If you prefer smaller, family run inns, to large scale chain hotels, continue reading to learn about four of Banff’s inns. Each of which offers incredible value for money.

Banff Inns:

The High Country Inn at 419 Banff Avenue

The High Country Inn

The High Country Inn, which boasts phenomenal mountain views, prides itself on being a traditional, family run inn. One of the benefits of staying at the High Country Inn is that it’s friendly staff can assist you in planning and booking excursions such as a horse riding trek or a cross country skiing tour. The Inn also boasts a plethora of facilities such as a dry cedar sauna, multiple hot tubs, a heated swimming pool, an internet kiosk and a Swiss-Italian restaurant. If you choose to stay at the High Country Inn you’ll also enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. See their website for more info.

Banff Inn at 501 Banff Avenue

Banff Inn

The Banff Inn is convienantly located within a 10 minute walk of downtown Banff. If you’re a keen skier, you’ll be able to check local snow reports using the inn’s complimentary Wi-Fi. Room options include standard single and twin sized rooms, lofts, honeymoon suites and king sized rooms. If you’re looking for a bit of luxury and opt for a king sized room you’ll receive your own bathrobes for the duration of your stay. Alternatively, if you plan on travelling with someone special and book a honeymoon suite you’ll get to enjoy the use of a private two person Jacuzzi and an in room fireplace. See for more.

The Red Carpet Inn at 425 Banff Avenue

The Red Carpet Inn

The Red Carpet Inn, is another family run inn and is conveniently located 2 and 1/2 blocks from Banff’s shopping district. If you’re a keen skier, you may wish to consider staying at the Red Carpet Inn as it offers complimentary ski lockers and posts regularly updated ski conditions and forecasts in the lobby. The Red Carpet Inn also offers a free continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, local phone calls, coffee and tea and underground parking. The Red Carpet Inn also offers a variety of room configurations, so whether you’re looking for a twin sized room or a large suite, your needs will be catered for. Regardless of which room type you choose you’ll find that your room boasts a cable tv, a refrigerator, a safe and a full sized bath.  Their website provides more info.

Irwin’s Mountain Inn at 429 Banff Avenue

Irwin's Mountain Inn

Irwin’s Mountain Inn is located on Banff’s main street and is a stone’s throw away from a variety of tourist attractions including the Banff Gondola, the Upper Hot Springs and Cave and Bow Falls. On site amenities include a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a restaurant, and a ski room, equipped with ski lockers. One of the benefits of choosing to stay at Irwin’s Mountain Inn is that it’s room have just been renovated and boast new carpet, bedding and flat screen televisions. Each room also comes equipped with a comfortable sofa or arm chair, a writing desk, a mini fridge and black out curtains, which allow you to nap in the middle of the day, should you feel tempted to take a quick snooze. See for extra information.

  • Banff Voyager Inn

    Banff Voyager Inn

    6.33 out of 10

    The Banff Voyager Inn has been around for the last 48 years providing hospitable and affordable accommodations along with modern and comprehensive amenities to the many guests that visit Banff for their amazing vacations. The hotel features 88 guest rooms and visitors can enjoy all the modern amenities of a top class lodge. Rooms at the hotel come fully equipped with amenities such as wireless internet access, telephone facilities with voice mail, cable television, private balconies and private bathrooms. The hotel's restaurant, liquor store, garden patio, jacuzzi, sauna and pool also enable guests to have a convenient and enjoyable time during their stay. Conference facilities are also available at the hotel ranging between small and medium sized meeting rooms which are meant to fit different budgets. Only ten minutes from this Banff accommodation you will find the downtown section of the town, where shopping, entertainment and dinning opportunities abound. The hotel's convenient location affords it easy access via public transport with drop-off and pick-up points right outside the hotel's lobby, and visitors arriving by car also can access on-site parking at the hotel. In addition, The Banff Voyager Inn is within a short distance from the Banff National Park which enables visitors to enjoy outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking and wildlife viewing. Major attractions sites such as Lake Louise, Mount Norquay and Sunshine Village are also within a short distance from the hotel. Read more

