Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Location: Alberta & the Rockies | Canada

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

Peering over Tunnel Mountain in Banff National Park, Buffalo Mountain Lodge is a hillside wilderness retreat with rustic ambience. Popular with skiers in winter and hikers in summer, its timber facade sits just minutes away from the gushing falls, steaming springs and sandstone hoodoos that make Banff National Park so spectacular.
Perfect forOutdoorsy couples or active families.
In the knowBuffalo Mountain Lodge offers complimentary mountain bikes for exploring the nearby trails.

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Lodge
  • Rustic
  • Walking & Trekking

Hotel Overview


Tunnel Mountain – known as ‘Sleeping Buffalo’ to the natives, in Banff National Park.

Rooms at Buffalo Mountain Lodge

The 108 guest rooms are decorated with tailor-made cherry, pine and bent-willow furnishings, wood burning stone fireplaces and earthy interiors, while many also feature balconies or patios and heated slate floor bathrooms to keep you toasty on chilly winter evenings.

Food and facilities

With an acclaimed reputation for its gastronomic highlights, Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant serves up hearty mountain food, with roasted game, local root vegetables and fresh berries regularly featuring on the menu. Alternatively, Sleeping Buffalo Lounge is a great option for more casual dining accompanied by world-class wines from the wine cellar, while Cilantro offers artisan Italian fare and one of the best viewing patios in the entire Banff area.

Activities at Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Perfect for cycling and hiking in the summer, go exploring the trails around Lake Minnewanka or Bow Falls, or take a steam in one of Banff’s famous hot springs. During the winter, the lodge is perfectly located for cross-country skiing, while the slopes of Lake Louise are just a short hop away.

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