Lake Louise is one of the most iconic spots in the Canadian Rockies. From relaxing by the stunningly blue water to hiking to the famous Lake Agnes tea house, it’s popular with locals, tourists, and couples from all over the world. While exploring this beautiful location, you’ll see the incredible Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in all its glory. If you’re looking for luxury, ambiance, and a classic Rocky Mountain backdrop to your wedding celebration, this venue is the one for you.
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is a 535 room resort located in Banff National Park on the shores of Lake Louise. From its inception as a single-story log cabin in 1890 to its role in advocating hiking (and later winter sports such as skiing) in the region, it has long been a firm fixture of Rocky Mountain luxury venues.
Chateau Lake Louise at a glance:
Location: Lake Louise
Maximum Capacity: 250
Known for: Delicious locally-sourced cuisine across several on-site restaurants, amazing outdoor activities, stunning ballroom event spaces, classic Lake Louise view for outdoor ceremonies and wedding photos
Part of hosting your perfect wedding celebration is making sure your guests are comfortable. Especially if they’re traveling to be with you on your big day.
Luckily, Chateau Lake Louise provides everything you and your guests will need throughout your stay.
Choose from a variety of guest rooms and suites with spectacular views of Lake Louise or the grounds of this luxurious venue. The comfortable rooms are charmingly decorated and come with every modern essential.
Guest can also partake of any of the following services:
If you’re staying at a luxury resort, it’s practically mandatory to take some time for a decadent spa appointment. And The Spa at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is perfect for the bride to be who needs a little “me” time just ahead of the wedding day.
In a serene setting, you can enjoy expertly delivered beauty and relaxation treatments including aromatherapy, Himalayan salt massages, restorative facials, full-body wraps, and tons more!
You certainly won’t need to worry about going hungry or running out of dining options during your stay. You and your guests can choose from a variety of restaurants:
This warm and inviting restaurant and wine bar pays homage to the tradition of Swiss Mountain guides that helped to forge the way in conquering many Rocky Mountain peaks since the late 1890s. Try out the authentic Swiss fondue and an array of other Alpine-inspired dishes.
This stunning lobby bar and lounge also offers a tasty, seasonal menu. What could be better than relaxing over your meal with the towering Victoria Glacier sitting right in front of you.
As far as breakfast restaurants go, this one is pretty great. Load up your plate from the hearty breakfast buffet (or order a la carte) and take in the gorgeous view of Lake Louise stretching out before you from the windows.
Nowhere does a truly Rocky Mountain inspired dish like the Fairview Bar and Restaurant. The breathtaking scenery outside is matched point for point by the menu – a vibrant collection of dishes made with ingredients from local suppliers. And you’ll enjoy it all in a beautifully decorated art-deco space.
Every hour is cocktail hour when you’re enjoying a hearty evening meal at Alpine Social. Echoing the glory days of mountain adventurers recounting their experiences, Alpine Social aims to give people a place to come together to talk, eat, drink, and appreciate the glorious wilderness of the Rockies.
Afternoon tea is the height of elegance, so it’s no surprise that Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is renowned locally for this classic. Although the dining location may vary depending on the season of your visit, the quality and taste of the pastries, sandwiches, and tea never change.
No matter the size of your wedding, you shouldn’t have to compromise on quality. So luxury is available at all sizes for weddings at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Couples can choose from serene outdoor spaces to dazzling ballrooms.
Step outside the chateau for some of the most awe-inspiring backdrops for your Lake Louise wedding portraits. Come sun or snow, the iconic Lake Louise spreads out before you with the imposing view of frosted mountains and glaciers rising up behind. You’ll capture the memories of a lifetime and be proud to share your wedding photos for years to come.
Once you’re ready to get the reception underway, the real celebration can begin in one of the venue’s fabulous event spaces:
Perfect for intimate ceremonies and small gathering, with all the elegance and grandeur of a ballroom.
Elegance, refinement, and big enough for the biggest weddings going, the Victoria Ballroom is a sight to behold. The stylish decor still leaves plenty of room for you to make your mark with your own personal taste in your wedding design.
Sitting behind the Victoria Ballroom, the Sun Room is filled with light and spectacular views of Lake Louise and the surrounding peaks.
The iconic view of the sloping mountains and sparkling lake defines ceremonies held on the Lakeview Terrace. Outdoor weddings don’t come better than this!
The Victoria Terrace offers more private and intimate outdoor option, elevated slightly over the lake for a quieter spot with the same gorgeous views.
If you’re hosting a particularly large wedding (or just need plenty of space for celebrating) the Mount Temple Ballroom accommodates up to 750 guests! The high, arched ceiling and elegant furnishings make this the perfect spot for your reception.
Check out the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise website for more information or book an appointment to tour the venue.
All photographs by Kadie Hummel Photography.