7 best Calgary Airbnb spots you can stay in right now

Mar 28 2017, 5:58 pm

Written for Daily Hive by Samantha Cashin

Airbnb has become the trendy and economical way to stay while travelling anywhere around the world. You could always book with your standard hotel, or you could stay in a hip apartment with a stellar view of downtown and your own private patio for about the same cost.

There are many Airbnb’s available around Calgary, but only some of them come with a wow-factor that will make your getaway memorable.

Downtown penthouse near Stampede – Keynote

With a view of downtown that features an appearance by the Calgary Tower, this one bedroom penthouse allows you fast access to all of the coolest places in the city. Chill out on the building’s rooftop deck or take advantage of the fully stocked kitchen, this condo has everything you need.

Looking for somewhere to stay for Stampede? This unit is only 2 blocks away from the grounds making it a perfect place to wind down after the festivities or ramp up before.

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Bearspaw Mountain Lodge Mansion

Looking for a bit of luxury? This place is one of the craziest and coolest on the list.

Only a 5-minute drive to Calgary, Bearspaw Mountain Lodge can accommodate over twenty people. The estate lies on 4.75 acres that includes a gorgeous forest, pond, and also a massive driveway that can fit up to eight cars.

The house is equipped with a spiral staircase, master bedroom with a soaker tub, an insane media room, and an indoor elevator in case the spiral stairs are too much for you. Need a bit more of that sunshine? This Bearspaw mansion also has four outdoor spaces: a basement patio, kitchen deck, and two upper floor balconies. You’re guaranteed to feel like royalty during your stay, but you may want to invite a couple extra families in order to bring down the price you have to pay.

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Little Lovely Nook

From luxury to convenience, this private basement bedroom and bathroom is perfect for those looking for a fun and cheap stay.

These house owners know how to treat their guests, offering a light breakfast, a guidebook with local recommendations, and a self-serve mini bar! They even equipped you with a local discount card and board games like Cards Against Humanity. Although this Airbnb is simply a private room, the hosts make your stay as cool and exciting as possible.

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Spacious SW Acreage in Dewinton

The complete party house or relaxation oasis. A hot tub, a bar, Ping-Pong, darts, and a fire pit, what more can you ask for? This beautiful four-acre acreage can sleep up to twelve people, making it the perfect house for a large family getaway.

Located in a quiet country area 15 minutes from the city, this house is close to Spruce Meadows. The entertainment areas and beautiful indoor fireplace will make you want to extend your stay permanently.

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Country Mountain View Suite

Image: Airbnb Calgary Country Mountain View

Country air and mountain views in your backyard.

Only a 2 minute drive to Cochrane, a 30 minute drive to downtown Calgary, and 45 minutes away from Canmore, this spacious mountain home is perfect for any occasion.

The kid/pet friendly spacious walkout basement suite provides maximum privacy for 6-8 people and is great for groups.

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“Westminster Glen” Luxury Home

This 6 bedroom luxurious custom home will definitely make you feel like royalty during your visit.

It was designed by John Haddon Designs Inc. and was built by Mckinley Masters, a nine-time award winner of the luxury home builder award. Relax in the bright sunroom, have some fun in the media room, or try playing a few tunes on the piano in the basement hall. And if by any chance you need to work during your stay, this house includes a large home office with maple desks that can sit up to three people.

Dine in using the fully stocked kitchen and try to decide between the two dining areas that are found in house. It may be a 25-minute drive into downtown, but you may not want to leave all the luxuries of the house during your stay.

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Eau Claire condo near Peace Bridge

This beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath condo is steps aways from Prince’s Island Park with a great view of the Bow River.

Walk across the Peace Bridge to Calgary’s trendiest neighbourhoods and experience nightlife, shopping and great food in Kensington.

It’s walking distance from public transit, malls, parks and more. The perfect spot to rent for an urban adventure.

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