Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Canadian Rockies

Set in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Fairmont Château Lake Louise has charmed travelers from all over the world for over a century. The iconic hotel is a timeless testament to luxury and natural beauty, with a rich history, awe-inspiring location, world-class facilities, and unforgettable activities. To celebrate International Mountain Day, we’re taking a closer look at the Fairmont Château Lake Louise, one of the world’s most remarkable mountain resorts. 

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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A century of history

The Fairmont Château Lake Louise had humble beginnings, opening in 1890 as a one-story log cabin with just two bedrooms. Over the years, it evolved into a grand five-star hotel, with a charming European alpine architectural style. It has welcomed royalty, celebrities and distinguished guests from around the globe and has been a favored luxury destination for adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and romantics for generations. 

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canoeing on Lake Louise

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Unparalleled location

Set on the shores of the dazzling Lake Louise and surrounded by towering mountain peaks, the Fairmont Château Lake Louise boasts one of the most picturesque settings in the world. The turquoise waters of the lake, framed by glaciers and evergreen forests, provide an awe-inspiring backdrop. The hotel’s location also offers year-round activities, from hiking and kayaking in the summer to ice skating and skiing in the winter.

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World-class facilities

The hotel features over 500 glamorous rooms and suites, many with stunning views of the lake and mountains. Unwind at the serene spa, take a dip in the heated indoor pool, and enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s exquisite bars and restaurants, which offer a range of seasonal culinary delights. There’s also a fitness center, a kids’ club, and boutique shops to explore.

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bedroom at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Award-winning excellence

Over the years, the Fairmont Château Lake Louise has received dozens of accolades and awards, solidifying its status as a world-class resort. It has been consistently recognized as one of the best resorts and for its commitment to environmental sustainability and responsible tourism. It’s also received many awards for its restaurants.

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spa at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Remarkable experiences

While the hotel is spectacular enough, there are endless things to do around the Fairmont Château Lake Louise. In the summer, there’s hiking, horseback riding, golfing, or canoeing the pristine Lake Louise. In the winter, the area transforms into a snowy wonderland, with skiing, snowboarding and ice-skating opportunities. No matter the season, you can relax in the pools or enjoy the iconic afternoon tea with a stunning backdrop.

Beyond the hotel, the Banff area offers some incredible outdoor adventures. Explore Banff National Park, home to diverse wildlife, emerald lakes, and stunning mountain landscapes. Take a scenic drive along the Icefields Parkway or visit the charming town of Banff for shopping and dining. 

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hiking around Lake Louise

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Stay at Fairmont Château Lake Louise with Luxury Gold

When you travel on our Majesty of the Rockies luxury tour, you’ll enjoy a lavish stay at the Fairmont Château Lake Louise. Stroll along the beautiful lakeshore admiring the waterfall. Feast on local specialties on a Dine-Around evening. Or simply soak it all in from the comfort of your gorgeous lakeview room. If you want to get outdoors, you can explore Moraine Lake beneath the 10 towering peaks. Or travel the Icefields Parkway and Athabasca Glacier aboard an Ice Explorer. You’ll also meet First Nations Warrior Women and learn about their Indigenous culture over a homecooked barbecue dinner with storytelling, drumming and songs.