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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Birthday getaway We had booked one night at this Banff hotel to celebrate my husband's birthday. At check-in we were pleasantly surprised with an upgrade to the river view suite. What a beautiful large room! We truly enjoyed being able to relax in this recently redecorated space. The view is perfect from this room. We enjoy staying in this hotel...

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calgary AB
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was a lovely stay at a decent price. The front desk people were great and were very efficient with the check in. The location is one of the best in Banff. With so many changes in the world and Banff it is lovely to stay at place that has maintained a nostalgic charm. Would recommend it and plan to stay...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got a voucher so it was good enough for a place to sleep and shower. Great location though for photographers as it's next to bow river. The receptionis was friendly and helpful although wasn't able to answer my question about my bill. I asked for someone to call me for explanation and a week later, I haven't gotten a call....

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Edmonton
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good experience, quiet, clean and good service. The front desk was helpful. Parking was a little crowded, but I managed to get the last spot. Only small glitch was that when the room was made up for the next morning, the coffee filter had not bee cleaned and there was no coffee packet left. The front desk supplied my...

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Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights with a travelzoo voucher and probably wouldn't do it again. The rooms are small and the beds were not comfortable. The bathroom lighting was dim. On the bright side, it is walkable into the main area of Banff, and the walk along the Bow river is right outside the door.

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Woodridge
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are very comfortable, clean, and well appointed. There is a fridge in every room. The location on the Bow River is very scenic and a nice place to take a stroll. The accommodations are good value for money.

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Prince Albert, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Bow View Lodge for three nights last weekend. I liked it. I think one of the front desk clerks was named Sophie and she was very helpful. Wi-fi wasn't free but was only $5 for all three days. The TV viewing was sort of limited as all we had were very basic channels.Will stay here again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to surprise my wife with a last minute overnight trip to Banff on the Friday of the Easter long weekend. Expedia was offering a room for $79, but they were sold out; Bow View Lodge matched that price without any questions & had a room for us on very short notice. The location & river view were phenomenal....

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Lansdowne, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with my adult children. Upgraded $20 to river view with a queen bed and single bed. The room was small and basic and perfect for us. Looking out at the mountains and the Bow River was excellent. We used our $25 meal certificate at La Terrassa at the sister hotel for dessert and drinks and enjoyed it. I...

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Fernie, British Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very comfortable. The décor is quite basic, particularly the lobby area, but it was very clean, We were very happy with our room. It was bright, airy and spacious and had the added bonus of a mini fridge and a pull-out couch.The beds were comfortable.The sister hotel, next door, had superb restaurants.The hotel is in a fantastic...

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello cathy564, I am very glad you enjoyed your stay at the Bow View Lodge. Our housekeeping team takes a lot of pride in making sure the rooms are very comfortable upon our guests arrival and we are glad you noticed. Regards, Chris Jonah Lodge Manager

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Bow View Lodge

Address: 228 Bow Avenue | Box 339, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $84 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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“Don't take rooms on the first floor during winter. It is really hard to keep the room in a decent temperature.”
hmiranda, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The ground floor is handy”
PatrickS830, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Noise travels easily through walls/ceiling but quiet time is 11pm so not bad really. Heard that staff address issues quickly.”
BornInAlbertaGirl, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King room on bottom floor that walks out to river is the best”
wjsdunning, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view room”
wfbauer, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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