The Post Hotel Lake Louise - Banff
Everything you picture in a Rocky Mountain Lodge is here at
The Post Hotel in Lake
Louise. An elegant lobby, beautiful fireplace bar with piano, a stellar Temple
Spa offering massages and treatments or just a hot soak in the pool and hot tub,
and some of the best dining in Lake Louise and Banff in the Post Dining Room
with a view of the Canadian Rockies. Your suite has a real fireplace, balcony, jacuzzi and beautiful appointments. The service at the Post is
the location is 5 minutes to the ski slope of Lake
Louise Ski Resort. The Post offers a quieter more boutique hotel than
the big famous Chateau just up the road. Go there for photos but retreat to your
private resort of the Post for a truly special experience.
Chateau Lake Louise
This 1890 grand castle overlooks the gorgeous frozen Lake Louise and Victoria Glacier.
from the famed Fairmont hotel serves spectacular scenery. This four
diamond property is a winter wonderland with ice-skating on the lake, dog
sledding nearby with Kingmik Dog Sledding, and skiing at Lake Louise. You are a
10-minute hotel shuttle to Lake Louise Ski Resort
and its 4,200 beautiful rocky
mountain acres of skiing. Après ski in the Lakeview Lounge is sublime; you sip
cocktails as a harpist plays and the sun sets over the glowing glacier.
Banff Springs Hotel The Banff Springs, built in 1888, is a bold baronial castle carved into the
Canadian Rockies. The landmark hotel, like the sister Fairmont hotel - Chateau
Lake Louise, was inspired by Canadian
railroad entrepreneur Cornelius van Horne. Pass through stone archways on your
way to a luxurious window-lined lounge, or to the posh Willow Stream Spa where
cascading waterfalls and minerals bath provide ski muscles with in therapeutic
relief. This grand hotel features eleven restaurants and fine boutiques, making
skiing at Banff’s three ski resorts: Sunshine,
Lake Louise, and Norquay,
a mere amenity.
Sunshine Mountain Lodge The only ski in ski out lodging in Banff National Park is at
In fact, you must arrive by gondola to your high elevation hotel at 7,000’.
Request a newly designed suite in the West Wing, and wave to the skiers as they
all depart the mountain at 4 - leaving you to the view, the friendly hotel staff
and the outdoor hot tub with a gorgeous view of Goat’s Eye. After skiing
Sunshine’s 3,300 acres, you will sleep well in this lofty location, and be ready
for first chair in the morning.
Jasper Park Lodge - Marmot Jasper is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. There is no better
place to see the
splendor than the JSP, Jasper Park Lodge. This 700-acre
Fairmont resort features a grand Rocky Mountain Lodge in the center, with
additional lodging in campy cottages dotting the property. A lake for ice
skating, a heated pool, and sleigh rides are a few winter past times, as well as
watching the elk walk by. Skiing at nearby Marmot Basin is a must, or you can
just view the ski resort from sumptuous leather chairs in the fireplace lobby
In British Columbia
Sutton Place Hotel at Revelstoke What more could you ask for than a swank hotel steps from the Gondola
of the biggest vertical ski resort in North America? Skiing
steep runs are amazing.Handing your skis to the valet at the end of your day as you head to
your well-appointed modern alpine suite with a view of the Monashees is too.
Après ski at Revelstoke enjoy
the oversized hot tub, snack on wine and cheese at the manager's reception in
the regal lobby, or walk to Revelstoke village's Rockford Wok l Bar l Grille for
dinner and Mackenzie's Village Tavern for snacks and cocktails.If skiing
Revelstoke's 3,121 acres of challenging terrain isn't enough, you can heli ski
or cat ski at Revelstoke too, right from
Revelstoke Sutton Place. Stoked? We were.
Kicking Horse Glacier Mountaineer Lodge - Golden Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden BC is known for its long steep runs and
85 inbound chutes. So you will want to stay slopeside after kicking
the horse's 2,800 acres that descend over 4,000' vertical.
Glacier Mountaineer Lodge is
the very place, in the heart of Kicking Horse's ski village, just steps from the
gondola are these two grand lodging buildings, Glacier & Mountaineer. Your condo
style suite has everything you need, ski lockers, underground parking, outdoor
hot tub, some units even have laundry, full kitchens, gas fireplaces and
balconies. You are a short walk to Kicking Horse Saloon, Peaks and Corks in the
village or a short drive to Golden for après ski and dining. But you are closest
to Kicking Horse lifts - most importantly.
Panorama Springs This Intrawest (now Fortress)
ski resort of Panorama is well planned, and well located
in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. The Panorama Springs condos in the
upper village offer gas fireplaces, great views of slopes, and a giant outdoor
heated hot tub with a view of the ski slopes. Park your car underground, walk to the lifts, the shops and the
dining at Wildfire or Earl Gray Lodge. If you tire of skiing Panorama’s 4,000’
vertical, try heli-ski for the day at next door RK Heli.
Whistler Blackcomb offers the largest skiing in Canada, 8,100 acres with 38
lifts and 3 glaciers between the two interconnected mountains. Along with all
that top skiing are some top ski hotels. Take your pick from Whistler’s
Fairmont, Four Seasons, Pan Pacific, Westin or Hilton; they all earn 5-stars as
swank ski properties. Whistler is an Olympic caliber resort with gold medal
Tremblant is a make-believe Zermatt, from the charming alpine pedestrian village
to the sophisticated ski in ski out lodging and European style après ski. The Fairmont
Tremblant has the best
location overlooking the slopes and the gondola and just steps to the lively après ski
pubs, shops and restaurants in the fun festive village. The outdoor Jacuzzi is
the envy of everyone not staying here, so enjoy the "joie de vivre." Tremblant makes our Top 10 Canada Ski
Le Chateau Frontenac
Quebec City castle is perched above the St Lawrence Seaway, and only
30-minutes to great skiing. The architecture of this 1893 hotel is magical with
patina copper and spiraling turrets, and immense with over 600 rooms. Skiers
will enjoy a short commute to major ski resorts, Mont Sainte Anne, Le Massif and
Stoneham, returning to grand lodging and great nightlife in Old Quebec City –
the best of both worlds. If you prefer a more boutique hotel,
Dominion is a beautiful old meets new property in the heart of historic Place Royale.
Le Massif The grand Fairmont Manior Richelieu Hotel nestled in the Charlevoix region is unlike others
manor meets elegant sophistication at this picturesque Quebec property. Skiers
can travel to Le Massif and Mont Grand Fonds for skiing by day, and return to
ice skating, spa treatments, and elegant dining by night. There is a resort
Casino too if you are flashy with the cash and want to gamble après ski. For
something more modern, Le Massif's Hotel La Ferme
is the latest property built by Le Massif owner, Daniel Gauthier, an eco
friendly art deco complex in Baie St Paul connected to the splendid scenic
ski slopes of Le Massif via Train.