Long gone are the days of dishing out hundreds of dollars for a bougie hotel room with pool access and continental breakfast. Now, travellers can rent out stranger's condos, mansions, cabins, or basements to save money and enjoy the comfort of home away from home. There are tons of unique cabins for rent in Alberta, one of Canada's most diverse provinces.
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The selection of Airbnbs here includes cozy, secluded cabins for lowkey mountain people, vintage ranch experiences for those who fit the Alberta cowboy type and luxury condos or penthouses for the city folk, just to name a few. There's no denying that wherever you end up, you'll find the perfect spot to satisfy your needs.
Bearspaw Mountain Lodge
Price: $775 per night
Why You Should Go: If you're really looking to go all out, this is the Airbnb for you. This nine-bedroom, nine-bathroom mansion is the perfect spot to celebrate a family reunion, milestone birthday, wedding, or simply a getaway with your closest friends for a long weekend. This luxury mountain lodge is just a short 45-minute drive from Banff National Park.
Modern Minimalist Loft
Price: $72 per night
Why You Should Go: This cozy little loft in Edmonton is the perfect, Pinterest-style spot to stay on your next visit to the city. Imagine sitting down to eat a tasty dinner at a picnic-style table after a day of exploring Jasper Ave and Churchill Square nearby. The rental has just one bed and one bath, so it could be the perfect spot for you and your boo to have a romantic getaway or for you and your best friend to spend a girl's weekend.
Price: $184 per night
Neighbourhood: Rocky View County
Why You Should Go: If you've got friends from outside of Alberta coming to visit, this gorgeous vintage ranch is sure to provide them with farm-style comfort. With nine beds, this Airbnb can fit up to 12 guests so you and all your friends can get in on the fun. Guests have commented that this property is sparkling clean and the hosts take great care to ensure your visit is everything you want and more.
Mountain Condo With Pool & Hot Tub
Price: $189+ per night
Neighbourhood: Harvie Heights
Why You Should Go: If you're gonna treat yourself to a stay in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains, this is your chance to go all out. This gorgeous condo is just a four-minute drive from Canmore and a 10-minute drive from Banff, so there's plenty to do and see in the surrounding area. This comfy condo has an on-site heated pool, outdoor hot tub, waterslide, sauna, gym, heated floors, and a fireplace for maximum coziness.
Urban Dream Cottage
Price: $169 per night
Why You Should Go: This rental is the perfect spot to stay if you want to experience rustic cabin life while still in the city. The urban-style concept comes with a gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceilings and a three-tiered deck. The modern interior and design is both lavish and homey, providing the ultimate rejuvenating escape.
Maggie's Hill Loghouse
Price: $140 per night
Neighbourhood: Sherwood Park
Why You Should Go: If you've got a bae that you're looking to impress, renting out this rustic log house, which occupies 156 acres of land, may just be the way to their heart. This unique restored cabin is super cozy and is equipped with an indoor fireplace perfect for you to snuggling, heated floors, a lofted bedroom and a sleeping nook.
Lakefront Cedar Home
Price: $199+ per night
Why You Should Go: This cozy lakefront home is the perfect getaway at any time of year. Although it's probably most enjoyable in the summer when you can swim in the lake, it's quite relaxing in the late fall and winter when you can cozy up inside and enjoy the view from the windows. The home is decorated with beautiful red cedar, a wood-burning fireplace and five gorgeous outdoor seating areas for you to kick back and relax.
Price: $35 per night
Why You Should Go: If you're not a big fan of camping outdoors in a tent, maybe glamping is more your style. Recent guests in this cute studio have said that the spot is very clean, comfortable and welcoming. The tiny but cozy Airbnb offers one double bed with a wall-mounted fireplace heater for added warmth and ambiance.
Log Cabin In The Woods
Price: $250 per night
Neighbourhood: Drayton Valley
Why You Should Go: If you want an authentic outdoor cabin experience, this spot located just one hour west of Edmonton may be the ideal spot for you. the private, country-style rental includes a wood-fired hot tub for you to soak and relax in, as well as a nearby private fishing pond. The location is perfectly secluded, so you and your friends can enjoy a cozy weekend away in the woods, free of distractions.
Charming Tiny House
Price: $120+ per night
Why You Should Go: If you don't mind living in close quarters to where you eat and sleep, you'll love the cozy and comforting feel of this tiny home near the Rockies. Amenities include an eating nook, a reading loft, an indoor fireplace and a garden-side patio.
These prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.