hotel and museum free; tours free for hotel guests, C$15 for nonguests, Museum daily 9–9; tours Tues.–Sat. at 3

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