Cabins, Chalets & Lodges

Cabins, Chalets and Lodges are a popular choice for visitors not only because they provide privacy but also for their proximity to attractions. Such accommodation facilities allow self-catering which many experts consider the best holiday practice to improve bonding among friends and families. Here are some popular cabins, chalets and lodges among visitors to Banff, Alberta Canada:

Lodges

Mountaineer Lodge

Mountaineer Lodge is a haven of secrecy and seclusion in a breathtaking location near Lake Louise and not too far from the city. It is a sprawling area with more than 70 hotel accommodations in form of two bedroom and family suites. Visitors with a love for adventure will find this lodge most delightful for the hiking trails, fishing spots, whitewater rafting, and downhill snowboarding activities at their disposal. Rooms are packed with useful amenities like alarm clock, coffee maker, hot tub, hair dryer, iron, microwave and refrigerator to make your stay comfortable. There is a modern sauna at the lodge where you can go to let off some steam! Visitors are always delighted to live near Banff National park with their entire families and even pets. See their website http://www.mountaineerlodge.com/ for more info.

Cabins

Banff Beaver Cabins

Cabins make great places to stay during vacations for they give off feelings of seclusion and safety from daily activities. In Banff, Alberta lies the attractive Banff Beaver Cabins, which offer refuge interrupted only by spectacular beauty. The cabins are actually a heritage site considering that they were among the first build for tourists in Banff, Alberta Canada. Visitors get either one or two bedrooms with kitchenette, private bathrooms and some with lovely living rooms. There are necessary amenities in the kitchen, bathrooms and fortunately, visitors get continental breakfasts to kick start their day. During your stay at Banff Beaver Cabins, make sure to take the brief walk to Tunnel Mountain for the most panoramic views of sunrise. Please see their website for extra information, http://banffbandbcabins.com.

Chalets

Douglas Fir Resorts & Chalets

Douglas Fir Resorts & Chalets is only 5 minutes drive from central Banff just by the slopes of Tunnel Mountain. Their A frame chalet units have air conditioning, fully equipped kitchen and for family units, Douglas Fir provides water slides, kid’s pool, Jacuzzis, saunas, not forgetting playgrounds. There is a small grocery and liquor store onsite for your shopping including the large supermarkets in Banff. See http://www.douglasfir.com/ for more info.

 

 

Castle Mountain Chalets

Castle Mountain Chalets is another option conveniently located between Banff and Lake Louise. The destination is accessible by car and the best thing is that there is a handicap accessible chalet too. They offer free parking and coin-operated laundry to make sure your clothes stay clean. The activity center has hot tub, foosball, and computer room and fitness facility while a barbecue at the common area makes things more interesting. Visit http://castlemountain.com/ to find extra information.

If you were confused about Banff accommodation, it is without a doubt that now you know the best cabin, chalets and lodge where you can stay during this holiday season. Just make sure to check the official sites for availability and price among other factors that will determine your stay.

  • Brewster's Mountain Lodge

    Brewster's Mountain Lodge

    7.3 out of 10

    Located in downtown Banff close to the numerous shopping, dinning and entertainment establishments, the Brewster's Mountain Lodge will strike you with its western appeal and charming guestrooms which are well furnished with modern services and attractive custom made log furniture. The historical images on the walls of the guestrooms combine with the vibrant fabric of the interior decor to create a relaxed and captivating setting. Accommodation options range between special rooms and different types of suites majority of which have Jacuzzi hot tubs, high speed internet access and offer great views of the surroundings. As a long practiced tradition, the Brewster's Mountain Lodge is known for organizing adventurous horseback rides in the spectacular scenery of the Canadian Rockies. You can enjoy one of these adventures or perhaps spend your time indoors unwinding at the hotel's whirlpool and sauna. The Bird's Nest Breakfast room at the hotel features complementary breakfast and is a great place to have your power breakfast meals before heading out on an adventurous day. Latter on you can visit the one of the many specialty shops and boutiques at the lobby to indulge in some shopping. The hotel also offers enclosed parking but at an additional cost. Read more

