Moose Hotel & Suites in Banff, Canada

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Updated: March 10, 2020

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Review of Moose Hotel & Suites in Banff, Canada.

Moose Hotel & Suites – Warm, 4-star property in a convenient location.

This upscale and modern hotel in a good central downtown location features a fabulous rooftop patio with two outdoor hot tubs and a fire pit/lounge area, all with excellent mountain views. The modern and stylish lobby gives a warm and cozy vibe. The attractive guest rooms are well-appointed and share a moose-motif theme. The on-site Italian-inspired restaurant offers an open grill toast bar and a lovely outdoor patio situated along Banff Avenue. Nic perks include a full-service spa, bright indoor pool on the top floor, complimentary underground parking, and complimentary Banff Roam bus pass. The hotel is also pet and disabled-friendly.

Moose Hotel & Suites – Location

  • Address: 345 Banff Ave, Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1E8.
  • Area: 5-minute walk (0.3 mile) to the heart of downtown Banff. Located on Banff Avenue.

Moose Hotel & Suites – The Basics

  • Ages: Guests of all ages are welcome. Cribs available and special children’s menu at Pacini restaurant.
  • Pet Policy: Pets allowed, max 3 per room. Complimentary pet bed, water and food bowls, take-home toy, and special treats. Pet charges are CA$25 per pet/per night. Pet approval is at the discretion of the hotel staff.
  • View: Most rooms have mountain views.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: No private pools or jacuzzis.
  • Laundry: Laundry facilities on-site.
  • Wi-Fi: Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the property.
  • Parking: Complimentary heated underground parking with 4 charging stalls. No valet.
  • Extras: Complimentary Banff Roam Transit Bus Pass. All guest rooms have AC.
  • When To Book: Book 4-6 months in advance for the summer and 6 months in advance for Christmas.
  • How to Book: Booking.com will have the best rates.
  • Phone: +1-866-379-0021/403-760-8570
  • Email: reservati[email protected]
  • Website: moosehotelandsuites.com

Moose Hotel & Suites – Amenities

  • Pool: Two rooftop hot pools with fantastic mountain views. Outdoor fire pit and lounge area. Sauna located on the pool deck. Indoor heated pool. Hours: 6.30am–11pm.
  • Spa: Full-service Meadow Spa & Pools with 10 treatment rooms. Private lounge area, outdoor hot tub, and fire pit for spa guests only.
  • Fitness Center: Small but functional. Hours 6.30am-11pm.
  • For Disabled Guests: Six Accessible Standard Rooms on the first floor with elevator access, roll-in showers, and 2 Queen beds each.
  • For Families: Cribs are available. Special children’s menu in Pacini restaurant. Some rooms have 2 Queen beds. No adjoining rooms.

Moose Hotel & Suites – Food and Drink

  • Restaurant: Pacini – Italian fare in a family-friendly and warm atmosphere with modern décor. Outdoor patio with fire pit. Complimentary self-serve open grill Toast Bar with a nice selection of breads and butter spreads. Children’s menu plus brunch menu (weekends only). Hours: Daily 6.30am-11pm.
  • Bar/Lounge: Bar/Lounge offers designated bar seating but shares the space with the restaurant.
  • Breakfast: Not complimentary.
  • Room Service: In-room menu from 7am-10pm.

Moose Hotel & Suites – Rooms

  • Room Types: Standard (1 King/2 Queens) ● One Bedroom Suite (1 King/2 Queens) ● Rooftop One Bedroom Suite ● Rooftop Two Bedroom Suite ● The Corner House
  • Smoking Rooms: The hotel is 100% smoke-free.
  • Best Room: All 1 and 2 Bedroom Suites have large living rooms with sofa beds, gas fireplaces, partial kitchens, and balconies. The Rooftop Two Bedroom Suite is the biggest and has the best views.

Moose Hotel & Suites – What’s Nearby

Best Nearby Restaurants

  • BeaverTails – Popular spot for its unique pastries, freshly-baked on-site. Also ice creams, sundaes, and smoothies. 6-minute walk (0.3 mile).
  • Bear Street Tavern – Family-friendly diner serving fantastic signature thin crust pizzas and other classics in a family-friendly atmosphere. 6-minute walk (0.3 mile).
  • Magpie & Stump – Cozy and informal tavern-style restaurant with eclectic décor serving excellent and authentic Mexican fare with over 60 tequilas. Its rooftop patio is popular during the summer. 7-minute walk (0.3 mile).
  • Wild Flour Bakery – Fresh breads, fresh coffee, surprising soups, and hearty sandwiches make this a fabulous and popular coffeeshop. 7-minute walk (0.3 mile).
  • La Terrazza – Upscale Italian restaurant located in the Banff Park Lodge. Quiet and cozy with delicious gourmet homemade pasta. 8-minute walk (0.4 mile).
  • The Juniper Bistro – Located in the Juniper Hotel, it offers a great menu, gourmet cuisine, and amazing mountain views. Try the Rockies Road dessert if you are a chocolate lover. 5-minute drive (1.5 miles).

