The Dorothy Motel

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Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds | Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds | Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Superior Room, 1 King Bed | Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Superior Room, 1 King Bed | Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi

Overview of The Dorothy Motel

The Dorothy Motel

2.5 star property
Mountain hotel in Banff

9.2/10 Superb

423 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is CA $129
Price available on 10/11/2022
Marmont Cres, 250, Banff, AB, T1L 1B3
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Vending machine
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - 2 min drive
  • Upper Hot Springs - 10 min drive
  • Banff Gondola - 16 min drive
  • Banff National Park - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 136 min drive
  • Banff Station - 20 min walk

About this property

The Dorothy Motel

Hotel in the mountains, revitalized in 2020
The Dorothy Motel provides a terrace and more. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • Smoke-free premises, outdoor furniture, and a bicycle repair station
  • A vending machine and bicycle parking
  • Guest reviews say good things about the convenient parking, quiet location, and helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at The Dorothy Motel offer comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 43-inch LCD TVs with cable channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, recycling, and refrigerators



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 42 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 4 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, 521 Banff Avenue
  • Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 3 children (16 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (2 per room)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Hot springs nearby


  • Bike repair services


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1974
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle parking


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 43-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Recycling

Fees & policies


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property does not have elevators.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Bumpers Inn LTD
Bumpers Inn LTD Banff
Bumpers LTD Banff
Bumpers Inn Banff
Bumpers Inn
Bumpers Banff
Bumpers Hotel Banff
Bumpers Motel Banff
Bumpers Inn
The Dorothy Motel Hotel
The Dorothy Motel Banff
The Dorothy Motel Hotel Banff

Frequently asked questions

Does The Dorothy Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Dorothy Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Dorothy Motel?
As of 1 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Dorothy Motel on 11 Oct 2022 start from CA $129, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Dorothy Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Dorothy Motel?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of CAD 25 per pet, per night. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at The Dorothy Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Dorothy Motel?
You can check in from 4 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at The Dorothy Motel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities like ice skating, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding, and in warmer months enjoy a round of golf at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs.
Are there restaurants at or near The Dorothy Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Carlito's Pizzaria (7-min walk), Whitebark Cafe (14-min walk), and Sky Bistro (3.6 mi).
What's the area around The Dorothy Motel like?
The Dorothy Motel is located a short 18-minute walk from Canadian Ski Museum West. Travelers recommend the hotel for its quiet location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Great facility extremely clean
James, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Steve, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect place to stay in Banff!
This is a perfect place to stay in Banff. It's out of the craziness of downtown & right next to transit stop. Roam transit is easy to use & goes everywhere. You get free passes with your room too! Room was comfortable & really quiet.
Carlo, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good value for money
Accommodation was very clean, thexare was quiet, it was located within 10 minutes walk to the town.
George, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

ronen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice place! Balcony on second floor, nice private exterior yard!
Claudia, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Daniel, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Casey, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Very nice self service facility
Extremely well redesigned facility. Beautiful courtyard and rooms are modernized. Still in all, a fancy motel. No service at all everything is handled the facility three blocks away. Quite pleasant but not what one would expect for the price.
Alan, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Not impressed
We were disappointed the room was small. This unit had no door to the inside patio and nowhere to sit except a tiny table with two chairs. We were there two nights and the room was not cleaned at all. We expected more for the price
R. Bruce, 2-night trip
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