Alberta’s Nakoda First Nation is comprised of three bands: Bearspaw, Chiniki and Wesley. Nakoda means friend, ally, and the name “Stoney” was given to them by explorers, because of their technique of using fire-heated rocks to boil broth in rawhide bowls.
The Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino is located just 35 minutes west of Calgary, on the Trans Canada Highway at the junction of Highway 40 going to Kananaskis. The resort is also just a short distance to the towns of Canmore and Banff.
On June 10, 2008 the Stoney Nakoda Casino doors officially opened. Less than a year later in February of 2009, the hotel portion of the resort was completed, and began welcoming guests.
Here you will find amazing service, phenomenal amenities, and a one of a kind stay. It’s time to reward yourself whether it be reconnecting with nature, winning that jackpot or working on your golf swing, we have it all. We are your resort away from home and can accommodate groups large or small, it all comes down to you. Come Stay & Play. We are the BaseCamp of the Rockies!