Discover a selection of 500 holiday home rentals in Banff that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at AU$ 310 per night, and resorts and holiday lodges are popular options for a stay in Banff. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Banff in holiday homes to rent

Surrounded by Alberta’s Rockies, Banff is one of the top destinations in Canada for travellers looking for unrivaled outdoor adventures near holiday homes to rent. Here, you’ll find plenty of opportunity for outdoor sports, no matter what time of year you visit. With an abundance of hot springs and ski resorts, it’s easy to see why people travel from all over the world to visit Banff and its beautifully maintained national parks with its towering peaks, calm waters and northern lights.

History

Historical sites by Banff holiday homes

The Banff area near your holiday rental is steeped in history, and you can experience some of it for yourself. One of the top locations in that regard is the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. The natural hot springs here served as the starting point for Canada’s national park system in 1883. At the site today, you can enjoy the accompanying Discovery Tour, which takes you through historical architecture and an underground cave. You may also want to visit the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Here, you’ll learn more about the local area, with a mixture of art, history and folklore that offers valuable insight about Banff’s unique culture, dating back to the original settlers. If you’re looking to go back even further, you can stop by the Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, which showcases the culture and accomplishments of the area’s indigenous people prior to European contact.

Activities

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 cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Banff a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near your Banff holiday rental

Outdoor adventure is the name of the game in Banff. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and expansive lakes, Banff’s natural landscape facilitates a wide variety of outdoor adventures that all travellers can enjoy, just a short ride from holiday homes. Ride the Banff Gondola to take in everything Banff has to offer. This relaxing ride offers scenic views of summits, valleys and the town of Banff itself. Venture into the surrounding peaks, and you’ll find a collection of ski resorts perfect for tackling the slopes. Mount Norquay is particularly appealing, since it provides a variety of slope difficulties suited for all experience levels. Visiting the Banff Upper Hot Springs is a unique way to finish off your day, as the natural waters and scenic alpine views offer an entirely new level of relaxation.

Day trips

Best excursions from Banff holiday homes

Visiting Banff can be entertaining enough in its own right, but it also grants access to numerous surrounding areas. Among those areas is Lake Louise, arguably the most famous lake in all of Canada. Visit this lake, and you’ll see turquoise waters that you can traverse in a charming paddle boat or hike next to on a well-maintained trail. In the winter, a portion of the lake is converted into an ice skating rink. You may also want to visit Columbia Icefield if you’ve ever wanted to step foot on a glacier. For a taste of the big city, you can also visit Calgary, which will provide you with lots of options for entertainment near holiday homes to rent.

Weather

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 101.85 inches and temperatures average -12°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Banff

Travellers 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 holiday in Banff. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Banff

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Banff Station.

How to get around

Transport to Banff holiday homes

The closest international airport to Banff is the Calgary International Airport. From there, Banff proper is just a short 90-minute ride away through scenic landscapes. Shuttle bus connections go straight to Banff from the airport, but you could always drive yourself in a hire car to your holiday accommodation. Additionally, there’s a Rocky Mountaineer train service with a stop directly in Banff. Once you’re in town, you can walk or bike to most of the nearby attractions. Venturing into the surrounding mountains typically requires a car or bus. Banff offers the Roam service, however, which is a hybrid bus that has room for wheelchairs, skiing equipment, strollers and any other gear you might need to take with you.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Banff?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 618 holiday rentals around Banff. From 30 resorts to 2 holiday lodges, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Banff is on Stayz.