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A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn

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3.5 of 5
705 Benchlands Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3C7, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently held our wedding at The Bear and Bison Inn and we couldn't be happier with our choice. We were able to rent the entire Inn which made our stay really private and intimate for our family staying there. The ceremony itself was held outside on the property with a mountain back drop. The staff at the Inn catered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a repeat visitor to the beautiful Bear and Bison Country Inn, so what does that tell you? If you are looking for accommodations in Canmore, and you prefer a quaint home-away-from home atmosphere rather than a hotel, this is the place for you. It is beautifully furnished,comfy beds, lovely view, and absolutely delicious breakfasts! Staff are attentive, informative,... More 

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Annapolis Royal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a repeat visitor to the Bear & Bison Inn and love it every single time! Love the peacefulness, and the staff never disappoints. Beds are so comfortable, and those breakfasts are something to look forward to! I hope you are lucky enough to get a hot raspberry or blueberry white chocolate scone, but every breakfast item is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I just couldn't get over how cozy it looked from the outside. The inside was the same - cozy, welcoming and there were so many neat things to look at. The staff and owner were incredibly friendly and personable. I was amazed by the little finer touches and attention to detail - fudge by the bed, signature soap, and of... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed mid week during a ski trip. The food was a gastronomic feat. We were treated like royalty. The homemade granola followed by the watermelon and feta salad were incredible compliments for the huevos rancheros. The Inn was clean and welcoming. Met some great people with whom we shared a wonderful red wine suggested by our host. This is... More 

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Well there is a saying that going something like eat breakfast like a king,, So we are very happy to receive your comment "Fit for a King" We look forward to your next visit! Charlotte More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Where to start with The Bear and the Bison! If we can take them and have them everywhere we travel it would be perfect! The service there was spectacular! The location was amazing, we love traveling to Canmore! Less touristy, which is what we love! The view of the mountains was great from the inn, especially in the hot tub.... More 

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a nice comment! We are working on a mobile ap, that allows you to take us with you,,, but we are having a little trouble working with Winnebago,,, just kidding, bad jokes, good food, thats our motto,,,lol, Seriously, thanks for the great comment, I hope people will appreciate your comment about the cost of breakfast... More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My fiance fell in love with the Bear and Bison. I was hesitant due to the small size. SO glad he convinced me to book here. Everything was perfectly arranged and I didn't have to lift a finger or deal with ANYTHING all weekend long. Right from the moment I raced in from Calgary with an extremely full bladder to... More 

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing your comment, We work very hard to make sure wedding are fun, exciting, and most of all stress free! i hope your comments will be helpful to future Bride and Grooms. I know we sure appreciate them! All the best in you future together, thanks for sharing your start with us! Charlotte More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We just spent a night at the Bear & Bison for a staff retreat. We rented out the whole place to ourselves and included a dinner and breakfast. It was definitely a nice place and the food was fantastic. The hot tub was great. It normally closes at 9pm, but we were allowed to use it past that time because... More 

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Hello Ashes4trees, Thanks for sharing your experience with other members, We are glad your group enjoyed their event! I will pass along your comment the food was fantastic to our chef! We do specialize in small group events like your groups christmas party, so I am glad you had a great time. A couple of things, I wanted to clear... More 

Fort Macleod, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My husband and I spent our 33rd wedding anniversary here. The Bear & Bison is very quaint with beautiful rooms and wonderful friendly service. The Breakfast meal prepared was delicious! Nice to see families sitting around the piano playing and singing together. Our room had its own fireplace and beautiful deck to look out over the beautiful mountains. I would... More 

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your 33rd, Anniversary with us! We appreciate your well worded comment and we are so glad that you would recommend us to anyone,! We hope to see you on future Anniversaries! Charlotte More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This place has it all. The building has a log cabin feel and is the decor is very tasteful. The dining area has huge windows overlooking the mountains and town. The hot tub outside is kept a comfortable temperature and is very relaxing. The room has a fireplace and jetted tub, great for a cold winter day. The natural bath... More 

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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for you comments, We are glad you liked our little inn, it's nice to hear when people notice the little things, like the locally made bath products. Our homemade granola is one of my favourites as well, as is the fresh made smoothie! Thanks again for the great comments and have a wonderful day, Hope to see you back... More 

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