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Bow Valley Motel

#12 of 30 Hotels in Canmore
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610 8th St., Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B5, Canada
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Friendly woman at the desk. Comfy beds decent rooms. Clean bathrooms with decent bath/shower. Free soap shampoo etc. Coffee maker in room. Might have been nice to have tea making facilities too. Also the Internet was a little intermittent - we were in top floor rooms.

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Thank JPHadden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Bow Valley Motel is perfect if you are looking for something with no frills in a convenient location. Basic clean rooms, really friendly staff, walking distance to everything downtown Canmore has to offer. This place has no amenities of it's own, but it offers some spectacular views from the second floor rooms. I was in town for a wedding and... More 

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4 Thank Julie F
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

My Father and I biked to Canmore from Banff on the legacy trail with the intention of biking the Goat Creek trail back to Banff the next day. We stayed at the Bow Valley Motel because we wanted to walk around downtown Canmore and not be stuck out on the highway where all the big hotels are. More importantly, we... More 

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8 Thank BootlegUsher
Edmonton
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Very clean and helpful staff. Right down town and close to shopping. Front desk clerk was helpful with where to go and how to get there. This hotel was not fancy by any means but was within walking distance to everything.

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3 Thank Lisa B
Central New Jersey
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights at The Bow Valley Motel and were very pleased with our accommodations. The room was clean and the staff was very friendly. After a change in plans during our trip we found ourselves back in Canmore and immediately went back to the Bow Valley Motel to rent a room but this time they were sold out.... More 

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6 Thank rcw1202
Edmonton
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at the Bow Valley Motel while photographing a wedding in Canmore. The room was nice and clean and had a cute little kitchenette in it. The bed was comfortable and the employees were super friendly. My favourite part is the location. We were walking distance to everything on Main Street which was very convenient. My... More 

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2 Thank Lyndsay67
Healdsburg, CA
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264 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is not a fancy place. Great guest clerks. Very helpful. We wanted to hike. They told us where and provided us with bear spray (which we fortunately didn't need). The kitchenette enables you to make your own meals if you wish. Very comfy bed. Very clean. $325 for two nights...that's a lot, but Canmore is a resort town, so... More 

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6 Thank CaliforniaFellow
Parkersburg, WV
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It's an older motel on Main Street (8th) in Canmore. Super nice staff, clean and comfortable rooms. Has a great location right on the river and it is quiet, especially for being right in the downtown area. There is a walking trail along the river right next to the motel and you are only 2-3 blocks from grocery stores, Canadian... More 

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6 Thank kevanrijn
Alberta, Canada
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stayed at the Bow Valley Motel for 2 nights. The Manager called a couple days before our arrival to confirm our needs. Since my Mother was travelling with us she wanted to check if stairs would be an issue. I told her they would and she arranged for us to be on the ground floor. She called me back... More 

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7 Thank L W
Ontario, Canada
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121 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Stayed here again two nights in Mid July. I had to lug the suitcases up to the third floor but room clean and quiet. Nice view of the mountain out the front window. Room complete with two queens, fridge, microwave and flat screen. Shower worked great and lots of towels. Located in Canmore city centre and within walking distance of... More 

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