Best Nearby Bars

  • Tommy’s Neighbourhood Pub – Classic hole-in-the-wall neighborhood pub in downtown Banff. Serves fantastic pub fare at affordable prices. 8-minute walk (0.4 mile).
  • Maclab Bistro – Located in the The Banff Centre, this air and bright café and wine bar has huge windows and fabulous mountain views. The outdoor fireside patio overlooks the Banff Centre’s amphitheater. 20-minute walk (1 mile).

Moose Hotel & Suites – The Hotel

The Moose Hotel is fairly new.

The Moose Hotel is one of the newer hotels in Banff.

The lobby is huge and beautiful.

The beautiful lobby is bright and warm with a contemporary décor and golden-hued ceiling beams.

It has a huge stone fireplace.

A massive stone fireplace warms up the comfortable sitting area.

The upstairs lobby is quieter.

The upper lobby is small and cozy and a great spot to relax if you are looking for a quiet space.

Standard Rooms are modern and clean.

The Standard Rooms are modern and feature 2 double beds.

The bathrooms are modern and big.

The bathrooms are modern and spacious and feature large shower areas.

Each room connects to an outdoor patio.

The ground floor rooms open onto a shared outdoor patio.

The Rooftop 2 Bedroom Suite is very spacious.

The Rooftop 2 Bedroom Suite is modern and roomy. The main bedroom has a large double bed.

The second bedroom can sleep 4.

The second bedroom has 2 twin beds.

The large living and dining area has a fireplace.

The living and dining area has a fireplace and opens onto a balcony.

The kitchenette is fairly well-equipped.

The kitchenette is fairly well-equipped and features a Nespresso machine as well.

The bathroom is also large.

The bathroom is large and modern, with a colorful picture brightening things up.

Smoking is not allowed even on the balconies.

The outdoor balcony offers fairly decent views but smoking is not allowed here.

The courtyard is very green.

The courtyard is filled with trees, shrubs, and prairie grass.

The courtyard houses an old Corner House.

It is home to the historic “Corner House”, an original miner’s dwelling from the early 1900’s. It can be booked for max 2 people.

Pacini is an on-site Italian restaurant.

The on-site Italian Restaurant, Pacini, features an open-grill toast bar as well as a large outdoor patio. It includes designated bar seating as well.

The gym is bright and fairly well-equipped.

The small gym offers lots of natural light with mountain views.

The indoor pool is heated.

There is an indoor heated pool for guests.

The rooftop has 2 hot tubs and a sauna.

There are two outdoor hot tubs and a sauna on the hotel’s rooftop, offering amazing mountain views.

The rooftop also has a fire pit.

An outdoor fire pit is located next to the hot tubs.

Meadow Spa & Pools is a full-service spa on-site.

Meadow Spa & Pools is a full-service spa offering several treatments.

There is a refreshment corner in the spa.

A corner of the spa offers tea, coffee, and infused water for customers.

Spa guests can avail a special lounge area as well.

A special section offers lounge seating for spa guests.

The spa has an outdoor hot tub as well.

The spa has its own outdoor hot tub and fire pit.

BeaverTails is a great place for sweet treats.

For great desserts, smoothies, and sweet treats, visit BeaverTails.

Bear Street Tavern is known for its pizzas.

Bear Street Tavern serves fantastic thin crust pizzas and other signature dishes.

Magpie & Stump is a great Mexican restaurant.

Magpie & Stump is a fantastic Mexican restaurant with over 60 types of Tequila.

The rooftop patio is open in the summer.

It has a colorful rooftop patio that’s open in the summer and offers a limited menu.

Wild Flour Bakery is a popular coffeeshop.

Wild Flour Bakery is popular for its freshly-baked breads, freshly-brewed coffee, hearty soups, and delicious salads.

La Terrazza is a high-end Italian restaurant.

La Terrazza offers Italian fine dining with a good selection of wines and cocktails.

Tommy's Neighbourhood Pub is a cozy and popular pub.

Tommy’s Neighbourhood Pub has a cozy atmosphere and a delicious, wholesome menu.

The Juniper Bistro offer great food and views.

The Juniper Bistro serves great food and has a very friendly vibe.

Maclab Bistro offers great views.

Maclab Bistro is a bright and airy café and wine bar with great views.

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