If you’re looking for Banff lodging that’s ski-in ski-out, then you only have one option, the Sunshine Mountain Lodge at Sunshine Village. Otherwise there are no no-mountain accommodations at the Banff ski resorts.

Most people choose to stay in Banff. There are lots of hotels in Banff, B&Bs, lodges and hostels. Many of the Banff hotels are on Banff Avenue or on Tunnel Mountain Road.

Deluxe & Luxury Hotels in Banff

The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is incredibly majestic and more like a castle than a hotel. The Banff Springs Hotel is located about 2km from downtown Banff, and it’s almost like a town in itself! This upscale Banff hotel has all the bells and whistles and is very popular.

The Delta Hotels by Marriott Banff Royal Canadian Lodge is a centrally located Banff hotel. The Banff Royal Canadian Lodge ($$$) is a 4 star hotel offering large hotel rooms and suites, and the hotel features an indoor mineral (spring) swimming pool.

Fairmont Banff Springs | Luxury Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
4-star iconic Banff hotel built 1888, deluxe rooms, 16 restaurants, 14 shops, indoor & outdoor heated pools, sauna, hot tub, huge wellness spa centre, airport and ski shuttle available...
Rimrock Resort Hotel | Banff Canada Rimrock Resort Hotel
4-star resort style hotel located a few kilometres outside of Banff. Restaurant, bar, indoor & outdoor heated pools, hot tub, sauna, gym, fitness centre, shops and much more...
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Banff Lodging - Mid-RangeBanff Ptarmigan Inn is close to all the action, as is the 3.5 star Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa.

Otherwise try Fox Hotel and Suites.

Banff Ptarmigan Inn | Banff Accommodation Banff Ptarmigan Inn
3-star hotel/lodge located a few minutes walk into town. Twin, double & family rooms. Restaurant, bar, hot tub, sauna, fitness centre, massage services, free wifi and heated underground car parking ...

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Banff Budget Accommodation Hostels include the HI-Banff Alpine Centre which has private rooms and a restaurant. The SameSun Backpacker Lodge also has private rooms with an ensuite and includes breakfast. Banff Y Mountain Lodge is a five minute walk to the central town and has private and dormitory rooms with private baths.

SameSun Backpackers Lodge Banff | Banff Backpackers SameSun Backpackers Lodge Banff
Located just 5 mins walk to Banff restaurants & bars. Mixed & single sex dorm rooms all with ensuites (some with fireplace). Restaurant & bar, free wifi, free parking, continental breakfast & more ...
HI Banff Alpine Centre | Banff Hostel HI Banff Alpine Centre
Located 3 mins drive from central Banff, twin private rooms and shared mixed dorms (some with ensuites). Cafe & bar, 2 kitchens, games room, free wifi, free parking & more...
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Other Lodging

The town of Canmore is another option, which is 25km towards Calgary, and there are lots of other lodges and resorts in areas surrounding Canmore and Banff. Another option is to stay in Lake Louise accommodations.