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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, AB, Canada


Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise


Insider Tip

Guests can take in breathtaking views of Lake Louise and the surrounding mountains while enjoying afternoon tea in the Lakeview Lounge. The tea includes a glass of sparkling wine, signature blended teas, finger sandwiches, buttermilk scones, and homemade sweets and pastries (surcharge).

Hotel Overview

Near ski area
Sheltered by the soaring peaks of the Canadian Rockies, this legendary historic hotel sits on the shores of picturesque Lake Louise.
Scenic views
Alpine-style guestrooms at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise offer views of the mountains, lake, or chateau grounds. Amenities include premium bedding and high-speed Internet access (surcharge).<
Activities aplenty
Tucked deep among the fir trees of Banff National Park, the hotel offers a plethora of outdoor activities including hiking and canoeing in summer and ice skating on frozen Lake Louise in winter.

Property Location
When you stay at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Lake Louise, you'll be on a lake, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Louise Mountain Resort and Icefields Parkway. This 4-star resort is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Moraine Lake and 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from Lake Louise Gondola.

Make yourself at home in one of the 548 air-conditioned guestrooms. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and coffee/tea makers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages and body treatments. A spa tub and a sauna offer a relaxing way to wind down after a day on the slopes. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and ski storage.

Enjoy American cuisine at The Fairview, one of the resort's 8 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/caf+¬. Relax with a refreshing drink from the bar/lounge or one of the 3 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, AB, Canada


YYC - Calgary International



Overlooking Lake Louise and the mountains of Banff National Park, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise offers 550 rooms of varying configurations. Views are of the mountains, lake, or chateau grounds. All rooms offer minibars and high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Beds are triple-sheeted with 100-percent cotton linens. Bathrooms feature luxury bath products from England. Note: Some rooms are not air-conditioned. <p> Fairmont Gold rooms offer additional amenities, including access to the Fairmont Gold Lounge with CD/DVD lending library, complimentary beverages and hors d'oeuvers, buffet breakfast, and laptops for sign-out.


  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Premium bedding
  • Pay movies
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Electric kettle
  • Number of bathrooms -


Property Amenities

Banff National Park, part of the UNESCO World Heritage-protected Rocky Mountain Parks, is the setting for this chateau resort, which overlooks Lake Louise and the mountains. This year-round resort offers a multitude of outdoor activities including skiing at the Lake Louise Mountain Resort (/ away) and skating on Lake Louise. Summertime brings canoeing on the lake and hiking in the adjacent park. Other activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, and mountain biking.

The full-service spa offers an extensive range of facial and body treatments (surcharge). Also on site are an indoor pool, spa tub, steam room, fitness center, children's playroom, and wide range of specialty shops. Wireless Internet access is available in select public areas (surcharge).

The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Indoor pool
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Ski storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop or caf+¬
  • Health club
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Wedding services
  • Express check-in
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Free WiFi
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Number of restaurants -
  • One meeting room
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges -
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall

Number of floors: 8

Number of suites: 96

Number of rooms: 458


Fairview Dining Room
Elegant restaurant serving regional Canadian cuisine with an emphasis on organic, local, and sustainable ingredients. Wine list of 400 selections. Seasonal Sunday brunch. Casual resort dress (no jeans or athletic shoes). Restaurant is smoke-free. Reservations recommended.
Walliser Stube
Ideal for aprés-ski or hiking, the Walliser combines rustic Swiss charm with Canadian mountain scenery. Loft ladders and heart-carved chairs; traditional Swiss menu. Specialties include raclette and fondue. Dinner only; reservations recommended.
Poppy Brasserie
Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. View of the mountains and lake. International cuisine. Popular alpine breakfast buffet.
Lakeview Lounge
Classically decorated lounge serving cocktails, imported beer, specialty coffee, fine wines, and light snacks. Features views of the Rocky Mountain peaks. Open from early afternoon until evening.
Glacier Saloon
Bar serving pub-style meals, light snacks, and international beers. Billiards table.
Chateau Deli
Open 24 hours daily, serving sandwiches, soups, freshly baked muffins, specialty coffees, and desserts. Also offers take-out lunches.


The hotel offers an indoor heated pool, spa tub, steam room, and fitness center with a wide range of cardio machines and free weights.

Scenic mountain walking and hiking are a major attraction in the Lake Louise and Moraine Lake region of Banff National Park. Many trails radiate from the lake into nearby passes and summits, and outings are available through the hotel's mountaineering and interpretive-hiking program. Spectacular seasonal colors make autumn a special time to hike in this region. The hotel offers canoe rentals and instruction (surcharge).

Horse-drawn sleigh rides around the lake, waterfall ice climbing, and dog sledding are other popular pursuits. The challenging Banff Springs Golf Course (62 km/38.5 mi) winds along the Bow River under the snow-capped peaks of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Rundle.

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

  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Ice skating
  • Mountain biking
  • Playground
  • Rafting
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Windsurfing