The 12 Best Airbnbs in Calgary, Alberta

June 1, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Calgary, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Calgary and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

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#1 Minimalism Inspired Rooftop Patio Home

# of Guests5
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms2.5
Nightly Price$139

A beautifully decorated home with a private patio near Calgary’s city center! With two big bedrooms (one with an indoor swing!), a spacious living room, and all the amenities you could need, this house is great for families traveling to the city, or to book with a couple of friends during vacation time! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Step into an inviting home (over 1100Sqft.) with designer furnishings accented by beautiful natural textures. The open-plan living space creates a comfortable ambiance that is complemented by the mountains views from the rooftop patio.

Amenities

KitchenWasherDryer
DishwasherIndoor swingHeating
Air conditioningCoffee MakerIron
HairdryerPatioBathtub

Reviews

“We have used Cheena’s place a number of times, always a great stay. A true superhost.” – Ivan
“Love the space location and hospitality. Very excellent communication and response! We highly recommend Cheena s rental ! Nice , clean and warm atmosphere!” – Dannel
“We had a wonderful stay at Cheena’s place.. Tastefully decorated and had everything we needed and even more. The beds were super comfy and the house temperature was cosy even in the month of December!” – Chidimma
“Recommend Cheena’s place to anyone in Calgary – perfect location for getting around with everything you need for your stay!” – Erin
“Beautiful property on the south side of Calgary. Very clean. Easy to find and easy to access. Cheena was very responsive and helpful. Would definitely recommend her place!” – Carly

#2 Beautiful Downtown Condo – Central Location

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$202

Get ready to watch the sunset from this luxurious apartment near downtown Calgary! With floor to ceiling windows, two spacious bedrooms and an open-concept kitchen, this apartment is a fit option for city lovers and tourists visiting Calgary for a few days! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Enjoy unobstructed panoramic views of downtown and the Rocky Mountains. Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and in suite washer and dryer.

Amenities

KitchenWasherDryer
DishwasherTVWifi
GymBathroom essentialsBed comforts
HeatingAir conditioningCoffee Maker

Reviews

“This was a beautiful condo with amazing views and a stress free stay with Brett. Communication was awesome, would definitely stay here again!” – Brad
“Defiantly worth every penny you spend in here! The place is clean and stylish. The view outside the window is spectacular.” – Carolina
“Awesome and clean place with a better view of the city! Great location for Calgary enthusiasts and explorers!” – Christian
“The views of Downtown and Calgary Tower are amazing! We got to enjoy Sunset a couple of time! Local supermarket nearby. It was a relaxing stay!” – Aileen
“I’ve stayed in airbnb all around the world, and taking everything into account. This has been one of my favourites. Walking in and seeing the view of downtown Calgary was amazing. It was very clean, and the host was great even when I got my check out days mixed up! Highly recommended!” – Gaz

#3 Exquisite Bungalow Near Downtown

# of Guests6
# of Bedrooms3
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$112

A spacious, private bungalow perfect for families visiting the city or anyone looking for a long-term stay! It’s very close to downtown Calgary, it has a full working kitchen, and all the comforts you’ll ever need! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

This newly renovated home features an interior design that blends light blues and reds with soft greys to create a warm and inviting ambiance. Admire the expressive artwork on the walls and unwind in the open living area after a day of exploration.

Amenities

KitchenWasherDryer
DishwasherBathtubBathroom essentials
Bedroom comfortsCoffee MakerMicrowave
HeatingAir conditioningPatio

Reviews

The house was very comfortable super comfortable and easy to be at. Nice that there is laundry facilities right there for us to use. Everything worked about what we were expecting.
“This place is spectacular. Great location for people working in DT or Foothills Hospital. Very clean and has everything i needed for my 1 month stay.” – Ghazi
“Guy’s place was our home for a few months and it was simply wonderful! Everything was perfectly arranged to welcome us and our kids and make us feel at home. It is very conveniently located, very easy to get around with public transportation and walking distance to many shops. The hosts’ attention when required was immediate, couldn’t ask for more. Very modern and absolutely spotless, all appliances were brand new, beds were very conformtable and everything was just perfect!” – Romel
“This bungalow is well decorated and modern, and has all new and necessary appliances. It is very convenient to the downtown and university. Would highly recommend!!” – Joe
“We loved Guy’s bungalow. It was exactly like the photos, sparkling clean, had excellent beds and linens, well appointed kitchen wth everything needs to cook and very stylish. The location was perfect as it was close to cafe, great sushi resto, downtown and all highways. We will stay there again next time we are in Calgary. Thanks again Guy.” – Karen

#4 Fresh Style Condo At A Flamingo Beach-Themed Oasis

# of Guests6
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$89/night

Get ready to step into this chic and modern condo with views to the Bow River! With an open kitchen, a living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, and two comfy bedrooms this is a great option for a small group of friends or families with little kids looking to explore around the city and come back to a comfy apartment! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Wake up to breathtaking views at this colorful city pad overlooking Calgary and the Bow River from the 20th floor! Vibrant prints create a tropical vibe, while the shared fire pit, fitness center and yoga space make for an elegant place to take it easy. Unwind on the deck, cook a meal in the full kitchen, or check out everything downtown Calgary has to offer!

