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Bow View Lodge

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All reviewssister hotelgreat locationtwo blocksolder hotelview roomthe main streetcoffee makersteam roomwalking trailswi fismall balconybit datedclose to downtownfront desk staffbeds were comfortablepool and hot tubdowntown banff
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We stayed via a Tour and it was a nice room, clean and had decent facilities. Nothing too fancy but did have a fridge which was appreciated. No wifi was the only real disappointment. You have access to the sister hotel for a fabulous pool,...More

Thank Leanne R
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We stayed in the adjoining Bow View Village property as part of a tour. The Bow View Lodge has a restaurant and pool that you can use when staying at the View Village. The rooms were outdated and small. One bar of soap and no...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Advertised wrong on trip advisor. Wi-fi is not free. It is $5 per night. Also, there is no A/C. The thermostat is set as low as possible, yet it is incredibly hot. Since this is a very old hotel, there is no window. There are...More

Thank Gorrell
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This Hotel is good for short stays in Banff. Very close to the main street so you can just walk to the restaurants, bars and gift shops. Rooms are adequate and clean but needs to be updated, reminds me of the 70's. Staff are friendly...More

Thank Nilo V
Reviewed 26 May 2017

if you are in need of accommodation in Banff, this is your place. I choose a suite with a king size bed. Its located close to all the stores and restaurants in Banff. The room was spacious, the hotel is clean, the bathrooms were clean,...More

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Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
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3 April 2018|
Response from Manager_BowViewLodge | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we are slowly changing out the old TV's for flat screens. But not every room has been changed. you could always make a request for a room with an LCD TV, and we will do out best to accommodate. Thanks,
17 March 2018|
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Response from BanffParkLodge_DoR | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thank you for the question. Yes. Guests at the Bow View Lodge can certainly use the coin laundry available at the Banff Park Lodge. Should you need change, this is available at either front desk. Warm... More
Carina F
24 January 2018|
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Response from Manager_BowViewLodge | Property representative |
Hello, We have 3 accessible rooms, 1 on each floor. These rooms are more spacious to provide easier mobility throughout the room. The washrooms are equipped with hand rails. Thanks Chris Jonah Lodge Manager Bow View Lodge
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"backside overlooking the Bow is better than road side or car park"
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"River view is beautiful!"
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"We requested a River View room. I don't know what the non-River rooms were like, but we definitely..."
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"Overlooking the river is nice."
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