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Overview of The Elk & Avenue Hotel

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Indoor spa bath
Down duvets, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
Down duvets, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
Down duvets, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains

The Elk & Avenue Hotel

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBanff National Park Information Centre1 min walk
    Popular LocationBanff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau1 min walk
    Popular LocationBanff Centre for Arts and Creativity14 min walk
    AirportBanff, AB (YBA)7 min drive

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Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Pet Friendly)

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Banff

Near a train station and in the mountains, The Elk & Avenue Hotel is in a walkable area with good shopping. Banff Springs Golf Club and Upper Hot Springs are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tunnel Mountain and Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Banff Park Museum and Cross Zee Ranch are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, or try out other outdoor activities such as sledging and snow tubing. Guests love the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Banff National Park Information Centre - 1 min walk
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - 1 min walk
  • Canadian Ski Museum West - 2 min walk
  • Canada House Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Banff Station - 6 min walk
  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 93 min drive

Restaurants

  • Farm & Fire — 1 min walk
  • Good Earth — 1 min walk
  • Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Grizzly House - 4 min walk
  • Rose and Crown - 4 min walk

About this property

The Elk & Avenue Hotel

3-star hotel, walk to Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a microwave in a common area, concierge services and dry cleaning. All 162 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find down duvets, free local calls and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is available on request.
The Elk & Avenue Hotel offers 162 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Beds feature down comforters. 37-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include free toiletries and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on request.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free covered self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Free off-site parking
  • Street parking available
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Renovated entire property – June 2016
  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Down duvet
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Recycling

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - 2:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 1 2021 to June 30 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats welcome
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 50 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: CAD 25 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Banff International
Elk Avenue Hotel Banff
Hotel Banff International
Elk Avenue Hotel
Elk Avenue Banff
The Elk Avenue Hotel
The Elk & Avenue Hotel Hotel
The Elk & Avenue Hotel Banff
The Elk & Avenue Hotel Hotel Banff

Frequently asked questions

4.3
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 596 out of 1196 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 420 out of 1196 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 120 out of 1196 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 45 out of 1196 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 1196 reviews
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice place. Great staff. Awesome location
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Cleanliness
We had a dou
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Always a great place to stay in Banff. Clean, great service, close to town!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021