Banff's only mountain top hotel, a gondola is required to get to the hotel. Gondola hours: Saturday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM – 10:00PM. Contact Sunshine Mountain Lodge at 403-762-6500 to arrange transportation if arriving outside gondola hours, fees (approximately $75 CAD) apply.
Has all the amenities and features you could ever dream of
Decor is contemporary without being overwrought
The huge hot tub area is a great place to relax when not on the slopes
Several dining options, from quick to upscale, in case you don't want to leave the resort area
Renovations and Closures
This property is closed from May 21 2024 to June 20 2024 (dates subject to change).
What you need to know
Located at the Sunshine Village ski area base, the property is right on the ski slopes and within walking distance to the on-site dining and shopping, including a pub, coffee shop and upscale dining. It is accessed via gondola from the parking lot. For a wider variety of entertainment, visit the town of Banff, which is a 20 minute drive from base area.
Distance to Chairlift
Ski in/Ski out to Standish Chairlift
The property is only accessible via the gondola that takes guests from the base area parking to Sunshine Mountain Lodge in approximately 20 minutes. Gondola hours: Saturday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM – 10:00PM. Contact Sunshine Mountain Lodge at 403-762-6500 to arrange transportation if arriving outside gondola hours, fees (approximately $75 CAD) apply. There is also a complimentary shuttle service called SkiBig3 ski shuttle that operates between the town of Banff and Sunshine Village Resort. The service runs every hour and 20 minutes from 8 AM to 6:30 PM. Taxi services are also available.
Lift tickets can be picked up at Banff Sunshine Guest Service Centre (Located on the second floor of the Creekside Lodge, at the base of the Sunshine Gondola), which is 4 miles from the property.
Rentals can be picked up from Bourgeau Base Area Rental Shop (Base of Sunshine Village Gondola), which is 4 miles from the property.
You can get groceries from Nesters Market in Banff which is a 20 minute drive from the Sunshine Village gondola base area. There are complimentary shuttle services that make a stop here.
Check-in time is between 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18
Check-out before 11:00 AM
Special check-in instructions
The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Creekside Lodge parking lot area To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property is accessible only via gondola or shuttle. Gondola hours in the summer are 8 AM-6 PM daily; in the winter, gondola hours are 8 AM-5 PM Saturday-Thursday and 8 AM-10 PM on Friday.
Arriving outside our gondola hours, contact Sunshine Mountain Lodge at 403-762-6500 to arrange transportation. Please note a fee will be charged. 24 hour front desk.