Where to stay near Banff?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 472 house rentals near Banff. From 334 condos to 37 houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Banff for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Banff:

  • Mount Norquay Ski Resort: 22 vacation rentals
  • Three Sisters Mountain Village: 27 vacation rentals
  • Silvertip: 287 vacation rentals
  • Copperstone Resort: 46 vacation rentals
  • Town Centre: 355 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 Banff?

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

  • Banff Centre: 525 home rentals
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau: 521 home rentals
  • Banff National Park Information Centre: 521 home rentals
  • Banff Gondola: 521 home rentals
  • Central Park: 524 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Banff 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 condos in Banff?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 334 condos in Banff. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Banff include:

  • Houses: 37 lodging choices
  • Resorts: 29 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 19 lodging choices

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with free wifi among our 99 vacation homes with free wifi available in Banff.

    Adventure at Banff Vacation Rentals

    Banff vacation rentals are found in the province of Alberta in Canada. It is a region with spectacular scenic beauty and a wide range of adventure activities. Banff is most known for the annual film festival that takes place there. The film festival features films made about extreme and adventure sports, and contributions come in from all over the world.

    Winter Sports at Banff Vacation Rentals

    From early December, the ski resorts near Banff vacation rentals open. The season generally runs until early April, depending on the season's snowfalls. Alpine skiers and snowboarding enthusiasts can choose from a number of ski runs and resorts. There are routes that cater to both novice and advanced skiers staying at Banff cabins. Local ski schools can help you improve your skills before heading out on the slopes. Extreme skiers staying at Banff condos can book a heli-skiing trip that'll take them to some of the highest peaks and ski runs in the area.

    Golf Trips at Banff Cabins

    During the summer months, many visitors to Banff vacation rentals are golfing enthusiasts. There are several quality golf courses near Banff cabins where visitors can enjoy a leisurely round of golf. Be rewarded with spectacular mountain views as you walk the fairways. To book tee times and find out about green fees, guests can phone ahead from their Banff condos.

    Summer Explorations from Banff Condos

    The mountains near Banff vacation rentals provide the perfect playground for a wide range of adventure activities. There are many hiking trails that can take you up to the mountain peaks. Rock climbing enthusiasts can head out to the challenging rock faces near Banff cabins. There are also numerous beautiful waterfalls and lakes in the area. Whenever you go exploring, make sure you have your camera with you. Local outfitters near Banff condos provide guided excursions where visitors can go exploring caves, paddle on lakes and rivers, and enjoy an all-day adventure excursion.

    Other popular vacation lodging options in Alberta include condos in Canmore, Calgary home rentals or Jasper chalet rentals.

    Activities and attractions in Banff

    Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Banff for its skiing and hiking. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Banff a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Mount Norquay Ski Resort (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Sunshine Village (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Banff Springs Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Canmore Golf and Curling Club (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
    • Cross Zee Ranch (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
    • Silvertip Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Banff

    Banff is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in March, February, January or December, when snowfall averages 40.10 inches and temperatures average 10°F.

    Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Banff

    Travelers enjoy Banff for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Banff. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Upper Hot Springs (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Banff Gondola (2 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Cave and Basin National Historic Site (1 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Central Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Banff Cascades of Time Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Tunnel Mountain (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)