1 . Inns of Banff

Banff, Alberta

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With the best views of the Canadian Rockies, the Inns of Banff is the perfect place to call home on your Banff vacation. A selection of suites, condominiums and cottages let you choose the best accommodation for you. For extra comfort, stay in a unit that's equipped with full kitchen and living rooms to ensure you can truly unwind throughout your getaway. No matter what you pick, you're sure to love waking up every morning to the majestic mountain peaks right from your balcony! The rooftop hot pool is sure to make you feel on top of the world, while the indoor pool and sauna keep you relaxed. When you're looking for a little adventure, the inn's location right on Banff Avenue puts you just a short walk from downtown, where you can find plenty of shops to explore. Or, take things up a notch with an outdoor excursion through the surrounding mountain trails! After a long day, settle down with a delicious meal at one of three onsite dining spots!

Address

600 Banff Ave Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1H8

Highlights

The large outdoor hot pool is located on the rooftop and offers stunning panorama views of the Canadian Rockies. The pool is open daily 10 am to 10 pm.

Related Onsite Offerings

Let the refreshing mountain setting inspire your team! Inns of Banff features two onsite meeting spaces that offers stunning views and plenty of room to get your work done!

2 . Hidden Ridge Resort

Banff, Alberta

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Our No. 2 spot goes to a resort that’s actually part of a larger group, Banff Lodging Company, that highlights and embodies classic luxury mountain lodging. But this one is unique because of its location – one of the few blessed with the privacy and spectacular views of a ridge on Tunnel Mountain.

To be in Banff is great. To overlook Banff is breathtaking, and you’ll fully appreciate that at Hidden Ridge. You’ll also find fully modern one- and two-bedroom condominiums, complete with granite countertops, wood burning fireplaces, full kitchens and available lofts.. The mountainside locale isn’t just for show, either. Hidden Ridge Resort is just steps from the HooDoos and Tunnel Mountain Summit Trails, some of the finest Banff hiking. There’s a barbecue area too, as well as two new outdoor hot pools – if you’re visiting Banff to enjoy the view, you’ll discover that at Hidden Ridge the view makes everything else about your Banff vacation even better!

Fun facts

Hidden Ridge Resort is a premium property within Banff Lodging Company, which also operates the Fox Hotel & Suites, Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa and five other Banff resort properties.

Related activities

Enjoy a Banff spa treatment at its finest with access to the Red Earth Spa at Banff Caribou Lodge, a sister property of Hidden Ridge Resort.

Related Onsite Offerings

Guests of Hidden Ridge Resort receive free Roam passes to and from downtown Banff, Sulphur Mountain Gondola, Upper Banff Hot Springs and more. Roam is Banff’s environmentally-friendly bus transit system!

3 . Banff Rocky Mountain Resort

Banff, Alberta

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Surrounded by the stunning scenery of Canada's oldest national park, on eight acres of private parkland, is the gem of a Banff retreat. The Banff Rocky Mountain Resort is more than just a place to rest your head. Here is breathtaking mountain views, a wealth of outdoor adventures, and modern onsite amenities that will make you feel like royalty. A variety of accommodations lets you decide what bests suits your needs; most rooms are equipped with fireplace and a wet bar or kitchen. However, don't spend all your time indoors! Right onsite you can unwind at the pool or play a round of tennis or squash. The surrounding Canadian Rockies offer endless opportunities, whether it's a hiking trip along mountain trails or a day of fishing at local streams and lakes. In the winter, you can also enjoy the slopes at nearby Mt. Norquay! No matter how you choose to spend your time, there's something here for everyone to enjoy.

Address

1029 Banff Avenue Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1A2

Highlights

The Season’s Restaurant and Pepper’s Deli are two dining options located right onsite for your convenience!

Related Onsite Offerings

Along with its pool and tennis and squash courts, the resort offers a hot tub, Mountain Health and Fitness Club, laundry facilities, high speed internet, and a free shuttle to downtown Banff.

4 . Charlton's Cedar Court

Banff, Alabama

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If you need to slow down – really slow down and enjoy a classic Banff mountain getaway – Charlton’s Cedar Court is the place. Everything about this Banff resort hotel radiates alpine style, and the accommodations are luxurious and casually comfortable at the same time.

Part of this is because Charlton’s Cedar Court is outside of Banff itself, although it is just a ten-minute walk away. Whether you’re making the walk, unwinding at the resort or gaining anticipation for a Banff outdoor adventure, we’re sure you will truly appreciate the singular beauty of Banff National Park. That is, if you care to leave. Everything you need for a great Banff escape is here, including a range of luxury accommodations – we love the two-level loft fireplace suites – plus indoor mineral pools, a whirlpool and a steam room. This might sound romantic (hint, hint)…but there’s plenty here for a Banff family vacation as well. Kitchenette Suites provide two semi-private sleeping areas and a fully equipped efficiency kitchen.