Amenities

KitchenWasherDishwasher
DryerWifiTV
Coffee MakerHair DyrerIron
Bathroom essentialsBedroom comfortsGym

Reviews

“This place is perfect for anyone looking for a little getaway! The views in the morning brighten up your whole day. The area is surrounded with beautiful parks and walkways. The bed is so comfy it’ll be hard to want to leave it. Overall amazing stay. Might be tricky to find the parking spot but the hosts are very responsive and will help you throughout your stay!” – Ayesha
“Amazing location , amazing host , zero complaints! Would definitely stay again.” – Kasia
“Loved staying here! It was spotless and the view was beautiful. Definitely would stay again!!” – Lindsay
“Kim’s place was excellent. It was very clean, and had all the amenities to accommodate my stay. Kim was very easy to each and she provided excellent service! Would definitely recommend” – Matthew
“Our stay at Kim’s place was incredible. Everything we could have wanted. Communication was quick and easy, check-in was a breeze, the apartment itself is so stylish and comfortable. 10/10 in all areas. We can’t wait to return.” – Elaina

#5 Field House – Private Suite With Solarium & Sauna

# of Guests2
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$200

Soak up all the sun and natural light in this home with private solarium! With an indoor fireplace, a big, comfy bedroom and a spacious living room, this place is perfect for couples touring the city who also want to live an unique Airbnb experience! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Field House is a newly renovated mid-century home overlooking downtown Calgary from the community of Albert Park. The comfortable and beautifully designed basement suite has all of the personal touches of home, including a full kitchen and clawfoot tub. A solarium addition on the south side of the house functions as a gathering space full of lush plants and a 12 foot fig tree! Close to the airport and downtown, Field House is perfect for your visit to Calgary.

Amenities

WifiTVIndoor fireplace
SolariumKitchenOven
Coffee MakerBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts
DishwasherBathtubHeating

Reviews

“The hosts along with the place are absolutely amazing. This Airbnb is definitely an a experience anyone visiting Calgary should have. The solarium is stunning.” – Yekta
“Completely exceeded our expectations. The design of the unit is beautiful with high attention to detail and many comforting touches. We hoped to feel like we were on vacation in a time where travel isn’t possible and our stay accomplished exactly that. Bonus points for the beautiful toiletry and candle products provided from Field Kit who’s studio I will be visiting to stock up on! ” Karin
“Beautiful space, conveniently located and easy to access. Gorgeous touches, sustainable architecture and so much to take in. Would definitely recommend!” – Eliane
“This place is a special little treasure in the heart of the city! It was simply breathtaking! I never wanted to leave! Words don’t do this place justice. Come and check it out yourself!” – Carrie
“Genuinely a real hidden gem! From the moment we arrived we felt so welcomed. And knew we could just relax after a long day. We would recommend this space to anyone and will return. Thank you” – Jason

#6  Downtown Executive Suite

# of Guests2
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$153

Just walking minutes from the CORE shopping center, this apartment is great for anyone travelling for work, or just city lovers looking to explore around! With floor-to-ceiling windows, a comfy bedroom, and modern decoration, you won’t want to leave this place. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Work or chill out in this airy urban space boasting all the must-haves and a wall of windows with coveted views of the city and the Rockies from the 21st floor. The building’s hot tub, gym, eateries, and outdoor areas are just some of its perks.

Amenities

GymFull kitchenShared hot tub
WasherDryerDishwasher
TVWifiCoffee Maker
BathtubHairdryerIron

Reviews

“Enjoyed our stay, very modern and relaxing. Loved that there was a great food market and liquor store attached to the building. Very handy” – Kyle
“This condo was a perfect relaxing space for a week in Calgary. A quiet building, tons of natural light, a comfy bed, and all the kitchen essentials. The location is great and walking distance to the CORE shopping center, and there is a grocery market and Starbucks located right in the building. Couldn’t have asked for anything more!” – Paula
“This place was very comfortable and the location was excellent. Beautiful city views and friendly service. I highly recommend this place.” – Joshep
“Excellent hosts, great spot downtown walking distance to all the local amenities on 8th or 17th avenue plus the Calgary Tower, Glenbow Museum and Saddledome Arena. Exceptional views from bedroom and living room. Would definitely visit again!” – Luke
“Great apartment! My first time in Calgary, and it was fun to have a view of the downtown lights as well as the mountains. Really nice, clean, modern apartment.” – Izzy

