We were looking for an inexpensive but still a nice place to stay for one night while in Banff. For some reason, most hotels were super expensive when we were there (July 11-12, 2020) and the least expensive choice without having to stay in a hostel was Red Carpet Inn and King Edward. We ended up choosing Red Carpet Inn because the rooms were recently renovated and they also offered a 25% off deal for AB residents. The building although out dated was clean and staff were friendly. Our room was very clean, small balcony facing the main street, nicely remodeled room/decor, big comfy bed, mini fridge, big TV and had a pod type coffee maker. Free parking in the back and close to the downtown area. It was perfect for our one night stay.
Stayed 3 nights. Room was spacious. AC didnt work well. Cleaning staff didn't clean room or make our beds during our stay. We had to ask for hand towels. Hotel needs upgrades badly. Balcony wasnt big enough to stand on or sit and have a drink or coffee. Chairs weren't provided anyway.
I stay in a lot of skier hotels throughout the winter. I was very impressed with Red Carpet in Banff. The place was super cheap for a holiday week, probably because a large portion of the hotel is undergoing renovations. The common areas still have that old ski hotel look, but the renovated rooms are solid three star quality. New mattresses, appliances, retiled bathrooms, large screen TVs, and a super clean common area hot tub. The desk staff was very friendly and helpful as well. The free ski busses pick up next door. Get this place this cheap while you still can.
We spent 3 night here just before Christmas and had a lovely stay. The room: refurbished 306, and refurbished to a 5 star standard, beautiful, comfortable, quiet, well appointed room, we were the first in, and without a doubt we will be going back. Staff - kind, considerate, helpful, lovely lovely staff, and we met several of them, the standard never slipped. Location, a 5-10 minute walk from the center of Banff, perfect, with indoor heated parking. Food - breakfast was next door, lots of choice, great area, and really delicious food. Thank you it was the best stay of our holiday around Canada.
Having stayed here last June, we were excited to return. The first time we stayed we were upgraded to their king size suite which was newly renovated. This time we received a suite on the first floor and I immediately noticed a stained sham across the bed. I pulled back the covers and there were hairs everywhere on the bed. The fan in the bathroom also smelled strongly of vomit when it was turned on. I asked reception to change our sheets and they switched our room for us. The second room was much worse. I didn’t even have to pull back the blankets, hairs covered the outside of the bed. The pillow cases were visibly yellowing as well. I’m really disappointed with the cleanliness this time around. It’s not difficult to ensure sheets are cleaned properly and that pillows and…
We stayed at the Red Carpet mid October. Prices for Hotels in Banff till mid december are very affordable ! The hotel is going through room renovations however that did no affect our stay. We had a nice room with a view on the 2nd floor ,209, which was steps from the lovely indoor hot tub which was heavenly ! We used the indoor parking which was convenient. We walked around town and into town and back later for dinner. Front desk staff at check in and checkout were very friendly ! Definitely would recommend and stay again !
Bed Bugs Bed Bugs Bed Bugs Worst place we’ve ever stayed ! Horrible ! Disgusting! Dirty ! Rude , Mean , Unprofessional Owners and Stuff ! !!!!!BED BUGS!!!!!! Stay away if you care about your Health and Money ! Bed Bugs Bed Bugs Bed Bugs
This place is a decent price in a great location. The receptionist, who I think was called Nicole, was very helpful and not at all fazed by quite a few questions. Her efforts were appreciated. The room and bathroom were clean and spacious and the bed was very comfortable. The only downside was that the room was like a sauna when we entered, with the heating on absolute full blast, and didn't cool down until the following morning, despite opening windows and turning off all possible heating. Still, at least it wasn't cold in there.
Fantastic time in Banff at this lovely hotel. Great, spacious room, fantastic location in Banff Avenue, and lovely staff. One of the receptionists, Jen, took the time to show us the best spots in Banff National Park. Tip: breakfast at El Toro, a restaurant close to the property, is to die for. Hotel offers nice outside and inside parking too.
This hotel will suit those who are looking for decent accommodation in close proximity to the town centre. I've seen some other reviews highlighting the free standing fridge (not sure what the problem is with this) and the odd furniture (perhaps a fair point). It's a little rough around the edges but don't be discouraged from staying here if it suits your budget. The location is ideal (quiet yet only a 5 min walk to town). We had a nice stay, no problems whatsoever so would recommend.