Set amidst some of the most idyllic scenery to be found in Canada, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise overlooks the famous emerald waters of glacier-fed Lake Louise. Framed by majestic mountains and thick forests, this grand and sumptuous 5-star resort, located in the heart of Alberta Banff National Park, is proud of its environmental stewardship and adherence to responsible tourism.
Popular as a starting point for exploring the surrounding wilderness, this 100+ year old complex is a major draw for visitors year-round and is one of Banff National Park’s attractions. Popular summer adventures for outdoor enthusiasts include guided tours of the mountains and surrounding areas. Victoria Glacier, as well as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, and fishing.
For younger guests, the resort hosts a fun kid’s camp. When winter comes, it’s all about activities like snowboarding, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, and snowmobiling.
In addition to enjoying a selection of one- and two-bedroom luxury suites (the hotel has 552 rooms in total), guests can enjoy some downtime at the spa, which offers everything from massages to facials and body wraps, as well as salon services. There is also a full-service fitness center with a large indoor pool, steam room, and gym.
When it comes to dining, there are six different options to choose from, including the elegant Fairview and the informal but gourmet offerings of the always bustling alpine social. The hotel is noted for its excellent breakfasts, which are available free of charge to guests participating in the luxurious Fairmont Gold Experience package. This package also includes complimentary concierge services and access to a sumptuous private lounge.
Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Alberta
Accommodation: Fairmont Castle Lake Louise