Johnston Canyon Resort

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Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
TV, fireplace

Overview of Johnston Canyon Resort

Johnston Canyon Resort

2.5 star property
Mountain resort with restaurant, near Johnston Canyon

7,0/10 Good

21 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
Hwy 1A, Box 875, 25km west of Banff, Johnston Canyon, AB, T1L1A9
Main amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Multilingual staff
  • Gift shops/newsstands
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
For families
  • Microwave
  • Separate dining area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea maker
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park
  • Kootenay National Park - 17 min drive
  • Banff National Park - 17 min drive
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site - 33 min drive
  • Sunshine Village - 31 min drive
  • Mount Norquay Ski Resort - 33 min drive
  • Sunshine Meadows - 32 min drive

Getting around

  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 115 min drive
  • Banff Station - 28 min drive

About this property

Johnston Canyon Resort

Located near a train station, Johnston Canyon Resort is a great choice for a stay in Johnston Canyon. Guests can visit the outdoor tennis courts for a workout or grab a bite to eat at BlackSwift Bistro, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A snack bar/deli, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 42 units


  • Check-in time from 4 PM - anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests planning to arrive after hours must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Fishing nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bike storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Designer stores on site
  • Bicycle parking
  • Outdoor tennis court


  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Yard
  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave


  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


BlackSwift Bistro - This bistro serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between CAD 5 and CAD 35 per person (approximately)

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between October 10 and May 19.

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for CAD 20.0 per stay


You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Johnston Canyon Resort
Johnston Canyon Resort Resort
Johnston Canyon Resort Johnston Canyon
Johnston Canyon Resort Resort Johnston Canyon

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Kristine, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Beatriz, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A beautiful location in nature
We love this place. A great place to get away. Very cozy cabins. The cafe and restaurant served good hearty food, but the staff had a bit of end-of/-season familiarity with each other, and casuality that seemed to make them indifferent to guests in their care. Still, we'd go again.
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6/10 Good

Cabin nightmare
Beautiful location rustic rundown cabins that need major renovations
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely cabin
We hiked the canyon, came back down and got into our cabin. We had a small deck with a lovely view. We had our dinner in the restaurant and both enjoyed our meals. The service was excellent.
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8/10 Very good

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10/10 Exceptional

Great getaway!
Will deffinatly be returning! Wonderful amenities and sights right at location store/restaraunt on sure and great! Cabin cozy but next time will remember VHS for kids as no tv. Deffinatly a great getaway!
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Close to wild animals in Banff!
Quiet, off the main highway.
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

enjoyed the stay and location
It was a little of a nightmare after driving 9 hours to be told what you booked isn't available. We got another room which wasn't what we wanted we were satisfied. They offered a fire wood stove but no matches or fire wood were at the unit so it was mildly annoying to split and gather my own wood and find a fire source. The bed was very uncomfortable and I was glad I drank enough to pass out. If your looking for a rustic retreat with beautiful scenery this is a great quiet spot but set your expectations a little lower than mine and I assure you will enjoy.
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6/10 Good

Decent place if you're not a princess
Decent place to stay. Don't expect anything fancy. Stay away if you're a princess or married to one.
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