Fairmont Banff Springs

‘Iconic Hotel With Enchanting Backdrop’

Commonly referred to as ‘Castle in the Rockies’, The Fairmont Banff Springs is over 125 years old and is renowned for its hospitality. The hotel is located in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as Banff National Park which provides a dramatic backdrop to the medieval designed hotel. There is a wide range of luxury rooms and suites available and a plethora of dining options, most noticeably The Banffshire Club - which serves up juicy traditional steaks. Regardless of whether you would prefer to travel in the summer or the winter, The Fairmont Banff Springs is a year round resort, with unparalleled skiing options in the winter and championship quality golf in the summer. Guests will also enjoy the Willow Stream Spa, where there are treatment rooms for you to relax and rejuvenate.

In Our Opinion

‘A unique blend of seclusion and style, Fairmont Banff Springs is in a beautiful location with a wealth of exciting activities.’

The Banffshire Club

The Banffshire Club takes traditional steak cuisine and uses a source of innovation to create a unique dining experience. The signature dish is the Alberta beef which is skilfully prepared on a Maplewood charcoal grill and accompanied by a selection of sumptuous side dishes. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 06:00 to 21:00.

The Bow Valley Grill

Boasting enchanting views over the Banff National Park, the Bow Valley Grill is a family-friendly eatery that serves an exceptional breakfast buffet as well as dinner. An open kitchen plan allows guests the opportunity to watch the food being prepared by skilled chefs. Open for breakfast at 06:30 – 11:00 and dinner at 17:30 – 21:00.

Castello Ristorante

Featuring a strong Italian décor, this restaurant features a plethora of flavours from the reservoir of Italian cuisine. Shareable appetisers, hand-made pasta and ultra-thin pizza are all available as well as a large Italian wine collection. Open for dinner at 18:00 – 21:30.

Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant

If you want to experience traditional Japanese cuisine at its finest, the Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant is the place for you. Fresh sushi is made regularly and hot pot dinners such as shabu-shabu and sukiyaki are also available. Open Thursday to Monday 18:00 to 21:00.

Waldhaus Restaurant

The Waldhaus Restaurant is nestled peacefully above the Bow and Spray rivers in a Bavarian-styled cottage. There is a sumptuous menu that features Alpine cuisine and an atmosphere reminiscent of traditional cottage living. Open nightly from 18:00 – 21:00.

Waldhaus Pub and Patio

Located below the Waldhaus Restaurant, the Pub and Patio overlooks the Stanley Thompson Golf course and serves tasty pub grub alongside Bavarian delights. An excellent spot to watch your favourite sports team, play a game of pool or enjoy the scenery on the patio. Open 16:00 – 23:00 weekdays and 12:00 – 23:00 weekends.

Rundle Lounge

Intimate location that boasts an impressive range of international beers, scotches, ports and cocktails.
Open daily from 11:00 – 01:00.

Ramsay Lounge

A place of sophistication and relaxation, the Ramsay Lounge is a place to sit and choose from an extensive selection of spirits, wines, ports and scotches. Ideal for after dinner gatherings. Open Friday to Tuesday from 17:30 – 23:00.

Grapes Wine Bar
Award winning wines are the enticing draw for this elegant bar. Here, fine cheeses and gourmet foods are made in-house. The charming eatery was established in 1926 and has a writing room for after dinner discussions. Open 17:30 – 21:30.
Castle Pantry

The Castle Pantry is a combination of a café plus bakery plus deli that offers a wide variety of delicious items for all guests. From early breakfast to a late-night snack, there is always time to sit down and relax in the seating area or get it to go. Open from 06:00 – 12:00.

