Just a few minutes from downtown Banff, nestled in the quiet trees of Tunnel Mountain

Take the first step

Getting here

A side-step from the hustle and bustle of Banff, the lodge is located on Tunnel Mountain Road – just 3 minutes by car or 15 minutes by foot to the Banff town center. If you’re driving to Banff from the Calgary International Airport, the trip is a short 1.5 hours. Directions to Buffalo Mountain Lodge are below.

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#700 Tunnel Mountain Road Banff, Alberta


P.O. Box 1326 Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1B3

FInd your way

Directions to the lodge

From the West

Step 1

If heading westbound on the #1 Trans-Canada Highway (from Calgary or Canmore), take the first exit into Banff (Banff Minnewanka Loop exit.)

Step 2

Make a left off the exit and then take the first road to the left (Tunnel Mountain Road), which runs beside “Banff Rocky Mountain Resort”.

From the EAst

Step 1

If you are coming eastbound on the #1 Trans-Canada Highway (from Lake Louise), take the second exit into Banff.

Step 2

Then take the first left onto Tunnel Mountain Road. You will see a sign that leads to “Tunnel Mountain Campgrounds.”

Step 3

Follow the road for about 10 minutes passing the campgrounds and we are the second hotel on the left.

Getting here

Getting to Banff

For transportation from Calgary to the mountains, and around the mountain areas, contact:

Banff National Park

National Park Passes

Anyone entering the parks must purchase a park pass. Find out more from the Parks Canada website.

To purchase a Park Pass, please visit the Banff National Park Gate or one of the Visitor Centres.

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