#7 Retro-Inspired Vibe At This Inner City Gem House

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$117

Enjoy a delightful stay at this retro-inspired house in Capitol Hill! With a spacious and well equipped kitchen, a little office area and a two comfy bedrooms, this is a must-book for small families (or friends!) traveling to Calgary for a little vacation time. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Curl up on the couch and unwind with some board games at this charming retreat on a tree-lined street. This gateway to the mountains combines bright, neutral decor with vintage details and wooden ceilings for a cabin-like feel.

Amenities

Full kitchenWasherDryer
DishwasherWifiTV
Bathroom essentialsBedroom comfortsCoffee Maker
IronHairdryerBathtub

Reviews

“Mark’s place was lovely and quite homey. Extremely responsive! Would definitely stay again the next time I’m in Calgary.” – Min
“This was by far the best experience I’ve had with airbnb. The hosts were great and the place made me feel at home. Dont think twice about booking.” – Dylan
“Mark’s home is clean, refreshing and welcomes you in comforting way. Every room you turn into sparks a surprise. The house is beautifully decorated. Mark is also easy to contact if you have any questions. I wish we could have stayed here longer.” – Andrea
“Loved staying here. The house has so much character, is centrally located;spotlessly clean, and the hosts provided many thoughtful extras. Would highly recommend !!!” – Myriam
“We had such a perfect stay! The home was spotless and loved the retro but still modern vibe. It was cosy and the beds were super comfy. The space has everything you need and loved all the small touches. Highly recommend.” – Emilee

#8 Minimal, Modern Style Condo

# of Guests2
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$73/night

A stunning, modern condo near the University district perfect for anyone needing to stay for a long time in the city for work! It has a beautiful living room, comfy bedroom, and a full equipped kitchen! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Long term rental only. Step onto the rooftop patio for views across the city over a morning cup of tea, then pay a visit to Canada Olympic Park. Soft, neutral tones, clean lines, and a chic, all-white kitchen create a bright, welcoming ambience and a sleek look.

Amenities

Full kitchenWasherDryer
DishwasherBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts
WifiTVIron
HairdryerHeatingCoffee Maker

Reviews

“Sunny’s place was clean, stylish, and very comfortable. Perfect location for those doing a rotation through the Children’s hospital. Would definitely recommend his place to others.” – Robert
“We had an excellent stay at Sunny’s place. First off the location is perfect if you need easy access to the Children’s Hospital, Foothills and U of C campus by foot. It’s also close to the Market Mall and the area is an up-and-coming University District. There were nice walking paths in the area. Sunny put a lot of thought into a very modern and comfortable design of the unit. We felt right at home! ” – Dominique
“Great location for the University or a quick Uber downtown. Better than staying in the Calgary hotels. Sunny made sure everything was in place and provided. Good value for money. Very clean and tidy and modern. Will return!” – Patrick
“Sunny’s place was absolutely lovely! It was very close to Alberta Children’s Hospital and Market Mall. Beautifully decorated and well stocked.” – Jessica
“Spotless apartment in a convenient location, just a short walk to campus. Friendly and welcoming host; great communications. Outstanding value.” – Josh

#9 Sun-Soaked Urban Apartment

# of Guests6
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$178/night

A modern, spacious apartment right on the Riff street! This place is great for a small group of friends visiting the city! With two big bedrooms, a beautiful living room and a big kitchen, you won’t want to leave. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Snuggle up on the quilted mid-century couch at a bright retreat along The Riff pedestrian street. Make a zen start to the day in the shared 6th-story yoga space, then head up to the 25th floor for some downtime on the building’s rooftop terrace.

