Experience warm hospitality and exceptional comfort from an ideally located base. The location is exceptional and provides walking access to all restaurants, shops and attractions. The hotel is modern, spacious and richly decorated with lots of wood and warmth to blend into the local surroundings. Ski and sightseeing buses pickup curbside. Spacious and elegant, our elegantly decorated and luxuriously appointed guest rooms have been designed with comfort and luxury in mind. An impressive and timeless style was achieved by using the finest quality fabrics and materials. Oak furniture - from huge armoires and classic writing desks, to nightstands and cocktail tables - was locally designed and carefully handcrafted exclusively for the Banff International Hotel. It is our attention to details such as oak trip accents throughout, textured wall coverings, marble bathroom vanities, damask bed coverlets with matching drapes, bronze-finish lamps with cream colored silk shades, floor lamps, local artwork and plush carpeting that allows our accommodations to rival Banff's best. The focal points of our impressive lobby are the central stone and log fireplace, rustic cedar beams, unique furnishings and extensive oak woodwork throughout that radiates warmth and captures and conveys the "nature" atmosphere and characteristics of the surrounding mountains. Guests can search for the perfect gift in the extensive "International Boutique" shopping area or enjoy refreshments in the lively open-concept "Lobby Lounge", complete with a second stone fireplace. enjoy complimentary use of the whirlpool, sauna, steam room, exercise room and underground parking. the "Mountain Grill" restaurant serves an ever-popular menu featuring Canadian Beef and Seafood and a visit will ensure a memorable dining experience. Banquet facilities will accommodate groups of up to 400 persons for a variety of functions. Functionality and superb comfort have been complimented with a carefully selected range of available room amenities and services including hairdryers ceiling fans, windows that open, coffee/tea makers, radio/alarm, pay- per-view movies, satellite TV, Nintendo, marble bathrooms and data jacks. Services include safety deposit boxes, currency exchange, coin laundry, dry-cleaning, business services, umbrellas, curb side pick-up point for sightseeing, airport and ski area transfers, multi-lingual guest service agents, concierge services, full-size individual ski lockers and tune-up area.