Banff Adventures - Sunshine Mountain Lodge

Sunshine Mountain Lodge, a uniquely Canadian boutique hotel, nestled within majestic peaks of Banff National Park. Our on mountain hotel is your luxury base-camp for both your summer and winter adventures. In the summer, explore the high alpine meadows as you take in uninterrupted mountain views. Come winter, treat yourself to effortless access to the slopes of Banff Sunshine Village as you wake up to Canada's best snow.


You will be staying high in the Canadian Rockies, at 2,200 metres (7,200 feet) in Canada’s first national park – so special, it’s part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Please note that different dates are subject to different minimum night stay restrictions. Please contact our team if you would like to confirm availability before booking.

Room Style

Sunshine Mountain Lodge offers a broad range of rooms, ranging from affordably intimate and cozy to spectacular and sprawling suites ideal for families. All are decorated in a rustic mountain theme, but have luxury touches to ensure you are pampered after your day on the slopes. All rooms come with 1 lift ticket.

Deluxe Waterfall Rooms

These rooms are located in the main lodge. The bathrooms feature slate floors and granite counter tops and eco-double flush toilets. These rooms feature a queen sized bed, with single trundle bed, face the Waterfall run and are especially quiet after hours.

Deluxe Balcony Rooms

These rooms are located in the main lodge. They feature majestic mountain views from your own private slope-side balcony. These beautiful rooms feature a queen-sized bed, with single trundle bed. Flat screen TVs are standard. The bathrooms feature slate floors, granite counter tops and eco-double flush toilets. Wake up each morning to fresh powder.

Main Lodge Suites

These spacious rooms are located in the main wing of the lodge. Settle into the inviting comfort of these suites and enjoy a peaceful night in your king size bed, unwind by the fireplace, take in the mountain views from your private balcony and soak in the spa-like bathroom. These rooms feature king beds, with a double pull-out sofa.

West Wing Suites

The premiere rooms are located in the West Wing of the lodge. These rooms offer many of the same amenities as the Loft suites. Each room features a queen bed with a second queen sized Murphy bed, stunning floor-to-ceiling mountain views and has ski-to-the-door convenience. They are decorated with a contemporary mountain feel, with an accent on luxury.

West Wing Premiere Suites

Imagine waking in a winter paradise. You hit the remote-controlled shutter to behold a stunning view of Lookout Mountain via 27 feet of glass. Inside, each room has in-floor heating, natural gas fireplaces, flat-screen televisions, upgraded amenities. The upper loft features a king-sized bed, private bath and flat-screen television. The main floor has a bathroom with jetted tub and windows that open onto the room, a queen bed, plus a second queen-sized Murphy bed.


  • Eagles Nest - Canadian inspired cuisine - Experience upscale dining in a true mountain lodge atmosphere with majestic views of Lookout Mountain. Located on the mezzanine level of Sunshine Mountain Lodge, the Eagle's Nest is spacious enough to host large gatherings, or can be an intimate setting for a romantic evening. The restaurant features dinner menus with such specialties as bison, salmon and AAA Alberta beef. Seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Chimney Corner - Casual fireside dining - It's hard to imagine a better way to relax and indulge in the mountain surroundings than in this room.  With large bay windows and two wood-burning fireplaces, it's the perfect location to sit back and enjoy food, fun and family. On a spring afternoon, you can enjoy a cocktail on the outdoor terrace. A full continental menu is available all day. Reservations are not required nor accepted
  • Mad Trappers - Pub Style - Experience history first hand. Established in 1928, the walls of Mad Trapper's, located in the Old Sunshine Lodge, are lined with pictures and artifacts from years gone by. Specialties include Applewood-smoked meats and southwestern dishes. Don't miss out on our Chef's Signature Dry Rub! No reservations necessary.
  • Java Lift - Gourmet coffee bar -Relax and enjoy a hand-crafted Starbucks beverage slope-side at the Java Lift Café featuring sweet and savoury crepe options and house-made panini sandwiches. You’ll find us in the Sunshine Mountain Lodge, just steps from the Standish Express Quad Lift in the Village.

Facilities / Amenities

  • Games Room - The Sunshine Mountain Lodge features both a family room and an activity room equipped with pool table, bubble hockey, Wii console,  and flat-screen TV. 
  • Outdoor hot tub - After a vigorous day on the slopes, unwind in one of Banff’s largest outdoor hot pools. Complete the relaxation experience with a visit to our cedar-lined dry sauna.
  • Verde Day Spa - If you're in need of some rejuvenation, we invite you to book a Rocky Mountain spa experience at the onsite Verde Day Spa
  • Fitness Room
  • Sauna


Complimentary parking at base of mountain

Check In / Check Out

Check-in is inside Creekside Lodge at the gondola base. Guests are greeted by a Front Desk Agent and the reservation, including the rate, is confirmed. Once the guest has checked in and checked their luggage, we will transport any checked items to the Lodge.

For those wanting to get on the slopes straight away, we have dressing rooms available at the base check-in. All checked luggage will be placed in your room by 4:00 pm. For that reason, we recommend that you carry all essential and/or breakable items with you. Day storage for these items is available at the Concierge Desk, located on the Lobby level of the Lodge. As space is limited, the limit is one medium size bag per room in day storage.

Please also note that access to lodge rooms is not guaranteed until 4:00 pm.  

Guests will be directed to the gondola for the short ride to the top. They should dress warmly and carry along any breakables or valuables. 

** Please note that for planning purposes, the Sunshine Mountain Lodge is ONLY accessible by gondola during the following hours:

Saturday - Thursday  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday    8:00 am - 10:00 pm  

Check-in time is 4pm. Check out time is 11am.

Booking Policies

Full payment will be taken prior to arrival. Reservations cancelled 72 hrs prior to arrival will be subject to full penalty.

*Prices subject to change and based on availability and double occupancy. Taxes additional. Expect higher room rates during peak times. 



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