Compiled by the Road Trip Alberta team
Last updated on August 30, 2023
Imagine watching the first rays of sunlight dance across the rugged peaks and ancient glaciers. Step outside into the crisp mountain air to the symphony of birds with a steaming hot drink in your hands. No, it’s not a Disney movie. It’s just another morning in Jasper National Park. Standing on the front porch of your cozy cabin, you find yourself immersed in a panorama of majestic beauty. Perhaps you see a pristine lake mirroring the sky, dense evergreen forests ready for exploration, or maybe even some of the wildlife that call this place home.
Surrounded by the stunning Canadian Rockies, staying in a cabin allows you to immerse yourself in the heart of this pristine wilderness, providing a genuine and authentic experience. The cabins in Jasper offer a perfect blend of comfort and seclusion, allowing you to disconnect from the hustle & bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature. Jasper National Park stands as one of the top destinations in the world due to its unparalleled combination of natural wonders. And honestly, all you have to do is spend a single night at one of these cabins and you’ll fully understand why.
The Best Jasper Cabin Rentals
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge – TOP PICK
The famous Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge offers cabins and chalets that represent the height of luxury. The cabins all feature full kitchens, fireplaces, private decks, and beautiful decor; think log-cabin chic with accents of wood, leather, and stone. The best part about staying at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge? The beautiful setting – including the shores of the pristine Lac Beauvert and the snowcapped mountains surrounding you – is sure to make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated.
With over 700 acres, this year-round resort has a golf course, gorgeous paths for walking, a premium spa, and exceptional services, including child care onsite, gift shops, and pet-friendly options. While there are 442 guest rooms in total, we love the cabins in Jasper Park Lodge; whether you’re visiting for a romantic holiday or a family vacation, they’re the kind of accommodation that you will remember forever. As some of them sleep up to 20 people, they’re also a fantastic option for large groups. Fun fact? Marilyn Monroe stayed in one of the cabins, so you know that they’re fit for royalty.
One of our favourite cabin rentals in Jasper, Tekarra Lodge, offers cabins nestled in the forest. Known for their amazing hospitality and rustic vibe, the cabins feature wood-burning fireplaces, kitchenettes, and private decks with views of the surrounding mountains. For over 70 years, this cozy cabin resort has been welcoming guests with open arms; the incredible location across the river from Tekarra Mountain is a perfect Rocky Mountain getaway when you need to unwind.
Offering two types of places to stay – accommodation in the lodge, which is adults-only, and cabin rentals, which are both family-friendly and pet-friendly – all of the rooms feel warm and homey. You won’t find TVs or landlines here… the point is to enjoy your time in nature and relish in your beautiful surroundings. And even though the cabins at Tekarra Lodge may feel miles away from anything or anyone else, in reality, they’re only a stone’s throw from downtown Jasper.
Patricia Lake Bungalows
Patricia Lake Bungalows is a charming resort located in Jasper National Park that overlooks Patricia Lake. The resort features a variety of accommodations, including rustic log cabins and modern suites. No matter which one you pick, all nestled in the forest and surrounded by stunning mountain views. Guests at Patricia Lake Bungalows can enjoy a variety of activities, including hiking, fishing, canoeing, and wildlife watching, while the resort also has a hot tub, playground, and picnic area.
The log cabins at Patricia Lake Bungalows are extremely cozy, with wood-burning fireplaces, kitchenettes, and private decks with barbecues. They can accommodate up to four people and are perfect for couples or small families looking for a quiet retreat in the mountains. Not to be outdone, the modern suites at Patricia Lake Bungalows are just as welcoming, featuring fully equipped kitchens, gas fireplaces, and private balconies with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains (including the nearby Pyramid Mountain).
Pyramid Lake Lodge
One of the most beautiful places to stay in Jasper, Pyramid Lake Lodge is a chalet-style lodge that offers 68 guest rooms. If you’re looking for a room with a view… You know you’re in good hands here, as every room has fantastic vistas of the Rocky Mountains that surround you. Found within a short drive from downtown Jasper, Pyramid Lake Lodge has a huge array of amenities, including a variety of summer activities; enjoy kayak and canoe rentals, mountain bike rentals, and even electric cruiser boats or electric bike rentals for a small fee. There are even s’mores kits for guests to use over the communal fire!
Each of the rooms at Pyramid Lake Lodge is gorgeously decorated, with wood accents, leather furniture, and tons of natural light. All of the rooms come with a balcony as well as a fireplace or firepit, which is the perfect setting to unwind after a day of exploring Jasper National Park. Also, check out the restaurant Aalto, which offers dishes such as Alberta beef, BC sablefish, and a shareable “land and sea board.”
Found just off the Icefield’s Parkway, Becker’s Chalets offers a variety of cabins that range from basic to deluxe. The cabins are located in a secluded area of the park and offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and the Athabasca River, allowing you to really rest and relax. Although these Jasper cabins are newly renovated, they were originally built in the 1940s, and they thankfully retain a ton of that rustic charm.
Choose from chalets from two to eight people, with the option of wheelchair-accessible chalets as well. Featuring fireplaces, hardwood floors, kitchenettes, and flat-screen TVs, the chalets have a distinctive “log cabin” look, which makes them feel incredibly authentic. Also, try Becker’s Gourmet Restaurant, where you can dine with unbelievable views of the impressive nature that surrounds you.
Jasper East Cabins
Located near the Athabasca River, the Jasper East Cabins boast “the true Rocky Mountain experience”. While the cabins are 35 minutes from downtown Jasper, this means that they are extremely secluded and far away from the crowds of town. Only a five-minute drive from the gates of Jasper National Park and 25 minutes from the Miette Hot Springs, the amazing location also features a ton of wildlife sightings amongst the gorgeous setting.
