Looking for the best family hotels in Canmore? Canmore is a lovely resort town nestled in the Bow Valley that is sure to provide visitors a lovely stay.
Flanked by dramatic mountains and surrounded by no shortage of things to do, Canmore has a lot to offer visitors. All of these Canmore hotels will ensure you have a great vacation with your family.
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Family Hotels in Canmore
Malcolm Hotel By Clique
One of the newest hotels in Canmore and it’s sure to make for a great family holiday. The Malcolm Hotel is a luxury hotel situated in the heart of Spring Creek a desirable neighborhood just steps away from downtown Canmore. The location provides a convenient location for Canmore’s restaurants, bars, and shops.
It also sits conveniently across from the Policeman’s Boardwalk one of the best walks in Canmore. A series of rooftop decks make for a great place to take the views in from the hot tubs, heated pool, or in the resort restaurant. Rooms similarly offer good views of the mountains and provide everything guests could desire.
Inside the luxurious rooms are modern TVs, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, and rainfall showers. The hotel facilities include a fitness center, restaurants, concierge service, and free parking. The owners have also provided community support which has sat well with locals. The Malcolm Hotel is one of our favorite family hotels in Canmore.
- Address — 321 Spring Creek Drive, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — The Malcolm Hotel
- Hotels.com – Malcolm Hotel
- Review – Is The Malcolm Hotel The Best Place to Stay in Canmore?
Stoneridge Mountain Resort by CLIQUE
The Stoneridge Mountain Resort is a great luxury property with apartment-style accommodation. Stoneridge Mountain Resort is a great place to stay for couples, families, and groups. For those looking to explore the Canadian Rockies, it’s likely one of the best options for self-catering.
However, it’s still within walking distance of the cafes and restaurants in downtown Canmore. Self-catered accommodation is really helpful when traveling as a family and can save a ton of money.
Guests can choose from one, two, or three-bedroom condo suites with fully equipped kitchens. One of the many standout features here is the large patios with a barbecue. Facilities on the property include underground parking, a fitness center, an indoor/outdoor pool, and a hot tub. Any families seeking a nice place to stay will love it here.
- Address — 30 Lincoln Park, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Stoneridge Mountain Resort by CLIQUE
- Hotels.com – Stoneridge Mountain Resort
Falcon Crest Lodge by CLIQUE
Canmore’s accommodation options really shine with the multitude of options for self-catering in the Canadian Rockies. The Falcon Crest Lodge has several options for one and two bedroom suites that are great for families.
Suites here are not quite as well decorated as the more luxurious Stoneridge Mountain Resort. That also means it’s well suited for couples seeking a deal in comfortable accommodation.
All units come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, kitchens or kitchenettes, fireplaces, and private balconies or patios. Comfortable bathrooms have tubs, walk-in showers, nice toiletries, and bathrobes. The property has underground parking, a self-service car wash, two outdoor hot tubs, a fitness room, and games/puzzles available for guests.
- Address — 190 Kananaskis Way, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Falcon Crest Lodge by CLIQUE
- Hotels.com – Falcon Crest Lodge
The Lamphouse Hotel is a really good value option for exploring Canmore. Also, each booking offers free breakfast in bed! It’s one of the best hotels in Canmore that is located right on main street.
They have the best location right in the center of downtown and along the Policeman’s Boardwalk. It’s a converted motel and all of the rooms are modern and up to date with stylish mountain decor.
Each room comes with free Wi-Fi, 55″ flat-screen TVs, desk, coffee-making facilities, and mini-fridge. Luxury bath products are carried in the room from Rocky Mountain Soap a local company. There is also a well-appointed three-bedroom apartment perfect for a family, that is if you’re lucky enough to score a booking. The Lamphouse Hotel is one of our favorite options for accommodations in Canmore.
Solara Resort – Bellstar Hotels & Resorts
Solara Resort is one of the top reviewed family hotels in Canmore, each unit comes with a fully equipped kitchen and fireplace. Also included in the suites are dining areas, fireplaces, washing machines, and flat-screen TVs. The property has an on-site spa, hot tub, and fitness center.
A number of units feature mountain views, but most units face into the complex or adjacent property. Units are very comfortable with granite counter-tops, leather furniture, and hardwood floors. Bathrooms are similarly luxurious with quality toiletries. Clean and modern suites are great for couples, families, and groups.
