The Fox Hotel & Suites

  • Canada, Banff

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Ideally located on the main Banff Avenue, the Fox captures the historic and natural elements of Banff National Park. Its unique style, and hot pool centre piece themed on the historic Cave and Basin site, makes this a distinctive and comfortable environment to relax in. Don't forget to try one of the world famous margaritas at Chilis restaurant.

Added value

Early Booking Offer Winter 20/21: Save up to 10% off accommodation (ends 30 Nov 2020)

Guests staying for 8 or more nights will receive $100 CAD food & beverage credit per stay per room (book by November 30th 2020 - Offer not valid Dec 23, 2020 - Jan 2, 2021)

Complimentary daily continental breakfast included

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 116
  • No. of floors: 1
  • Official rating: 4

Rooms

  • All rooms are attractively furnished with bath and shower, hairdryer, telephone, safe and coffee maker
  • Hotel room - Sleeps 1-4. Two double beds or one queen and single pull out bed, suitable for 2 adults and 2 children only (no kitchen facilities)
  • Superior One Bedroom Suite – Sleeps 1-4. Bedroom with one king bed or two double beds. Living room with a double pull-out bed, and efficiency kitchen (small fridge, sink, microwave and toaster)
  • Superior Two Bedroom Suite – Sleeps 2-6. Bedroom with one king bed or two double beds. Also features a second bedroom with one queen bed or two double beds. Living room with a double pull-out bed, and efficiency kitchen (small fridge, sink, microwave and toaster)

Bedroom facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless internet
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No
Banff

Banff is a lively town set in the spectacularly beautiful Banff National Park. Downtown Banff offers traditional Canadian hospitality with an excellent variety of bars, some with live music, and a wide choice of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. Your Tri-area lift pass covers the three ski areas of Lake Louise ski area (45 minutes’ drive), Mount Norquay (10 minutes’ drive) and Sunshine Village (25 minutes’ drive). A regular ski bus service, included with the pre-booked Tri-area lift pass, operates from our Banff hotels to all three ski areas. Although Mt Norquay is often referred to as Banff’s “local” hill, the resort should not be under-rated. Yes, it has easy trails but also some challenging ones too, such as Memorial Bowl, Temptation and Lone Pine. Sunshine Village has some of the highest skiing in Canada. It has three mountains: Mount Standish (with some of the easier trails) Lookout Mountain (high above the tree line with views across the Great Divide) and Goat’s Eye (with some of the best tree skiing on its lower slopes).

Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 0 km
Runs
62
132
58
Longest run 8 Km
Snowparks

3 snow parks.

Lifts Drag lifts 4, Chairlifts 17, Cablecars 0
Slope direction N,E,S,W
Ski/resort bus True
Things to Do

WINTER MUST-DO EXPERIENCES

APRES ACTION

Après is a way of life in Banff and Lake Louise. Whether you want a cold beer brewed with glacial water at the locals’ hangout, a hot chocolate by a log fire, or cocktails and dancing, you will find what you are looking for guaranteed. Don’t miss a chance to explore the town by night, it may even get a little wild.

There are so many options for food and drinks in the town of Banff and village of Lake Louise, from distilled spirits to microbrews, to delicious juices for breakfast, pizza or picnics for lunch, or Western style steak or vegan meals for dinner.

 

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Cross country skiing is a great way to explore Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies during the winter months. A vast network of classic and skate skiing trails provides plenty of options for all fitness levels. Banff, Lake Louise and Castle Junction trails are track-set and groomed regularly, giving you the choice of leisurely loops or more demanding routes. Pack a lunch, grab your gear and choose your ideal trail.

 

DOG SLEDDING

This unique experience can be tranquil at some times, and exhilarating and delightfully chaotic at others. Dogsledding is a must-do activity for any traveler, but especially so for dog-lovers or those wanting to experience a classically Canadian activity. Explore the rich history, culture, and techniques of dogsledding as your musher and dog team guide you through the incredible scenery of the Canadian Rockies.

 

ICE SKATING

A favourite Canadian sport, ice skating on frozen lakes and playing shinny with your friends on an outdoor rink is an incredible way to enjoy fresh mountain air.

There are several indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks open during the winter in Banff and Lake Louise and the best part - 90% are free!

For a truly spectacular skating experience, you must try the iconic Lake Louise. Named as one of the “10 most beautiful ice skating rinks in the world,” by CNN Travel, the frozen lake is cleared and maintained daily by The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and has a heated shelter to warm chilly fingers and toes.

