Banff is probably one of the most beautiful towns I have been to thus far in my travel career. The best part about it is the scenery is vertical! Those gigantic mountains that surround the town like a 360 painting. Chalets, condos, luxurious and budget friendly and hostels are all options that are fully available making Banff a destination attractive for anyone.
We chose the Rimrock Resort hotel simply for the view. Some may think I am crazy, however it was my families first time seeing the mountains and I could not deny my husband an uninterrupted view of the most pristine landscape Alberta has to offer.
The picture windows at Rimrock was all I needed for my stay in Banff, however the king size comfy bed and generous size room came in hand when Leo and his Dad wanted to play soccer. The hotel had one restaurant with less then desirable food, a gym, spa and pool area. Another desirable feature: it was roughly a 5 minute walk to the mineral pool and Gondola
Chalets and Lodges
Want to get that authentic feel, that perfect hallmark movie cabin? You know the one with the crackling fire, and the perfect quilt thrown over a wooden bed. Check out Storm Mountain Lodge, located North East of the town a Banff, this beautiful property is winter charm wrapped up and delivered with an amazing view.
Banff is definitely heavy on the wallet, however there are alternative accommodations that can meet your needs and still keep you in town, like YWCA Banff. Conveniently located just off the Bow river in the town of Banff with the option of private or shared rooms and easy access to the local shuttles its ideal for people wanting to take advantage of everything Banff has to offer.