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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is across the street from the Bow river with a lovely walking trail. It is a quite hotel that was clean and the bed comfortable. The staff was helpful. The air conditioner did not work well and you could not leave the sliding door open at night.

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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is average. The rooms are quite large but dated. The people at reception indifferent. The breakfast is great. There is ample choice and the food and service at breakfast is excellent. The breakfast makes up for the lack in other areas. The location is really good if you do not want to be in the heart of Banff.... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used trip adviser and its ratings to locate this hotel, but its booking agents failed me. I ended up paying what the front desk wanted. Priceline failed me the whole trip, wouldn't come online. But luckily I paid the lady up front. The reception area is deceptively very tiny. The receptionist gave us a large room on the ground... More

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second port of call on the tour and we stayed 2 nights. The staff where friendly but the reception area was a bit small. Again, described as a budget hotel, the room was large, clean and the bed was huge. The linen and towels were clean and fresh. Tea/coffee making facilities in the room. The overall location... More

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights early September. Third floor room overlooking the Bow River. Clean, quiet and close to Banff Ave with its shops and restaurants. We were able to use the leisure facilities at the sister hotel. Overall reasonable considering Banff prices

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed a couple of nights on a tour of the Rockies but was pleasantly surprised at the location. We had a lovely room overlooking the river. Weather wasn't great but downtown was about 5 minutes walk away so really handy. Lots of good restaurants around too. Only downside was having to find breakfast. Didn't fancy paying 19 CAD for breakfast... More

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Foothill Ranch, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe not be new, an older hotel, but it was a nice, simple, clean,comfortable place to be. Location is wonderful, quiet, the Bow River is behind the hotel and there is a walk way. You can walk easily to downtown with restaurants, shops etc. Gas station nearby. Once you get yourself settled, you'll find it is a Good base for... More

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Wasthington State
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were happy with the location of the hotel which was easy walking distance to shopping. Room was clean and we had a view of the River. We were impressed with Dan who was working the front desk (alone) and quite busy. He ignored a consistly ringing phone to give full attention to those checking in. We wondered if another... More

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bow View Lodge is a real surprise: it could very well be the best place to stay in Banff and the price is excellent. We stayed here late in May in a room with river view for less than 100 CAD per night, a real bargain. The hotel is beautifully located on the Bow River with nature right across the... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have 8 nites of accommodation in the Rockies, where we splitted 3 nites at Jasper (Patricia Lake Bungalows), 2 nites at Banff (Bow View Lodge) and 3 nites at Canmore (Falcon Crest Lodge) and we have to rate this hotel as average as compared to other two. The room itself is quite large but the wash area is small.... 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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