Where to stay near Calgary?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 429 house rentals near Calgary. From 225 houses to 103 condos, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Calgary for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Calgary?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Calgary:

  • Downtown: 121 vacation rentals
  • Northwest Calgary: 241 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Calgary: 196 vacation rentals
  • Banff Trail: 15 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Calgary: 193 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Calgary?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Calgary. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: 413 home rentals
  • Calgary Zoo: 415 home rentals
  • Foothills Medical Centre: 426 home rentals
  • Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club: 411 home rentals
  • Spruce Meadows: 408 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Calgary listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Calgary?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 225 houses in Calgary. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Calgary include:

  • Condos: 103 lodging choices
  • Apartments: 51 lodging choices
  • Townhomes: 22 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with free wifi in Calgary?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with free wifi among our 30 vacation homes with free wifi available in Calgary.

    Calgary Destination Overview

    Calgary, a city nestled in the province of Alberta, Canada, is situated on the Bow River in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Calgary is one of Canada's cleanest and most eco-friendly cities and is perfect for visitors.

    Whether you’re looking for a restful holiday taking a timeout to relax or you’re in search of adventure, Calgary has opportunities for all. Single travelers as well as families and large groups can all find accommodations, as Calgary offers a variety of rental options apart from just hotels.

    Rental options in Calgary
    When planning your holiday, think outside the box in term of where to reside during your stay. Choosing a vacation rental allows for additional features hotels don’t normally offer. In Calgary, you’ll find a wide variety of apartments, condos and homes as well as some townhomes and bungalows all available for rental services.

    Depending on what your plans are, you may want to stay downtown,
    If you’re looking for some peace and quiet, renting a home in the mountains could be ideal. With extra space provided by the location and no noisy visitors on the floors above or below, you can settle into tranquility, giving your mind and body some well deserved time off.

    An adventure holiday might require staying near the action. Rentals on the waterfront or near the river put your next to prime opportunities for fishing, water skiing, boating and other activities. After a day of water-filled fun, it will be comforting to fall asleep to the sounds of a rushing river nearby. Additionally, staying near golfing or skiing makes it simple to head to the course or hills shortly after breakfast.

    Calgary rental features
    Hotels generally can’t sleep more than a few people comfortably, whereas vacation rentals offer more spacious options which is great whether you have two or 20 people. Calgary rentals can sleep anywhere from a single person to six or more in as many bedrooms. Having extra space and multiple rooms ensures you and your travel companions don’t have to spend the holiday in close quarters constantly.

    Some Calgary rentals are pet friendly so your four-legged companion is welcome along.

    Additionally, there are a variety of options to fit any price point. For the more economical, Calgary provides budget rentals. For those looking to splurge a little, you can rent a luxury location. With these, you’ll find amenities like hot tubs, stellar views, extra sleeping space and extra privacy.

    If you decide during your holiday that you’re not quite ready to head back, Calgary also has a number of vacation rentals where long term renters are welcome.

    No matter which option you choose, vacation rentals bring you the comforts of home. Vacation rentals are equipped with kitchens where you can prepare home-cooked meals and try Canadian recipes.

    Sightseeing in and around Calgary

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Calgary a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Canada Olympic Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
    • Stampede Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Calgary Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Shaganappi Point Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Richmond Green Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Calgary

    Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Calgary is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Canada Olympic Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
    • Devonian Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • McDougall Centre (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Central Memorial Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Prince's Island Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Riley Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)