The King Edward Hotel Banff was built in 1904 and is located in the heart of the citys downtown. This is second oldest hotel in Banff today. Over the years since it was built the hotel has been renovated several times in order to keep up with trends and to give the hotel a modern look and feel but not to the point that the historical look and feel has been lost. There are twenty one rooms in the King Edward Hotel Banff. Even though the hotel is located in downtown Banff it is very affordable. When you step outside the hotel you will find everything from shopping, entertainment to fine dining within a two block radius making the hotel very convenient for visitors to the area.
While the King Edward Hotel Banff is smaller than most in the area, each room has all of the amenities needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay. There are six different unit types to choose from when making your reservation. There is a small standard room that has two single beds. This is the most cost effective if you are on a budget. There is a private shower and bathroom in each standard room. You will also find a television, alarm clock and phone in addition to free internet access. If you are looking for something a little larger, you can always reserve a family room or the king room with a sofa bed. In the family room there is a king size bed in addition to two single beds. These rooms also have the basic amenities that are found in standard rooms.
Outdoor parking is offered free of charge to guests of the King Edward Hotel Banff, but if you prefer to park in the heated underground garage then you will need to pay an extra five dollars per day. You will need to check in at the front desk before you will be permitted to park underground. Located to the right of the hotel is a fifteen minute loading zone which makes it easy for you to unload your luggage before parking your car. For added convenience there is an ATM and a currency exchange office located in the lobby and the ice/vending machine is located on the third floor of the hotel. The hotel does not permit pets to stay in the rooms but there is a boarding kennel not far from the hotel where you can leave you furry friends while you enjoy your stay at the King Edward Hotel Banff.
The hotel has a number of policies regarding reservation that other hotels in the area do not have. Like other hotels, a credit card is required at the time of reservation and there will be a charge on the card of one cent to simply ensure that the card is not at its credit limit. Once you check in to the hotel you can pay with cash if you choose to do so. If you do not cancel before four on the day of your check in you will be charged the full rate for one night at the hotel. Unlike other hotels, the King Edward Hotel Banff understands that not all people have credit cards and they do accept email transfers as a way of reserving a room. You will need to call the hotel in order to reserve a room this way as it cannot be done online.