Hotels & Getting Around BANFF
We’ve got some awesome deals for you, but you must be registered for the event before you can book hotel rooms and airport shuttles with our discounted rates.
OUR DISCOUNTED ROOM BLOCKS WILL SELL OUT. DON’T DELAY.
Accommodation at the Festival venue - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel - is limited. We encourage delegates to check out an array of other options at our partner hotels below. A transportation shuttle will be available in and around the Banff area to ensure daily commute to/from the Festival. The majority of the hotel options below are also a walkable distance from the venue and, trust us - it’s one of the most beautiful walks in the world!
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue
Banff, AB Canada T1L1J4
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Once you have registered for the 2023 Banff World Media Festival, you will receive a confirmation email with access links to our exclusive discounted rates at the Fairmont Banff Springs, The Rimrock and all of our lodging partners listed below. Register early, so you don’t miss out!
PLEASE NOTE: Banff World Media Festival delegates staying at the Fairmont Banff Springs will be subject to a non-refundable deposit of one night’s room and tax on 90 days prior to the date of arrival. Reservations made within 90 days of arrival will automatically be charged at the time of booking. The remainder of the full stay room and tax will be a non-refundable charge to the delegate’s credit card 30 days prior to the date of arrival. There are no cancellations or stay reductions allowed within 30 days of arrival.
Our room blocks will sell out and are for REGISTERED attendees only. Guest room reservations must be made under the registered delegate name. Reservations made under our room blocks that do not coincide with our registered delegate list will be canceled.
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
The Banff World Media Festival takes place in Banff, Alberta, Canada (YYC) at the Fairmont Banff Springs, also known as the "Castle in the Rockies.” This stunning luxury hotel was built during the 19th century and features breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains. The Fairmont Banff Springs boasts a variety of amenities, including an entertainment centre, world-class spas and exquisite dining.
THE RIMROCK RESORT HOTEL
The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located on Sulphur Mountain in the Banff Upper Hot Springs and the Banff Gondola, a 5-minute drive from the Festival venue and downtown Banff. The hotel boasts a world-class spa, luxury dining and some of the most incredible views in the area.
Delegates staying in the discounted Festival room block at the Rimrock Resort Hotel will be subject to a non-refundable deposit of one night's room and tax at the time of booking. The remainder of the full stay room and tax will be a non-refundable charge to the delegate's credit card 30 days prior to the date of arrival. There are no cancellations or stay reductions allowed within 30 days of arrival.
BANFF 2023 ACCOMMODATION PARTNERS:
BANFF LODGING COMPANY
Registered festival delegates will receive a promo code for access to a 20% discount on best available rates at the below Banff Lodging Company locations. This discount is available for all bookings made by May 19th 2023.
- BANFF CARIBOU LODGE AND SPA
- BANFF PTARMIGAN INN
- FOX HOTEL & SUITES
- HIDDEN RIDGE RESORT
- THE DOROTHY MOTEL
- MOOSE HOTELS & SUITES
- TUNNEL MOUNTAIN RESORT
- RUNDLESTONE LODGE
- RED CARPET INN
- IRWIN'S MOUNTAIN INN
Registered festival delegates will receive a promo code for access to a 10% discount at THE JUNIPER applicable to bookings made June 10th-14th, 2023.
VENUE FLOORPLANView floorplan in PDF
DIRECTIONS AND TRANSPORTATION
- Transportation Shuttle
Sit back and relax! Let Banff Airporter take care of your transportation needs between Calgary International Airport and Banff. The nearest airport is the Calgary International Airport.With many departures daily, wait times are minimal. Banff Airporter will track your flight and adjust your reservation should you experience any delays. Best of all, you’ll be dropped off and picked up right at your hotel of choice once you arrive in Banff. All registered delegates will receive an email with information on how to receive 20% off when booking their shuttle.
- Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
The Government of Canada requires visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to, or transit through a Canadian airport, to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent resident cannot apply for an eTA. For more information or to find out if you need an eTA, go to the Government of Canada’s website
Getting Around in BANFF
PARKING AT THE FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS:
The hotel’s parking charges are $3.00 per hour for day-time parking, and $25.00 per day for overnight self-parking and $39.00 per day for overnight valet parking. These rates are subject to change without notice. In addition, for the Festival, discounted parking on the soccer field adjacent to the hotel is available for BANFF attendees at $10 per day.
STAYING EXTRA DAYS BEFORE OR AFTER THE FESTIVAL?
Here are some accommodation options to extend your journey at a special rate.
Alt Hotel Calgary East Village
*All rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking. If the hotel occupancy is running high, the links may be stopped the guests to book.