Stanley's Smoke House
Specialising in southern barbeque treats, Stanley’s Smoke House overlooks the rivers and imposing mountains. There is a shuttle available to take you from the hotel to the smokehouse every half an hour.
Open for breakfast Tuesday to Thursday 08:30 – 10:30 and Friday to Monday 7:30 – 10:30
All-day dining 11:00 – 19:00
Snack bar open Tuesday to Thursday 11:00 – 20:30 and Friday to Monday 23:00 – 19:00
The Lookout
Open daily from 12:00 until dusk, The Lookout is in prime position to enjoy the stunning views of the nearby mountains on a sunny day. The restaurant serves some of the juiciest burgers ever tasted as well as salads and sandwiches.
In-Room Dining
If you’d rather fall in to your bed after a day of travelling and adventure, Banff Springs can accommodate for you and bring you a delicious meal on a 24-hour service.

• Spa
• Pool
• Horseback riding

• Kid’s club
• Babysitting
• Bell staff
• Laundry services
• Ski and bike storage
• Iron and ironing board
• Mini-bar

Land Sports
• Bowling
• Skiing
• Hiking
• Mountain biking

Water Sports
• Canoeing
• Kayaking
• Ice fishing

The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course is a challenging 18-hole, championship quality golf course that offers a breath-taking view in every direction. Guests, regardless of their skill, can use the course and there is a complimentary shuttle service to and from the golf course. Junior players are welcome if accompanied by an adult and a gold academy is available for those who need help mastering their swing.

The course is only open from mid-May until mid-October and rates depend upon the season, how many holes you play and, also, the daily specials. Top quality equipment is available for a fee at your request.

This medieval-style ‘Castle in the Rockies’ is the hidden gem of Banff National Park, making it an idyllic backdrop for your romantic getaway. Here are just some of the reasons why Fairmont Banff Springs will set your hearts racing:

• Unwind at the Willow Stream Spa
• Horseback riding through the UNESCO World Heritage Site, or skiing in the winter
• Moonlight dog sledding
• Dinner for two in the music lounge
• Private helicopter tour through the Canadian Rockies
• Honeymooners/anniversary guests receive a special welcome amenity & can request an upgrade on arrival (based on availability) on the condition the hotel is pre-advised of the celebration

Fairmont Banff Springs makes an ideal location for your wedding and offers several packages including:

The Temple Wedding Package
• Room for up to 20 guests
• Wedding consultants
• Marriage license
• Commissioner
• Bouquet of flowers for bride & boutonnière (buttonhole) for groom
• Professional wedding photographer
• Wedding cake & champagne
• Attendance/Witnesses
• Permit (if required)

• Weekdays only (weekend pricing available upon request)

£1,476 +GST (General Sales Tax) per couple (prices can fluctuate please call to confirm the up to date cost)

Groups of 20-40 Guests
• Marriage license and paperwork
• Marriage commissioner
• Professional photographer – all edited images will be provided to you
• Bridal hair and makeup in Banff salon
• Hair and Makeup in Banff salon for bridesmaid x 1
• Bridal bouquet and grooms boutonniere
• Bridesmaid bouquet x 1
• Groomsman boutonniere x 1
• Handmade 2 tier wedding cake of your flavour choice
• Chauffeur driven 8-seat limo for 3 hours
• Help booking ceremony location and reception venue if needed
• Coordination and on-site attendance by planner on wedding day – includes floral and cake pickup/delivery and décor set up at ceremony and reception

£2,365+GST (General Sales Tax) per couple (prices can fluctuate please call to confirm the up to date cost)

Please note
Sample packages only. Any vendors can be removed or other services included (additional flowers, videographer, upgrade transportation, DJ’s, ceremony musicians etc). All packages can be customized to suit your requirements and several additional services are available.


The Fairmont Banff Springs is located in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta.  The closest airport is Calgary located 80 miles East of the resort.  The centre of Banff is just 4 minutes away and a bus runs every 40 minutes from 6am until 11.15pm.  Banff Upper Hot Springs is located 6 minutes away from the hotel.

• Calgary airport – 80 miles
• Banff central – 1.6 miles
• Upper Banff springs - 2.7 miles