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All reviews banff springs hotel bow river fairmont hotel viewing platform postcard view crossing the road great viewpoint parking lot limited parking photo opportunity vantage point worth a stop tunnel mountain take photos short drive close to town nice walk
The surprise Corner parking lot it small and crowded, but if you're patient you'ff find a spot as most people are there to just shoot a couple of selfies and move on. The Banff Hotel and the falls are visible from here and there are...More
I walked up here by myself the day after there had been a heavy and unusually early snowfall. I'd expected it to be rather quiet, and the short walk along the Bow River trail was indeed very peaceful. However, on arriving at the viewing point...More
There is a walking trail from the main downtown street at the Banff Avenue side of the foot bridge that goes along the river to an area with a viewing deck where you can get a nice view of the Banff Springs Hotel. You also...More
Okay, you get a nice view from this spot, but this is an area that is brimming with nice views. I guess you had to be there when the original surprise created the name for this place to understand it. Don't expect to spend more...More
Walking up the trail from the town centre you are beside the river with the falls and hotel to your right. I guess it is only a surprise if you are driving. Yes the view of the hotel is quite good but apart from that...More