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.
The High Country Inn at 419 Banff Avenue
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 http://www.banffhighcountryinn.com/ for more info.
Banff Inn at 501 Banff Avenue
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 http://www.banffinn.com/ for more.
The Red Carpet Inn at 425 Banff Avenue
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 http://www.banffredcarpet.com/ provides more info.
Irwin’s Mountain Inn at 429 Banff Avenue
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 http://www.irwinsmountaininn.com/ for extra information.