Subscribe to our newsletter Find more great local stories! We never spam, we never share your data and you can unsubscribe at any time. Success! You're on the list. Whoops! There was an error and we couldn't process your subscription. Please reload the page and try again. Processing… I'm not interested The Lens Archives » Historical Banff buildings in black and white Photos by Megan Bilton banffbilton1-1073-800-600-100 Image 1 of 10 The Banff Springs Hotel, established in 1888, was at one point the largest hotel in the world. Originally built as a shingle style wooden building, it was updated into the style it is today in 1911.