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Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Banff, Canada

Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Banff, Canada
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For the unbeknownst, Banff is a resort town within a UNESCO World Heritage Site of the same name, Banff National Park. Located amidst the Canadian mountains and hot springs, this town is one of Canada’s most loved tourist spots. The natural beauty of this place is bound to leave you mesmerized. There’s so much to do around here that there’s never a dull day. Regardless of winters or summers, there is plenty of outdoor activities awaiting you. The best part is, you don’t need to live in the wilderness to truly enjoy its wilderness. There are shopping centers, arts and entertainment places, pubs, lounges, cafes, restaurants and what not! Stay amidst luxury, shop from the finest, dine at the best, and yet be close to nature. While you get busy planning hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing trips within the area, read on for some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in town!

1. Two-bedroom apartment (from USD 118)

Whether you are looking for a family rental or a place to enjoy a comfortable stay with friends, this two bedroom apartment is a licensed commercial accommodation that provides ample space, queen beds and all amenities for four people. Both the bedrooms in this recently renovated property are bright and spacious. While the hosts stay on the floor above, there is plenty of privacy and a private entrance. There is free on-site parking, WiFi, and cable TV. The apartment is near to public transport so travelling to the Sunshine Village, Norquay, and/or the Lake Louise is very convenient.

Cougar Street Mountain Rental 2 Bedroom
Banff, Alberta, Canada
139 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the kitchen is great for cooking meals
Well stocked with Kitchen supplies and other amenities to make your stay very comfortable
It was great to have a kitchen living room area and multiple bedrooms
The place was sparkling clean and much larger inside than the photos looked like it would be
The beds are very comfortable too
Cleanliness:
Lovely basement suite Clean and tidy
The space was clean and just as described/pictured
Very clean and well maintain property
Very spacious with good facilities for home-cooking Very clean and warm
The beds slept very well
Host:
kind friendly and full of awesome recommendations
great host and great coffee
Very responsive with any questions
The hosts were extremely helpful very quick to respond to all of my many questions
Katrin was a amazing host and very helpful
Location:
it's around 15 minutes walking to the downtown of Banff
and we loved every minute of it
Easy walk to town and the local ski bus is just around the corner
Great location in a quiet neighborhood within a ten minute walk to the grocery store and the beginning of the main downtown area and only 20 minutes from the far end of downtown and the Bow River
Great location a couple of blocks from the town center
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2. Abegweit on the Bow (from USD 474)

Whether it is for a family reunion, a wedding, or a Banff vacation, Abegweit on the Bow is the perfect spot. Abegweit is a recognized heritage property situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the spacious grounds of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Boasting a large kitchen, two bathrooms, an entertainment room and four bedrooms with a TV in each room, this place can comfortably accommodate eight guests. Sitting across the street from the beautiful aqua toned Bow River; Abegweit is within walking distance of everything the town of Banff has to offer. The century-old home is owned by The Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation and all the proceeds from the rentals go to this heritage property and the programs and collection of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. So you are also doing good while on vacation (there is even free admission to the Museum while you stay)!

Abegweit on the Bow
Banff, Alberta, Canada
136 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so the kitchen is obviously dated
The living room was very comfortable and cozy to sit and chat
so the only downstairs bathroom was a constant source of conflict because everyone wanted to use it
The kitchen was well equipped
There is no TV in the living room
Cleanliness:
Hopefully we can do that another time
House is very clean and comfortable
and it was very comfortable and lovely)
The bedrooms were very comfortable and the whole house clean and very well maintained and perfect for our family of 8 adults
and we also used the house as the venue itself
Host:
Monte himself was a great host
Excellent Location and host was quick to respond and friendly
We all wished we could have spent a few more days enjoying the house and all it had to offer Our host Monte was very helpful and easy to communicate with
Monte is really very nice
he went above and beyond He also sent a spare table when we needed it and was always easily reachable throughout our visit
Location:
There are some basics supplied but the supermarket is 2 minutes away
My brother in law rented bikes and loved it
Great location within walking distance of shops
Great house and a great location
All shops and restaurants are on walk able distance
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3. Lynx Cabin (from USD 68)

