Frequently Asked Questions
Moraine Lake Lodge
Where is Moraine Lake Lodge located?
Moraine Lake Lodge is located alongside the glacially fed lake in Banff National Park. We are in the Valley of the Ten Peaks; a 20 minute drive away from the Village Lake Louise, approximately 1 hour from Banff and 3 hours from Calgary International Airport.
What is a Parks Pass, and how do I get one?
All visitors in Canada’s National Park system must have a valid parks pass for the duration of their stay. Passes can be purchased ahead of arrival online, at visitor centers in Lake Louise, Banff and Jasper, or at the Park gates outside of Banff. Please check the Parks Canada website for additional information.
When is Check-in/Check-out?
Check-in time on the day of arrival is 3:00pm MST. Check-out time on day of departure is at 11:00am MST.
Do We Have Cell Reception and Wifi?
We do have limited WiFi service available at the lodge as well as a computer for our guests to use.
Due to our remote location there is no cell reception at Moraine Lake. Three kilometers down the road towards Lake Louise, you start to gain cellular reception. We do also have a guest phone available.
Does Moraine Lake Lodge have Spa Services or Hot Tubs?
Unfortunately Moraine Lake Lodge does not offer on-site spa services or hot tubs. However, we can refer you to these services in the area.
Is Moraine Lake Lodge Pet friendly?
Moraine Lake Lodge is not a pet friendly property.
When are we open? Dates of operation
Moraine Lake Lodge is a summer seasonal property with dates of operation from June 1st to October 1st.
Does Moraine Lake Lodge host large groups/private events/weddings?
Moraine Lake Lodge is a small property and unfortunately we do not have private facilities for hosting weddings, receptions or group events.
As a smaller property, we do not offer shuttle services or transportation to/from the Lodge. We highly recommend renting a vehicle to get the most out of your Rocky Mountain vacation.
How long does it take to get to Moraine Lake Lodge from the Calgary Airport? About 2.5 to 3 hours
How long does it take to get to Moraine Lake Lodge from Banff? About 1 hour
How long does it take to get from Moraine Lake Lodge to Cathedral Mountain Lodge? About 45 minutes
Do we have onsite laundry facilities?
Unfortunately Moraine does not offer laundry facilities, however, there are coin operated laundry facilities in Lake Louise.
Is Moraine Lake Lodge Wheelchair Accessible?
Our unique location and surrounding terrain are not suitable for wheelchair accessibility
Do you have in-room refrigeration?
Moraine Lake Lodge generates its own electricity. As a result we have a limited supply of power and cannot offer in-room refrigeration.
Is Moraine Lake Lodge a smoke free property?
Yes, we are a smoke free property. However, if guests do smoke, we ask them do so away from the cabins, entrances, windows and the main Lodge.
Parking at Moraine Lake Lodge
There is designated guest parking behind the Lodge for hotel guests.
Can I request a view of the lake?
All of our rooms face the lake and surrounding mountains. However the view differs from room to room. Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee specific room numbers for reservations.
“We booked the gourmet getaway package which included the king cabin, a three course meal both nights inclusive of tips and I could not recommend this enough. Exceptional value for money given the location, beauty and perfection of the whole experience.”