About Us

About Us

map 300x260 About UsThe Banff Y Mountain Lodge offers affordable accommodation in a unique downtown location. Set on the banks of the Bow River The Banff Y Mountain Lodge allows guests to marvel in the beauty of the World’s Greatest National Park as well as enjoy downtown Banff Avenue, which is only a 5 minute walk-away.

The Banff Y Mountain Lodge is a social enterprise program funding the violence prevention programming of the Banff YWCA.

We have a large selection of room types making us the ideal space for families, couples, independent travels and groups. All of our rooms offer stunning views of the Banff National Park, including rooms overlooking the majestic Bow River, Mount Rundle and Sulphur Mountain.

Each accommodation type offers a clean & comfortable environment and access to all the resorts facilities. Plus, as The Banff Y Mountain Lodge is a social enterprise supporting the Domestic Violence Prevention work of the YWCA Banff our guests pay NO GST or HOTEL TAX, saving you money and helping families in the Bow Valley.

Everyone – including you – deserves a life free from violence and homelessness. Many people right here in our Bow Valley community lack both safety and shelter. The YWCA of Banff is a not for profit organization that serves the whole of the Bow Valley. We believe every person has a right to freedom from violence and homelessness and we work diligently to meet these goals.

For nearly 100 years, the organization has been providing resources for women and their children fleeing family violence and access to SAFE affordable housing for low income residents. The YWCA of Banff assists women and their families fleeing domestic violence by providing safe resources. The organization also works diligently to prevent family violence through programs like Healthy Relationship Group Program for Men and Women, Girl’s Circle, Boy’s Council, Lady Beware, Week Without Violence, Red Rose Button Campaign, The Local Lowdown,International Womenís Day and the Mentoring Luncheon. In addition to this, the YWCA of Banff provides relationship and supportive counselling.

The YWCA of Banff has permanent, affordable housing rooms to serve both genders living in the Bow Valley community. The organization also provides immediate poverty relief through emergency accommodation, food, and clothing.

YWCA Membership

This is a sure proof way for us to give back to all the members of our organization.

Any current YWCA member is entitled to 10% off of any of our room rates and the same goes for any purchases in our Y Mountain Cafe. Memberships are available at our Guest Services counter, and we encourage you to join in the efforts to stop domestic violence in our community. Simply become a member and you already will have started to make a difference! Discount is not applicable to any other specials or promotions.

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