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Bow View Lodge

2.0 of 5 228 Bow Avenue | Box 339, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nelson, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed here a few times now and have always been happy with the room. The staff has always been friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and well equipped with all the standard things. This is not a fancy dressed up hotel, just good clean basic accomidation. Attached to a larger hotel accross the parking lot so you can use... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are quite small, clean. The beds in our first room were terrible, the second room they were a little better. The staff was polite and helpful. This was the best value I found for Banff, even cheaper then the Y . It's pretty basic but if your watching expenses it was OK. The parking lot was always full... More

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155 reviews 155 reviews
43 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has got a terrific location - in downtown Banff by the water. The negative is it's very much a motel and it looks like it too. It was clean thou and cheap for its location. I would give it a 3.5/5.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bow View Lodge is a comfortable hotel in a great location. The view across the Bow River was beautiful and remained a tranquil setting during our four night stay, yet the shops and restaurants on Banff Avenue were only a short stroll away. Our only regret is that we did not pay the extra for a balcony. I would imagine... More

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Perth, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights in the "River Suite" - fantastic - could not be faulted. Very good amenities and the location overlooking the river is a standout - very clean and well serviced - staff were super friendly and very helpful - the location by the river makes for a great walk along the river and into town -... More

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Dalton, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing special, but clean and affordable for Banff. Location was great...easy walk into town. Parking was fine, and staff was helpful and friendly. The elevator had issues while we were there, but they were working on it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we stayed one night in this hotel and it was fantastic. We had a double room which was very nice and clean. The wifi and location were excellent. The staff were very friendly and even the smallest request was met with a smile. Thank you for making our stay very enjoyable.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

stayed at this hotel for one night whilst touring the rockys, it is a dated hotel but it is clean, the shower was hot and plenty of pressure the beds were clean and reasonably comfy, we had no problems with parking and the wifi was quite good although it is charged as extra, the staff were not the most friendly... More

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Toronto,ON/Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

As other reviewers have pointed out,the "Bow View Lodge" is not a fancy chain hotel,some called it even "dated".But my wife and I found,that this hotel has a certain vintage charm.It is well- managed,clean and well-maintained.Our room on the 3rd floor (#312),overlooking the "Bow River",had 2 comfortable beds,a round table with 3 chairs,a TV and a fridge.The bathroom was on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Spent a couple of nights here whilst travelling across the Rockies. The location is superb, just a few streets away from the shops, bars and restaurants, whilst being adjacent to the beautiful river and path walk. I found it a little difficult to find on arrival but I think that was more my Sat Nav than the hotel signage. Parking... 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*
Number of rooms: 58
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