Fun facts

Charlton’s Cedar Court is a 3-1/2 star Canada Select property.

Getting there

From Calgary International Airport, follow Barlow Trail to the 16th Avenue West exit and turn right onto 16th Ave. W. Remain on 16th Ave. W. through Calgary until it becomes the Trans-Canada Highway 1. Continue west on Trans-Canada Highway 1 through the park gates to the exit for the town of Banff. Enter Banff via the Lake Minnewanka Exit and turn left onto Banff Avenue. Take Banff Ave. to 513 Banff Avenue. Charlton’s Cedar Court will be on the right.

Related Onsite Offerings

Amenities in all guest rooms at Charlton’s Cedar Court include complimentary wireless Internet, mini-refrigerators, laundry service and cable television.

5 . The Fox Hotel & Suites in Banff

Banff, Alberta

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Fox Hotel & Suites brings togehter the historic and natural elements of Banff National Park, offering travelers with a truly unique lodging experience. Here, you will enjoy the stunning views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in a classic hotel setting that offers plenty of modern touches to keep you comfortable throughout your stay. It's centerpiece is the Cave and Basin-inspired hot pool, which features rocks and cascading waters that's sure to soothe not only your body, but your mind, too. When you're not relaxing at the pool, you'll find that the resort's close proximity to downtown Banff makes it easy to explore. For added adventure, head into the national park for a day of hiking or fishing trips. Once you've had your fill of the great outdoors, your cozy accommodation at the hotel will be waiting for you with amenities such as fireplaces and balconies. Top off your stay with a delicious meal at the onsite Chili's Grill!

Address

461 Banff Ave, Box 1070 Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1H8

Highlights

To make your stay even more comfortable, start off each day with their complimentary daily continental breakfast!

Related Onsite Offerings

Fox Hotel & Suites features complimentary wireless internet in all guest rooms, a fitness room, heated underground parkade with free parking (first come basis), and complimentary Roam Bus passes for the Banff transit system.

6 . Banff Ptarmigan Inn

Banff, Alberta

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Close to all the major sites and sounds of beautiful Banff, Alberta, the Banff Ptarmigan Inn is an optimal choice as your home base. The inn is located within walking distance to the Bow Falls, Cave & Basin National Historic Site and the Banff Upper Hot Springs, so you're never far from all the action. Complimentary Banff transit passes make it even easier to head out and explore this magical setting however you like! Explore the wonders of the Banff National Park on a hiking trip and much more. Of course, when you're looking to take things easy, the inn provides you with everything you need. Their 134 cozy hotel rooms come equipped with special touches such as flat-screen televisions and free wireless internet. Indoor hot pools and sauna let you soak away all your worries, while the onsite restaurant, Meatball Pizza and Pasta, serves up tasty dishes that are sure to satisfy any craving. Everything you need for a memorable Banff vacation awaits right here!

Address

337 Banff Ave, Box 1070 Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1H8

Highlights

The hotel features onsite health club facilities which includes two whirlpools, a steam room, and dry sauna. Decorated with terra cotta tile walls and a Mediterranean influence, this space offers you a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere!

Related Onsite Offerings

If you're planning an event or meeting, the Banff Ptarmigan Inn is a truly exceptional setting! Their Sundance Room can host small meetings, receptions, conferences or banquets and can be arranged in a variety of styles!

7 . Mountaineer Lodge

Lake Louise, Alberta

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Your base camp for adventure awaits at the Mountaineer Lodge. Situated in the awe-inspiring Lake Louise area, you are just a stone's throw from sensational skiing, nature hikes, and in-city attractions. On top of that, there are a host of amenities to make you feel at home. All of these big adventures come at a small price!

Nestled in a heavenly pine forest, surrounded by the towering Canadian Rockies, Mountaineer Lodge is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Your spacious room or suite overlooks the pristine peaks and features a mountain of amenities. A total of 78 rooms showcase Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, and an indoor hot tub and steam room. And, almost endless outdoor adventures await just outside your door! Views of Mount Temple and its summit glacier are just outside your window and Banff National Park is just a short drive away. Hit the mountains for some world-class skiing, enjoy the scenery on a gondola ride, or go cross country skiing. Hike through the lush landscape, try rock climbing, or view the breathtaking wildlife. For some in-city fun, Lake Louise village isn't far away, offering shopping, dining, and more!

Address

101 Village Road, PO Box #150, Lake Louise, Alberta, T0L-1E0, Canada

Extra Stops

Explore the unique shops at the Lake Louise’s Samson Mall, which is within walking distance.

