The soaring pines and snowy peaks of Banff National Park are just a few of the images that make Lake Louise a Canadian favourite. A trip to Lake Louise means you’ll be surrounded by sweeping mountains, ancient glaciers, and deep valleys at all times. Whether it’s sleigh rides and dog sledding or snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, everyone is certain to find something that takes their breath away.
Lodging in the small hamlet of Lake Louise is just that: traditional lodge accommodations with a range of convenience and amenities. You can choose from luxurious hotels, family-friendly chalets, to cozy bed and breakfasts, but we’ve compiled a list of the best cheap hotels in Lake Louise, so you can get the most for your money.
From CAD $135/ night
The central location of Lake Louise Inn means the beauty and adventure of the outdoors are right at your doorstep. Take the free shuttle to the world-class Lake Louise ski resort, just five minutes away. Relax in the indoor heated pool and whirlpool surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows with mountain views. Feel at home in your hotel room, suite, or condo which may feature kitchen, balcony, patio, or fireplace. Enjoy mountain cuisine at one of the three onsite restaurants. Lake Louise Inn provides complimentary parking, ski storage, and 24-hour parking to help you make the most of your trip.
From CAD $189/ night
Enjoy a quiet retreat at this recently restored century-old property, just a five-minute walk from Lake Louise. Deer Lodge features 71 rooms with private baths, historic furniture, and cozy down comforters. Dissolve into bubbles in the hotel’s rooftop jacuzzi with views of the Victoria Glacier. The Mount Fairview Dining Room is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while the Caribou Lounge serves up afternoon tea and cocktails. Get to the slopes with the seasonal shuttle bus that operates between the Lodge and the ski area.
From CAD $144/ night
Mountaineer Lodge is one of the best hotels in Lake Louise for a comfortable and active holiday in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The property is just a five-minute drive from the lake and ski resort with easy access to restaurants, shopping, and walking trails. In-room amenities include pillow-top mattresses, minifridge, microwave, and coffee station. Inside you’ll appreciate the grand ceiling, wood interiors, and local wildlife mounts befitting a traditional lodge. Guests love the indoor hot tub and steam room, ski waxing and storage room, and complimentary breakfast.
From CAD $165/ night
The Paradise Lodge is a family-run business with more than 50 years of history. Guest suites and cabins have been newly renovated without compromising the original rustic mountain charm. Rooms include cozy bedding, coffee maker, and mini refrigerator. Guests have access to the surrounding garden, which include a barbecue and playground. Hiking trails are less than a kilometre away while the sightseeing gondola is a short drive from the property.