If you are looking for a quaint little place to crash near downtown, then Lynx Cabin is just the place for you. This listing offers a small cozy studio with one queen bed, private bathroom, a well-equipped kitchenette, and parking. It is located merely one block away from Banff’s main street. This place is actually one of the seven cabins listed on Airbnb and known as Banff Beaver Cabins. When travelling with a big group of friends/family, you can book multiple cabins at the site. Each listing is separate and will need a separate booking so you need to plan ahead.

Lynx Cabin
Banff, Alberta, Canada
134 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cabin itself was warm and comfortable
bathroom good - would not want to be too large though for the shower
The cabin was exactly as shown in the pictures
The cabin had room for everything
very little bench space meant it was not easy to use and the toaster set off the fire alarm
Cleanliness:
and it was very clean
You can't beat the location
Well situated close to everything and very clean
The cabin is exactly as described
The cabin was also very cute and clean
Host:
make some quick meals get ready and store our teams
amenities and bus routes
They were so helpful letting us know how to get to the laundromat and the directions to get there
I am so happy we booked with her and will definitely be back
So close to Banff ave
Location:
peffect location close to everywhere in Banff National Park easy to park
only a few minutes walk away from the main street
Very good location in downtown Banff
The location was perfect for walking everywhere
The location is excellent within easy walking distance to shops restaurants
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4. Elk Cabin (from USD 92)

Situated in downtown Banff, one block away from Banff’s main street, Elk Cabin is the second of the seven cabins on this property. This is a bright cabin with two bedrooms suitable for three guests. One bedroom has a queen bed while the other one a double bed. Please note that you have to walk through the bedroom to get to the other. The bathroom does not adjoin the bedrooms. There is a living space with kitchenette including fridge, microwave, slow cooker, toaster, coffee maker and hot plate with two burners.

Elk Cabin
Banff, Alberta, Canada
76 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the second bedroom is only accessed through the first bedroom and the bathroom door catches on the opposite wall
Elk cabin was cozy with everything we needed
I asked for an iron/ironing board and had one the next day
+ it is afordable :D
but I think it adds to the cozy tone of the place
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy cabin
the organization and response superb
The cabin was exactly as shown and very clean
Very clean homely and cosy place Thanks
The beds and bed linens are very warm and comfy and the towels were super fluffy
Host:
the instruction is well written and could lead us very well
Our hosts made us feel welcome
Katrin was a very warm and welcoming host
Katrin was a great host - very communicative and accommodating
Katrin was a fabulous host with amazing timely and accurate communication
Location:
We could walk to the Main Street with shops and restaurants Grocery within walking distance
Just a block away from downtown Banff
Great location in the centre of Banff Easy to walk into town restaurants and transport
Great location in a quiet neighborhood near downtown and trails
Great cabin within walking distance to downtown Banff
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5. Gopher basement suite (from USD 64)

This is a cozy basement bachelor suite with a double and single bed in the same bedroom. The bathroom is very small with a shower - the shower head at 5′ 11” (180cm) and the ceiling at 6′ 4” (193cm). The sink is in the room right in front of the bathroom. It is best suitable for three guests. While the location is ideal, it is pocket-friendly accommodation so you can enjoy your stay without any worries. The flipside is that the temperature control for the basement suite is located in the upper cabin and can’t be adjusted, and the stairs to the Gopher Basement Suite are tight and fairly steep.

