• Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs

About Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs

Rising out of the Canadian Rockies at the intersection of three glacial valleys, The Fairmont Banff Springs overlooks the rushing Bow and Spray Rivers. The hotel's inception dates back to the early days of the Canadian Pacific Railway toward the end of the 19th century. Scottish baronial architecture and classical European-influenced decor provide an elegant aesthetic steeped in history. The property's recent history is distinguished by the addition of Willow Stream Spa, a deluxe sanctuary with an emphasis on healing mineral hydrotherapy reminiscent of the hot springs that initially attracted people to this picturesque area of western Canada.

At present, the small mountain town of Banff draws visitors from all over the world for its outdoor activities and wildlife. Surrounded by Banff National Park's abundance of natural scenery and magnificent panoramic views, The Fairmont Banff Springs allows adventurers easy access to some of North America's most celebrated ski slopes. In warmer months, guests take advantage of a 27-hole championship golf course as well as hiking trails for all skill levels.

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Willow Stream Spa features a menu of distinctively luxurious spa experiences and an array of hydrotherapy options. The 38,000-square-foot facility (3,530 square meters) has 23 treatment rooms including a deluxe couples' room with a fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, and shower. In addition, the spa encompasses solarium lounges with fireplaces, spa terraces, and men's and women's lounges.

Willow Stream Spa is built around a mineral pool area that also houses three plunge pools equipped with cascading waterfalls. Mineral baths can be enjoyed on their own, as part of a spa ritual, or in conjunction with a visit to the spa's Aquatic Center, which has an indoor saltwater lap pool as well as an outdoor heated pool, indoor whirlpool, and wading pool. Hot, warm, and cold plunge pools are available, as is a European mineral pool.

Spa services provide up to 90 minutes of unhurried, thorough pampering. Companion treatments such as Turkish Scrub and a variety of herbal baths can be added onto treatments to enhance the experience. The signature Rose Renewal treatment integrates vitamin-rich Rose Hip Oil into full-body dry-brush exfoliation, chamomile herbal bath, gentle wrap, and remineralizing face massage. A variety of services, including facials, manicures and pedicures, and sports-inspired treatments, are tailored toward male guests.

The hotel's fitness center has an aerobics studio and a wide range of weight training and conditioning equipment.

BODY SCRUBS
Dry Brushing
Other Scrubs
Salt Scrub
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BODY WRAPS
Algae/Seaweed
Mineral Wrap
Mud
Other Body Wraps
Slimming
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COMPLIMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE
Detoxification Treatments
Hydrotherapy
Thermal Waters Spa
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FACIALS
Acne/Deep Cleansing
Anti-aging
Brightening
Custom
Men's
Other Facials
Sensitive/Calming
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FACILITIES & AMENITIES
Cold Plunge Pool
Food/Beverage Available
Locker Room
Meeting Facilities
Relaxation Lounge
Retail Store
Robes Provided
Sauna
Showers
Slippers Provided
Steam Room
Swimming Pool
Toiletries Available
Wedding/Event Space
Whirlpool, Jacuzzi
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FITNESS & ACTIVITIES
Aerobics
Golf
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Personal Training
Tennis
Yoga Classes
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HAIR/NAIL SERVICES
Eyebrow and Lash Tinting
Hair Coloring
Hair Styling and Care
Makeup Instruction/Application
Manicures
Other Salon Services
Pedicures
Waxing
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MASSAGES
Aromatherapy
Back Massage
Couples
Deep Tissue
Hot Stone
Other Massages
Prenatal/Postnatal
Reflexology
Shiatsu
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WATER TREATMENTS
Hydrotherapy
Other Water Treatments
Vichy Shower
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FITNESS
Aerobics
Personal Training
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WELLNESS
Golf
Hiking
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YOGA
Yoga Classes
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Customer Reviews for Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Banff Springs (5)

