10 Best Vacation Rentals In Banff, Canada - Updated 2022

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Banff is a popular vacation destination that boasts a rich heritage of glimmering lakes, towering mountains, lush green forests and unmatched outdoor recreation activities. Hike or cycle through its scenic trails to discover the hidden gems of this picturesque haven, including waterfalls, icefields, exciting hot springs and chateau-style accommodations. Banff is also situated within Banff National Park, an area filled with amazing wildlife and plenty of scenic trails to be explored. Downtown Banff features plenty of boutiques, eclectic restaurants, bars, galleries and souvenir shops. Banff offers its guests and locals alike a breathtaking getaway from all the busy life of big cities. If this is your ideal destination, read on to find out more about the best vacation rentals in Banff, Canada, for a place to stay.

1. Private mountain chalet in the heart of Banff (from USD 828)

This quaint home on two levels has three en-suite bedrooms that can accommodate up to six guests. When it gets cold, you will still be able to feel the warmth thanks to its plush rugs over hardwood floor furnishings and the gas fireplace in the living room.

There is also a simple kitchen space equipped with the appliances you need for cooking. Make use of the many seating areas available throughout the property, including the balcony furniture. Banff’s main street, where you can easily find shopping areas, eateries, bars, and hiking areas, is two minutes away.

Private Mountain Chalet in The Heart of Banff
14 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
property was very comfortable & clean
Location:
location is fabulous right in the heart of banff easy walking distance to many shops & restaurants
the place was amazing easy access walking distance from everything
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2. Bright and spacious mountain retreat for large groups (from USD 877)

This wonderfully renovated home gives off a unique charm with its wooden flooring, bright interiors and eclectic home furnishings. Great for up to eleven people, there are four en-suite bedrooms, each with a king-size bed and bathtub. There is a spacious back deck furnished with outdoor seating and a barbecue grill, ideal for taking in majestic views of the surroundings.

If you require a home-cooked meal, the kitchen is stocked with everything you will need to prepare your meals.

Banff Mountain Home- The Real Rockies Experience
11 reviews  Wifi Available
House 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it almost felt like a bait and switch as there were plenty of tvs in the house
the beds were comfortable and the full bath in each bedroom was great
Host:
the management was very pleasant and helpful to deal with
great home with all there is to have a great week and superb service and attention from host
Location:
the location was amazing and we walked anytime we went out in the town of banff
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3. Rustic modern home with charming interiors (from USD 996)

Are you planning to travel in a large group? If so, you can consider booking this rustic house that comes with two spacious bedrooms and four beds, enough space for eight people. Its charm is seen in the wooden interiors and vast windows that not only bring in natural light but also allow guests to enjoy the gorgeous views of the surrounding.

It comes with a grand living room and a spacious deck from where you can have a barbeque with the whole squad. A fully equipped kitchen and a dining area are also available for guests to prepare their meals.

Rustic Chic Banff Mountain Home
17 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean well located in banff everything worked ran efficiently and updated finishes
Host:
the host is amazing she has thought of everything to make your stay unforgettable
anywhere and to top it off jackie was responsive patient thoughtful and kind
Location:
i had a wonderful stay you can't beat this location and the place is amazing
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4. Stunning mountain suite in a tranquil location (from USD 306)

This spacious house is the ideal spot to sit and unwind after a long day of hiking and exploring the Banff region. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the house is excellent for a group of four travellers. You are welcome to prepare delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen, and afterwards enjoy the meal in the dining room.

There is a private deck from where you can soak up the majestic views of the surrounding mountains. In the evening, you can indulge in a movie session in the cosy living area with your loved ones.

Banff - A Mountain Suite, perfect getaway for two couples, friends, adult family
39 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i absolutely recommend the banff bear bed and breakfast 10/10
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
beautifully clean and well kept
property was clean and comfortable and beautifully maintained
beds were conforatable and everything was very clean
the suite was very clean and had everything we needed
Host:
the owner was nice enough to provide us with starters of food and beverage
the owner lives upstairs and was always eager to provide whatever we needed
owners are sympathic and helpful
richard and alison were excellent hosts
comfortable well appointed everything you’ll need and friendly welcoming hosts in richard and allison
Location:
easy walking into town so great location
the b&b is perfect for two couples and the location just a short walk to main street
everything is within walking distance if you’d like to shop or have a bite to eat
excellent location as most of banff avenue is within 2 blocks
very nice and accommodating and a great location
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5. Modern loft apartment with a private hot tub (from USD 383)

This eclectic vacation home can accommodate up to five guests in its two bedrooms. The upstairs comes with plenty of seating areas where guests can unwind while watching a movie or reading a book. You will also find an equipped kitchen and dining area for guest use.

There is a fenced backyard with a hot tub and outdoor furniture that is perfect for enjoying lazy afternoons and beautiful sunsets. The apartment is within walking distance of convenience stores and eateries in downtown Banff.

Banff Two Bedroom House with private Hot Tub
42 reviews  Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Location:
the location was perfect and the house was very nice
great location with a trail/creek in the back yard
thanks for letting us stay here great property and a great location
this was a perfect place to stay with family for a little getaway
a great place to stay in banff
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6. Spacious condominium on four levels (from USD 566)

Situated within a two-minute drive to the town centre, this house is ideal for eight people to comfortably enjoy their staycation. Be sure to take advantage of the gourmet kitchen for your cooking needs as it comes with all the necessary appliances and equipment.

The condo features a wooden fireplace, along with a lovely patio and a private games room from where you and your kids can have a great time. Guests at the property can easily access amenities such as outdoor hot pools, sauna and bike rentals located close by.