- Address — 187 Kananaskis Way, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Solara Resort – Bellstar Hotels & Resorts
- Hotels.com Solara Resort and Spa
Mount Engadine Lodge
Mount Engadine Lodge is located along the Smith Dorrian Road/Spray Lakes Road about one hour away from Canmore. Set in the wilderness there isn’t much else around besides mountains, valleys, trees, and some moose.
In other words, Mount Engadine is located in an extremely remote section of Kananaskis. A wide variety of room options are on offer that includes private lodge rooms, cabins, glamping tents, and a yurt.
There is no cell service, and no televisions. It’s back to wilderness here – exactly like what you may after with a trip to the Canadian Rockies. If you’re eager to have that backcountry wilderness experience without roughing it in a tent and eating dehydrated meals you seriously can’t get much better than a stay here.
Instead, bookings include breakfast, packed lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. In between delicious meals go for hikes or relax by one of the many wood-burning fireplaces. It’s certainly more a better option for couples, but it’s an amazing stay for the right family.
- Address — 1 Mount Shark Rd, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Mount Engadine Lodge
- Hotels.com – Mount Engadine
- Review of Mount Engadine Lodge
Pocaterra Inn & Waterslide
A great option for families seeking value is Pocaterra Inna & Waterslide. The property features a large waterslide popular with children and a sauna for adults to relax. Its location is off Bow Valley Trail with easy access to the highway and an extended walk to downtown Canmore.
All rooms have a seating area, desk, coffee maker, microwave, and mini-fridge. Included in the rate is a free breakfast buffet. Rooms are basic, comfortable, clean, and present good value. On the property is a fitness center.
- Address — 1725 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Pocaterra Inn & Waterslide
- Hotels.com – Pocaterra Inn
Basecamp Resorts in downtown Canmore and a great option for families. There are multiple apartment styles to stay in, many can accommodate larger groups of people. We love the rooftop hot tub to be enjoyed in the winter or summer. Rooms are comfortable, modern, and feature nice individual touches like luxury soap products from Rocky Mountain Soap Co.
This is a great option for self-catering as each suite comes with a full kitchen, dishwasher, dining table, and ensuite laundry. A number of rooms also include a balcony. All guests have access to a natural gas BBQ. The location is convenient with an easy walk to downtown Canmore and quick access to the TransCanada.
- Address — 1102 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Basecamp Resorts
- Hotels.com – Basecamp Resorts
Canadian Rockies Chalets
Canadian Rockies Chalets is an affordable option for those seeking self-catering accommodation that is also pet-friendly in Canmore. Each suite comes with a fully equipped kitchen and private patio. There are gas bbq facilities onsite for those who’d like to grill out.
The suites here are a little dated, but comfortable enough with decent value. You come to Canmore to enjoy the mountains anyway! The location is next to the Basecamp Resorts hotel and an easy walk to downtown Canmore or Rocky Mountain Bagel next door.
- Address — 1206 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Canadian Rocky Chalets
- Hotels.com – Canadian Rockies Chalets
Silver Creek Lodge
Silver Creek Lodge is another option in Canmore that is both pet-friendly and great for those seeking self-catered accommodation. The real advantage of Canmore over Banff is the plethora of apartment-style accommodation options. Perfect for the whole family and that includes the dog.
Suites at Silver Creek Lodge offer fireplaces, granite countertops, modern kitchens, dining areas, and laundry facilities. The hotel also features some of the best sushi in the Bow Valley with the Wild Orchid Asian Bistro. An onsite spa offers facials and massages.
- Address — 1206 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore (GPS)
- Booking.com — Silver Creek Lodge
- Hotels.com – Silver Creek Lodge
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Plan Your Trip to the Canadian Rockies
- Travel Insurance: We don’t recommend traveling without travel insurance. We recommend checking out Safetywing or World Nomads offers competitive rates for all travelers.
- Hotels in the Rockies: There are many places to stay, from luxury hotels to wilderness cabins. See all our favorites here.
- Pack for the Rockies: See our complete Alberta packing list here.
- Get Around: We suggest either renting a car to get around, you can search for rental cars on Kayak. Or embark on an epic campervan trip with companies like Outdoorsy.