Gopher Basement Suite
Banff, Alberta, Canada
90 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place was warm and cozy with more room than expected
The beds are super comfy and although the space is small
well equipped kitchen comfy beds
Obviously the rest of town is easily walkable when not carrying luggage
you may need to understand the basics of basement room
Cleanliness:
The space was sqeaky clean and very comfortable
Very clean stocked and and convenient to town
The Gopher Basement Suite was clean comfortable and had everything we needed for our long weekend trip
The place was so clean and tidy Super comfortable beds pillows and towels Very well styled and maintained and just overall
The beds were very comfortable and everything was very clean From reading the description
Host:
and she was very quick to respond to messages
The host was very responsive informative and polite
Katrin wrote us a detailed description with many informations about the approach
Katrin She was very helpful and attentive to any needs and questions we had
We got to meet her and had a delightful conversation
Location:
The location is perfect being a 60 second walk behind the Banff visitor center
The house was located very close to downtown Just 2min from the main street
It's only one block away from all the shops restaurants and bars
We were able to walk to restaurants and stores no problem
you are a 1 minute walk away from the main street in Banff giving you excellent access to all bars
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6. Banff's original cowboy B&B (from USD 83)

This beautiful private apartment offers great views. It is Ideal for family, couple, or friends looking for a nice, clean, and cozy place close to the downtown and public transport. The apartment offers complete privacy and has a separate entrance with stairs. A BBQ & Cook-top is also available at the property so you can prepare your own meals. The hosts are locals and friendly so you can get some great advice from them on best outdoor activities and local diners nearby.

Banff's Original Cowboy Bed and Breakfast
Banff, Alberta, Canada
155 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
- everything was walkable Well-equipped kitchen and everything we needed was provided
space and amenities are as advertised
The apartment could not be faulted
coffee are provided and there is a simple kitchen to prepare meals
The bed was comfy and the check in was easy
Cleanliness:
Great location and very clean
The views were incredible from the porch and the place was very clean and neat
Super clean and pretty house ever
Clean and airy with large widows and mountain views
the place was very clean and the bed really comfortable Lovely having food provided for our breakfast
Host:
us even helping us out with some car trouble
Very very nice Excellent communication with owner Cons: none
with some really cool decor Would definitely return
Inside was warm clean and welcoming Very friendly hosts
They are very easy to communicate with
Location:
We enjoyed walking to downtown Banff
The nightlife restaurants and market are a short walk away
The location is ideal - 2 blocks from the main street
Beautiful place in a great location
just a few blocks from the main street
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7. Moose Cabin (from USD 102)

Moose Cabin is a free-standing two-bedroom house with a full kitchen, living room and a private bathroom that can accommodate four guests. It is clean, spacious, and close to everything. Moose Cabin is situated above the Cougar Basement Suite. This is the fourth listing from Banff Beaver Cabins on this list. The public transport is pretty close from the property!

Moose Cabin
Banff, Alberta, Canada
84 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and it was nice to have a kitchen/lounge and home feel to it
a full kitchen 2 bedrooms and a living room Gave us all the space we needed
The kitchen was well equipped
coziness cleanliness bathroom & kitchen facilities as I was
It looks quite beautiful and makes me feel like home
Cleanliness:
but we can say thebplace os beatiful and clean and comfortable
Very comfortable clean and quite
beautiful views very clean and had everything you need
Great location Clean and organized
The cabin was great very clean
Host:
Seamless experience and check-in/ check-out directions were straight forward
Would definitely recommend her spot and being so central was super useful as well
She was super helpful when we were getting ready to fly out to Banff with info and
Great location very accommodating and understanding
Katrin was a great host making sure everything was good
Location:
but there's also a pull out
Beautifull cabin Walking distance to everywhere in banff
Awesome location in downtown banff
Location was perfect - shops and restaurants were within walking distance and it was only a short drive away from the park
Great place to stay located one block away from downtown Banff
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8. Two-bedroom house with private hot tub in Banff (from USD 191)

This is a new property located in a quiet neighbourhood close to downtown. Perfect for six guests, it has two bedrooms with four beds - a queen size bed, a double bed, a single bed and a sofa bed. The best part about this property is that it comes with a private hot tub! After a long day filled with outdoor activities, you can come home to this serene place and take a dip in the hot tub or enjoy the lounge area upstairs or crash in one of the four cozy beds! There’s also a private parking spot, private barbeque, and a sunny sitting area with table. Staying here will make your vacation worth it!

