Irwin's Mountain Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIrwin's Mountain Inn Banff
Rooms are cozy enough and clean but are certainly small. But we had fun staying. Bathrooms are really tight for those concerned and parking spaces are a bit less so you may struggle to find one. I guess you take on foot as the shops are really close. Walking distance from Safeway for some grocery shopping. Inn offers fridge but no microwave.
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Picked up our hire car and drove for a couple of hours into the Rockies and our next resting place, Banff. Saw the Olympic Park as we left Calgary which was timely having just watched the Eddie the Eagle film on the flight out.
Arrived early afternoon and wandered around the town and down by the river, people strolling, …
... and stars. The Milky Way bright and brilliant above us. We had a lot of cloud on this trip so this was the first real time we could stand underneath the night sky and really appreciate its full brilliance. It was actually so dark it was a bit scary to venture outside the bounds of the one small light in the back of the hotel. Didn’t want to run into a wayward bear or anything. There was sadly no moon to enjoy. I think to be there at full moon would be unreal!
... and then returned to Lake Louise
for a drink inside the Chateau Lake Louise, overlooking the lake.
Back at the campground, we made dinner, played cards, and
tried to get warm in the tent as the temperature dropped overnight.
Route: around Lake Louise
... This was followed by an informative chat with Canadian Mountie, all decked out in his red dress uniform. He explained the history of ‘Mounties’ in Canada, and what it is like being a Mountie in this country - it was very
entertaining and interesting.
We walked down to the township along path and beside bubbling fast flowing stream. There are minimal shops, and after lunch and an hour, we caught shuttle bus back up ...
... could be away for a month and then be able to come back and get summer jobs in either BC or Alberta again.
Chris and Tahlia decided to spend some time in Canmore before catching the greyhound back to Vancouver, and then from there we planned to go to Vancouver island, Las Vegas and then down to the Cayman islands. Such exciting times ahead! :)
Lake Louise was a great experience. We had so much fun, met so many awesome people and made some really good friends.