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Banff Beaver Cabins Ltd.

220 Beaver St. Box 1206, Banff, AB T1L IB2 Canada (Show map)
88 Reviews
CAD 130 - CAD 210
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Welcome to Banff Beaver Cabins, a “Class B Alberta Heritage Site” and one of the earliest tourist cabins built in Banff. Our cabins consist of six fully furnished, 1 and 2 bedroom cabins and suites. With all the amenities of home. Private showers and washrooms, microwave kitchenettes with coffeemakers and fridges, some with living rooms all with T.Vs and DVDs. Situated in downtown Banff, half block away from Banff’s main street. We offer a continental breakfast of homemade granola, fruit and home baked buns in the morning, cookies and iced tea in the afternoon at checkin. We are minutes away from hikes and scrambles with spectacular mountain views around Banff. Free high speed wireless internet, a smoke free environment and off-street parking, also a Gazebo and patio for your use.



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  • Guest room4.1
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.1

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Clean, comfortable, friendly place to stay

4.8 on July 26, 2014

We, a family of 4, stayed in the Elk cabin for 4 nights in July. The cabin was clean and well equipped - it even had a kettle which was fantastic for tea drinkers like us! There was a bbq outside we could use, and a number of tables set up in order for us to eat our meals outside if we chose to. Each day, fruit, warm rolls, bread and jam were provided in the morning and very refreshing iced drinks and cookies supplied in the afternoon - which were appreciated by us after a day of hiking! Laura even provided us with bear spray to carry with us on our hikes, which was a thoughtful gesture. From the cabins, it was a very short stroll into town and yet when back in the cabin you felt far enough away from it all. Highly recommend Banff Beaver Cabins for a comfortable, friendly, convenient stay when visiting Banff.

Lovely Banff Accomodation

3.8 on July 14, 2014

Very spacious for 3 adults and 2 kids! Altough we stayed in the basement suite, it was very bright! The basement would be a real bonus during hot summer weather and was a comfortable temperature during our stay.

Little gem in Banff center

4.6 on July 11, 2014

Myself and my husband stayed in the gopher basement suite for 3 nights towards the end of June 2014. It was the first stop on our road trip from calgary to vancouver and exceeded our expectations which were high to begin with given the other reviews. The cabins are lovely, give lots of privacy and have an excellent location. Laura and Lloyd were standout hosts, Laura baked fresh goodies everyday and was so helpful about suggesting things to do in the area. Being able to use the barbecue was a great extra bonus. Totally recommend a stay in these cabins.

Staying in town in Banff

4.2 on July 06, 2014

We stayed 5 nights and had a great visit, the cougar room was great since it had a separate sitting area and two nice sized bedrooms. Excellent Location, quiet but only one block from town, Parking was difficult to maneuver in and out, but they wanted to utilize all the available space to give everyone a place to park. Breakfast was disappointing since it was the same items every day, also one needed to make their own coffee, though it was provided, why not have coffee available outside with the bread and fruit. Evening snack was also the same every day, flavored water was very refreshing, some of the cookies appeared store bought. The owners were great, gave us good suggestions on where to hike and eat, let us borrow some bear spray. The room was cleaned everyday. Overall we had a great time and would recommend this location as a place to stay while in Banff.

A Banff Gem

4.6 on June 30, 2014

We had a wonderful stay with Laura and Lloyd. The cabin was immaculately clean, there was plenty of outside space for my energetic toddler to run around, and we loved the homemade breakfast and afternoon cookies. Thank you!!

Perfect spot in Banff

5 on June 21, 2014

We stayed in the 2-bedroom fox cabin for four nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cabin was immaculate and comfortable for the three of us. The location is one block off the Main Street, close to everything in town, but very quiet. The owners were very pleasant, the breakfast rolls and afternoon cookies a nice addition. We would not hesitate to stay again and would also recommend to family and friends planning to travel to the area.

Great Cabins!