CherBear
February 13, 2012
Couples Massage
Booked a couples massage here and it was so relaxing. They accommodated all our requests and made us feel like VIP's. The treatment rooms were quite spacious considering the age of the hotel as well.
NicoleL
February 5, 2011
So relaxing!
Though I did not stay at this hotel, I did spend a day at the spa here and it was amazing! It was definitely the best part of my entire time in Banff. The facilities were beautiful and tranquil. I signed up for a hot stone massage and though I'm usually used to a deeper type of massage, I found the service to be quite relaxing and enjoyable. The sitting area that could be used before or after services was very peaceful and lovely. All in all, a great experience that I would recommend to anyone! (the only reason for the 0 score on the fitness facilities was because I did not use these services, so I could not accuarately rate them)
CVgal
October 9, 2008
Delightful and Delicious
Gorgeous views, gorgeous facilities, delicious spa meals. A treat for all of the senses.
RDavidson
January 25, 2007
Heaven on Earth
This is by far the best spa I have ever been to and I can't wait to plan a trip to return.
Happycustomer
December 7, 2006
Great setting
What surprised me about this hotel and spa is how large the spa was and how significant it was to my stay. I knew that the hotel was historic and had been around for a long time which meant that the spa would be an addition. But I was happily surprised that it wasn't just a small spa with a few spa treatments but a grand spa with an extensive menu and well-trained staff that made the trip from California worthwhile for the spa alone.
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Facilities & Amenities

Facilities & Amenities

Seasonally shifting leisure activities ensure that guests will have a wide range of recreational options at The Fairmont Banff Springs, no matter when they visit. The Banff area enjoys one of Canada's longest skiing seasons; the famous Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise ski areas boast open slopes from November until May. Private or group ski instruction can be booked at the hotel through The Fairmont Ski School.

In warmer months, brilliant green meadows and iridescent rivers provide ideal surroundings for a hike on the 11-kilometer (6.8 miles) Spray Loop trail, or a leisurely walk along the 10.5-kilometer (6.5 miles) golf course road. Daily hiking excursions on Banff's extensive network of picturesque mountain trails can be booked through the concierge. One- or three-hour western-style horseback trail rides departing from an on-property corral are also available. Mountain bikes and safety gear can be rented on the premises. Originally designed in 1928, the property's 27-hole championship golf course winds along the Bow River and features panoramic views for golfers to marvel at as they grapple with its challenging mountain fairways.

Additionally, five supreme turf tennis courts can be used from May until September.

Nature enthusiasts can experience the following seasonal adventures in the vicinity of The Fairmont Banff Springs:

  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Boat and Canoe Rental
  • Fishing Trips
  • Ice Skating
  • Snowmobiling
  • Lake Tours

Facilities

Retail Shop

Pool-Outdoor

Sauna

Toiletries Available

Hair and Beauty

Steam Room

Tennis

Showers

Changing/Locker Rooms

Resistance Equipment

Pool-Indoor

Cold Plunge Pool

Cardiovascular Equipment

Spa

Jacuzzi

Amenities

Slippers Provided

Food and Drink

Professional Makeup

Changing/Locker Rooms

Professional Hairstyling

Robes Provided

Retail Shop

Rooms & Dining

Rooms & Dining

The Fairmont Banff Springs has 778 guest rooms, suites, and specialty rooms that feature views of the surrounding mountain peaks, the Bow River, or verdant woodlands. Rooms range from the 160-square-foot (15 square meters) Fairmont Room to the deluxe 260-square-foot (24 square meters) Signature Rooms with Scottish Highlands decor. These accommodations blend traditional elegance with contemporary conveniences such as high-speed internet access.

Reservations are recommended at each of The Fairmont Banff Springs's nine distinctive restaurants. The award-winning Banffshire Club serves contemporary North American cuisine in an intimate, refined atmosphere offering stunning views of Sulphur Mountain. The Bow Valley Grill has a more casual ambiance that incorporates handcrafted sculpture, handmade tables, and a bill of fare including specialty baked breads, rotisserie grilled meats, and seafood. Flavorful Italian entrees and delicious desserts can be enjoyed in the courtyard setting of Castello Ristorante. In addition, a clubhouse restaurant and a wine bar/bistro are open seasonally.

At the Rundle Lounge, cocktail lovers can enjoy mixed drinks, international beers, and a wide selection of wine while gazing out at Bow Valley. Guests can also indulge in a pint and a game of darts at the Waldhaus Pub, which offers a menu of classic pub fare.

Pre-packaged bento boxes are available for spa-goers seeking light, healthy spa cuisine. Teriyaki glazed salmon, vegetarian wrap with grilled eggplant, and lime and ginger marinated chicken breast are among the nutritious spa entrees to choose from.

Food Options

Vegetarian

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