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Okanagan Valley
Reviewed 29 October 2014

This place looks charming outside and inviting upon entering - log purpose-built b & b, nicely decorated. Unfortunately the lack of attention to detail made for a less-than-expected visit. The bedroom was very crowded with the tub/shower in the corner of the bedroom, no reading light or room to put one beside the small couch in the room and no...

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MountainlifeCanmore, Owner at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Hello MurphyBird, Thanks for your feedback! We are glad you thought our Inn looked charming and inviting, and the beds comfortable with good quality linens We are also glad that you thought the food was tasty! We appreciate your comments and will be sure to review all of your comments in great detail and use them to improve all of...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We just got married at the Bear and Bison this weekend. The entire weekend was beyond our wildest dreams, thanks in large part to the amazing staff. Charlotte and Lonny who went above and beyond to make us feel at ease through the entire process; from initial planning to final payment and every step between. They were so helpful with...

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

I Love your tag line! Thank you sooo much we love hosting weddings and they are always so fun! Have a great life together! We'll see you back soon Charlotte

Reviewed 6 October 2014

We got married at the Bear and Bison last month and it far exceeded our (already high) expectations in every way! Charlotte and Lonny were incredibly helpful right from the very first email and phone call. They were quick to answer any questions and provide suggestions when I needed help with figuring out some of the details. The day of...

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed comment! We love hosting/helping with weddings? Having read your comments it really helps us understand what was important to you and what meant the most to you on your special day! We'll use your comments going forward with our next wedding(s) Thanks again, and have a great life together! Thanks...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Each room in this inn is your own little 'getaway' with a delightful old cottage feel. It is truly perfect for a romantic getaway with a wonderfully comfortable bed, fireplace and jacuzzi tub. The food that they serve is outstanding and perhaps you will be fortunate enough to enjoy the delectable scones. The inn is located away from the main...

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful comments. I will pass them on to the staff, as we always appreciate feedback! Thanks for going into such detail, i know I always look for comments about good quality beds, and food, and I think a lot of people appreciate them as well, See you soon! Charlotte

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2014

First trip to Canada, and visiting this inn made the trip really special. My partner had been to Canmore before, but had never stayed here. Both of us were amazed by how lovely the inn is. I've stayed in a few hotels before, but this has to be one of the best! We stayed in room 6, which was fantastic...

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice comment! It really makes my day! We work very hard to try an anticipate our guests needs so when we do we really appreciate hearing about it! Have a great day Charlotte

Reviewed 8 September 2014

My husband and I were married last month at the Bear and Bison. It was the best decision we had ever made as a couple. From our initial point of contact the staff were great , answered all of our questions invited us to see the inn in person and experience the venue. These guys make getting married a wonderful...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We just celebrated our wedding there. The inn is cute and very comfortable, we had the whole hotel for the weekend and they took care of everything from the moment we stepped in. The reception and party were amazing, we had a wonderful time and only got compliments after. If we had to get married one more time we would...

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that your were happy with with your wedding! Weddings are always fun! I am so glad you were able to enjoy it so much We do try really hard to help with the stress of the day!! See on on one of your anniversaries! Charlotte

Niagara On The Lake
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We stayed at the inn as part of a group that rented the entire inn for a wedding. It was excellent and the food was fabulous. We had 2 breakfasts, a picnic lunch and the wedding meal there and we loved it all. The inn is charming and a great place for a smaller wedding. The staff were great, very...

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Hinton, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2014

My husband and I were married at The Bear & Bison Inn a year ago and I still can remember how amazing they made our day like it was yesterday! We rented the whole Inn for our family and we had so many of our family and friends comment on the delicious food, amazing service and the intimate atmosphere. From...

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Great news about everyone enjoying your wedding soo much! Thank you for choosing us! We know there are many options for a Rocky Mountain Wedding, Thank you for trusting us with your special day, we are glad it went so smoothly! We are grateful for the positive feedback, and will use it going forward! Best regards Charlotte and team!

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2014

This was my first stay at A Bear and Bison. I was a last minute booking, coming to pick up my son from hockey camp in Canmore, I thought I would come solo and treat myself to a night alone.(first time ALONE in a hotel or B&B ever!) A Bear and a Bison was the perfect place for me to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by mountains this Bed & Breakfast style Inn is owner operated since 2002 by professional chef Lonny. All guest rooms have been designed for your comfort. 4 poster beds and jacuzzi tubs with views of the rocky mountains from either your balcony or patio. The Inn serves a 3 course breakfast with its B&B rates, you will not want to miss the food. Specialising in small group weddings (2 to 60 persons), the Inn has won awards for service and hospitality and local landscaping. Set below Lady Macdonald mountain in Canmore Alberta you can access hiking trail, mountain biking, cross country and downhill skiing within minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn

Address: 705 Benchlands Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3G9, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $127 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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a Bear And Bison Canadian Country Hotel Canmore
Country Inn Canmore
Canmore Country Inn
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“All rooms face to the east towards the mountains and provide a beautiful view of sunrise in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles MeLo2589, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each room is uniquely decorated”
 of 5 bubbles booboomedic, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room #2. Excellent views of the 3 sisters”
 of 5 bubbles bver83, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in the lowest level. If you choose the main floor or upper floor, you would get a better view of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles 288ME, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms all face the same way--so you'll have a great view-if stairs are an issue then rooms 4, 5 & 6 are on the main floor.”
 of 5 bubbles zedmanab, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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