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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

The hotel is more or less right in the middle of everything on Banff Ave. However wth that you will hear noise from surrounding bars and nightclubs. We didn't experience it too badly but we did hear the occasional snare drum beat the bar kitty corner the hotel. Also, there is parking in a parkade near by but you have...

Thank TheRevFAA
Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Disgustingly loud people til 3am in the morning, staff in the hallways banging as well at the crack of dawn, weird fan/machine noises through the night... Just not good at all. I see why it was $49 a night U.S. I gave it 2 stars because you cannot beat the location, and the room itself was clean and comfortable. I...

Thank ukadamski
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The hotel is conveniently located, the room/hallways were clean, the beds (2 single beds is what we chose) were comfortable, and the amenities (e.g. toiletries, tea/coffee) were acceptable. We also had a decent price, comparatively speaking, for a Saturday night in ski season. The downside to this hotel is that the location/price attract a younger crowd who don't hesitate to...

Thank NSki007
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We spent a night in Banff at King Edward Hotel. The rooms were clean. The hotel is located on main street and the prices are very reasonable. If you are looking for a great deal and if you just need a room to sleep as there is no point to be in Banff to stay in your room, this hotel...

Thank Kevin D
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

The hotel was clean, not super fancy but no complaints. Reception was helpful and friendly. The location is exceptional, central Banff. The price is super affordable. Location and price are their high points.

Thank Ashley M
Oronoco, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Like other reviewers, we agree that the location cannot be beat. The rooms are adequate. The room we stayed in had a broke bed frame and despite the efforts of the young night manager, it could not be fixed. Due to this condition as well as concern about my senior mother navigating the elevator (you use a key) we neede...

Thank 4happytravels
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The service desk was average. Not too friendly but not rude. It was a long wait before we could get our room even though we got there on time. The view from the room was great, and the service help for navigation was excellent. One of the worst parts about this hotel was that there was no fridge in our...

Thank Nat M
Vryburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Great location. We walked all over town. Rooms are very small and bathroom even smaller. Was lovely to look out the window and see the busy main street filled with flower boxes in front of every shop. The deer came walking in the street at 5am. It was a bit noisy for the night life is opposite the hotel, but...

Thank Corlize T
Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The hotel is located downtown Banff in an older building Our room was newly renovated , very clean and comfortable. By North American standards a bit on the small size but more than adequate Parking was provided in an enclosed parking arcade about a block and a half away and with snow overnight it was good to have the car...

Thank Sk8dave
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Stayed for 3 nights and 4 days. Liked our hotel, rooms were satisfactory was in centre of everything, was walking distance to all that we wanted to visit and do. Felt safe with the key feautre of the elevator use. Just had a rowdy drunk neighbor for a night but otherwise hotel was quiet.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic King Edward Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Banff, right on Banff Ave and Caribou St. It was built in 1904 and is the second oldest hotel in Banff after the Banff Springs Hotel. Over the years it has been well kept and it features 21 modern rooms with all contemporary amenities to relax and enjoy. It offers friendly and helpful staff as well as reasonable rates. The majority of sights, shopping, dining, events and entertainment in Banff are within a 2 block radius of the King Edward Hotel. It's like "Downtown living in middle of the Wilderness." ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Edward Hotel

Address: 137 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A6, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: RM223 - RM575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — King Edward Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Our room was at the back with no view.”
 of 5 bubbles FriendlyTripper, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I doubt there's a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles BCGolfer, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the third/top floor and facing the back (i.e. not Banff Avenue) should be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles NSki007, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Parking is in a lot around the corner, not completely convenient but certainly adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles 4happytravels, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room with a view. Overlooks the main city street.”
 of 5 bubbles 164eva, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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