WINTER HIKING AND SNOWSHOEING

Two activities that are enjoyed by locals every day are winter hiking and snowshoeing. All you need is a warm jacket, a toque, mittens, and a pair of winter boots and you're set to experience our winter wonderland. If you're keen to experience something a little different, strap on some snowshoes and play in the freshly fallen snow.

 

ICE CLIMBING & BACK COUNTRY SKIING

For the adrenaline-inspired, Banff National Park boasts some of the best ice and mixed climbing routes in the world. Imagine climbing up frozen waterfalls while you look down at a spectacular frozen creek below. For the best and safest experience hire an Alpine Mountain Guide for the day through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures.

Backcountry skiing is a spectacular way to find your inner mojo. It's an activity that can be both exhilarating and peaceful at the same time. You can fly by helicopter with CMH Heli-Skiing to a remote luxury backcountry lodge where thousands of feet of vertical and fresh tracks await, or you can ski the majestic Puracell Range with R.K. Heli-Skiing. Get out and explore!

 

JOHNSTON CANYON ICEWALK

The Johnston Canyon Icewalk traverses a series of steel catwalks that give spectacular views of the Johnston Canyon below. This popular ice walk leads you past the lower falls and to the breathtaking upper icefalls. Travel through prime wildlife habitat and learn the clues to how Johnston Canyon was formed.

RELAX AND REJUVENATE

Travelling is a great opportunity to nourish your body and soul, especially in a place like Banff and Lake Louise where you are surrounded by such majestic natural beauty - it’s difficult to not feel inspired here. Amongst the pristine wilderness, vibrant townships, and inherent peacefulness of the landscape, you will find relaxation and rejuvenation.

Hike up Tunnel Mountain just above the town of Banff to watch the sunrise; sit with a book by the Bow River; participate in a yoga or fitness class; savour the indulgence of a spa treatment; absorb the stillness and silence of the forest; or gaze upon the stars in the crystal clear sky. Banff and Lake Louise is a place where you can truly relax, rejuvenate, and renew.

  • Dog sledding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sleigh rides
  • Skating
  • Winter hiking
  • Ice fishing
  • Heli-skiing
  • Night skiing at Mount Norquay
  • Cross country skiing
  • Dinner and ski
  • Excellent range of sight seeing excursions
  • Ice canyon walk
  • Calgary shopping trip
  • Ice hockey games
  • Hot springs
  • Museum
  • Arts centre
  • Cinema

Extras

Ski Packs for 2020/21 season

The Lift pass rates for 2020/2021 (book by 31 July 2020)

Whole area pass: (Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise & Mt. Norquay)

Days Season Senior 65yrs+ Adult 18-64yrs Youth 13-17yrs Child 6-12yrs
6 1 -16 Dec £262 £325 £262 £136
17 Dec -02 Jan  £333 £413 £333 £173
3 Jan -11 Feb   £262 £325 £262 £136
12 Feb -21 Feb £333 £413 £333 £173
22 Feb -5 Mar £262 £325 £262 £136
6 Mar - 20 Mar £333 £413 £333 £173
21 Mar -30 Apr £262 £325 £262 £136

Prices shown above are guidelines, please call reservations for exact prices of the lift passes.

Children (0-5yrs) can pick up a free lift pass locally

Your lift pass can allow for a certain number of non-ski days and the following example grace periods:

  • 6 day tickets have 2 grace days and can be used within a period of 8 days respectively
  • 7-13 day tickets have 3 grace days and can be used within a period of 10-16 days respectively

 

Ski Hire & Tuition

Equipment Days Description Blue Red Black
Adult 6/10 Skis £56/£88 £90/£142 £114/£180
6/10 Snowboard or skis & boots £63/£99 £96/£154 -
Child (2-12yrs)* 6/10 Skis & boots £28/£54 - -
6/10 Snowboard & boots £45/£74 - -

*Child snowboard & boots = 6-12yrs. Please see here for description of hire categories.

 

TUITION* Available to pre-book - 3 days (4 hrs per day) from £235

*Lessons take place in the Lake Louise ski area

 

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

Facilities
  • Reception
  • Chilis restaurant & bar (open breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Fitness room
  • Cave and Basin hotpool
  • Free Wi-FI in rooms and lobby area,
  • On-site laundry
  • Free underground parking
  • Lifts
  • Sauna
  • WiFi
  • Ski room
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lounge area
  • Car parking
Family Facilities
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant
Meals
  • Deluxe Continental breakfast included
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
Location in resort
  • Longitude: -115.5638805
  • Latitude: 51.1829219
  • Location Description:
    • 10 minutes' walk to downtown Banff. The ski bus to all three ski areas stops close by

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The Fox Hotel & Suites
Banff, Bed & Breakfast
18/01/2021 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Heathrow
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