  • Banff Aspen Lodge

    Banff Aspen Lodge

    8.53 out of 10

    Located right in the heart of the town in Banff Avenue, the Banff Aspen Lodge offers warm and courteous hotel accommodations in a convenient location. Being only three minutes walk from downtown Banff, easy access to the nearby shops, restaurants galleries, museums and other places of interest will enable you to enjoy a convenient vacation while staying at this hotel. The hotel features 89 spacious rooms which have trendy and contemporary interior designs and many of the guestrooms have private balconies that will afford you great views of the Canadian Rockies. With in-room refrigerators available in guestrooms, you can also enjoy the feel of lodging in a home away from home during your stay at the hotel. Modern facilities will enable you to have a comfortable as well as convenient stay with amenities such as wireless internet access, on-site sauna & steam room and a couple of outdoor tubs located beside a fireplace all being offered at the hotel. Additional amenities and services include ample parking, ski shuttle bus rides, an on-site gift shop and laundry services. You will also find enthusiastic staff at the hotel that offer great service to guests making your stay as enjoyable as can be and an experience that you will not forget. Read more

  • Banff Park Lodge

    Banff Park Lodge

    8.6 out of 10

    Situated in the heart of Banff National Park, the Banff Park Lodge offers top class and comfortable resort style accommodation in a breathtaking and natural setting. The hotel's location in the national park affords visitors easy access to skiing opportunities and hiking trails as well as nearby attractions such as the Bow River. Just a short walk from the hotel is Banff Avenue, the town's main street where you will find numerous shopping and dinning establishments along with cultural and historical sites of interest. Upon your arrival to Banff Park Lodge, you will not be disappointed by the variety of modern amenities that are available at the hotel. On-site parking is available for those arriving via private cars in addition to a fully equipped fitness center, an indoor pool, a sauna, a patio restaurant and an on-site shopping area, all meant to guarantee you of a relaxed and convenient stay. The Banff Park Lodge has 211 air-conditioned non-smoking rooms that have all the modern amenities ranging from cable TV, to telephone services with voice-mail, to high speed internet access, to ironing facilities, to coffeemakers and fully equipped bathrooms. Guestrooms also have private balconies where you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Whether you are on a short adventurous excursion or your long summer and winter vacation, our convenient location will afford you easy access to the many cultural and historical sites as well as the numerous outdoor activities that make Banff an exciting place to visit. Read more

  • Buffalo Mountain Lodge

    Buffalo Mountain Lodge

    8.2 out of 10

    Perched on the breathtaking slopes of Tunnel Mountain, the Buffalo Mountain lodge offers modern accommodation in its spectacular rustic setting and is only a few minutes from the downtown area of the town. Due to its ideal location, the hotel is convenient to the many shops, restaurants, museums and galleries that are found in downtown Banff and at the same time offers easy access to nearby ski slopes and many nearby attractions. Upon your arrival at the hotel you will feel welcomed at the charming lounge which features a quaint fireplace where you can keep warm as you wait to check into your accommodation. The one hundred and eight guestrooms at the Buffalo Mountain Lodge all come with a wood burning fireplace, private balconies, fully equipped kitchens, internet access, private bathrooms and cable television. The hotel also features on-site parking and is easily accessible through the public transport system. Visitors can also take advantage of the wide selection of amenities at the hotel for their own convenience and relaxation. These include an indoor swimming pool, outdoor jacuzzi, hot tub, sauna, an internet station, laundry services and on-site restaurants. Additionally, conference facilities, concierge services and twenty four hour customer desk services are on offer at the hotel. Read more

  • Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge

    Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge

    8.25 out of 10

    Located approximately 120 km to the west of Calgary and in the heart of Banff, the Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge is the perfect place to stay in during your fabulous vacations in Banff. The lodge is conveniently situated only a walking distance from downtown Banff. Known as one of the best hotels in town, the Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge is synonymous for offering exceptional accommodations and personalized services to guests in its stunning and convenient location. The Grotto spa at the lodge features facial & massage therapies, a mineral soaking pool, a whirlpool and an aromatic steam room, the perfect combination of services for a full spa treatment. Amenities such as cable TV with on-demand movies, internet access, classic hairdryers, complete bath tab and shower will give you a more modern and luxurious feel, while facilities such as, in-room fridges, tea kettles and in room ironing equipment will enable you to have a convenient stay at the hotel. The hotel is a non-smoking zone, so you can enjoy the fresh mountain air during every moment of your stay. Parking is also available within the vicinity of the hotel and there is also a good selection of conference rooms for holding meetings. The evergreen restaurant at the hotel is a great place to have a hearty Canadian meal before heading out on an adventurous trip or to simply to have a drink and sample the exquisite wines served at the restaurant. Read more