3.2 on June 12, 2014

We stayed in the Bear cabin which had plenty of room for two with a well-kitted kitchenette. Laura and Lloyd were very welcoming, helpful and supplied delicious home-made cookies and Granola. The cabins are two small blocks from the main street in Banff, lots of restaurants and a good laundrette in the basement of the shopping centre. This is a very quiet area and very pleasant place to stay. The pictures give a good representation of the cabins.

Comfort and convenience

3.2 on October 13, 2013

So we did a quick weekend trip to Banff for the first time and this place was excellent for our budget and comfort. So it's not exactly breakfast at your door as it is served In a common area outside but it's one block away from town centre! One block! The price was pretty good considering the location and the fact that it included everything you need...bed, warm shower, washroom, kitchen and warmth! You spend 3/4 of your days outside exploring and having the convenience of parking your car right there and walking distance to almost all shops, is amazing... No driving at night if you had a few glasses of wine nor trouble getting around if you're new to towns recommend it for couples and couples with older children as some suites are basements :-)

What a gem!

4.8 on October 07, 2013

We and our teenage daughter had a terrific 5 night stay in the Elk Cabin .Fantastic location from the front gate 60metres walk and your on Banff Ave. Laura is so welcoming, helpful and makes you feel at home. We loved her Granola, warm rolls and fruit for breakfast and yummy cookies and iced tea in the afternoon. Comfortable beds, kitchen-even a kettle!, ducted heating and very clean. We would highly recommend Banff Beaver Cabins - a home away from home. With lovely added extras!!

The only place I will stay in Banff!!

5 on October 07, 2013

The cabins provide the feeling of what Banff is all about, that warm cozy cabin feeling within the mountains and they're located so close to Banff Ave., my family and I will not stay anywhere else. Not to mention, Laura and Lloyd make you feel right at home and Laura's a fantastic cook!

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Location Type

Mountains, Small town


Calgary, AB, Canada (YYC) 90 miles

Directions to property:

Driving Instructions from the Calgary Airport to Banff 1: fStart out going WEST on AIRPORT RD NE. 0.1 miles 2: Turn SLIGHT LEFT. 0.1 miles 3: Turn LEFT onto AIRPORT RD NE. 0.4 miles 4: Turn LEFT onto PROVINCIAL ROUTE 2A N / BARLOW TRL NE. 0.2 miles 5: Turn SLIGHT LEFT. 0.1 miles 6: Turn LEFT onto AIRPORT TRAIL NE. 1.5 miles 7: Merge onto PROVINCIAL Highway #2 S. / DEERFOOT TRAIL NE via the ramp on the LEFT toward CITY CENTRE. 4.9 miles 8: Take the TRANS CANADA HWY / HWY-1 / 16 AVE N EAST / 16 AVE N WEST then exit on- EXIT number 258. 0.4 miles 9: Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on TRANS CANADA HWY WEST. 78.7 miles 10: Take the first exit ramp forBANFF. 0.1 miles 11: Turn LEFT on Banff Avenue. 0.5 miles 12: Turn LEFT onto WOLF ST. 0.1 miles 13: Turn RIGHT onto BEAVER ST. 0.1 miles 14: End at 220 Beaver Street Banff, Alberta T1L-1B2, 0.2 miles Total Est. Time: 1 hour, 36 minutes

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Golfing, Hiking, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Videos

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Internet Service, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 4:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No charge for children under 11 years of age.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No There is to many allergys to allow animals.

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: There is a two day minimum stay.
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of your booking.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations are subject to a $25 (+GST), However to avoid from loosing your entire deposit, all changes or cancellations must be made 30 days prior to arrival days.



Lloyd and Laura Hollihan

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Hiking, site seeing, shoping, biking,and fishing.

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  • Time Served: 7:30 am to 11:00am
  • Serving Location: Patio Area

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220 Beaver St. , Box 1206, Banff, AB T1L IB2 Canada (Show map)

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