Related activities

Strap on your boots and enjoy these Lake Louise hiking trails: Lake Agnes tea house, Six Glaciers tea house, and the Beehive.

8 . Tunnel Mountain Resort

Banff, Alberta

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Perched on the mountainside overlooking world-class scenery, Tunnel Mountain Resort is part Banff luxury hotel, part family resort, part romantic retreat and part ski lodge. Which is just a part of what makes it our No. 8 most coveted Banff resort.

Along with the indoor heated pool, two whirlpools, sauna and steam room (après ski, anyone?) there’s a waterslide facility just steps away for a summer family vacation. Along with the 24 one-bedroom suites, there are beautiful Loft Chalets with master bedrooms, full kitchens and living areas. Along with the fitness center, there’s a children’s playground. And along with your Banff vacation, the Tunnel Mountain Resort provides just the right amount of mountain seclusion and proximity to any Banff activity. Four restaurants are just steps away, and the resort has two outdoor barbecue facilities for events and gatherings. What’s your reason for visiting Banff? Whatever it is, Tunnel Mountain Resort is ideal!

Getting there

Follow Trans Canada Hwy. 1 to the Lake Minnewanka exit. Continue into Banff. At the first set of lights turn left onto Moose Street. Travel three blocks and turn left at the intersection of Moose and Otter Streets. Otter Street will turn into Tunnel Mountain Road. Tunnel Mountain Resort is at the “top” of the hill on the left.

Highlights

The free-standing Mountain Cabin features a master bedroom, full kitchen including dishwasher and microwave, a woodburning fireplace and an upstairs loft with two double beds.

Related activities

Tunnel Mountain Resort offers full equipment rental and tours for skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking through BacTrax.

9 . Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Banff, Alberta

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 9620

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Experience an authentic mountain lodge atmosphere when you stay at the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa. This exciting destination is built with hand-hewn logs on the exterior and features a warm, open lobby with a fieldstone fireplace. It's sure to make you feel right at home from the moment you arrive! Surrounded by the beautiful Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies, the lodge offers a truly exceptional mountain getaway, with 190 cozy accommodations that are equipped with complimemtary wireless internet and flat-screen televisions. Breathe in the refreshing air on a 13-minute stroll into downtown Banff where you can visit plenty of unique shops and major attractions such as Bow Falls and the Cave & Basin National Historic Site. Or head into Banff National Park and explore the many hiking trails and keep and eye out for the local wildlife. If you're visiting during the winter, take advantage of the Caribou Snow School, which offers private and semi-private ski lessons at Mt. Norquay, Sunshine Village, and the Lake Louise Ski Area!

Address

521 Banff Ave, Box 1070 Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1H8

Highlights

Treat yourself on your Banff getaway at the Red Earth Spa! Located right onsite at the Banff Caribou Lodge, this full-service spa features six treatment rooms including one dedicated to hydrotherapy. It's a surefire way to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul!

Related Onsite Offerings

You don't have to go far to indulge in great meals on your Banff vacation! The Keg Steakhouse & Bar is located onsite and serves up delicious steaks and more in a casual and inviting environment!

10 . Banff International Hotel

Banff, Alberta

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There’s a certain security you get from staying in town, and in Banff that security turns into pure joy. Especially if you happen to be staying at the Banff International Hotel, where all the charm of a secluded mountain lodge combines with in-town convenience.

We’re talking about how you’ll find an onsite dry sauna, a huge Jacuzzi tub, a steam room and sport locker ski storage here, along with heated underground parking, curbside pickup for transportation to Banff ski areas and both free wireless Internet and Internet kiosks in the lobby. The Mountain Grill restaurant serves delicious a la carte dinners and the Lobby Lounge features a stone and log fireplace and 42-inch plasma TVs. The range of hotel rooms and suites is adorned with custom-made oak furniture, plus the most modern amenities including satellite TV and Nintendo. And at any time, you can transfer this exciting yet intimate atmosphere to the outdoors among the unique mountain charm and electric energy of Banff township.

Getting there

From Calgary International Airport, follow Barlow Trail South and turn right on 16th Avenue. Remain on 16th Avenue West all the way through Calgary. It becomes Trans-Canada Highway 1. Continue to the Banff National Park Gates where you will purchase a Park Pass. Travel another 15 minutes to the first exit for the Town of Banff. Take Banff Avenue to the second set of traffic lights. The Banff International Hotel is on the right hand at 333 Banff Avenue.

Highlights

The Loft Guest Room at the Banff International Hotel features two double beds in the loft and a double bed and a sitting area on the main floor. Most rooms have a mountain view.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Banff International Hotel offers a bed and breakfast package which includes a delicious buffet breakfast with your stay.

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