  • High Country Inn

    High Country Inn

    7.5 out of 10

    Enjoy modern amenities and a convenient location during your vacation in Banff at the High Country Inn. Located only a few blocks from the center of Banff and just beside the spectacular Canadian Rockies guests staying at this inn can enjoy easy access to shops, restaurants and entertainment venues located in the town center in addition to the many nearby leisure activities in Banff National Forest. The 24 hour customer service at the front desk plus the organized tour desk excursions that are offered at the inn enable visitors to choose the best activities to engage in and the best attractions to visit. Spacious guest rooms at the High Country Inn feature private balconies that afford guests breathtaking mountain views as well as an array of contemporary amenities such as high speed wireless internet, cable television, air-conditioning and private bathrooms equipped with showers. With laundry services and 24 hour room service on offer, convenient services at this inn will make your stay all the more enjoyable. The High Country Inn has all the amenities for a relaxing vacation. Relax at the lobby lounge by the fireplace with friends, take a dip in the indoor pool, warm up in the hot tubs or go for a soothing bath at the dry cedar sauna. Latter on you can go for a meal at the on-site Ticino-Swiss restaurant and indulge in some Italian cuisine. The High Country Inn also features on-site parking, conference facilities and shuttle rides to the airport for your convenience. Read more

  • The Banff Inn

    The Banff Inn

    7.5 out of 10

    Enjoy skiing, hiking and wildlife viewing and the many nearby shops, restaurants and entertainment venues just minutes away from the Banff Inn during your vacation in Banff, Alberta Canada. Banff National Park and downtown Banff are some of the major attractions located close to this hotel. Due to its ideal location, the Banff Inn enables guest to enjoy easy access to many area attractions and offers a comfortable and luxurious stay. For a relaxing experience, you can chill out at the hotel's main lounge on the luxurious leather sofas by the fireplace as you watch the large flat screen plasma TV, or perhaps schedule for a full spa treatment and enjoy everything from messages and facials to manicures and pedicures. After a long day of outdoor adventure, you can unwind at the stream room and sauna or warm up in the jacuzzi in your hotel suite guestroom, and in the morning before heading out for another action packed day you will be delighted to a free continental breakfast all in the comfort of Banff Inn. With 95 air-conditioned guestrooms featuring amenities such as free wireless internet, cable TV, telephone and voice-mail services, the Banff Inn has all the comforts of modern accommodations. The inn also provides amenities such as a ski storage facility, an on-site parking space, a restaurant and wireless internet access throughout the hotel's premises to guarantee you of a convenient and enjoyable stay. Read more

  • Banff Boutique Inn - Pension Tannenhof

    Banff Boutique Inn - Pension Tannenhof

    9.2 out of 10

    Nestled among the pine trees along Cave Avenue and right in the heart of Banff National Park, this lovely B&B offers contemporary accommodations and comfortable amenities in a convenient location. The town center is only minutes away from this inn as well as numerous outdoor recreational activities within the national park. Cave and Basin National Historic Site and the breathtaking Banff Gondola ride are less than ten minutes from the lodge. The Inn consists of thirty guestrooms which feature charming interior decor with high ceilings that add a dramatic flair to the rooms. Guest can enjoy all the comforts of modern amenities with fully equipped modern bathrooms and free Wi-Fi being offered at the inn for those that want to stay in touch while on the road. Boasting of a local art gallery, the Banff Boutique Inn Pension- Tannenhof is the perfect place to stay if you are a lover of arts. Charming artwork adorn the walls of the inn offering guest the opportunity to purchase some unique local artwork for souvenirs. The inn serves a gourmet breakfast and homemade dishes including granola to delight guest to a power breakfast before heading out to explore the amazing sights of Banff and the Alberta Rockies. Read more

  • Homestead Inn Banff

    Homestead Inn Banff

    8.1 out of 10

    Right in heart of Banff, the Homestead Inn Banff offers comfortable modern accommodations and steps away from the hotel you will find museums, galleries eateries, and shops in downtown Banff. Equipped with fully furnished private bathrooms, coffeemakers, refrigerators, cable television, in-room telephone facilities and ski storage lockers, guestrooms at the Homestead Banff Inn will guarantee you of a convenient and enjoyable stay. There are also laundry & dry cleaning services on offer that will make your stay all the more convenient. Enjoy easy access to the many nearby attractions that are within walking distance where you can engage in activities such as fishing, skiing and hiking. Front desk concierge services help guest to organize sightseeing tours and also offer as valuable advice on the best attractions to visit. Guests staying at this hotel can enjoy complimentary amenities such as a fitness center, an aromatic steam room, an indoor pool and jacuzzi at the four star Banff Park Lodge. A golf course and tennis court are also available at the Homestead Inn. Free on-site parking, conference facilities, currency exchange services, and safety deposit box services are the additional amenities and services on offer at the hotel. The hotels lobby is home to a variety of specialty shops and boutiques to ensure that guest get to enjoy convenient shopping plus the Chinook Family restaurant and Terrace dinning and lounge offer fine dining within the hotel's premises. The Homestead Inn Banff is also a pet friendly hotel. Read more

