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"Clean - Close to town - Great view of Rundle Mountain and the town of Banff. Room and bathroom both very small. Clean - comfortable - but small. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 07 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

3-star ski hotel near Mount Norquay Ski Resort

Mountain retreat

You'll find Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau within 2 miles (3 km) of this Banff hotel. Cave and Basin National Historic Site and Tunnel Mountain are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a spa tub, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, along with free WiFi in public areas. Free self parking, a terrace, and a garden are also offered.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 52 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. Other amenities include free WiFi, room service, and TVs with satellite channels.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds (Woodland)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
C$126* Per night/room 14 Oct. - 15 Oct.

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds (Valley)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Room with Adventure Pass

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Valley)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Woodland)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Juniper Hotel ratings based on 18 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Juniper Hotel

Everyone (7) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Room 229 constant ventilation noise. Making hard to fall to sleep. Room size smaller than usual hotel’s. Outdated big TV furniture that do not match the nowadays style.

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5

This hotel is different from the others - in a good way!

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet, cute rooms, hot tub, allows pet
Cons: not in town
I loved everything about the Juniper. Especially the retro decor, and the location, and the restaurant, and the hot tub.... I loved it all! We had a romantic winter weekend there. Its classy and relaxed and cool all at the same time! Its not like your typical hotel, its clean and has been fully renovated - but still retains the character of the original hotel. I want to return in the summer and have a glass of wine on the patio!! The food at the restaurant was excellent, as was the service. The desk staff were awesome - especially Nicki. I would recommend this hotel, and we will stay there again ourselves. Pet friendly! They also allowed us to bring our well behaved dog into the hotel, which was great, as we like to travel with our pet when we can. (We were responsible pet owners and cleaned up after him, so hopefully they will continue to allow pets in the future!)

Posted by , from Edmonton, AB, Canada on 22 Mar. 2012

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3 out of 5
The view is beautiful but unfortunately it is right over a highway. Our Room AC was not working and despite our inquiring to get it fixed, this was never done and it was quite hot the day of arrival and till late evening. On a bright note, the restaurant is excellent.

Posted by on 9 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Aug. 2019 by Juniper Front Desk

Thank you for your review. Sorry for this communication breakdown, maintenance stopped by your room to inspect the A/C when you were in the restaurant, but unfortunately he couldn't fix the issue right away, so the front desk agent tried to call your room a few times and left a voicemail on your phone to contact the FD for further assistance, which might have been missed.We are glad that you enjoyed our bistro and views from the room, hopefully you enjoyed your stay in Banff and we will have a chance to welcome you again.

5 out of 5
Nice rooms with a view. Good vibe. Fantastic restaurant.

Posted by on 6 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Jul. 2019 by Danielle

Thank you for taking the time on reviewing us and we are glad you had a good stay. We hope to see you back.

4 out of 5
amenities not up to par. bottles are made of very hard plastics and difficult to use. one has to squeezed the bottle with both hands to dispense the content. we stayed for 2 nights. no replacement of any of the bottles used, the towel for the bath room floor wasn't even replaced, worse yet, the shower wasn't cleaned for the day because we can see the strands of hairs from the previous day. Although there are only 2 floors, there is no elevator to use. Better make sure you can tow your own luggage up the stairs!!!!

Posted by , from San Jose, CA on 17 Sep. 2018

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4 out of 5

Great Views of Rundle Mountain

Clean - Close to town - Great view of Rundle Mountain and the town of Banff. Room and bathroom both very small. Clean - comfortable - but small.

Posted by on 7 Jul. 2018

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3 out of 5

Nice Boutique Hotel

Pros: Price was fair, bed was comfortable.
Cons: Put in an elevator. Put a better lamp behind the chair to allow reading there.
Location: Skiing was OK, not spectacular, although it did snow quite a bit soon after I left. Touring was awesome, Lake Louise and Calgary are both easy drives.
I booked a cheap room in the hotel - small room with a king bed on the mountain side, i.e. view of the parking lot rather than the mountains. There are many rooms that are nicer, but I went on a budget. The first surprise was that the hotel has no elevator and my room was on the second floor. The woman who checked me in got help for me to lug all of my ski gear and suitcases up the stairs, and she personally helped carry some stuff. The room was clean and nicely decorated, but the lighting was a bit weak. One corner was set up with a chair and small log table which would have been an excellent place to sit and read except the lamp was far too dim to read by. The room was above the restaurant, so I could hear faint music at times, but it wasn't too bad. The bed was comfortable to me, with plenty of pillows. The lobby and lower hallways were nicely decorated. The parking lot and road leading in were covered with ice, common conditions in the Banff area in winter.

Posted by , from Michigan, US on 8 Mar. 2017

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5 out of 5

Room with an awesome view!

We were very impressed with this hotel. Beautifully decorated, updated, amazing bed, soft linens. We had the most amazing view of Banff right outside our walk-out patio. The perfect place to sit and relax and enjoy an afternoon glass of wine or early morning coffee. Very friendly staff of young adults from all over the world. Very helpful and full of helpful advice on where to hike, eat, etc. The only complaints - stay upstairs to avoid the noise on the lower floor from the upstairs guests walking on the wood floors. Very noisy. Ear plugs may help with that somewhat, but will definitely help with the slight noise from the highway below.

Posted by , from B on 19 Jul. 2016

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4 out of 5

Beautiful hotel quiet side of Banff

Pros: Woodwork throughout makes you feel like you are in the woods.
Location: Close to town to check out other sites like Cave and Basin site and other Banff attractions
We had a very nice stay just what we needed clean and beautiful. Nice restaurant.

Posted by on 20 Jun. 2015

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3 out of 5

Couple /vacation

When we arrived we were given a room with 2 double beds and a view of the roof. We requested a change, and received a room with 1 queen bed and a view of the parking lot (better than the roof). The room was very nice, but the bathroom floor did not appear too clean. It was made from slate, and could be difficult to clean.The temperture was difficult to regulate. There was a bistro on site, but we did not eat there because it had a limited, expensive selection.There was only 1 ice machine and vending machine, and we had to go downstairs to reach them. Be advised there is no elevator for people with difficulty with stairs.

Posted by on 14 Aug. 2010

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About the The Juniper Hotel

Location 1 Juniper Way, Banff, AB T1L1E1

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 3000 square feet (279 square meters) and includes conference space. A spa tub, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The Juniper Hotel. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Banff hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 52 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3000 sq ft of conference space
  • 279 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1955
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Water dispenser


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) (136.5 km / 84.8 mi)
  • Train station: Banff Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Juniper Hotel offers 52 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and designer toiletries. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 1:00 PM.

Juniper Bistro and Lounge - This bistro specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 1 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 16 and CAD 25 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Juniper Banff
  • Juniper Hotel
  • Juniper Hotel Banff
  • Juniper Lodge Banff
  • The Juniper Hotel Hotel
  • The Juniper Hotel Banff
  • The Juniper Hotel Hotel Banff

You should know

  • Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.