The Banff Aspen Lodge Will Take Your Banff Vacation to Modern Heights 

The doors are open and the LGBTQ+ community can rest assured they are welcome at the Banff Aspen Lodge. 

Travel Canada Brian Webb

This article was published on October 12th, 2022

The majestic Rocky Mountains are one of the most iconic symbols of Canada. Millions of people from across the world come to enjoy the beautiful landscape and to relax in one of the most scenic destinations nature offers. Banff National Park offers an abundance of activities, from snowshoeing and skiing in the winter, to horseback riding and wildlife viewing in the summer. And you’ll find authentic Canadian hospitality and service in the charming town of Banff, Alberta. 

The Banff Aspen Lodge is one of the freshest accommodations to come to Canada’s first National Park. The property is a beautiful and refreshing place to rest after a day of adventure. You’ll find all the convivences that perfectly suit your modern vacation desires. 

Here’s a look at what makes the Banff Aspen Lodge an exceptional gay experience for your Canadian mountain vacation.  

A Fresh Property in Banff

The Banff Aspen Lodge was created with the concept of showcasing warm, Canadian hospitality with modern-casual comforts travelers want and enjoy. Today’s travelers want convenience, service, and style, without any gimmicks and unnecessary complications. When it comes to accommodation, simplicity is best, and that’s exactly what you’ll find at the recently renovated Banff Aspen Lodge—beautiful rooms, simple design, and friendly service. 

Make New Connections 

The hotel lobby at the Banff Aspen Lodge is the heartbeat of the property. It’s not just where you check-in and check-out. It’s where you can come relax by the fire, meet new people, and grab your morning coffee. The common space encourages people to mingle and meet new people, exchange stories, and form new friendships. This is what modern travel is all about, and the Banff Aspen Lodge lobby is a fresh new way to meet fellow travelers discovering their own wanderlust. 

Relax in the Outdoor Courtyard  

The courtyard is the ultimate place to relax, before a day of adventure begins, or after a fun-filled day in Banff National Park. Here you’ll find a beautiful azure blue pool, steaming hot tub, and cozy fireplace, all tucked into the center of the property in an outdoor courtyard. It’s another great opportunity to meet fellow travelers and soak in the day or simply let your stresses of the day melt away. 

Guest Rooms with Private Patios and Balconies 

Quite, comfortable guest rooms with essential travel conveniences is what today’s travelers want. And that’s exactly what you’ll find when you step into your guest room at the Aspen Banff Lodge. The monochrome-themed rooms are tastefully decorated with natural wood, modern art, and subtle Canadian Rocky Mountain touches. Rooms range from two queens to kind size, suitable for singles, couples, friends, or modern families. 

It’s the details that make the difference. Instantly connect to complimentary high speed WiFi. Find plug-ins and charging ports right at the bedside. And wake up in the morning to a fresh-brewed cup of Nespresso coffee. When you want to relax, turn on the flatscreen tv, or head to your own private patio or balcony to enjoy the scenic views. 

Fuel Your Day 

The Banff Aspen Lodge offers a complimentary buffet breakfast for all guests, which includes coffee or tea, juice, and a feast of hot and cold breakfast items ranging from bacon and eggs to muffins, cheeses, and cereal. 

If you’re on the go, or have a specific morning coffee routine, the Whitebark Cafe in the hotel lobby has trained baristas ready to take your order. They offer coffee your way, plus a variety of morning snacks, fresh baked goods, and sandwiches for lunch. 

A Safe and Welcome Space for LGBTQ+ Travelers 

When it comes to gay travel, finding a safe and welcoming hotel is challenging. Especially when there are specific sensitivities, like privacy, preferences, and inclusivity. All the staff at the Banff Aspen Lodge will respect your privacy and treat all guests with respect. The doors are open and the LGBTQ+ community can rest assured they are welcome at the Banff Aspen Lodge. 

“It isn’t a matter of ‘being’ LGBTQ friendly,” said Chris Barr, General Manager of the Banff Aspen Lodge. “We are in the hospitality industry, and we welcome anyone and everyone who want to be our guest. We have a very diverse staff, not only part of the LGBTQ community but many in respect to culture as well. We are proud at the Banff Aspen Lodge to create an environment that all people can enjoy. We ensure that guest receives the true hospitality experience we pride ourselves on.”

In addition to having a culture of inclusivity, the Banff Aspen Hotel sponsors many events, including Banff Pride, to give and contribute to the wonderful and diversity community they are a part of. 

Book Your Stay at the Banff Aspen Lodge 

Traveling should be about fun and relaxing, with all the conveniences you want, without difficulty. The Banff Aspen Lodge makes it easy and effortless. It’s a safe and welcoming property with warm, friendly staff who embody true Canadian hospitality. Make your reservation with confidence knowing you will be welcome with open arms and respected without concern of your sexuality or orientation. You can just be you! 

Make your reservation now at the Banff Aspen Lodge.

Plan your visit to Banff and Lake Louise 

The elements that make the Canadian Rockies a year-round dream destination converge in perfect harmony in Banff National Park. Established after railway workers stumbled onto a thermal hot spring, Banff became Canada’s first national park in 1885 and today is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Explore more than 1,600 km (1,000 mi) of maintained trails on foot, by bicycle or on horseback. Come back in winter and ski some of the finest powder anywhere. The alpine towns of Banff and Lake Louise have all the amenities and everything you need to stay and explore this magical place. 

Start planning your trip to Banff and Lake Louise today:  

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