  • Inns of Banff

    Inns of Banff

    6.55 out of 10

    Situated on Banff Avenue, the Inns of Banff offers sweeping views of Banff's captivating mountainous sights. The hotel features diverse accommodation options ranging from guest rooms, to condos and cottage accommodations all being offered to suite different tastes and budgets. The hotel's spacious rooms come with mini-fridge installments and internet access for your convenient stay. Thanks to the hotel's central location in the town, you can enjoy easy access to nearby eateries and shopping establishments in downtown Banff. Being located right within the Banff National Park, Inns of Banff is the perfect place to stay during your adventurous expeditions as the hotel's location will enable you to take on the wide range of outdoor activities with ease. The hotel also features a large outdoor rooftop hot pool where you can unwind and relax in the spectacular setting. If you are in the mood to spend your time indoors you can lounge at the indoor pool or perhaps treat yourself to a more soothing experience at the sauna. Latter on visit Miki, the Japanese restaurant for some authentic Japanese cuisine or have a drink at Bear's Den Pub, the hotels on-site bar. There are also several stores at the hotel which include a gift shop, biking and ski rental shops. In addition to this, the hotel also offers amenities such as laundry facilities, room service and meeting rooms to cater to different types of guests. Read more

  • Banff Ptarmigan Inn

    Banff Ptarmigan Inn

    6.76 out of 10

    Only two minutes walking distance from downtown Banff, the Banff Ptarmigan Inn is a convenient place to stay during your vacation in Banff. Besides being close to most of the shopping and dinning amenities that are offered in the town center, the hotel offers easy access to several nearby attractions as well. This makes it a great place to stay when exploring the great outdoors in Banff. Some of the nearby attractions include the Bow Falls, the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, the Banff Upper Hot Springs and the Whyte and Luxton Museums. Nature trails in the Banff National Park are also within easy reach right from the hotel. Guests that choose to stay at Banff Ptarmigan are privileged to have a complimentary public transit pass which spans the entire time of their stay at the hotel. The hotel's one hundred and thirty four guest rooms are equipped with contemporary facilities such as internet connection, cable TV, coffeemakers, fully furnished private bathrooms and Jacuzzi s. In addition, the hotel offers laundry services, free on-site parking, an exercise room with state of the art workout equipment, conference rooms, hot pools, steam room, 24 hour customer service as well as a restaurant where guest can enjoy their meals. Read more

  • Red Carpet Inn

    Red Carpet Inn

    7.8 out of 10

    Offering convenient and modern services in an ideal location near the Banff town center, the Red Carpet Inn makes a great base for those visiting Banff to explore the many attractions in Banff National Park and the town center. Quaint shops, boutiques, dinning establishments and entertainment venues are just a short stroll from this hotel. Red Carpet Inn guests can also enjoy easy access to nearby attractions such as the breathtaking Banff Gondola, the scenic Lake Minnewanka as well as ski trails in Banff National Park. Enjoy 24 hours of excellent service from friendly staff during your stay at this Banff accommodation and the pleasures that come with staying in modern accommodations. With guestrooms featuring amenities such as free internet access, cable television, coffeemakers, refrigerators and fully furnished private bathrooms, you will feel well catered for during your stay at the Red Carpet Inn. Onsite complimentary parking is also available at this hotel for those traveling by private cars while pet owners can enjoy the pet friendly, air-conditioned and non-smoking rooms of the hotel. Guests looking forward to unwind can make use of the indoor pool, hot tub and sauna at the Red Carpet Inn, while those after an unforgettable experience can sign up for a thrilling excursion at the tour desk. The on-site restaurant at the hotel offers free Continental style breakfast and is the perfect place to have a hearty meal before heading out to enjoy one of the many nearby outdoor leisure activities. Read more