  • Sunshine Mountain Lodge

    Sunshine Mountain Lodge

    8.3 out of 10

    Boasting of being Banff's only ski-in, ski-out lodge, the Sunshine Mountain Lodge is perched on the scenic slopes of Sunshine Village and offers contemporary accommodations in a breathtaking setting. With the Sunshine Village ski resort steps away from this accommodation, you can enjoy scenic ski trails right outside your doorstep. Mount Norquay Ski Resort is also one of the nearby major ski destinations close to the hotel. Staff at the reception desk offer assistance to guests by organizing various tour excursions such as snowshoe tours and tobogganing adventures. Cozy and spacious accommodations at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge feature quaint guestrooms that come with flat screen TVs with CD players, wireless internet(subject to fee), ironing facilities fully equipped private bathrooms and widows that open which afford guest breathtaking mountain views. Smoking in guestrooms is not permitted. Guests staying at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge can enjoy a relaxing stay by taking a dip at the spa tub or warm up in the outdoor hot pool or take a soothing bath at the dry sauna. Convenient amenities at the lodge include ski storage facilities, a fitness center, complimentary parking, meeting rooms and on-site internet services. Guest can also enjoy convenient dinning at the hotel's restaurant and bar as well as the on-site coffee lounge. Read more

  • Bow View Lodge

    Bow View Lodge

    8.3 out of 10

    Boasting of being the only hotel in Banff located right next to the Bow River, the Bow View Lodge offers picturesque riverside views and is also minutes away from the downtown area of the town where shopping, dinning and entertainment opportunities come in plenty. Banff National Park is also minutes away from this accommodation as well as area attractions such as the Banff Gondola and Banff Upper Hot Springs. The Bow View Lodge offers complimentary amenities at the nearby sister property Banff Park Lodge where guest can enjoy access to an indoor swimming pool, a hot pool, a health and fitness center, sauna, hot tub and a couple of restaurants. The hotel however offers free on-site parking for guest traveling with their private vehicles along with internet services, twenty four hours laundry services and ski storage facilities right within its premises. With 24 hour services at the front desk, guests can enjoy easy access to the hotel's services at any time of the day or night. Modern accommodations at the Bow View Lodge feature an array of amenities which include high speed internet access, satellite television, refrigerators, coffeemakers, spacious dinning areas, fully equipped modern bathrooms as well as private balconies with the exception of a few special rooms. Read more

  • Blue Mountain Lodge Banff

    Blue Mountain Lodge Banff

    7.7 out of 10

    Set in the heart of Banff, Blue Mountain Lodge offers bed and breakfast style accommodation in the breathtaking scenery of the Canadian Rockies. The lodge is in a convenient location and only a few blocks from the shopping venues, dinning establishments and attractions in downtown Banff as well as the skiing and hiking trails at Banff National Park. Banff Park Museum and the springs at the Cave and Basin National Historic site are some attractions only a short distance from the lodge. Mountain View accommodations at the Blue Mountain Lodge feature tastefully decorate guest rooms that come fully furnished with charming pine furnishings as well as contemporary amenities such as free Wi-Fi internet, cable television, air-conditioning and private bathrooms with comprehensive supplies. Options range from suites style accommodation and mountain views rooms to standard single and double rooms. Book lovers can take advantage of the on-site library of the restaurant, while foodies will be delighted by the complimentary buffet breakfast as well as all day mini-meals that include afternoon teas and snacks. Guests can also make use of the tour desk excursions at the front desk to help them make the most out of their vacation. The hotel also features a kitchen and lounge as well as on-site parking for those arriving by private vehicle. Read more

  • Best Western Plus Siding 29 Lodge

    Best Western Plus Siding 29 Lodge

    9 out of 10

    Conveniently located in downtown Banff and right within Banff National Park, BEST WESTERN PLUS Siding 29 lodge offers guest the chance to experience the natural and entertaining side of Banff. Only a short distance from the hotel you can either find peace and quite in one of the secluded hiking trails in Banff National Park or a livelier ambiance in the downtown area of the town in one of the many shopping, dinning and entertainment establishments. Our spacious 45 guestrooms and 12 deluxe suites feature a work desk area, air-conditioning, ironing equipment, coffeemakers, fully furnished private bathrooms, high speed internet connection, cable television and electronic key card locks for your security. Private jacuzzi are available in some of the deluxe suites for those looking for a relaxed stay. We offer a well rounded array of amenities for your convenience and relaxation which include an indoor pool and hot tub, a jacuzzi, laundry services and on-site parking. During your stay, make sure to take advantage of our full complimentary breakfast at our on-site restaurant. Whether you are on a short adventurous excursion or your long summer and winter vacation, our convenient location will afford you easy access to the many cultural and historical sites as well as the numerous outdoor activities that make Banff an exciting place to visit. Read more

  • Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa

    Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa

    7.97 out of 10

    The remarkable log designs that adorn the exterior and interior designs of the Banff Caribou Lodge will captivate you from the moment you set your eyes on these impressive mountain lodge accommodations. With views of the Canadian Rockies in the backdrop, your stay at the lodge will certainly be an enjoyable one. The huge field-stone fireplace at the hotel's lobby creates a welcoming vibe and is the perfect place where you can keep yourself warm as you wait to check into your room. With up to 195 well maintained rooms, the lodge has ample accommodation for all its guests and it offers a variety of rooms to choose from including 6 special loft suites. The lodge offers modern facilities which include Wi-Fi internet access, fitness room with a capacity of up to 35 people that also has a steam room, a hot-pool and state of the art workout equipment. The Red Spa is also on-site, offering you the opportunity to indulge in a soothing mountain lodge spar treatment. Other facilities and services include heated underground parking, yoga classes and the Keg Steakhouse Bar where you can enjoy a lovely meal. Only a few minutes distance from the downtown core of the town, getting around is quite easy from your lodge either on foot or by bus. The courteous staff is always happy to be of help to guests by offering any information on restaurants, attractions and the many exciting things to do the area. Read more

  • The Hidden Ridge Resort

    The Hidden Ridge Resort

    8.39 out of 10

    Situated about half a mile from Banff town center and in the scenic sights of Tunnel Mountain, lies one of Banff's best kept secrets, The Hidden Ridge Resort. Due to the secluded location of this hotel, you can enjoy a peaceful vacation in the stunning setting of Banff's lush alpine forest and the Canadian Rockies looming in the backdrop. Although the resort is further away from the town-site, visitors can access the hotel via public transit or by car and there is free parking for those that will be arriving by car. The Calgary International Airport is also about 137 km from the hotel. The hotel features condominium style of accommodation and offers contemporary amenities while maintaining an authentic mountain lodge feel. You can take in the awe-inspiring sights of the surroundings from the BBQ area while lounging in the huge outdoor tubs or from your private balcony or patio right from your room. Guestrooms also feature fireplaces, fully equipped modern kitchens and private indoor hot tubs. The hotel also has additional modern amenities which include an on-site restaurant, sauna and swimming pool. The Hidden Ridge Resort is a great place to stay if you are lover of the great outdoors due to its close location to many nearby attractions. Hiking trails on Tunnel Mountain are just a short stroll from your accommodation, and attractions such as the Red Earth Spa, the Bow Falls and the Whyte Museum are located close to the hotel. Read more

  • Country Cabin B&B

    Country Cabin B&B

    8.8 out of 10

    Located just a few minutes from downtown Banff, the Country Cabin B&B offers warm accommodations and the perfect setting for an unforgettable vacation in Banff. Besides being close to the many shops, gourmet restaurants and bars in downtown Banff, the location of this B&B establishment also enables guests to enjoy easy access to the many area attractions which are only a short walking and driving distance from the B&B. Vermillion Lakes and Banff Hot Springs are some of the attractions just ten minutes drive from the cabin. Bus stops for shuttle rides to ski resorts are also a few steps away. Guests staying at the Country Cabin B&B will enjoy the tastefully decorated log cabin that features charming rustic furnishings and an array of relaxation and convenient amenities. The spacious bedroom at the cabin is equipped with a hot tub, which is the perfect place to relax after a long day of fun in the mountains. The B&B's kitchen comes with a microwave, toaster and refrigerator. The fully equipped kitchen plus barbecue facilities at this B&B make it the ideal place to stay if you are looking for a long and private stay. Free Wi-Fi and a couple of televisions are also available. Guest can enjoy hot continental breakfast with options such as cereals, oatmeal, muffins and different beverages. The open private patio has a picnic table where guests can indulge in some delightful home cooked meals while enjoying the fresh mountain air and charming views of the Canadian Rockies. Read more