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Story Starters

February 2, 2022

Stay updated with the new and exciting happenings at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, The ‘jewel’ of Banff National Park.

*NEW – October 2021 – Untamed – A Signature Whisky

Created from the glacier waters up high in the Rocky Mountains, Untamed is the only whisky to be aged in Banff National Park. Nils Schabert, Regional Manager or Mixology for Fairmont Hotels &
Resorts in Canada’s Western Mountain Region created this whisky in partnership with Park Distillery in Banff. Offering our guests a unique and local offering. This whisky has been incorporated into 3 special cocktails available exclusively at Alpine Social and Fairview Bar.

July 2021 – Kids Adventure Camp – Virtual Quest

Introducing the Adventures of Mrs. Engelhard – The Curse of the Hiker’s Code – a new and exciting virtual quest for young explorers and the latest addition to the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Kids Adventure Camp.

This virtual quest allows family’s to participate in an activity at their own pace and can be completed all at once or throughout their stay. It also allows guests to explore areas of the historic hotel they might otherwise miss.

To learn more about the virtual quest, click here.

July 2021 – New Summer Wellness Retreats

Nine new retreats have been developed for 2021. From positive leadership and mindfulness to myofascial release and restauration tools, the retreats are designed to help participants reconnect with themselves while enjoying the serene nature of Banff National Park.

Hosting retreats for a decade, the hotel works with renowned facilitators that impart wisdom to help guests live their best lives.

To learn more about the wellness retreats, click here.

May 2021 – Signature Bottled Cocktails

When guests visit Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper they drink it all in: the scenery, the adventure, the fine dining, the luxurious accommodation, and the legendary service. Now guests can drink it in – literally – with new signature bottled cocktails from each of the three resorts.

This tipple trifecta includes Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise’s Iconic Peak, Fairmont Banff Springs’ Wildflower and Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge’s Emerald Glow.

To learn more about the signature bottled cocktails, click here.

January 2021 – Innovations for Discerning Taste Buds

It all started in 2020 with a partnership between Canmore’s Wild Life Distillery and the hotel’s head mixologist, Nils Schabert, when they created the Fairview Gin featuring local yarrow leaves. The immense success of this project led to the creation of many bottled cocktails.

Now this program has grown to include Fort Distillery in Edmonton who we partnered with to create our regional signature bottle collections. Our newest venture is a partnership with Park Distillery, in Banff Townsite leads us to the creation of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise’s own rye whisky, the first to be bottled in the Bow Valley

December 2020 – Guide’s Pantry Grand Opening

Replacing the Chateau Deli, The Guides Pantry opened on December 15th, 2020.

The restaurant’s all-day menu features tasty and convenient options for an easy grab-and-go option. As per Fairmont’s commitment to sustainability, packaging containers were carefully designed to ensure minimal environmental impact while local foods are sourced whenever possible. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is proud to be the first hotel in Canada to receive 5 Green Keys from the Hotel Association of Canada’s Green Key Eco-Rating Program.

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