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The Dorothy Motel

2.5-star2.5 stars
Marmont Cres, 250, Banff, AB, T1L 1B3, Canada

Hotel convenient to Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, aimed at LGBTQ guests
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Check in could have been better. I received an email requesting to confirm email address…Apr 2, 2021
  • We had a wonderful stay at The Dorothy Motel. It has been beautifully renovated. We…Mar 19, 2021

The Dorothy Motel

from €66
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

What’s around The Dorothy Motel


  • In a national park
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity - 21 min walk
  • Banff National Park Information Centre - 16 min walk
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - 17 min walk
  • Canadian Ski Museum West - 18 min walk
  • Canada House Gallery - 22 min walk
  • Banff Park Museum - 24 min walk
  • Central Park - 25 min walk

Getting around

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

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 42 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
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

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed*

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free onsite self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to LGBTQ guests
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1974
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 43-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features



  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby

The Dorothy Motel’s small print

Also known as

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


This property caters to LGBTQ guests.

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

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.

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

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

Pet deposit: CAD 25.00 per night

Optional extras

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

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Dorothy Motel

  • Does The Dorothy Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Dorothy Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • 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. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Dorothy Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • 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, and there's also a deposit of CAD 25.00 per night.
  • 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.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Dorothy Motel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Keg Steakhouse and Lounge - Caribou Lodge (5-min walk) and Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant (13-min walk).
  • What is there to do at The Dorothy Motel and nearby?
    Have fun with nearby winter activities like ice skating, downhill skiing, and snowboarding, and in warmer months enjoy a round of golf at the nearby golf course.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 73 reviews

Very Good 8.0
family friendly and pet friendly,staff are amazing
emerson, ca2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very clean. Highly recommended!
Veronica, ca1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Uncooperative Staff.
This motel was fully renovated. The room was spacious and the microwave was a nice touch. The only problem we had was when we checked in. We had booked two nights but at check-in, due to unforeseen, we wanted to only stay one night. The staff was very uncooperative and insisted we pay for two nights even if we only stayed one night.
Clinton, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The rooms were
Linda, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Stay!
The rooms are incredibly quaint with a sliding barn door for bathrooms, cool shower, and amenities that include a fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Would definitely stay again!
ca1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Great stay
It's was a nice renovated r Place. I just hate the floors but everything else was good. Price was good. No inside desk but a few blocks away at there sister property you can check in or use there app. We had a few issues the first night and they went above and beyond to make us happy.
Carlene, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Room was very nice and modernized. Really liked the additional touches like the glasses to use and Rocky Mountain soap products. Great location and pet friendly was an added bonus.
Ashlee, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best Motel ever.
This motel is one of the nicest I’ve ever stayed in. I found it to be nicer then a lot of hotels in Banff. Would stay here again for sure.
Sharlene, ca1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
The beds were very comfortable and there were multiple different thicknesses of pillows. The rooms was very spacious with microwave and a small fridge. The downside for me was the food left in the fridge from I’m assuming the previous occupants. As well as a couple long hairs that were on the bathroom floor. I am assuming they fell from a cleaners head. The blackout drapes weren’t great and there was a space so if somebody wanted to peek in the could. Check in was down at the caribou and didn’t bother me one bit, they were very polite and helpful and gave me the late checkout I requested. I would stay again as the price was right.
Jessica, ca1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely motel
This motel was a great option for our overnight trip! It was spacious, clean and had super cute features you don’t often see! Glass cups in the bathroom and by the ice bucket, glass coffee mugs, a kettle and coffee maker, microwave and fridge! They also had Rocky Mountain soap company items in the bathroom! Would 10/10 stay again!
Carlee, ca1 night trip

The Dorothy Motel