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The following is a selection of the options available. Please be advised that travelers are urged to book their stays well in advance during the summer and ski season, as places tend to fill up quickly during these high-demand times.
DOUGLAS FIR RESORT AND CHALETS: Just four minutes north of Banff, this resort has something for everyone in the family. The kitchens are well-equipped and the fireplace burns wood. The resort offers high-speed internet access and, for the kids, an indoor pool, kiddie pool, waterslides and a giant indoor play area. Also on hand: such amenities as hot tubs, saunas, a steam room, a barbecue area, a fitness center, a convenience store, a liquor outlet and coin-operated laundry facilities.
For more information, click www.douglasfir.com.
SILVER CREEK LODGE: Your home for Mountain Zen. The lodge has been designed to be the perfect place for relaxation, using sound, warmth, texture and tranquility to fit in perfectly with the Canadian Rockies. If you’re looking for the usual comforts of a modern hotel fused with a unique approach, this is the place for you.
For more information, click www.silvercreekcanmore.ca/canmore_accommodations.html.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN SKI LODGE: The name says it all. Whether you’re looking for a standard room or a studio or even apartment condominium, you can find it here. Every room comes with refrigerators, wireless internet access and of course the spectacular views of the Canadian Rockies; the condominiums also offer fully equipped kitchens and gas fireplaces. Other on-site amenities include a jacuzzi, sauna, laundry room, playground, and a barbecue area. The hotel staff prides itself on its customer service, and the resort has for 12 years been the recipient of the Alberta Housekeeping Award.</p?
For information, click www.rockymtnskilodge.com.
CANMORE MOUNTAIN LODGE: Simple elegance, simply stated and exquisitely done. The rooms are warm and charming, fitting in beautifully with the surrounding countryside. Guests are invited to start their day with a hot, hearty breakfast, and come back for dinner to the hotel’s on-site French restaurant, Chez Francois.
For information, click www.canmoremountainlodge.com.
BOW VALLEY MOTEL: Great value at reasonable prices. The motel offers and outdoor hot tub and big, modern rooms for individuals or families on vacation. You have a variety of options from which to choose, including rooms with small or large kitchens, balconies, and beautiful mountain views.
For information, click www.bowvalleymotel.com.
GEORGETOWN INN: Come here for a taste of England. The inn was built with a classic Tudor exterior featuring patios and English gardens. Come inside and relax by the fire in the full-servicve pub. The inn has 20 unique and distinctive rooms with mountain views, and some include amenities such as 2-person jet tubs and fireplaces. The inn also has a restaurant in addition to the pub on site.
For information, click www.georgetowninn.ca/home.html.
BEAR AND BISON – A CANADIAN COUNTRY INN: Welcome to the new kid on the block in the Banff/Canmore area. This bed-and-breakfast style inn is located at the baee of Lady McDonald Mountain in Canmore. It features luxurious accommodations and truly fine dining.
For information, click www.bearandbisoninn.com.