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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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    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
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    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Bow View Lodge for five nights while we attended the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. The room was comfortable and nicely appointed and we were especially grateful for the fridge.The location of the hotel is excellent with easy access to a pleasant walk along the river. Downtown is a stone's throw away. We will certainly... More 

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Dear canadatraveljunkie39 Thank you for choosing the Bow View Lodge. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us so much that you have already made reservations for your next visit. We will see you in the fall! Thank You Chris Jonah Lodge Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan and his team made us very welcome for our wonderful week in Banff. The rooms were very comfortable, warm and quiet. The facilities and breakfast in the Banff Park Lodger were excellent . We look forward to returning in 2016. Well done all

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, it's definitely a good little place for your money's worth compared to other places in Banff. We'd love to stay somewhere that has a little more upgrades to it, but we really can't complain about Bow View Lodge. Clean rooms, bathrooms are decent and the beds are fine (not super comfy, older mattresses, but at least it's a bed).... More 

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Natasha M, I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Bow View Lodge. I hope that next time you are in Banff, we can be your choice of accomodations once again. Regards, Chris Jonah Lodge Manager More 

Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 2nd time my wife and I have stayed at this hotel, both time through a Living Social deal. As many have noted previously, it is well positioned in the town, right by the river, and a short walk into the town centre. Our room was on the 3rd floor and granted, it was overlooking the parking area,... More 

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Chris_Skelton Thank you for staying with us at the Banff Park Lodge. I am glad you took advantage of our Living Social promotion. It sounds like you had a very memorable time in Banff, enjoying the snow activites. Keep a watch for more exciting promotions that our hotel may offer in the future. Chris Jonah Lodge Manager More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A Very nice place, quiet, very clean and cozy. For the price it's a great little lodge. The only thing is we paid extra for a premium room and we're given an accessible room and the bed was old and sunk in we both woke up with back pain other then the bed everything else was good. I would recommend... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The room is small,old and dark, with the balcony window facing the parking area. In the early morning, we can hear people talk loudly under the balcony, in the parking area. The TV didn't work for the 2 nights I was there, though that was compensated for later. We tried to spend most of our time outside, trying not to... More 

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jenny L. Thank you for choosing the Bow View Lodge as your place to stay while visiting Banff. I hope you enjoyed your visit to our wonderful little town. I am sorry to hear that your stay at the Bow View Lodge was disapointing. Our hotel is one of the older buildings in Banff. That being said, our rooms... More 

Calgary
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Recently spent a girls weekend in Banff and booked this hotel through a deal from Travelzoo. Pros: The best thing about this hotel is its location, right beside the river. It's a very close walk to all the shops/restaurants and alongside beautiful walking trails. Being at the end of a street, there's not a lot of traffic. Although the hotel... More 

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Dear flamesgal, Thank you staying at the Bow View Lodge. I am very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Travel Zoo voucher was such an amazing deal! Keep checking Travel Zoo for more exciting deals with our hotel. More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great location to walk downtown to shops and eating. Room is very clean and quiet and very comfortable. We hiked the fens from the hotel and visited the upper hot springs twice. There are many choices for dining in easy walking distance.

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Nelson, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

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 November 11, 2014

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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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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