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Bow Valley Motel

Certificate of Excellence
610 8th St., Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B5, Canada
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Bow Valley Motel
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Ranked #9 of 33 Hotels in Canmore
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The Dalles, Oregon
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a wonderful little motel this is.. Nothing fancy, just clean and comfortable. Excellent Front Desk Personnel, Julie and Kathy were just wonderful, We gave them our last Trip Advisor Pin and they deserved it..We out of their way to make us comfortable. Would stay there again. It is right downtown so you can walk everywhere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is your typical motel - except - it is sparkling clean, in the best location in town and that is all you really need! Georgia checked us in and gave us great tips on hiking in the area. The town is so beautiful and rivals Banff. it is certainly is more economical. Yes the free wi fi was slow... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be up on the second floor for our first 2 nights in the rockies... such a great view! Staff were very friendly and helpful in giving us advice for hiking, town amenities, luggage storage etc. The room had 2 queen beds, a fridge and an expresso machine. Good value for money, in such an expensive... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed on April 17th and 18th 2015. Very convenient location being right on Main Street Canmore with all the shops and restaurants within walking distance. The front desk staff were very helpful in giving me ideas on where to eat and activities to enjoy. I drove up to Spray Lakes for the amazing view points and pictures. I've checked out... More 

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Had looked into Canmore because there were no suitably priced hotels in Banff at the time of my booking. Bow Valley Motel was great. It's in the middle of Canmore, clean rooms with working facilities (shower, TV, heating, ample towers, etc.), good wifi, laundromat and friendly staff. The room we got also had a fantastic view of the surrounding mountains!... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here over a weekend for business. Unable to get to sleep until 2am. Walls are paper thin. Flushing water is so loud it wakes you up. No one answers the phone in the office if you try to complain. Parking stalls are so tight you can barely get out of your car. Extremely frustrating and stressful stay. Checked out... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a great little jewel of a motel. Its location can't be beaten. close to the downtown area and walking paths. And the front desk was extremely helpful. Also very affordable. Cozy motel to stay at, I recommend to all my friends!

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Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This place doesn't look all that appealing from the street... it looks like a regular motel with potholes in the parking lot... but the staff and the upstairs rooms make it a worthwhile stop! The staff went out of their way to accommodate us... extremely pleasant! Our second floor room had an awesome view from a really big window, the... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very clean little motel. Great distance to everything downtown. You can beat beat the price very budget friendly for this expensive area to travel (Banff/Canmore). We loved staying here and would recommend/stay again. For the price you are paying it is excellent, couldn't find better in town.

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed here for a week when we moved to Canmore , with a fridge , queen bed & tv & bathroom , NO microwave :( but there is a Keurig ! It was a great location , walk to everything , but the wifi was non existing ( we were in the farther building by the road ) even... More 

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