From studios to three-bedroom cabins, the Jasper East Cabins all have a fireplace, kitchenette, comfy queen-sized beds, and numerous other amenities to make you feel at home. Extremely clean and with modern, outdoorsy decor, the cabins are popular with families and groups visiting the park. There’s also the Folding Mountain Brewery, just a short walk from the cabins, as well as the Stone Peak Restaurant and Lounge to enjoy.
Pine Bungalows offers rustic cabins located along the Athabasca River, all of which offer stunning views of the mountains. Urging you to “unplug” and “reconnect,” choose from staying in the main lodge or one of the nearly 50 cabins onsite. What we love most about Pine Bungalows is that, although you feel as though you’re deep in the middle of nature, you’re actually only two kilometres from Jasper townsite; as they say, their cabins are “away from, but close to it all.”
Sprawling across 11 acres, the cabins accommodate from two to six people and often have full kitchens, full bathrooms (with heated floors), and gas fireplaces. There are also large chalets that will be available to rent soon that can sleep up to ten people. We love the charm of the exteriors, with their matching log-cabin look and red doors. There are also a few cabins that are wheelchair-accessible, making Pine Bungalows a good choice for wheelchair users.
For a unique cabin stay in Jasper National Park, we highly recommend an oTENTik. While Whistler’s Campground is usually known for its RV and tent camping, it also offers 21 oTENTiks. A cross between a tent and a cabin, these are designed to provide a comfortable and hassle-free camping experience. Each oTENTik at Whistlers Campground can accommodate up to six people – four adults and two children – and comes equipped with a table, chairs, bunk beds, and a wood stove for heat; there is also a covered porch area with a picnic table and a BBQ grill, allowing guests to enjoy the outdoors in rain or shine.
The oTENTiks at Whistlers Campground are located in a separate loop from the regular campsites, providing a more secluded and peaceful camping experience. They are also situated close to the main amenities block, which includes showers, washrooms, and a laundry facility. We think the oTENTiks are a great option for those who want to experience the beauty of Jasper National Park without the hassle of setting up a traditional tent, offering a comfortable and convenient way to enjoy the outdoors.
Miette Mountain Cabins
Formerly the Pocahontas Cabins, Miette Mountain Cabins are some of the most popular cabins located in Jasper National Park, especially considering they’re near the Miette Hot Springs. These cabins offer a unique wilderness experience, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. The cabins are elegant and cozy, with tons of amenities to provide a comfortable stay; choose from a variety of accommodations, including cabins and suites, to fit everyone from a couple to a large family.
Offering fireplaces, mountain views from your private deck, full kitchens, bathtubs, and wifi, the Miette Mountain Cabins are also popular for the outdoor hot tub (open year-round), a heated outdoor pool in summer, mountain bikes, snowshoe rentals, pet-friendly options, and so much more. Guests staying at the Miette Mountain Cabins can enjoy hiking in the nearby mountains, relaxing in the natural hot springs, and exploring the beautiful wilderness of Jasper National Park.
Jasper Gates Resort
Jasper Gates Resort offers a variety of newly renovated cabins, all of which are fully equipped with modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Choose from standard cabins, deluxe cabins, and executive cabins, depending on how many people are in your group and what you’re looking for. One of the more affordable options when it comes to Jasper cabin rentals, the resort also has 100 RV and campsite stalls as well as a motel with 20 units available.
The cabins were built in 1946, and the solid craftmanship is notable in the design; you’ll see the original gable fronts, roof beams, and plank flooring, all of which have withstood the test of time. The resort also offers a variety of amenities for guests to enjoy, including a hot tub, a playground, and a picnic area with barbecues, as well as onsite groceries, movie rentals, and firewood for sale. While Jasper Gates Resort is a bit of a drive to downtown Jasper, we’re personally never tired of the scenic view along the way.
Alpine Village Cabin Resort
Alpine Village Cabin Resort is a resort located just outside of Jasper National Park and is one of the last remaining family-owned and operated resorts in the national park. The cabins at Alpine Village Cabin Resort are quaint and comfortable, and all come with plenty of amenities. They can accommodate up to six people and so are perfect for families or small groups.
There are also upscale and custom-designed luxury chalets; these chalets are incredibly spacious and offer a bit more to your Jasper vacation. Accommodating up to eight people, the chalets are perfect for larger families or groups. Either way – whether you go for the cabins or the chalets – you’re in for a true Canadian experience. Cozy up by the fireplace after a day of exploring Jasper and see why so many people choose Alpine Village Cabin Resort as their favourite place to stay in the area!
VRBO and Airbnbs in Jasper
Due to residential requirements and zoning laws, Parks Canada does not allow Jasper residents to rent entire homes to tourists in Jasper National Park. However, there are a few cabins for rent nearby!
Three-Bedroom Mountain Log Home
If you want amazing views and lots of privacy, head here! Found approximately 40 kilometres from the centre of Jasper, this three-bedroom mountain log home also has two full baths and one half-bath. With a full kitchen, it’s a great option for families heading to Jasper on vacation. Enjoy the gas fireplace, huge patio, satellite TV, gas barbecue, and more, while the primary bedroom is located in the loft and includes a luxurious Jacuzzi tub.
Jasper East Mountain Home
This stunning Jasper East Mountain Home has a lot to offer, so it’s no wonder it books up quickly every peak season! Boasting gorgeous architecture as well as plenty of amenities – think a full kitchen, huge patio, wifi, and a TV with multiple cable and streaming options – you’ll find this cabin in Folding Mountain Village, just four kilometres from the Jasper National Park gates. The home has three bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. We also feature this cabin in our best Jasper Airbnb rentals.