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Quite touristy as you would expect but pleasant to walk around and not overly expensive. Nice atmosphere around the town and good eateries.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Graham H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a visit even in the height of the summer season. It is beautiful to walk along a busy high street and see the views. Specially in the evening. But we were lucky enough to stay at the Mount Royal on Banff Avenue in September...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mehtalon
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not sure we'd want to be here in the height of the summer season, but we were lucky enough to stay at the Mount Royal on Banff Avenue in snowy October. Banff Avenue has something for everyone and a stroll along each sde of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DadandCab
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely feel about the town and good choice of retail shops, cafes and restaurants. Great size to walk around and take in local sites.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GDC762
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just like the pictures, classic small ski look village. lots of stores to visit and restaurants. Plenty of free parking.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Banff is always crowded with tons of tourists and locals, so walking up and down Banff Avenue can require a lot of dodging in and out of the crowds. The visitors center is located at about the halfway point. The friendly staff will give you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Greenlakereener
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this Town. I went in September when it was not very busy so walking around,going to the tourist shops and checking out the various restaurants was quiet easy. Apparently the locals told me it can get crazy busy in the earlier months with hardly...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JOOOOOLS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aside from that - Banff Ave still has some of the best - but has become more like aspen. If you want a more realistic mountain experience - drive the parkway to Jasper and back - see the ice fields (glacier) - enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank worldxplorer1492
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has got to be one of the most beautiful streets! The mountains all around are so gorgeous. There are many shops and restaurants in only a few streets, all on the public bus routes.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a cute town. Lots of gift shops and stuff to look at. The cow ice cream is a must. There is a spaghetti factory for a cheap feed and drink. The park at the end is awesome for pictures. If you walk along...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Lampy1
12 May 2018|
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Response from sallyl484 | Reviewed this property |
Bow View Lodge 228 Bow Avenue, Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1A5 Phone: Toll free: 1-800-661-1565 option 1 | Main Hotel: 1-403-762-2261 Lower priced sister of Banff Park Lodge, located across the parking lot. All amenities... More
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Karen P
3 September 2017|
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Response from 937Dave | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the wind. When we were there, no smoke in Banff, although the mountains were obscured.
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RitO93
26 May 2017|
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Response from Sunny_g1234567890 | Reviewed this property |
Tunnel mountain is not too far from downtown...but not super close either....
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