Best Banff Hotels


Banff hotels

Photo by Bryan Garnett-Law

Are you looking for a scenic and secluded getaway?  Check out these top-notch hotels and resorts in the Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.  Where else can you find hot springs and cool picturesque views?  Here’s a look at the list of best Banff hotels ranked by real customers.





#1 Hidden Ridge Resort is a place where you can find the most amazing views of the Canadian Rockies.  It’s hidden away on Tunnel Mountain and features a series of modern condos and hiking trails around the mountain.  Each condo offers guests a wood burning fireplace, full kitchen, and a patio or balcony where you can soak up those breath-taking views.  The Hidden Ridge Resort is only one mile from downtown Banff, but if you don’t feel like leaving your room, their staff will run errands for you.  Customers give the Hidden Ridge Resort a big thumbs up!

#2Fox Hotel and Suites  is one of Banff’s newest hotels, but when you visit, you might think it’s built around a historic natural wonder.  Guests stay in luxury suites and have access to the hotel’s centerpiece hot tub that mirrors the natural springs of the original Cave and Basin site that made Banff National Park what it is today.  One and two bedroom suites are available at the Fox Hotel and Suites along with other hotel amenities like an exercise room.


#3The Banff Aspen Lodge offers free breakfast to its guests.  It too, is near downtown Banff and boasts of panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from each room’s balcony.  The Banff Aspen Lodge offers amenities like two outdoor hot tubs, an outdoor fireplace, sauna and steam room, in-room refrigerators, gift shop, nearby ski bus stop, ski workbench, and wireless Internet.


#4The Fairmont Banff Springs is a regal and sophisticated luxury.  It’s located in the heart of Banff National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The landmark hotel is world famous for its award winning spa and amenities.  The resort is styled after a Scottish baronial castles and each suite offers guests incredible views of the Banff National Park outside each window.  During warmer months, the Fairmont Banff Springs plays host to a championship golf course so guests can find plenty to do year round.


#5 The Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa offers you a spacious room just down the hall from a day of pampering at the Red Earth Spa.  The warm tones and inviting faces of the staff make guests feel at home from the time they walk through the door.  The Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa offers amenities like an on-site restaurant, free underground parking, free WiFi, fitness room, hot pool and steam room.


#6 The Rimrock Resort Hotel is an AAA/CAA Four Diamond Hotel and gives guests some of the best views of the majestic Canadian Rockies.  The hotel offers fine dining, a luxury spa, and special packages for all occasions.  Each room gives you exceptional views, and plenty of space to spread and get comfortable.


#7 Douglas Fir Resort & Chalets touts itself as Banff’s finest family accommodation.  It’s located on Tunnel Mountain and has plenty of outdoor amenities like two new giant indoor waterslides, swimming pool, and a kiddie pool to keep the kids moving and enjoying the great outdoors.  Inside, Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets gives families a fireplace, full kitchen, flat-screen TVs, DVD players and Plug n’Play panels so your teens can bring their electronic gaming systems.  Families can challenge each other in tournament play in the resort’s game room.


#8:  The Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge ranks number eight in a list of tough competitors for visitors to the Banff National Park.  With just under 100 guest rooms available, the Delta offers fine dining and a luxury spa.  Guests have access to the lodge’s hot mineral pools and soothing waterfall.


#9:  The Rundlestone Lodge let’s you swim laps in the oversized indoor pool.  The lodge is conveniently located near downtown Banff and offers other amenities like a whirlpool, fitness center, bistro, and bar.  The Rundlestone Lodge also offers opportunities to book your wedding in a very special picturesque setting at the Banff National Park.


#10:  The Banff Rocky Mountain Resort is nestled in eight acres of private parkland in the Banff National Park.  The list of the Resort’s amenities is astounding with guests gaining access to pools, hot tubs, nearby shopping, full gym and fitness facilities, outdoor sports tennis courts, and a sauna and massage therapy to help you unwind after a day of play.  Guests also have access to a complementary shuttle bus so you don’t have to drive your car during your stay.


#11 Buffaloberry Bed & Breakfast


There are plenty of beautiful hotels and spas for you to choose from during your next stay at Banff National Park.  Just be sure to write down your experience to let others know how much you enjoyed your holiday.


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