According to readers of Ski Canada magazine Sunshine Mountain Lodge is “The perfect foil for Canada’s Best Snow is Canada’s best rooms with a view. “Nestled high in the Canadian Rockies in Canada’s oldest and most famous national park, this eco-boutique hotel delivers extraordinary luxury and is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Accessed only by Gondola, the Sunshine Mountain Lodge is the only ski-in, ski-out hotel in the Banff and Lake Louise National Parks. It offers casual and fine dining, the area’s largest hot tub, and family-friendly activities.
Additionally, the new West Wing offers rooms with in-floor heating, jetted tubs, large, flat-screen LCD TVs. Other amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi for guests, basic and high-performance equipment rentals, five onsite restaurants to choose from and a café, a gym and a plethora of organized activities and events, including snowshoe tours.Sunshine Village’s high-speed eight-passenger gondola, which runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, whisks guests from the base area parking lot up to the village in just 17 minutes. For non-skiers or non-snowboarders, gondola-only tickets are available.
Sunshine Village is located in Banff National Park, just an hour and a half from Calgary, Alberta. Getting there from the Calgary International Airport is a snap by car or coach. Calgary International Airport is served by non-stop flights from major cities throughout the world including London, Frankfurt, Dallas, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Houston, San Francisco, Denver and Salt Lake City.