Staying on or near campus is often the most convenient method of accommodation during your stay, no matter what the duration of your visit may be.
University accommodation information (short- or long-term) can be found here.
'Hotel Village' is the colloquial name of a stretch of many hotels along Banff Trail. Right next to a C-Train (public rail transit) station only one stop from the university or about a 15 minute walk, Hotel Village is a great location, especially for short stays. Hotel rates vary significantly, with the cheapest being around $70/night. Expect to pay significantly more during the Stampede. We have used the Econo Lodge in this area in the past with great success. Further information can be found here.
Local bed & breakfasts
For those interested in a more cozy stay, there are numerous bed and breakfasts near the university and other areas of interest to those visiting Calgary. A great resource for more information on B&Bs in and around Calgary is the B&B Association of Calgary. Here is a list some of those close to the university:
An English Bed, Breakfast & Day Spa
Various unique rooms to choose from, all including high-speed internet connection. Nicely located, the C-Train is within 15 minutes walk. With access to a kitchen and barbecue, you are not limited to eating out, and can cook for yourself if you so desire. Full breakfast served daily 7:00-8:30, customizable to dietary concerns. Rates begin at $70.00 (discount available for stays 5+ days). Cannot accommodate long stays. link
A B&B At Calgary Lions Park
Conveniently located with all of the amenities of home, including high-speed internet access. As close as you can get to the C-Train, with two stations around 5 minutes walking distance. Beautiful historic home built in 1919. Home-cooked breakfast every morning, and beverages all day. Hosts are very knowledgeable and helpful. Each room has a private ensuite bath. Rates begin at $75.00 (discount available for stays 7+ days or members of AMA, CAA, AAA, and ADAC). Can accommodate long stays. link
Blackmore's Bed and Breakfast
Conveniently located in a quiet residential area, under 10 minutes walk from C-Train. Internet access available, as is a simple, healthy breakfast. Host is a yoga teacher and guests are invited to join a class which includes breathing exercises and guided relaxation, as well as yoga poses. Rates begin at $65.00. Cannot accommodate long stays. link
Blue Sky Bed and Breakfast
Conveniently located in s quiet residential area, about 10 minutes walking distance from the C-Train. Internet access available. Rates start at $75.00. Can accommodate long stays. link