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Banff - A Mountain Suite, perfect getaway for two couples, friends, or family

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Dec-2016
Though a licensed B & B this letting is for exclusive use of the whole suite

Located at the foot of Tunnel Mountain in Banff, 5 minutes walk from downtown, the Bow river and the Banff Centre. The Banff Bear B&B Suite is the ideal private retreat after a full day of sightseeing, hiking, or skiing, or it can be your quiet hideaway where you can relax, and have some down time.

Sit out on the private deck, like a local, and soak up the glorious surroundings with views of Mount Norquay and Cascade Mountain. On occasion watch the deer and elk that wander the town site and graze on the lawn.

The suite has it`s own private entrance so that you are provided with complete privacy. The suite is yours to use throughout the day.

The Banff Bear B&B suite has a cozy sitting area which offers cable TV and Netflix (on a 40 inch LCD screen) and wireless Internet. There is a dining area and a kitchenette with bar fridge / freezer, microwave, toaster and the usual drink making facilities (with complimentary tea & coffee). So you can make yourselves at home and enjoy a night in with a glass of wine and a ready meal.

To comply with the bed and breakfast license some breakfast supplies will be provided.

Each of the light and airy bedrooms has a queen size bed, a closet and an ensuite bathroom with shower.

Whether you are here to enjoy summer activities or on a winter holiday, we would be happy to help you with itineraries, bookings and trip ideas.

Features:

Friendly family oriented environment

Clean, comfortable bedrooms

Ensuite bathrooms

Smoke free environment

Comfortable sitting areas

Kitchenette with bar fridge, microwave and toaster

Storage area for skis and bicycles

Off street parking

Short walk to downtown Banff and the Banff Centre

Queen beds, with very comfortable mattresses

Private entrance and deck

Light and airy living space

Dining area (with dining table and four chairs)

Wireless internet

Flatscreen 40 inch TV and Netflix access

Coffee maker and kettle for tea (complimentary tea & coffee)

Hairdryer

Iron, ironing board upon request

Those with severe allergies should note that, though we don`t allow them in the suite, there are two friendly dogs that hang out in the main house and the yard. They do love to say hello to visitors in the constant hope of treats or walks!.

The property is not suitable for children, so we can't accept bookings with children under 12 years of age.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are Richard and Alison. We are pleased to be the hosts at Banff Bear Bed And Breakfast.

We emigrated from Yorkshire in England in August 2006 and were proud to become Canadian citizens in 2015. We also own and operate the gift store / gallery About Canada, on Banff Avenue. This is a store that is popular with locals as a place to buy neat Canadian made products which are ideal as gifts or for the home.

We originally had the house at Otter Street built in 2008, for us and our 3 children.

The last of the children left home, for school, in 2015. We did not want to move from a house that we love. It is a great house in a perfect location, so we repurposed the ground floor of the house to be a two bedroom bed and breakfast suite.

We now look forward to welcoming you to Banff.

Speaks English

7 Reviews

5
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

We had a memorable experience!

  • 5 of 5

Richard and Allison could not have been better hosts. Our privacy was assured but when we needed something help was right at hand. The. Amenities were excellent and the location, on a quiet street, was superb! We recommend the Banff Bear to anyone who wants a quiet and convenient stay in Banff!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This B&B is in an ideal location in Banff! The accommodations were comfortable. It felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

The Banff Bear B&B was a wonderful location for our vacation in Banff. We stayed for 7 nights and felt as cozy as we would have been in our own home. Alison and Richard are wonderful hosts. They gave us privacy but were available when we needed them. Richard offered several great recommendations for hikes and restaurants. The B&B is located in the absolute best spot in Banff because it is less than a 10 minute walk to numerous trails along the bow river, tunnel mountain and downtown. Also the Banff Centre for the arts is within walking distance. The Centre has great restaurants and jazz in the evening. We highly recommend Banff Bear B&B!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fell in love with Banff!