  • Driftwood Inn

    Driftwood Inn

    6.7 out of 10

    Nestled in the amazing sights of Banff, Alberta Canada, the Driftwood Inn offers comfortable and convenient accommodations in one of the most ideal locations in Banff. Enjoy world class skiing, hiking and many other thrilling recreational activities just minutes away from this accommodation plus the many shops, restaurants and entertainment venues which are only steps away from the inn. With attractions such as Banff Gondola, Banff National Park and Sulphur Mountain only a short distance from the hotel, Driftwood Inn is a fabulous and convenient place to stay as you explore the breathtaking natural wonders of Banff. Guest can access the hotel through public transport services and free on-site parking is also available for those arriving by car. Appreciate the comfort of having internet access, cable TV, a direct dial-up telephone, luxurious bedding and charming pine furnishings in your guestroom while staying at the Driftwood Inn. Being a pet friendly hotel, the Driftwood Inn also welcomes pets with treats such as pet bowls, sleeping baskets and pet bedding Room service courtesy of the Meatball Restaurant and laundry services offered at the hotel will ensure your stay is as convenient as possible. Enjoy 24 hour customer services at the reception plus free access to a fitness center and hot tub at the nearby property of Banff Ptarmigan Inn. Guests staying at Driftwood Inn are also privileged to have free internet access throughout the hotel's premises as well as free Roam Bus passes to various area attractions and the town center Read more

  • Spruce Grove Inn

    Spruce Grove Inn

    6.57 out of 10

    Built in 2003, the Spruce Grove Inn is one of the fairly new accommodation establishments in Banff. The hotel is situated close to the downtown area of the town and offers easy access to the many amenities available in the town center. The Spruce Grove Inn is located next to its sister accommodation and offers better services and facilities, although the pool, sauna, garden terrace, jacuzzi lounge, restaurant and liquor store are all situated at the Banff Voyager Inn. However, all facilities are shared between the two hotels and a charming underground pathway connects the two accommodation establishments offering guests a convenient access route to either side. Attractions such as Banff National Park, Mount Norquay and Sunshine Village are all located close to the Spruce Grove Inn, making it a convenient place for those that want to explore the great outdoors. The hotel has one hundred and twenty guest rooms all furnished with modern facilities. Guestroom amenities include high speed internet access, cable television, fully furnished bathrooms, telephone and voice-mail services as well as state of the art climate control and air conditioning installations. The hotel also has ample underground parking for those traveling with their vehicles and also offers conference room facilities ranging from small to medium sized meeting rooms, all tailored to fit various budgets. Read more

  • Bumpers Inn

    Bumpers Inn

    7.6 out of 10

    Located just a few yards off Banff Avenue, the Bumpers Inn offers contemporary motel style accommodations in a peaceful location. Downtown is only fifteen to twenty minutes walk from the motel and just next to the establishment there is a bus stop where guest can board the downtown shuttle. Free parking is also available. Guests staying at this motel will enjoy spotting wildlife near the hotel's premises and lovely views of the surroundings from the country yard deck. The Bumpers Inn is a non-smoking property and offers modern amenities with thirty nine guestrooms. Enjoy the comfort of a king size bed, wireless internet access, satellite TV, an in-room telephone, a soft drink vending machine, a hair dryer, a full bath and shower all in your guestroom during your stay at the Bumpers Inn. Visit the Bumper's Restaurant just adjacent to the hotel where you can sample rocky mountain beef, prime roast rib and steak as well as unlimited complimentary salad at the 'all you can eat salad bar'. The hotel also features an indoor pool, tennis courts and a golf course. There are also ski lockers at the motel which ensure convenience for ski enthusiasts. Warm and friendly staff at the hotel offer ticket services to guests as well as organized tour expeditions to various attractions and advice on best attractions to visit. Read more

  • Irwin's Mountain Inn

    Irwin's Mountain Inn

    8.4 out of 10

    With spectacular views of the Canadian Rockies, modern accommodations and convenient access to the many nearby attractions, the charming Irwin's Mountain Inn is the ideal place to stay during your vacation in Banff. Minutes away from this lodge you will find downtown Banff where shopping, entertainment, and dinning opportunities abound. Before heading out to enjoy skiing, fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing, enjoy a Canadian signature dish at the El Toro restaurant for breakfast or perhaps for dinner after a long day of unforgettable outdoor adventure in the scenic sights of Banff and the Alberta Rockies. Ski enthusiast can also enjoy convenient shuttle bus rides to ski slopes in addition to the hotel's ski facility that is equipped with lockers. Guests staying at the Irwin's Mountain Inn can make use of a wide selection of amenities which include a steam room, sauna, and large hot tub to enjoy a relaxing stay in addition to a fitness center, conference facilities and free on-site parking for those looking forward to a convenient vacation. The newly renovated air conditioned rooms at the hotel boast of marvelous mountain views and modern amenities along with luxurious bedding. If you are traveling for the very first time, take advantage of the sightseeing guided tours offered at the hotels tour desk and get to see the very best sights that Banff has to offer. Read more