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Bow View Lodge

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
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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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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

Hotel was fabulous for the price. We were only sleeping in it so it was perfect and very clean. Location was excellent and we walked to most places downtown. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had 2 rooms booked.There were 4 in our group and we had a blast during our 5 day stay. Having access to the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2011

Me and my partner stay in banff alot. We found this hotel on tripadvisor and thought we should check it out because of the cheap rates and high ratings. we werent let down. The location is perfect for walking around town and over looks the bow river which is really cute. we were upgraded to a king size bed at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

we stayed at bow view lodge for ten nights for a ski holiday. the lodge is in the perfect location for a short walk to the centre of banff and for each of the three slopes we went to. set on the bow view river we did pay extra for a room over looking it well worth it. the rooms... More 

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

Arrived at hotel, checked in immediatly, without any hassle. Hotel located on a small quiet road off of of main road, making it in an ideal location to nearby ammenities. We were very pleased with room (standard double with 2 double beds). We booked with Crystal ski, I did request an upgrade prior to arrival but was told that Crystal... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

Don't let the outside fool you. If you get a river view room you won't be sorry. Even has a fridge for keeping drinks cold.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

We were very pleased with the hotel. It was very affordable and offerred all we needed including access to a pool/sauna for a great family get away. Bright rooms, slightly smaller than most rooms in newer hotels, but well maintained. Comortable beds and pillows. No frills but we will definitely be back!

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

I've just booked our second stay at the Bow View lodge in Banff! For the price (under $100), this is a great hotel. The decor may be a little outdated, with a "retro wallpaper border", and an almost sponge like effect on the walls, but if you stay on the river side, one wall is almost all windows and gives... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2011

We decided to spend 2 restful days over Christmas in Banff. We picked the Bow View Lodge from the internet and we were not disappointed. Our room was small but very charming and functional. All furniture was very compact and made from real wood. The view of the beautiful Rockys and the wooded areas were very nice. All conveniences like... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

Had a great stay at the Bow View Lodge! Splurged on their "River Suite" and it was a such a treat! Everything was spotlessly clean and the room had a really modern, sleek decor. We were surprised by how huge the suite was - it was at least 700 square feet. It had two queen beds, two big couches, a... More 

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Sundre, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

Hallways were narrow and dark, which scared me a little, but the rooms were great. Not huge, but they had a fridge, coffee pot, and hair dryer. King bed overlooking the Bow River. Quiet at night (except for the train you can hear everywhere in Banff) and very clean. I can believe we stayed in Banff for under $80 a... More 

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