Eat, Live, and Love at Canmore's Paintbox Lodge
The Paintbox Lodge is an intimate boutique hotel owned by Olympic medalist, Sara Renner and World Cup Champion, Thomas Grandi. You will find this special place in the heart of downtown Canmore within walking distance of stores, restaurants and paths. Guests are encouraged to leave their cars to rest and hop on a complimentary bicycle. Explore Canmore, or adventure into paradise as you search for the perfect picnic spot amidst the extensive and well marked trail system. Allow the picturesque Canadian Rockies to relax and rejuvenate you. Go hiking, cross country skiing, or mountain climbing with one of the local mountain guides. You can also participate in a demonstrative cooking class, taught by the lodge's principal chef, George Bayne. After a day of exploration, fun, and relaxation, return to one of the lodge's gorgeous guest suites. These accommodations are absolutely stunning and feature handmade beds, deep soaker tubs, and spectacular mountain views. Discover Canmore's Paintbox Lodge – where locals send their friends.
Spend your honeymoon surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian Rockies at the Paintbox Lodge. Enjoy wine and cheese, or chocolates and Prosecco packages waiting in your room at arrival, or schedule a Culinary Mountain Adventure. The adventure includes a cooking class a sleepover special, perfect for newlyweds who need a little help in the kitchen.
The Canadian Rockies are a wonder to behold – a spectacular sight as they rise from the earth to form stunning vistas. If you wish to get up close and personal with the mountains, local guides Sepp Renner and Jen Olson can help you plan a custom adventure that fits your skill level. When the snow falls, the mountains turn into a mecca for skiers wishing to slice through layers of fresh powder. Once you've experienced the Canadian Rockies, you'll understand why they are described as "awe-inspiring."
Sara and Thomas encourage you to take advantage of the great outdoors and they, along with the lodge manager, can point you to whatever kind of adventure you desire to go on. There are many river paths you can explore by bike or on foot. Be sure to bring your camera! You will surely want to capture the natural beauty that is all around you. So leave your car parked, and step into a world only Mother Earth could create!
A truly romantic destination, Canmore is a beautiful city with gorgeous scenery in every direction. Grab a bicycle from the Paintbox Lodge and set off together to explore and discover local treasures in the Bow Valley's foodie scene. Pack a picnic and find a spot that inspires you. There's no reason to stay inside all day when your backyard is a natural paradise. Hiking, flower gazing, and maybe even skinny-dipping await you! After you've had your fill of fun, then you can return to your beautiful, cozy suite and cozy in together for the night.
Lodge owners Sara and Thomas have spent most of their lives chasing excellence on the alpine and cross country skiing circuits. Even though they've traveled the world, their love for the Canadian Rockies runs deep and they want to share it with every guest. A great place for all skiers, the Paintbox Lodge has a convenient ski room and storage. Set off on your own adventure, or book a date with Sara and Thomas. You'll soon discover why these two Olympians are so fond of Canmore and the beauty and adventure that surrounds it.
Create a wedding that is as lavish or as simple as you want it to be. Ceremonies at the Paintbox Lodge are an intimate affair. Exchange vows outside in the private garden then host a cocktail reception and elegant dinner in the dining area. The lodge can accommodate 60 people outside and 30 people indoors.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Pets Allowed
- Property Size 5 units
- Conference Facility
- Kids Allowed
- Nearby City Canmore
- Nearby Water Bow River
- Open Dates All Year
Plan your next group event at Paintbox Lodge.
For more information please call +1 (888) 678 - 6100 or Send Inquiry.
- Fairmont Hot Springs Airport (YCZ) / 57.2 miles
- Calgary International Airport (YYC) / 58.1 miles
- Cranbrook Airport (YXC) / 104 miles
* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights
- Cross Country Skiing
- Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Wildlife & Nature
- Rock Climbing
- Meeting Room(s)
- Fitness Programs
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