For intrepid travelers looking to explore the great outdoors, activities, and wildlife of Jasper National Park, Alberta, and the Canadian Rockies, there are plenty of great hotel options in town. One of the best choices is The Crimson Jasper, which is inspired by the adventurous natural surroundings and offers spectacular mountain views.
Originally built in 1950 and named the Amethyst Lodge, the building was bought and renovated in 2007, transforming the hotel into The Crimson Jasper. The hotel is modern and sits in a perfect location, with good proximity for exploration.
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The Crimson Jasper Overview
The Crimson Jasper is a modern mountain lodge situated in the center of Jasper. The property is comprised of 99 guest rooms, suites, and studios, some of which include kitchens if you prefer to self-cater.
Décor is warm and homely, drawing inspiration from the rich Jasper sunsets, autumnal falling leaves and the signature “crimson” maple leaf on the Canadian flag.
Activities that can be enjoyed near the hotel include hiking, cycling and SUP (stand-up paddling), as well as snowshoeing, skating, fat biking and skiing in the winter months.
Benefits of booking a stay at The Crimson Jasper include price-matching, free cancellation, and the hotel’s pet-friendly policy (CAD25 per night, maximum of two pets per room), so you can bring along your pooch along with you to enjoy the mountain air. There is free parking and the property is wheelchair accessible, including some wheelchair-accessible guest rooms.
The Crimson Jasper Location
Hotel address: 200 Connaught Drive, T0E 1E0 Jasper, Canada
The Crimson Jasper Alberta is conveniently located close to many of the town’s main attractions and provides a perfect base for exploring Jasper National Park and beyond:
- 10-minute walk from Downtown, where there are lots of great restaurants and bars
- 10-minute walk from Jasper Railway Station
- 550 meters from Jasper Park Information Centre
- 8 kilometers from the Jasper Skytram
- 14 kilometers from Marmot Basin ski resort
The Crimson Jasper Rooms
There are a range of room types and sizes to suit all travelers, whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, as a family, or with a group of friends – whether you’d like some catering facilities or simply accommodation. Check-in time is 4 pm and check-out should be done by 11 am. Check here for the most up to date prices.
Standard Room (prices start from CAD279 per night)
This entry-level room is comfortable and tastefully decorated in neutral tones and dark woods. This room type can be configured with a king bed, queen bed, or two double beds. The bathroom includes either a bathtub or a stand-up shower.
Room amenities include air-conditioning, a hair dryer, eco-friendly toiletries, HD television, a microwave, a fridge, Keurig coffee, a kettle, an in-room safe, a telephone and complimentary WiFi.
There is a wheelchair-accessible version of this room type available, which features a wheel-in shower.
Studio Room (prices start from CAD294 per night)
The next level up is the Studio Room, which is similar to the Standard Room in style and amenities, but also includes a galley kitchen. The room is configured with two queen beds.
Kitchen Suite (prices start from CAD349 per night)
Ideally suited for friends or families traveling together, the Kitchen Suite comes with a complete modern kitchen, including dinnerware and utensils for up to four people and basic cooking equipment, plus there is a dining table for guests to sit at to enjoy their meals. These suites are configured with two queen beds.
Signal Suite (prices start from CAD339 per night)
The superlative room type at The Crimson, the Signal Suite comes configured with a king bed. There is a fireplace and a lounge area, as well as a full kitchen (dinnerware, utensils for up to four diners as well as basic cooking equipment) and dining table. However, the real treat here is the mountain view, which can be enjoyed from not one, but two, balconies.
The Crimson Hotel Jasper Facilities
*Please note that the exercise room is closed until further notice due to Covid-19.
*Please note that the hot tub is closed until further notice due to Covid-19.
*Please note that time at the pool must be reserved in advance – this can be done at check-in.
Banquet & Meeting Facilities
If you’re looking to host an event or conduct business during your trip, The Crimson has spaces available and can also provide event catering.
The Crimson Hotel Jasper Dining
The menu at Authentic Burger, as the name suggests, is based around fresh, seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients found in the Alberta region. The restaurant is headed by Executive Chef Jamie Hussey, who works with an 80-person culinary team to oversee the creation of hearty Canadian cuisine.
Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast at Authentic Burger in the mornings, served between 8am and 11.30am. A la carte options include the Authentic Special (two eggs any style, hash browns, toast and a choice of crispy bacon, sausage or maple ham), French toast, pancakes, eggs benedict and made-to-order omelets, among other quintessential breakfast favorites.
In terms of the burgers, the hamburger patties are made from fresh ground Alberta beef, while the elk meatloaf burgers offer a taste of something different for the more adventurous foodie. Portions are large and great value for money, and there are sometimes special menus for holidays.
Private Dining Room
If you’re planning a celebration of a special occasion, or would prefer some more privacy, then The Crimson has a private dining room available to make your dining experience more intimate.
The Crimson Hotel Covid Measures
Due to the recent Covid-19 pandemic, The Crimson has taken extra health and hygiene measures to ensure the safety of guests:
- Masks are mandatory in public spaces
- Staff will not enter your room unless requested
- Plexiglass barriers are set up in some areas
- Express check-out is available
- Stringent room cleaning between each guest’s stay
- Complimentary disinfecting wipes
- Cashless payments
- Physical distancing is practiced by staff and expected of guests
- The exercise room and hot tub are currently closed
- Use of the pool must be reserved in advance (this can be arranged upon check-in)
- At Authentic Burger, tables are left vacant between guests, seating capacity is limited, single-use menus are provided and enhanced cleaning protocols are adhered to.