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Banff Rocky Mountain Resort

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Banff Rocky Mountain Resort is a mountain wedding venue located in Banff, Alberta. Surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, this cozy lodge is sure to inspire love in those who wed here. It is nestled within Banff National Park and just a short drive from town, giving couples a secluded retreat close to local amenities.

Facilities and Capacity

This resort is spread across eight acres of pristine wilderness. Cascade Mountain rises over the park like nature鈥檚 skyscraper, providing a dramatic backdrop for photo opportunities.

You can exchange vows in the outdoor Pine Meadows event space with this breathtaking view behind you. This space is popular during the mild summer months when couples and their guests can enjoy the scenery and crisp mountain air. Pine Meadows can easily accommodate up to 136 guests.

Inside the lodge, our Grey Wolf and Timber Wolf Rooms are perfect venues for your wedding reception. Both rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with mountain views, built-in dance floors, sound system and controlled lighting. Our Grey Wolf can accommodate 136 guests with plated service and 120 guests with buffet service. Our Timber Wolf Room can accomodate up to 96 guests with plated service and 80 guests with buffet service.

Our White Wolf Hospitality Suite with it's comfortable seating, board room table for 10, wet bar and private bath has great flexibility. With some easy furniture rearranging, the White Wolf would be perfect for a small, more intimte wedding of up to 34 guests with buffet service. While the White Wolf Room food services are catered by our in-house restaurant, the hotel will also allow you to set up your own bar and bring in your own alcoholic beverages.

Our White Wolf Suite is also a perfect place for the ladies in your wedding party to gather, dress, sip some champagne and prepare for up coming ceremony. Bonus, there is a murphy bed in the White Wolf, so can be used as a guestroom.

Services Offered

Banff Rocky Mountain Resort offers wedding packages that can be tailored to suit the size of your wedding. Wedding packages include: Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Gourmet Dinner Buffet, Late Night Buffet, Custom Floor Plan, SOCAN & ReSound Fees, Cake Plating Fee, Bartender, Resort Fee, Dance Floor, Dinner & Later Night Buffet Gratuities

A wedding arch are available for outdoor ceremonies at Pine Meadows. Catering is provided by the on-site restaurant and award winning Chef.

Accommodation

This resort features nicely appointed hotel rooms, studio, one, two & four bedroom suites with living room, kitchen and fireplace. We are happy to extend discounted rates to your wedding guests.

More information

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

16

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet hall
Hotel

Describe the style of your venue:

Country
Garden

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Catering / bar
Clean up
Event planning
Event rentals
Lighting / sound
Outside vendors
Set up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail reception
Dessert
Family style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash bar
Champagne toast
House beer
House wine
House liquor
Limited bar
Liquor license
Open bar
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Outside alcohol
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

What event items are available?

Altar/arches
Audio equipment
Centerpieces
Chair covers
Dance floor
Lighting
Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,750

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,524

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,897

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,815

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Chairs
Tables
Linens
China
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/sound
Parking

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$114

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$108

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$122

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?

$41

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)
Dessert

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$10

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

House beer
House wine
House liquor
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    Brittany Married on 31/12/2022
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    Great Space & Great Food

    Every single guest told me how amazing the food was, the staff was so accommodating and friendly, and the big windows were stunning!

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Hi Brittany,

    Thank you for your wonderful review and compliments to our staff and quality of the food for your wedding. It was an honour to be part of your special day at Banff Rocky Mountain Resort, your pictures are beautiful.

    Wishing you all the happiness in the world!

    All the best,

    Linda Rauchbaar & Banff Rocky Mountain Resort Team
  • Leslie
    Leslie Married on 10/09/2022
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    Great mountain venue

    Great food for buffet and the bar manager was AMAZING. Unfortunately went through 3 reps so there was a slight miscommunication on a couple things, but overall great experience.
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    Rohit R. Married on 28/08/2022
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    Great Reception venue in the mountains

    We had our outdoor wedding in the Mountains followed by the reception at the Banff Rocky Mountain resort. The venue is great with different options for different group sizes, food was amazing and chef Raj was very accommodating (special shoutout!). The wedding coordinators could have been better with the communication as we felt at times we were chasing them for answers and clarifications. The food and beverages manager Kelley was great to work with and we felt more comfortable with her being in charge on our wedding day than the wedding coordinators.

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Hi Rohit,

    Thank you for your message and feedback. We are happy to hear that your day was all you imagined and the food was amazing, Chef Raj takes great pride and care with all his dishes!

    We are honored to be a part of your special day and wish you both all the happiness for the future.

