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Bow View Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   228 Bow Avenue | Box 339, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
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Ranked #20 of 33 hotels in Banff
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fenton, MO.
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite place to stay in Banff is the only place we have stayed in Banff! We stayed at the Bow View Lodge for 4 nights while attending the Canada Volksmarch Convention held at the major lodge next door. We liked it so much we extended for an additional night, at an even lower price! Desk staff were uniformly pleasant... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was a little dated but was clean. Liked having a fridge in the room and table and chairs which enabled us to shop at the supermarket and eat in the room - a nice relaxing change when you've been on the go all day. We had the buffet breakfast at the sister hotel and it was lovely. The... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two day visit (fourth visit in last three year.) Everything was good, as expected. Front desk service is unusually competent and friendly. Location is within two blocks of downtown Banff, which eliminates the need to drive and find a parking spot when you go out on the town. Excellent value for money - quiet, beautiful views, handy. We will certainly... More

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Southeast Ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was slightly dated but very clean :-) Very friendly staff, and lake across the street was nice too.We saw Elk at the lake from our big window. Enjoyed our stay very much :-)Parking was free and wifi was offered to us for free too

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Tugun, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay, friendly helpful staff, and walking distance to everything you could need in Banff. Right on the Bow River so lovely to open the drapes in the morning and see the deer along the river and all the canoers out in the bright colours canoes. We loved our stay here although a little older... More

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Nelson, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great stay here. Came back tow days later and stayed again. This is not your big splashy hotel, just good clean accomadation for a very reasonable price. The rooms were clean with all the right things, TV,fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer,etc etc. There was nothing that needed attention from the maintanace staff everything was in good condition... More

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72 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quiet yet convenient location slightly off Main Street with free parking behind Park Lodge (you can pay $10 per night to park in parking garage)... Wonderful friendly front desk and service staff... You also have access to Park Lodge swimming pool... There is a small fridge and fan in room... Just a couple of blocks from Safeway grocery... Room has... More

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Lower Sackville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We spent 8 days at the Bow View Lodge. The room had a small fridge which allowed us to pick up a a few items to have breakfast each morning. The Lodge is right next to the Bow River where there is a beautiful trail that takes you all thru the town following the river. If you are a runner... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

An excellent budget motel within five minutes of town where there are several restaurants. Had all the usual conveniences and was clean and comfortable. Front desk employees very friendly and quick!Parking was very handy and the location was perfect

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The hotel is set right by the lake running through Banff and just at the end of town. Open the curtains of your room to a stunning view of the water and mountains and if your lucky wildlife (including deer and Elk) right outside your window. The rooms were big, clean and equipped. The staff were really friendly and were... More

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Address: 228 Bow Avenue | Box 339, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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