Banff 2 bedroom house with private hot tub
Banff, Alberta, Canada
74 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Pictures do not do it justice
well-equipped kitchen great for cooking basic meals and
The kitchen had everything we needed to cook meals
Great apartment with plenty of space and great amenities Two good sized bedrooms and a sofa bed in the living room Plenty of bedding and towels games and DVDs as well as an excellently stocke...
Great layout plenty of space and privacy
Cleanliness:
and it was very clean
The house is clean and spacious
neighbors are nice hot tub large enough for 4 people and clean
very spacious clean and with all amenities
We especially appreciated the paper plates and utensils we used for our picnic lunches every day
Host:
amazing Hosts were very friendly
very kind hosts - all together
Hot tub was amazing and hosts were lovely and accommodating
Communication with the host was easy and prompt
Bob and Susan were wonderful hosts to us when we stayed in their guest house
Location:
The location is great easy walking distance into town
Great location a 5 min walk to the Main Street
Great location 15-20 minute walk to downtown and
Good location within walking distance of downtown
The location is close enough to downtown but a little removed
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9. Banff Mountain Home (from USD 451)

Be it your friends, family, or corporate associates, isn’t it always super fun to travel as a group? So, if you find this relatable, then this Banff Mountain Home is just the place for you. This home is the perfect way to take in Canada’s most famous and beautiful National Park. Its four large bedrooms can perfectly accommodate 11 guests with ample privacy and living space. It also has free parking on site for four cars. All bedrooms have their own full bathrooms with showers/tubs. On the ground floor, there’s a spacious kitchen, bar, living and dining room. The newly built back deck offers a BBQ with seating for friends and family to relax and take in the mountain air.

Banff Mountain Home- The Real Rockies Experience
Banff, Alberta, Canada
73 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is very well equipped
Four large bedrooms with each of them having their own private bathroom
The bedrooms are spacious and each one has its own attached bathroom
There is a big open space with nothing
it has everything you need banff
Cleanliness:
We appreciated the large common spaces and the location can't be beat
Everything is nice and clean
The house is clean and everything is in good working order
The place is extremely spacious
very clean and quiet very comfortable beds
Host:
The host is responsive and friendly
Sandy is a great host and responds very quickly to all messages
Great host responsive and accommodating
Sandy was attentive and checked with us frequently about how things were going
Sandy responded me very quickly
Location:
This house is beautiful and has a great location to downtown Banff
The house is within walking distance to restaurants grocery stores
Nice place in a good location
On a quiet street and a quiet house
The house was a nice quiet retreat from busy Banff
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10. Banff Rocky Mountain, two-bedroom (from USD 94)

Ideally set amid eight acres of private parkland and just minutes from downtown Banff, the Banff Rocky Mountain Resort offers a two-bedroom condominium that can comfortably accommodate six guests. It is fully furnished and has two queen beds, a pull-out sofa, full kitchen with utensils, wood burning fireplace, two bathrooms, complimentary internet, parking, and a downtown shuttle. The resort also offers an arcade/game room, a business center, concierge desk/services, conference facilities, dry cleaning/laundry service, a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, a jacuzzi/hot tub, and sauna. Please note that the resort is not suitable for handicapped people, elderly, or people with walking difficulties.