    All the best,
    Emma, Ayla, and The Rocky Mountain Resort Team
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  • Andra
    Andra Married on 27/08/2022
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    Rustic charm

    The food was exquisite, the reception halls were stunning and the staff were very accommodating. I鈥檓 super pleased

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Hi Andra,

    Thank you for your lovely review and i am glad that your day was super!
    It was an absolute pleasure to be a part of your day and i hope we can welcome you back to the mountains again soon.

    We wish you all the happiness in your life together,

    All the best,
    Emma and the Banff Rocky Mountain Resort Team
  • Devon
    Devon B. Married on 20/08/2021
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    Excellent Experience

    Lauren at RMR was the best! They were very accommodating, especially when it came to planning a wedding in the middle of COVID. The food was delicious, and our reception space was perfect.

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Congratulations Devon and thank you for the Wonderful review.
    I am happy to hear the space was perfect for your special day. Wishing you all the best for the future. Lauren and The Rocky Resort Team.
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    Gina S. Married on 24/07/2021
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    Couldn鈥檛 have picked a better spot!

    The staff made us feel so taken care of on the weekend of our wedding. The ceremony spot was so lovely and picturesque! And the food at the reception鈥t. Was. Delicious.

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Thank you Gina for the lovely review. Wishing you both a very happy future and we look forward to welcoming you back to Banff.
    All the best
    Lauren and the Rocky Team.
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    Carleigh B. Married on 03/04/2021
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    Incredible Wedding Location

    We hosted our wedding weekend at Banff Rocky Mountain Resort April 8, 2023. Sam and Kelly were fantastic to work with with planning the wedding events, and supporting the wedding weekend. They were incredibly responsive and flexible as we made decisions for our wedding and were always able to answer the questions we had. We highly recommend this venue for your wedding.

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Hi Carleigh,

    Thank you for your kind words and fantastic review from your wedding at Banff Rocky Mountain Resort. It was an honour to be part of your wedding day. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness!

    All the best,

    Samantha Chambers & Banff Rocky Mountain Resort Team
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    Karina K. Married on 29/08/2020
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    Amazing experience!

    Thank you Banff Rocky Mountain Resort for of your hard work and dedication. We wouldn't do it without you! Hands down one of the most professional, kind and responsible staff I have ever had to work with! Would recommend it over and over and over again

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Thank you Karina for your kind words. It was certainly a pleasure to work with you. Wishing you both a very happy future. We look forward to welcoming you back to celebrate your Anniversaries in the years to come. All the Best Lauren & The Banff Rocky Resort Team.
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    Corona Bride- Review of how venue handled it

    My wedding was originally planned for April 4th 2020. We booked this venue in Oct 2018 and ultimately had to cancel our big day. We chose this venue because we could have a ceremony & reception indoors (during winter) without having to flip the room from ceremony to reception. The tour we were given of the resort was great, even got to see the hotel rooms. These rooms are more condo style so great for families & people coming for extended stays. The venue was very budget friendly. Our entire costs minus the bar for 94 people would of been about 12k.

    Lauren handled the corona virus with grace, she was in contact the whole time. I do not believe that her management team put together a contingency plan for her to communicate as soon as the virus broke out. BUT on Tuesday March 17th when things were getting worse & I had to cancel Lauren was gracious and understanding. I wish we had the energy to replan the big day again because all of our friends & family would of loved this place. (we decided to elope at a cabin in the woods)

    Thank you for everything you have done. Your team is amazing & you did a great job answering all of my annoying questions! I am very sad I did not end up having the big day I originally planned.

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Wow this review made my day bright in the midst of these crazy days. Congratulations to you both on your recent Elopement.

    Although you may not have the energy now to plan a wedding again for another date we would love if we could help you celebrate your 1st anniversary and this time with your family and friends. If this is something we could help with please do reach out. Please stay safe and healthy and we hope to see you again at the resort real soon.
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    Amber S. Married on 09/11/2019
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    10/10 so happy with our choice

    Very helpful, know what they are doing we had lots of compliments on food, service and beauty of the venue.

    Banff Rocky Mountain Resort's reply:

    Hi Amber,

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful review and amazing photos. We are very pleased to hear that everything went great on your wedding day. Wishing you both a very happy future.

    Maria, Camila and the Banff Rocky Mountain Resort Team

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Banff Rocky Mountain Resort Real Weddings

Leslie & Matthew
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Brittany & Donivan
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Jenny & Robert
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Stephanie & Robert
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Jodi & DR
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