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Paintbox Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Had a 7 night stay at this beautiful property .From the moment we walked in we felt we had chosen the best place. Lovely furnishings,very cozy and inviting.The bed was heaven!! so comfortable.The staff Sachi and Erin were great hosts and really looked after us, nothing was too much trouble.Breakfast was delicious each morning so a big thankyou to the...

Thank julietonyjackzac
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed out little hideout in the Canadian Rockies. It is wonderful that you had a week to enjoy Canmore and the Paintbox Lodge. Gratitude for your kind words and we hope to see you again.

stillwater, ok
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The room was very nice. Breakfast was wonderful and great coffee! Employees were very friendly and helpful. Location is right downtown Canmore, about a block from Grizzly Paw. Wish they had robes in the room.

Thank twolittlefeet
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Gratitude for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the stay and the beer. Our neighbor is the brew master at the Grizzly Paw and we are pretty proud of our local brew pub. Bath robes are divine and we want to explain their absence. We have had bath robes in the past and chose not to replace them....

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Nice place ! Our group - 12 people - arrived around 4 and our chef for the evening class was already busy preparing for our 6 PM start to preparing a Greek dinner. Check in and orientation was very friendly and the central gathering area /dining areas are perfect for group get togethers and a cocktail before cooking class begins....

Thank TJB2
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your cooking class with Chef George and Parthena Olive Oil expert, Rosie. And still had room for breakfast! Will pass along the feedback to our crew to make the cooking classes even more informative. We are glad you were listening! Hope to see you...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

5 of us stayed in 2 rooms at this darling bed n breakfast lodge while on a ski trip around Banff. Absolutely wonderful in every detail! Great location in Canmore near awesome dining options and shopping, the rooms were appointed with warm blankets, lovely soaps and lotions perfect for use after a hot bath in the big tub. Breakfast was...

Thank ktotrips
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

The Paintbox Lodge is a great basecamp for adventure in the Rockies. Combine our homey feel with vibrant dining scene and the small town of Canmore makes a pretty sweet holiday. Glad you discovered us and hope to see you return.

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We were in Canmore for an anniversary celebration. We rented the Cabin Suite. Although we only had two in the room, this suite could easily accommodate a family with children (bunk beds in a second bedroom). The staff were super friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious. Everything was in easy walking distance: restaurants, shops, walking trails. Would definitely stay here...

Thank VIM689
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are happy you had a great stay. Every room is a little different and if you book early, you can have the perfect configuration for your holiday. Great for couples, families or friends travelling together. The Paintbox shines because of our staff. As owners, we are grateful to...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Our experience couldn't be more perfect at the Paintbox lodge! It was beautifully decorated - cozy and modern at he same time! The staff was kind and welcoming and helped us plan out our stay! The location was absolute perfection- we walked everywhere downtown! The breakfast was delicious - fresh and local! They even equipped us with umbrellas and towels...

Thank Bellabei
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

It makes our day when our guests have a great stay and enjoy all Canmore has to offer. We simply love where we work and live. We want our guests to truly feel like locals and have an authentic experience.The best way to enjoy the mountains is with a good sleep, a belly full of organic and local (when possible)...

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Arrived in Canmore on an anniversary get away weekend, after spending a few days outside the province. It was 4:30 on a Sunday and we were looking for something a little different to stay at rather than the box hotels. I placed a call to the Lodge and was told that they had one two bedroom place available and would...

Thank GrahamKracker
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are glad you enjoyed the lodge and Canmore. If you loved our fresh orange juice, wait until you try the in-house kombucha, a new addition to our breakfast lineup! We are glad you found us to celebrate your anniversary. This review was timely. The Paintbox Lodge has just...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We had the pleasure of renting the entire lodge for a weekend for my daughter's pre-wedding party. What a joy it was to share the celebration of her upcoming marriage in such a beautiful setting. From the first phone call to the lodge to the last minute before departure it was an experience to cherish. Thank you to Sachi, Erin...

Thank MomOfTheBride2016
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Life's happiest celebration are that much sweetier at the Paintbox. Happy to host your wonderful family and friends. Look forward to seeing you all again!

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2016

My wife and I always enjoy our stay at the Paintbox. We love how each room is unique and oh so comfortable. The rooms exude a Canmore style, we love them. The breakfasts are always plentiful and of very good caliber. We love the casualness that is afforded in their kitchen eating area. To help yourself with what you want,...

Thank Lori5759
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

We want people to feel at home and eat good food at the Paintbox Lodge. We are glad you like our casual atmosphere and look forward to more visits. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 6 March 2016

A very cool concept for a hotel, small (Limited number of rooms) friendly and well maintained. I'm disappointed that I wasn't able to get into one of the cooking class during our stay, but I'll plan better for next time. The only thing that I didn't like was the mattress, I had the worst sleep I had in years. It's...

Thank Troy S
Sara_Renner, Owner at Paintbox Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and hope to have you back for a hotel stay and a cooking class. We have just had our king mattresses upgraded last year and while most guests love them, we have had feedback that has prompted us to look at alternative mattress solutions. Our current stock is described as "European firmness". Would love to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Paintbox Lodge is an intimate boutique hotel nestled in the heart of downtown Canmore owned by Olympic medalist, Sara Renner and World Cup Champion, Thomas Grandi. The Paintbox Lodge is a reflection of the local champions - relaxed, welcoming and professional. Experience one of our five unique, comfortable suites and rooms. Conversations flow easily around the harvest table while guests enjoy a complimentary mountain breakfast with a latte. Sign up for a scheduled cooking class, or book a private cooking class, harvest table dinner or tapas party for you and your friends and family. Come play, (or simply relax) in our backyard paradise. Gift certificates available for hotel stays and cooking classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paintbox Lodge

Address: 629 10 St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2A2, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $224 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Paintbox Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Paintbox Hotel Canmore
Paintbox Lodge Canmore, Alberta
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“There is not a bad room in the place *-*”
988Katherine, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Our suite on the second floor worked for us. Good views of the mountains from our deck and sitting room.”
  • This is the view from the Wild Suite deck.
alex12mtpark, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the mountains and are clean and comfy”
christinahP4296JA, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Painters Valley room was fantastic!”
govsecrets, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“On the main floor, there is a large suite with three bedrooms, wheelchair access and access to a large enclosed front lawn.”
drmoody52, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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