  • 5 of 5

Banff Bear was a perfect base camp for our family of four to experience the town of Banff as well as the park. We were minutes from everything that we wanted to see, within a short walk to town yet on a quiet street. The accommodations were clean, comfortable and tasteful, and Richard and Alison were lovely hosts. Honestly, our stay could not have been better!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you had a good time and look forward to accommodating you again in the future.
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Banff was great! The property was great! The owner was great!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Bear B&B for a 6-day trip to Banff, mainly to run the Banff marathon and to explorer the area for the first time. We enjoyed the small town, the great scenery, the cool weather, the friendly people and the marathon itself. The location was great. It was three blocks from Banff avenue, close enough for walking and far enough to be quiet. Richard took great care of us, providing detailed instructions and going beyond his duty to help us what we needed. I would recommend this property to anyone wanting to visit Banff.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to accommodating you again on your next marathon!.
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Excellent B+B

  • 5 of 5

Allison and Richard are very helpful. The rooms were warm, very clean, great location and I would recommend the Banff Bear to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to accommodating you in the future.
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Location, comfy and nice hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Great location super close to town. Richard and his wife were very kind and patient with us. Comfy accomadations!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your travels and look forward to accommodating you in the future :-)
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Location

Banff National Park
Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
Bow Lake
Melissa's Restaurant and Bar
Johnson Canyon
Lake Minnewanka Boat Tours
Tunnel Mountain
Le Beaujolais

From the Owner

Though operating as a bed and breakfast the suite is let here for the exclusive use of this letting. Making this a private apartment in the mountains.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Calgary airport at 120 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Numerous bars at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Banff Springs Golf Club at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Highway 1 at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Numerous restaurants at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Norquay at 7 Kilometres Car: recommended

The Banff Bear B&B suite is the perfect getaway for two couples, friends, or family.

Located at the foot of Tunnel Mountain in Banff, 5 minutes walk from downtown, the Bow river and the Banff Centre. The Banff Bear B&B Suite is the ideal private retreat after a full day of sightseeing, hiking, or skiing, or it can be your quiet hideaway where you can relax, and have some down time.

Sit out on the private deck, like a local, and soak up the glorious surroundings with views of Mount Norquay and Cascade Mountain. On occasion watch the deer and elk that wander the town site and graze on the lawn.

The suite has it`s own private entrance so that you are provided with complete privacy. The suite is yours to use throughout the day.

- See more at: http://www.banffbear.ca/index.html#sthash.G6nDCNme.dpuf

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
December
1 Dec 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£302
for 2 nights
From
£151
£1,037
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£566
for 3 nights
From
£189
£1,320
 
 
January
3 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£170
£1,037
£3,961
 
 
Half Term Winter Next Year
10 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£503
for 2 nights
From
£251
£1,509
 
 
March April 2017
20 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£428
for 2 nights
From
£214
£1,207
£5,030
 
 
Easter 2017
7 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£465
for 2 nights
From
£233
£1,446
 
 
Post Easter 2017
24 Apr 2017 - 18 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£440
for 2 nights
From
£220
£1,383
£5,659
 
 
Post Victoria Day
19 May 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£553
for 2 nights
From
£277
£1,760
£6,866
 
 
Summer 2017
29 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£690
for 2 nights
From
£345
£2,043
£7,545
 
 
September Rate 17
6 Sep 2017 - 10 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£566
for 2 nights
From
£283
£1,760
£6,287
 
 
Oct-Nov2017
11 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£377
for 2 nights
From
£189
£1,257
£5,030
 
 
Dec 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£201
£1,320
£8,802
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£478
for 2 nights
From
£239
£1,509
£6,036
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • town
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 650 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Each bedroom has four windows, a queen sized bed, a closet two bedside cabinets, a chest of drawers and an ensuite bathroom. Linen and towels provided.

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Features: Friendly environment Clean, comfortable bedrooms Ensuite bathrooms Smoke free environment Comfortable sitting areas Kitchenette with bar fridge, microwave and toaster Storage area for skis and bicycles Off street parking Short walk to downtown Banff and the Banff Centre Queen beds, with very comfortable mattresses Private entrance and deck Light and airy living space Dining area (with dining table and four chairs) Wireless internet Flatscreen 40 inch TV and Netflix access Coffee maker and kettle for tea (complimentary tea & coffee) Hairdryer Iron, ironing board upon request

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