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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 April 19, 2007
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    4.5 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2007

In all honesty, this hotel was a bit of a rip-off. I had a nice stay there, but there were a few problems, namely: -bad price for such a low-end hotel -rooms very small -lack of decent light fixture in main part of room -no air conditioning -shower was under-pressured severly -sink was in a nook beside the door leading... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2007

Stayed here last year after obtaining a good price on a website. The room was a bit small for my liking, mainly because it had two big beds in it (not necessary for a couple, but found this happened a lot in Canada). However, it was comfortable, nice beds and nicely furnished. Small balcony and a nice view. There was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2007

We stayed at the Bow View from the 12th Dec 2006 until the 28th Dec 2006 and can say that is it fantastic, the rooms are nice and big and have a great selection of TV channels, Coffee maker with gourmet coffee pouches, body lotion,shampoo etc deliveryed every day. The hotels location is perfect. Right on the Bow View river... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2006

I came up for a wedding and I found this hotel online... It was nice from the outside... at 2am i had to call down for a noise compaint... and then agian 20 minutes later... the third time, i would have spazzzed out... so i decided to ignore it... went for breakfast the next morning over at its sister lodge,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2005

I was so disappointed with this hotel! Although the rooms were very clean, everything else was tacky. The hot tub was filthy dirty and cold and the front desk staff didn't seem to care when I told them about it. My teen daughter refused to go in the pool as there was "sludge" on the bottom. The location is absolutely... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2005

I am almost hesitant to write this review as this is my "secret" great / inexpensive place to stay in Banff. It is the only only one right by the river ( ask for a room with a river view). It is not fancy but has everything you need and you can walk along the river or walk anywhere in... More

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2004

I just spent 4 nights at the Bow View Motor Lodge in Banff. It is perfectly located 2 blocks from downtown Banff Avenue. Rooms are adequate and with great views of the river. For your dollar, you can't get a better location. I would stay here again without hesitation.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2003

The Bow View Motor Inn is an excellent choice in Banff. The hotel is in a very quiet location, on the river, with lots of trees, yet 2 blocks away from the main street. You can walk everywhere in Banff. Ask for a room facing the river and take in the mountain view while still lying in bed. The rooms... 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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