Banff Rocky Mountain: 2-BR, Kitchen
Banff, Alberta, Canada
25 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The outside hot tub is pretty big and open in the winter
The place was very comfortable with cozy beds good layout
(no traffic noise reached the condo) and offers free shuttles into the Banff townsite
fireplace and full kitchen - a real home away from home - in a great location
The shuttle service to the town is also great
Cleanliness:
The unit was clean and cozy
The issue was resolved quickly and we had no issues
The pictures are accurate which we found helpful
Host:
dealing with him was a breeze
Igor was responsive and provided all information requested
Igor was extremely helpful and responsive
Igor was extremely helpful and responsive
We really enjoyed all the resort had to offer especially outdoor hot tub
Location:
ended up not being very expensive
His place is in a great location
The gym in it has dated equipment but it still works fine and there is a good variety of machines
Great place good location
The map before you book shows that the place is very close to downtown Banff when in reality it's far (45 minute walk)
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11. Cozy and relaxing Banff condo with pristine hot pools access (from USD 128)

This mountain getaway gives you access to pristine hot pools. Perched up in the Rockies, you’re in a secluded resort with access to very good amenities like renting a bike. Warm up in the sauna in winter. You can catch the bus into Banff town fromt the resort. Ask the owners about bringing a pet as they offer a complimentary pet package. Your unit sleeps up to six guests in one bedroom and common space, with three beds and a bathroom. In cold weather, enjoy the wood-burning fireplace watching cable TV. There’s free parking and laundry facilites for your convenience.

Cozy + Relaxing Banff Condo | Pristine Hot Pools Access!
Banff, Alberta, Canada
175 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is stocked with basic items
read in the hot pools and really enjoyed our relaxing time
The room was wonderful the hot pools were a highlight and
Only little minus is that pool and hottub on pictures are shared with everone
The kitchen had the basics but not much more
Cleanliness:
Everything was very clean and comfortable
The place itself was perfect and was centrally located with convenient public transportation to town
The space was very clean
the bathrooms had hot water and good lighting
The hot tubs were awesome
Host:
Very friendly host Very quick to respond to any messages and extremely accommodating
Great hot tub area and even heated in the winter
functional and as described Great hot tub and fireplace helped keep us warm
some herbs and spices - they were appreciated and made coking a meal while on holiday much easier and tastier
Staff was super friendly and helpful
Location:
Nice location to get away from the crowds
location is accessible by city bus (every 40 minutes) hot tubs and sauna
Great location with easy access to Banff
Free bus passes were great definitely used them to get into the city of Banff
but still only a 2-3 minute drive
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12. Quiet and cozy Rockies condo (from USD 110)

There’s a renovated studio condo waiting for you on Tunnel Mountain, a short drive away from Banff. It sleeps four guests in one bedroom on two beds and comes with a bathroom. Beautiful views await you from your own private balcony. In cool weather, warm up in front of the wood-burning fireplace or enjoy the sauna. There’s a complimentary bus service to Banff that runs every day, so getting to the town center is easy. There’s a fully equipped kitchen to cook your meals or enjoy an outdoor barbecue. Guests have access to a washer, dryer, and free parking.

Quiet + Cozy Rockies Condo | Rundle View Balcony!
Banff, Alberta, Canada
141 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(kitchen w/cooking and eating dishware
in time; however our room was ready
The place was nice and cozy
We booked a one bedroom; however upon arrival the check- in staff told us that our room was upgraded to a two bedroom with a view of the Rockies
the kitchen was well stocked with necessities and the decor
Cleanliness:
The rooms are clean and tastefully renovated
The place was beautiful and clean
Apartment is clean and really nice
Highly recommend Rooms are very spacious and clean Minutes from downtown
The unit I stayed was clean and well equipped
Host:
We also heard the people above us
nice rooms good service
We appreciated the host's quick responses and messages to check-in with us upon arrival and departure We would stay there again without hesitation
Host was quick to respond so no issues there
Staff were great too very attentive and friendly
Location:
but it's right at a bus stop
Very good location easy to get to
Good location 5 min to downtown Banff by bus (great free bus pass)
The location was right on the bus route and there was a small grocery right across the street -- very convenient
The location was great and just outside of Banff proper but distance to Banff was not an issue
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Ishita Gupta is a freelance Indian writer with a passion for travelling extensively and discovering new destinations that also reflects in her style of writing. While charting the road less...Read more

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