Buffalo Mountain Lodge

700 Tunnel Mountain Road T1L 1B3 Banff (Alberta) Map
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About Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Say "I do" in the midst of lush greenery and magnificent pine trees. Beautifully located in Banff National Park, the Buffalo Mountain Lodge is spread across nine acres of gorgeous land. It features mesmerizing indoor and outdoor locations that can be used for wedding events. The talented and hardworking wedding team at Buffalo Mountain Lodge will make sure that the entire event runs smoothly until the end.

Facilities and capacity

The venue offers as many as three indoor event spaces for hosting your special day. These include:

  • Wapiti Longhouse: This space features two different levels that are ideal for all wedding celebrations. It is comprised of the upper floor and the main level wine cellar. With a magnificent ceiling, a huge fireplace, and vogue mountain wall decor, it can comfortably accommodate up to 99 guests.
  • Wainwright Room: This location is perfect for hosting intimate affairs and is surrounded by lovely windows that offer natural lighting. It can easily entertain around 70 guests.
  • Strathcona Room: The Strathcona Room is located on the upper floor in the Main Lodge and features a beautiful balcony and huge picture windows. Ideal for intimate celebrations, it can easily seat around 48 guests.

Services offered

Couples can choose a wedding or elopement package offered by the venue. Some of their services include:

  • Tables and chairs
  • Barware, glassware, and flatware
  • Bartender
  • Specialty wine


The venue offers a total of 108 guest rooms available for guests. There are the premier king and queen rooms, lodge rooms, buffalo rooms and open studios. Each room comes fully-equipped with luxurious amenities, such as a fireplace, comfortable beds, a full bathroom, and much more.

  • Number of guests From 2 to 99
  • Maximum Capacity 99
  • Type Hotel
  • Style Rustic
  • Event Services Accommodations, catering / bar, event planning
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 500.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 60.00
More information

More information about Buffalo Mountain Lodge

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Cocktail reception
    Hors d'oeuvres
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Cash bar
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
  • What food and beverage items are available?
  • What transportation and access is available?
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 609
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 609
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 609
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 57
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 10
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 11
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 6
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor

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28 Reviews for Buffalo Mountain Lodge

4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Response time 4.7

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  • Beth

    Elisabeth Albers · Married on 08 of September of 2018

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    Such an amazing venue!

    We chose the Wapiti Room at Banff’s Buffalo Mountain Lodge and our wedding was a dream come true. It’s rustic, romantic and cozy. We had a total of 60 guests and it was just the right amount of space to accommodate everyone and a dance floor. Kerri-Lynn was super accommodating and lovely to deal with the entire time, she made sure our wedding was everything we hoped for. The service and food was amazing and all the rooms are super cozy. Our guests all had such a great time and have even recommended the venue to other engaged couples. We couldn’t have asked for a better place to have our special day. Thanks Buffalo Mountain Lodge!

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  • Andrea

    Andrea Lasby · Married on 14 of July of 2018

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    Intimate Mountain Wedding!

    Buffalo Mountain Lodge was a great venue. We had our ceremony on Tunnel Mountain Reservoir, and we are STILL getting compliments from our friends that it was the most beautiful wedding they have ever been to. Wapiti Lodge was only about a 200m walk from the ceremony site, and has a true mountain lodge feel. Hardly any decorations are necessary as the room is beautiful in itself! Be prepared: if your guest number is too high, buffet for food will be served downstairs - which is hard on our older relatives! We had to go for a plated dinner due to this. All music has to be off by midnight, so the night did feel somewhat shorter than we would have liked. However, it was a small compromise for the venue location - one of the best locations for your money in Banff!

    Sent on 07/07/2019
  • Ally

    Ally Dittrick · Married on 07 of July of 2018

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    Picturesque Venue

    This place was amazing, and by far exceeded our expectations. The food was amazing, the space we had was well worth the price. They were also very helpful for setting up our ceremony across the street!!

    Sent on 22/08/2018
  • Paige

    Paige Lancelot · Married on 19 of May of 2018

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    Beautiful rustic spot

    We loved the buffalo mountain lodge! The wedding committee was wonderful however we had some problems with other staff, but overall we loved the venue as did my guests! The food was delicious and the rooms were great!

    Sent on 19/06/2018
  • Nicole

    · Married on 15 of July of 2019

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    Our wedding was perfect!

    We had a great experience with Buffalo Mountain Lodge. We had a small wedding (30 people). The lodge is great. The food is seriously incredible! All of our guests loved the meal for the wedding. The restaurant food is also delicious! Kerrie and the staff at Buffalo Mountain Lodge were so accommodating and helpful with everything and took care of a lot of details. We cannot wait to come back to Banff and will definitely stay there again!

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