Banff was first settled in the 1800s after Canadian Pacific Railway workers came across a group of natural hot springs surrounding Sulphur Mountain – an area that later expanded into Canada’s oldest national park. With a backdrop of Mesozoic mountains and blue alpine lakes, this mountain town may be considered a luxury destination, but there’s no reason you can’t see all it has to offer on a budget. Here’s a rundown of the top cheap accommodation in Banff that won’t break the bank, all bookable with Culture Trip.
Looking for somewhere else to stay? Check out our guide on where to stay in Banff. Alternately, book into one of the best hotels in Banff, or, if you’re traveling with a four-legged friend, opt for a room at one of the best pet-friendly hotels in town. For more budget stays just around the corner, check out the best cheap hotels in Canmore, bookable with Culture Trip.
Mark Nayler contributed additional reporting to this article.