While you’ll be surprised to see the countless numbers of sensational castle hotels in Canada, since many of them are former railway hotels, spreading from Vancouver Island and Banff to Ottawa and Montreal, they can cost a pretty penny for an all day stay.
Most of them were constructed in the late 19th century, and earned their nickname Castles of the North. Now, they are mainly owned by Fairmont and lucky for you, some of them are incredibly cheap to stay at- like the Fairmont Banff Springs.
So book your tickets with best airline deals and inexpensive airfare to Canada and go visit this castle after you finish reading this.
The Fairmont Banff Springs is situated in the centre of Banff National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Banff Springs hotel is world- renowned and stands proudly as a landmark in the remarkable alpine town of Banff, Alberta.
It has been providing its hospitality services to its guests for more than 130 years now. Fairmont Banff Springs is a charming former railway hotel surrounded by the striking Rocky Mountains.
The Scottish baronial-style building first opened its gates to the public in 1888, featuring its 764 guest rooms and suites. You get amazingly appointed Banff accommodations and personalized services with attention.
You can get comfy rooms tucked away in quiet corners of the castle, or spacious open- concept suites with stunning views of the expansive Alberta Mountains. There are also accessible rooms available that will provide you an extraordinary experience for Rocky Mountain getaways.
The Fairmont Banff Springs hotel is very popular with skiers all year round, thanks to its close proximity to Norquay, Lake Louise, and Sunshine Village ski resorts in the winter, and in summer seasons, the hotel’s golf course becomes popular with the guests.
If you’re a couple travelling for their honeymoon and are looking for a romantic getaway, you can enjoy a candle- light dinner in Dome. You can enjoy wireless internet access to keep you connected with the world.
The castle hotel has private bathrooms are equipped with designer toiletries and hair dryers. The rooms are ideal for singles, couples, and families and even if you want to entertain others as well. You’ll feel right at home with an elevated experience of the surroundings.
The suites and rooms are classic, airy and private, and Junior Suite Jacuzzi rooms are also equipped with Jacuzzi tubs in large bathrooms; it is just the thing if you value your privacy and want a romantic experience with your significant other.
You can also stay at the suites in the quite turrets of the castle, which features a large sitting area and a spiral staircase to take you to a private bedroom and spacious bathroom. You can enjoy awe- inspiring views of the surrounding immaculate forests and grandiose peaks of Banff National Park.
If you’re staying at the Gatehouse Mountain View Suites, they feature newly renovated rooms with electric fireplaces and are ideal for extended stay guests and small families who can use the extra space. The Gatehouse is connected to the main building and within easy walking distance of hotel amenities.
The newly renovated, spacious Terrace Suites offer modern décor, one luxurious bedroom, a grand living area, separate dining area, gas fireplace and feature a large outdoor terrace with spectacular Bow Valley views. These suites include a large luxurious bathroom with whirlpool bathtub and separate shower.
Fairmont Gold rooms are privately located on the 4th and 5th floors of the main building, offering guests exclusive services and amenities. These comfortably cozy, yet contemporary rooms feature rich fabrics, individually styled furniture and art with limited views of the hotel grounds or buildings. Bathrooms include a granite vanity, slate flooring and European-style body spray shower.
Opt to relax at the fully serviced spa- and enjoy facials, body treatments and massages. You can enjoy extraordinary recreational amenities for instance outdoor tennis courts and a health club.
There are additional amenities in this castle resort, like complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare. You can get to the nearby attractions in a breeze, due to the area shuttle.
When you stay at Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Alberta, you’ll be on the river walk, within a 10- minute drive of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Upper Hot Springs.