Amenities

GymTVWifi
WasherDryerKitchen
DishwasherIronCoffee Maker
Bathroom essentialsBedroom comfortsHairdryer

Reviews

“Great place I would recommend this place to anybody coming to the Calgary area as it’s right downtown close to everything in a grocery store is within walking distance” – Amy
“Excellent place. Spotless and very clean.” – Olusola
“Kiki and Marcus have a wonderful place. It is very comfortable. Good beds and very close to shopping. Loved it. Would definitely come back and stay again. Great bakery and coffee shop across the street.” – Karen
“Amazing place! Communication with hosts was great and they always responded within a few minutes. Check in instructions were clear and simple. We had a great stay and would definitely recommend!” – Nadeen
“We had a wonderful girls’ getaway in the apartment; it is very conveniently located to public transportation, the beautiful library, and to excellent coffee bars!” – Mary

#10 Trendy Condo With City Views

# of Guests5
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$110

A trendy apartment near 17th Avenue perfect for a small family or to stay in with friends while you visit the city! It has stunning views of the city, a fully equipped kitchen that’ll make you feel right at home! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Admire views of a leafy neighborhood and distant foothills without even getting out of bed. This condo is all about comfort and convenience—cook in a modern kitchen, soak in a warm bath, and watch night fall over the city with drinks on the balcony.

Amenities

Full kitchenWasherDryer
DishwasherCoffee MakerTV
WifiBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts
IronHair dryerBalcony

Reviews

“Amazing hosts! Beautiful condo with city views. It’s located super close to 17th Ave where all the great food places are. Definitely suggest staying here. Will be back!” – Kanwar
“Good place to stay and perfect location near stores and restaurants. Would recommend this place to stay and the hosts are friendly!” – Symon
“Lovely condo in a great area. Well thought out details and very easy to communicate with the hosts – made everything a breeze. Definitely recommend!” – Erin
“The check-in/check-out process was simple. Both Monique and Faraaz were easy to communicate with. Since we stayed for an entire month, we appreciated that the unit was spacious with lots of storage room. We also enjoyed the view of Calgary’s skyline from the balcony. The building was also conveniently located, with a pharmacy and many local shops at a walking distance.” – Ken
“Monique’s place was very nice stylish and great location Excellent price for what you get would stay again for sure!!” – Daine

#11 Trendy City Loft

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1.5
Nightly Price$95

A unique, beautiful loft perfect for couples on a little getaway adventure! With an indoor fireplace, a big bedroom on the second floor and a open kitchen, this is the type of place you wanna come back to after a day of touring around. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Dine on French-style chairs by the fireplace, or step onto the balcony and admire the trees changing color with the seasons. Rustic wood cladding, quirky chests and furniture, and warm-toned accents create a welcoming haven near the Rockies.

Amenities

KitchenWasherDryer
DishwasherCoffee MakerTV
WifiIndoor fireplaceHairdyer
Bathroom essentialsIronBedroom comforts

Reviews

“Thank you Trina, the place was exactly as advertised. Bed was so comfortable, just couldn’t get moving early this morning. I would highlyrecommend the place. All the best. Michael” – Michael
“It is such a lovely loft with awesome design and decoration! Very quiet and decent neighborhood. Everything I needed was handy and the check in/out were smooth! Recommend for couples!” – Miranda
“Trinas place was very chic and had a lot of character! Close to downtown and easy to find” – Zohra
“This place just makes you feel good! The area has a sleek downtown feel with unique and local stores. We had our dog and their is an amazing riverview dog park about a 5 min drive away. Trina is an amazing host! We had a 17month old here and she went above and beyond for us.” – Hayley
“Trina’s loft was absolutely perfect! Great location and very comfortable. Felt like home!” – Donovan

#12 Renovated Mid-Century Getaway House

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$95

If you’re all about art and beautifully decorated places, this is the right one for you! The nice touches of color all over the house, the comfy bedroom, the spacious kitchen, and the cozy living room makes this place perfect for a little getaway weekend with friends! (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Whip up a snack in the gloss and geometric kitchen and pull up a coral Eames-style chair, then sink into the chic sofa and admire the vibrant modern artwork. Climb into the teal velvet bed for a peaceful night’s sleep at a sunny, colorful haven.

Amenities

KitchenDishwasherWasher
DryerTVWifi
Bedroom comfortsBathroom essentialsCoffee Maker
HairdyerIronBackyard

Reviews

“I loved this place! It was stylish and colorful. I loved how it was decorated, and the colours worked amazingly together. Location was great I’d definitely stay here again.” – Kennarae
“This place is spotless. It’s quiet. It’s well put together. The owner did me a solid too- Good people.” – Leandro
“Ryan’s place is amazing. Beautiful and colorful. The appliances are amazing. The bed was super comfy and the shower was powerful. It was nice waking up to some fresh coffee every morning. Check in was the easiest I’ve had. And he was able to do a last minute booking. I would definitely stay again.” – Chantel
“This was a fantastic place to stay! Cute, cozy and just as described plus in a great location! Super easy to deal with host.” – Kyle
“What a great host ! Beautiful and clean place . Very easy to reach if you need to speak to him . Would recommend this house 100% Needed to extend my stay 2 times no problem with anything . Again thank you for everything .” – Melanie
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