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Image for Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets
3 out of 5
525 Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff, AB
CA $195/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.1/5Very Good! (1,552 reviews)

"It was clean, well positioned and welcoming. Walking trails from the door were great."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019

Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets
Image for Hidden Ridge Resort
3.5 out of 5
901 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $269/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.2/5Very Good! (1,917 reviews)

"Excellent service and beautiful place. Kids enjoyed."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 20, 2019

Hidden Ridge Resort
Image for Tunnel Mountain Resort
3.5 out of 5
502 Tunnel Mountain Road, Box 1137, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $249/night
Sep 4 - Sep 5
3.9/5Very Good! (1,967 reviews)

"Extras like salt/pepper/dish soap. Were greatly appreciated."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 23, 2019

Tunnel Mountain Resort
Image for Moose Hotel And Suites
3.5 out of 5
345 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $399/night
Sep 2 - Sep 3
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,294 reviews)

"Very well located. Next to a supermarket and to all the restaurants Helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 24, 2019

Moose Hotel And Suites
Image for Banff Rocky Mountain Resort
3 out of 5
1029 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $229/night
Sep 25 - Sep 26
3.9/5Very Good! (2,011 reviews)

"It was nice to have a separate entrance to our room. Made it feel more cabin like. Room was pretty basic though. Overpriced for what you get but it's to be expected during peak season."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 23, 2019

Banff Rocky Mountain Resort
Image for The Fox Hotel and Suites
3.5 out of 5
461 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $329/night
Aug 28 - Aug 29
4.2/5Excellent! (2,460 reviews)

"good location clean room,only thing isprice ,too high."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 23, 2019

The Fox Hotel and Suites
Image for The Rimrock Resort Hotel
4 out of 5
300 Moutain Avenue, Banff, AB
CA $369/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,489 reviews)

"The hotel was perfectly located for going to the Banff Gondola and the Upper Springs. It says s a short bus ride into town. All staff were very helpful and friendly with special mention of the Valet, Room Service, Front desk and Coffee shop staff."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 24, 2019

The Rimrock Resort Hotel
Image for Charltons Banff
3 out of 5
513 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
CA $299/night
Sep 5 - Sep 6
4/5Very Good! (1,365 reviews)

"Very much like the pool, spa, steam room (great after long outdoor activities), and the room conveniences of fridge, micro, coffee. The only negative is that it is fairly noisy when a lot of guests are staying. This is not the fault of the hotek, but many guests do not seem to be considerate (doors ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2019

Charltons Banff
Image for Banff Park Lodge
3 out of 5
222 Lynx St, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $239/night
Sep 24 - Sep 25
4.2/5Very Good! (1,973 reviews)

"The property is well located few minutes away from downtown. Really nice and very freindly staff. I really like my waiter at the breakfast restaurant."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2019

Banff Park Lodge
Image for Inns of Banff
2.5 out of 5
600 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $199/night
Aug 29 - Aug 30
3.3/5 (2,539 reviews)

"Nice, clean hotel. Would stay again for sure. Easy to find and plenty of parking."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2019

Inns of Banff
Image for Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa
3.5 out of 5
521 Banff Ave, Box 1070, Banff, AB
CA $269/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.1/5Very Good! (2,565 reviews)

"Location, super clean, roomy. Keg had a great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2019

Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa
Image for High Country Inn
3 out of 5
419 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
CA $259/night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4/5Very Good! (1,580 reviews)

"Great location, lovely rooms - very spacious. Great stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2019

High Country Inn
Image for Banff Inn
3 out of 5
501 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $299/night
Sep 5 - Sep 6
4/5Very Good! (1,750 reviews)

"Nice place to stay and very close to downtown. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 23, 2019

Banff Inn
Image for The Elk & Avenue Hotel
3 out of 5
333 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $289/night
Aug 29 - Aug 30
3.9/5Very Good! (1,960 reviews)

"Great location and pleasing staff. Only the cups and tea bags were not replaced the second day but everything else was great about our stay at this property."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 24, 2019

The Elk & Avenue Hotel
Image for Irwin's Mountain Inn
2.5 out of 5
429 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB
CA $239/night
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4/5Very Good! (1,023 reviews)

"good location, cleanness, safety, and free parking. The room is big enough, very convenient."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 15, 2019

Irwin's Mountain Inn
Image for Banff International Hostel
1.5 out of 5
449 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
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3.6/5Good! (128 reviews)

"Literally everything was nice about that place..... Except the washrooms, I literally couldn't hang my towels/clothes anywhere and it's one of the most dirtiest things I've seen. Other than that the staff is super friendly and it's in a nice convenient location"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 16, 2019

Banff International Hostel
Image for Banff Ptarmigan Inn
3 out of 5
337 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
Free Cancellation
CA $299/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.8/5Good! (1,983 reviews)

"Very friendly staff both at the front desk and breakfast buffet. The location is excellent as it is right in the middle of town."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2019

Banff Ptarmigan Inn
Image for Fairmont Banff Springs
4 out of 5
405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB
CA $645/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.4/5Excellent! (1,791 reviews)

"We enjoyed the friendly and helpful staff and the great service! We especially enjoyed the heated outdoor pool! We had a wonderful stay!"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019

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Where Should We Stay in Banff?

The destination of Banff is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The lake views, local tours, and restaurants are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Banff offers 34 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Tunnel Mountain Resort: Offers an indoor pool, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the central location at this 3.5-star lodge.

The Fox Hotel and Suites - Features a restaurant, free parking, and free continental breakfast. This 3.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Inns of Banff - Offers an indoor pool, 3 restaurants, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort at this 2.5-star hotel.

The Elk & Avenue Hotel - Features a restaurant, free parking, and laundry facilities. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Banff Ptarmigan Inn - Offers a restaurant, free parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Banff?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to decide when to grab the kids and head to Banff.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 72°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 10°F
  • Driest months: November, December, February, and October, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, September, August, and July, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches

What Should We See and Do in Banff?

While you are visiting Banff, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Mount Norquay Ski Resort, Canada House Gallery, and Canadian Ski Museum West. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Upper Hot Springs, Banff Gondola, and Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

Banff is also well-known for the:
  • Mountain views
  • Skiing
  • Tours
  • Shopping
  • Riverfront
  • Restaurants

Getting Around Banff

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Banff Station. Banff might not have very many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

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