The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Banff

Where to Stay for a Family Vacation with Kids in Banff

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Banff, Alberta is a great family-oriented vacation destination, so if you're looking for kid friendly hotels, we've got plenty of suggestions. After comparing many of the hotels in the area, below is our list of the best family-friendly hotels in Banff for your next vacation based on amenities, previous guest ratings, location, activities, and price. So, even if you're traveling as a family of 4, a family of 5, or even a large family, you can find the best hotel that meets your needs. After all, when traveling with children, you're probably looking for kid-friendly features such as swimming pools, game rooms, kid's activities, and extra space. Of course, it also helps to have a kitchen so you can cook some family friendly meals, and extra bedrooms if you have a larger family. Many of the top family friendly hotels and resorts in Banff will offer some of these features, so you're in luck. If you're looking for where to stay as a family in Banff, here are the best family hotels.

Kids will enjoy the low key hikes like Tunnel Mountain hike. There's also the Banff Gondola and several playgrounds in downtown Banff. For adventure activities, check out the Golden Skybridge or Lake Louise.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

The Rundlestone Lodge

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $203 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific for a Family Vacation to Banff
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

Located at 537 Banff Avenue, The Rundlestone Lodge has great rooms from $203 (before taxes). It offers skiing, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and hiking. It has a terrific 8.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 1.2 km from the city center, families will especially love mountain views, rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, a hot tub, and an indoor pool at this family-friendly hotel. It's always nice having a heated pool to relax in.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Kid-friendly
  • Microwave
  • Picnic area


The Hidden Ridge Resort

3-star Resort with prices starting at $161 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Kid-Friendly Hotel in Banff
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is The Hidden Ridge Resort which has nice rooms starting at $161. Offering an outdoor pool, skiing, a kitchen, hiking, and rooms with kitchens, it also has a great guest rating of 8.10 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 901 Hidden Ridge Way. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, a hot tub, free parking, and laundry facilities which families with kids will enjoy. Also, it's just 2 km from the city center. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Kid-friendly
  • Microwave
  • Picnic area


Fox Hotel and Suites

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $193 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Top Family-Friendly Hotel
  • Pool
  • Family rooms

We found Fox Hotel and Suites to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $193. We loved that is has a pool, skiing, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.10 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 461 Banff Avenue. You'll also find a bar, breakfast, hiking, mountain views, and rooms with kitchenettes which visitors with kids will love. And this family hotel is just 0.9 km from the center of town. We love the convenience of room service, and it's really nice here.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Kid-friendly
  • Microwave


Banff Aspen Lodge

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $100 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific Place to Stay with Kids in Banff
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

With terrific rooms from $100, Banff Aspen Lodge, at 401 Banff Avenue provides skiing, a restaurant, parking, breakfast, and hiking. Its terrific guest rating is 8.10 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this fun hotel which also offers laundry services, golf, a free breakfast, a hot tub, and a spa. It's located just 0.6 km from the city center, too. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Parking


Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $98 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Recommended for Families
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Heated pool

Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa has a great guest rating of 7.90 out of 10, and offers skiing, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. The great rooms here start at $98 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 521 Banff Avenue. Furthermore, it also offers hiking, mountain views, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, and a hot tub, which is nice for families. Just 1.1 km from the city center, this relaxing hotel is a terrific choice. Everyone loves a good hot tub, and this one is really nice. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant


Mount Royal Hotel

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $111 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Family Fun
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

The great guest rating of Mount Royal Hotel is 8.70 out of 10. This place has skiing, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and hiking. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $111, and it's located at 138 Banff Avenue. We also love the mountain views, laundry services, golf, a hot tub, and a spa which are great for families with kids. And since it's just 0 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for family-friendly hotels, which makes it a great value.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant


Elk + Avenue Hotel

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $111 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for a Family Getaway to Banff
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family rooms

A cool place is Elk + Avenue Hotel because it has great rooms that start at $111. It has skiing, a restaurant, a bar, hiking, and laundry services, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.30 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 333 Banff Avenue. Only 0.4 km from the city center, visitors with kids will especially love golf, pet-friendly rooms, a hot tub, a spa, and free parking at this family-friendly hotel. It's also less than the average price for family-friendly hotels, so it's a great value.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant


The Juniper Hotel & Bistro

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $214 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Hotels for a Family Trip
  • Family rooms

The Juniper Hotel & Bistro offers skiing, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and hiking which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $214 (before taxes). It's located at 1 Timberline Way and has earned a guest rating of 8.10/10. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, golf, a spa, free parking, and kids meals which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just 1.8 km from the city center.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic area


Canalta Lodge

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $153 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for a Trip with Kids to Banff
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Pool
  • Family rooms

Located at 545 Banff Avenue, Canalta Lodge has great rooms from $153 (before taxes). It offers a pool, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking. It has a terrific 8.50 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find breakfast, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, and a free breakfast which families will love. And this family hotel is just 1.3 km from the center of town. Being able to prepare food in the room is also very convenient.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Microwave


Banff Inn

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $101 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Children
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Banff Inn which has nice rooms starting at $101. Offering skiing, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and parking, it also has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 501 Banff Avenue. Families with kids will really like this fun hotel which also offers hiking, laundry services, a hot tub, a multi-lingual staff, and air-conditioning. It's located just 1 km from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Laundry service
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Parking


Also, you might be interested in the nearby family-friendly hotels in Canmore.

For more terrific hotel ideas in Banff, make sure you also see Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Banff, Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Banff, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Banff, Best Hotels for One Week in Banff, Best Hotels for One Night in Banff, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Banff, Best Hotels for Skiing in Banff, or Best Business Hotels in Banff.


How much do family-friendly hotels cost in Banff?

Banff Average Family-Friendly Hotel Price
$140

Travelers to Banff, Alberta will have a large number of terrific family-friendly accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of family-friendly hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 11 family-friendly hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $140. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Banff.

The average prices of our suggested family-friendly hotels by star rating:

  • 4-star hotels: $193
  • 3-star hotels: $134


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