Private Games Room! Bright + Spacious Banff Condo
16 reviews
condo 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large hot tub and warm pool with a beautiful view
also the kitchen sink dripped and the place was not laid out very well
Host:
the staff were very helpful
favorable location friendly staff; will recommend and return
Location:
this is a nice property and within easy walking distance to a lot of shopping and restaurants
quaint and nestled back in a great location to downtown banff
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7. Magnificent chalet in Banff National Park (from USD 287)

This modern house is located in a quiet setting just a few yards from the town centre, as well as hiking trails to the Bow River. The location offers unobstructed views of the scenic mountainous landscape and the beautiful sunsets. The house can accommodate four guests in its two bedrooms with three beds and one full bathroom.

Guests at the house are free to make use of the grand living room, the dining area and the fully stocked kitchen for their needs. A separate patio, outdoor seating and campfire are also available for guest use.

Cedar Chalet in Banff National Park
Banff, AB, CA
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Well-appointed studio apartment in a tranquil setting (from USD 191)

This studio apartment is perfect for a romantic getaway to Banff. Set in a picturesque and tranquil environment, guests here get to enjoy gorgeous mountain views either from the patio or the open-plan layout of the apartment. Within a short walk, guests can access Banff’s town centre, Bow River, Bow Falls and Fairmont Banff Hotel.

This studio has a full bathroom, a well-stocked kitchenette, a dining area, a seating area, a fireplace and a king-size bed. Free and secure parking is also available at the property.

Banff's Finest Guest Studio
114 reviews  Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was incredibly comfortable as was the living room furniture
the place is cozy: there's supremely comfortable bedding an electric fireplace and a great shower
the space was so cozy and comfortable with everything you needed
” the suite is extremely comfortable and dolores has thought of everything
quietest place i've ever stayed at in banff and the most comfortable bed anywhere
Cleanliness:
the property was very clean well appointed looked newly decorated
the suite was beautifully decorated clean and very comfortable
the location is excellent and its spotlessly clean private and quaint
Host:
owner was lovely to talk to
the host lisa went above and beyond with her concern for our comfort
dolores was very friendly and helpful to make us feel at home
she is an exzellent host doing all to make you feel comfortable
perfect stay perfect host
Location:
location and ammenities excellent
it's about a 15 to 18 minute beautiful walk to downtown
the location is perfect and there are plenty of hikes close by such as rundles and cascade
an easy 15 minute walk to the centre of banff avenue
cozy relaxing private and close to town
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9. Luxurious family retreat on Bow River (from USD 963)

Large families with children are welcome to spend their vacation in this stunning apartment on the banks of Bow River. With four en-suite bedrooms, this house can comfortably accommodate up to ten guests. You will get a gourmet kitchen, plenty of dining areas, a grand living room and secure parking.

While here, make use of the scenic skiing, hiking, biking or skating trails available in the area and you’ll be sure to have a great time with your loved ones.

Luxury in the Rockies, Private, Corporate or Family Retreat
65 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable furnishings tastefully decorated and well stocked with kitchen equipment and dinnerware
side deck with bbq and table was my favorite spot to visit
the house was very comfortable with all the amenities and a fabulous location thanks kerry
the house was perfect for our group - space for multiple couples and a well-appointed kitchen
the kitchen was extremely well stocked
Cleanliness:
very comfortable beds super clean house
house is old but clean
great off street parking and clean
Host:
property owner was great
host was really friendly and accessible
kerry was a great host
gracious host too 5 stars
the owner kerry was very helpful in answering questions and was there to greet us in arrival
Location:
the location is perfect distance to downtown as well as a ton of walking trails close by
wonderful house along the bow river and close to downtown banff
very good location for recreation dining shopping and groceries
it is ideally located and just a comfortable place to relax
great location close to downtown and good access to the highway to get to the ski hills
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10. Beautiful modern house with stunning natural scenery

If marvelling at the scenic Banff landscape while relishing refreshing cocktails and delectable barbecue is on your to-do list, you should rent this vacation house. It features a spacious front deck and back patio furnished with outdoor furniture, a barbecue grill and a hot tub. With four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, the house can comfortably sleep twelve guests.

This modern home is strategically located within a walking distance to Banff’s iconic main street where you will find shopping areas and restaurants. The location is also ideal for exploring nearby Bow River and Banff’s most scenic national park.

Hermosa casa grande en el corazón de Banff, a poca distancia de todo.
23 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the living room and the front facing bedrooms was stunning
between the space the play room the back yard the toys the bikes
there is a well equipped kitchen loads of space very comfortable beds hot tub playroom and gym
we - 11 of us - had a wonderful stay here plenty of room nicely furnished and equipped
cooking dinners together in the fabulous kitchen was the most fun of all
Host:
the owner was very helpful and responsive
the owner was very responsive to any and all questions we had
rob was a great host and his place is a winner
the owners are a terrific couple and have so much pride in this beautiful property
Location:
the location was perfect
the location is great with easy walking to banff ave and to bow falls/banff springs hotel
the location was perfect as well
we also loved the location - easy walk to town and other places
we loved the home and proximity (walking distance) to everything in banff
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The ideal mountain retreat you have been searching for

Have yourself a tranquil vacation in this charming town filled with a scenic natural landscapes and plush accommodations. Whether you are travelling alone for business, with your lover on a honeymoon or for a family retreat, you will have a memorable stay in Banff. Book a stay at one of the vacation rentals mentioned above.

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