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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks 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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Edmonton
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the lodge in a river view room. Nice view of the river from our balcony. The hotel does not AC but that is quite common in hotels in Banff. The sun sets behind the mountains and the town cools off. The rooms are small but well laid out, clean and cozy. The room does have a small... More

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Vittoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 6 nights. It is an older style hotel. We were disappointed no air conditioning, but the nights cooled down significantly and with a fan was quite comfortable. The bed was quite firm, so if you want a soft bed this is not it. The decor is dated and could use an update. The room was very clean... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while travelling Alberta. Small rooms but clean and we didn't spend much time inside the room (why would you in Banff). Did use the pool next door as it was very warm this past week and it was lovely. Enjoyed the shared balcony and met some fellow Canadian travellers.

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Saskatoon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Stayed here for a couple nights while in Banff, the price was right and the location was good. A good view of the bow river and a short walk to most places. The rooms are very outdated, no air conditioning, no in hotel restraunt or bar. The beds were by far the worst bed I have ever slept in and... More

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Parksville, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a wedding on BC Day long weekend, and the view was spectacular. We were on the ground floor looking right at the river and mountains. I thought the price was pretty ridiculous ($179 a night) but when it was compared to other hotels in Banff that is actually pretty reasonable, and its nice... More

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

Hello Thank you for choosing to stay at the Bow View Lodge during your holiday in Banff. I am glad you enjoyed your time here. Due to our building being older, you are correct about the noise travelling from room to room. By the sound of things we could have been a little more professional addressing the noise situation. For... More

Vancouver
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I returned to Bow View for a 5 day stay. We enjoyed it the first time we were here (my first review) and it remains an excellent choice for anyone on a budget. All in, about $217/night for a 3rd floor river view room w/ king bed. Staff are always friendly, courteous and went the extra mile... More

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

Hello Lagin_Vancouver, I very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, here at the Bow View Lodge. We take a lot of pride in our Guest Service and we are very glad that you recognized that, I am very sorry that you were disturbed by other guest staying in the hotel. But I am pleased that we... More

Zeeland, Michigan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed one night in July and our room was clean and comfortable. The price was manageable considering how expensive lodging is in Banff. The staff was helpful and we especially enjoyed the location just a couple blocks from the main street but in a quiet spot on the river.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Banff accommodation was really costly when I was trying to book a room for a night in July. I came across this hotel, and the rates and reviews were pleasant. I booked a family room and it was lovely. Perfect for 1 night stay, location was excellent, right in town and you can walk everywhere. Check in and check out... More

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Kewadin, MI
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We booked this hotel because of the price and requested the slight upgrade to a river view room. What we found upon arrival was a generous size room with a balcony and a quiet, pleasant view of the river. The staff was helpful and welcoming. Room was clean and very comfortable. And the price was great. And only a 1-3... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

All in all a good place. Great location, close to everything. This place was surprisingly quiet! The property and rooms are perhaps a bit outdated, but it's clean and cozy. Our room had 2 double beds, mini fridge, coffee maker w/ local coffee packet from Evelyn's (local coffee joint). Clean hot shower. This place has everything you need. Free Surface... 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
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Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
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