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Reviewed 1 December 2015

We stayed in the two bedroom suite with another couple and it was plenty of space. Small fridge for use. Comfortable sitting area. Nice bathroom with walk in shower and a separate tub. Location was central and within walking distance to restaurants, shopping and nightlife. This trip was purely cycling based and we were able to bike from our location...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Sounds like we love the same things. Bikes, food, Canmore and art. A combination for happy people and happy life. Thanks for spreading the love.

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We were greeted by a friendly and helpful hostess. Our room was large, clean and comfortable. We were able to walk to shops and restaurants. A delicious breakfast was included in the price. Coffee and tea were available 24 hours.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and hope to see you again!

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I love this lodge and its lovely rooms, staff and way too delicious breakfasts! Its so great to be able to walk to shop, hike and out to restaurants. The cooking class was a fun way to learn and enjoy good food and company

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

So fun to respond to reviews when people love what we love! Happy to be your new mountain home.

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2015

we arrived Friday night, the lodge is so easy to find... comfortable accommodation, great breakfast and great staff in the mornings. We spent the day shopping and browsing in the shops in Canmore. We were too many for the culinary class so we got reservations and dined next door at the Tapas... an amazing restaurant.... came back and was able...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you had a great time. Looking forward to your next visit.

Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

They have truly taken the best of Canada and the best of Europe hotel concepts and blended into one. The concept of breakfast included in your stay is European but this goes the extra step. The food was amazing, fresh baked and nutritious. The room was very cosy and comfortable down to the bedding, pillows and duvet. We parked right...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

The Paintbox Lodge is a melting pot of ideas stolen from our European hotel experiences from our ski racing careers and the best of Canmore. The details of the hotel are a reflection of what is important to us. Amazing staff, locally sourced produce and environmental stewardship. We believe the simple things give the most pleasure. Would love to have...

Calgary
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Loved this place - great staff, a charming inn, and amazing homemade breakfast. Location is fantastic and decor is rustic but with all amenities expected. Will definitely return here next time my travels find me in the Canadian Rockies. My new favourite spot in Canmore.

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Yahooo! Glad you loved us. Come back soon.

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I was just here on a girls weekend and stayed in the Artist Loft Suite. Service from the minute we arrived to the minute we left was amazing. Rooms are very clean and decor is cozy. Very intimate little place with mouth watering homemade breakfasts and a coffee machine like I've never seen.......had lattes every day!! We hardly had to...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Our hearts are soaring. Thank you for your review. We would love to have you back.

Red Deer
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This property is rustic with a laid-back charm that epitomizes Canmore perfectly. Absolutely loved the self-service coffee machine which is on par or better than any high end coffee shop, perfect to sip while enjoying the fireplace in the lobby. We stayed 2 nights in the Wild Suite which is directly above the kitchen - there was a private party...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Paintbox Lodge provides complimentary breakfasts, hosts cooking classes and private dining. Expect to smell homemade food during your stay. Our Culinary Events wrap up at 9:30 pm to ensure our guests get a good night stay but the smell of great food goes along with the ambiance we hope to create. Be sure to...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2015

My husband & I had the pleasure of staying 3 nights at this little gem in downtown Canmore, which is set-off any road so it is super quiet. Upon arriving, we were fortunate enough to be welcomed by the lovely Sara Renner and her gracious husband, Thomas Grandi. Chocolates from a local business, Le Chocolatier, were an unexpected surprise waiting...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Blush... Reviews like this make our spirits soar! The Paintbox Lodge has a lot of heart and we are so grateful for our fantastic staff and the friendships of our guests. Thank you for taking the time to describe your Paintbox experience so well and we look forward to hosting you again.

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We recently stayed in the Artist Loft Suite for a couple nights as part of our honeymoon. We were looking forward to our stay since we booked it, and had high expectations based on reviews and photos. Everything easily exceeded our expectations. Everyone was very friendly and personalable (including the guests). The breakfast is fresh every morning, and is tasty,...

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Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Our mantra at the Paintbox Lodge have our guests experience Canmore like the locals do. We want people to have a great breakfast, feel comfortable in their rooms and cruise around Canmore on the complimentary town bikes and enjoy the vibrant restaurant scene. The simple things give the most pleasure! We are thrilled that we exceeded your expectations and hope...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Paintbox Lodge is an intimate boutique hotel nestled in the heart of downtown Canmore owned by Olympic medalist, Sara Renner and World Cup Champion, Thomas Grandi. The Paintbox Lodge is a reflection of the local champions - relaxed, welcoming and professional. Experience one of our five unique, comfortable suites and rooms. Conversations flow easily around the harvest table while guests enjoy a complimentary mountain breakfast with a latte. Sign up for a scheduled cooking class, or book a private cooking class, harvest table dinner or tapas party for you and your friends and family. Come play, (or simply relax) in our backyard paradise. Gift certificates available for hotel stays and cooking classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paintbox Lodge

Address: 629-10th St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: RM763 - RM1,106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Paintbox Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Paintbox Lodge Canmore, Canada - Alberta
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“On the main floor, there is a large suite with three bedrooms, wheelchair access and access to a large enclosed front lawn.”
 of 5 bubbles drmoody52, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The main floor suite has a bunk bed and a queen/or king. Good for a family of 4.”
 of 5 bubbles hwieler, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“website is accurate”
 of 5 bubbles fl0gen, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we stayed in the Artists loft. Perfect!!”
 of 5 bubbles beve69, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is furthest from the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Capybara11, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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