YWCA Banff Hotel


The YWCA is Banff’s leading provider of temporary and permanent affordable housing with 120 residents living onsite year-round.

All residences provide a secure furnished bedroom, private or shared bathrooms, as well as shared common facilities such as kitchens, lounges and television rooms.

As well as co-ed residencies, we offer female-only accommodation.

Due to high demand we maintain a waiting list. Average waiting times vary from 1-3 months based on seasonal demand.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Currently employed at a Banff National Park based business for a minimum of 28 hours per week (recent paystub required as proof of employment).

To apply please arrive in person at the YWCA Banff, 102 Spray Ave. You will need to bring government issued identification such as passport or driver’s licence, along with a recent pay cheque or letter confirming employment in Banff National Park.


American Family Insurance Gingerbread Residence:
Small unit with shared bathroom
$99.40 per person per week

Oreo Building – Female Only Floor – Shared Bathroom
$110.95 per person per week

4th Floor Single – Newer Units – Private Bathroom
$142.80 per person per week

4th Floor Double – 2 sharing – Private Bathroom
$99.40 per person per week