Situated in the middle of Banff National Park and surrounded by Alberta’s Rockies, Banff, Alberta is a perfect mountain getaway whether for business or pleasure. Offering activities to fit any personality, Banff promises to provide picturesque views along the way. So getaway to the mountains, because Business Review Canada has you covered on places to stay, activities to pursue and where to eat!
Where To Stay
Located in the heart of the Rockies just outside of Banff, the Rimrock Resort Hotel provides some of the best accommodations. Capturing breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is ranked as a AAA Four Diamond hotel. Offering comfort and luxury, the 346 guestroom hotel has unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality.
The Fairmount Banff Springs Hotel not only features fantastic accommodations, but has a history to go with it. Originally a railway hotel, it was styled after a Scottish Baronial Castle. Publicly opened originally in 1888, few hotels in the world rival the majesty, hospitality and grandeur it has to offer. A National Historical Site, the hotel features golf courses, exceptional cuisine and accommodations.
Can’t Miss Activities
Various outdoor activities throughout Banff are not only enjoyable but provide some of the best views Canada has to offer. Providing an adventure you’ll never forget, visitors should definitely hike up to Lake Agnes Teahouse. Situated at the top of the 3.4 mile hike, the Lake Agnes Teahouse provides a refreshing stop and picturesque views amongst the mountains and lake. After a day of hiking, stop by the Banff Upper Hot Springs for some relaxation. Open year round, this restored 1930’s heritage bathhouse has an outdoor mineral spring fed hot pool that features views of famous Mount Rundle. What’s even more unique about Banff Upper Hot Springs is its elevation, 5,200 feet, making it the highest hot springs in Canada.
Where to Eat
Featured in the Top 10 Restaurants of Business Review Canada’s July issue, The Banffshire Club is located at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. The Banffshire Club will take your senses on an epicurean journey. Specializing in a progressive Canadian cuisine with a French twist, the restaurant prides itself on its commitment to a sustainable, locally based menu. The Banffshire Club received the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award in 2007.
Eden, located in the Rimrock Resort Hotel, is an exquisite dining experience that offers excellent French cuisine with regional accents. Each guest is provided with the finest in dining, service, and Banff scenic views. Additionally, Eden has received the AAA Five Diamond Award seven years in a row.