This Rocky Mountain retreat is located within a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
At the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, vacationers will discover a variety of seasonal activities and a wide range of luxury amenities. Located on the banks of Lake Louise, this hotel provides cold weather experiences aplenty, including downhill skiing, helicopter tours, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, ice skating and horse-drawn carriage rides. The unique Mountain Heritage Program even takes winter visitors on snowshoe, ice-cleat or cross-country tours of the majestic resort grounds. In addition, summer months bring hiking, canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking and river rafting. As for the resort itself, it offers a fully equipped health club with an indoor heated pool, whirlpool and steam room. Those in search of pampering will also appreciate the Ski and Spa Experience, which includes an extensive selection of massage, facial and body treatments and an Aveda salon. For business travelers, services range from complimentary Internet access to faxing and photocopying. Standard rooms at this luxe hotel come in four varieties, while suites come in five, with the pinnacle being the two-bedroom lake or mountain view suites. Each tastefully decorated accommodation comes with basics such as cable TV with in-room movies, coffee maker, phone with voicemail, video express checkout and fully functioning windows. Items such as cribs, fridges, microwaves and air purifiers are available upon request. Foodies will appreciate the resort's eight dining experiences, including the casual Fairview Dining Room, Largo Italian restaurant, Walliser Stube, Poppy Brasserie, Lakeview Lounge, Glacier Saloon and Chateau Deli. Kids under five eat free with their folks, while those six to twelve receive half off meals.