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A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn

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705 Benchlands Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3C7, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the best mountain stay I've ever had. Rooms are beautifully rustic and comfortable. the highlight is the breakfasts, I had my brought to the room. I rave about this place to anyone going to Canmore.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had my wedding here in Jan 2016 and it was amazing. Our journey with the Bear and Bison team started around Feb 2015 and they helped us with everything. Fantastic and timely communication, amazing recommendations on the photographer (Malcolm at Peak photography), wedding commissioner (Marion Kutzner) and others really made planning our wedding from a daunting task to a... More 

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

Chad and Kimberly, thank you for the great review! Our communication and organization back and forth, before you arrive, really helps to ease your stay once you get here. Our goal is to let you enjoy your family and friends as much as you can and leave the rest to us. Instead of dreaming of the food, come back and... More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I got married at the Inn in early January, and we are truly happy that we chose A Bear and Bison Inn. The staff is amazing. Lonny, the owner and chef, is a very thoughtful person and makes excellent food. For the first night, we chose the Mediterranean casual dinner. It was excellent; meat, couscous, salad etc.... More 

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

Thank you sop much for your lovely comments! We appreciate you trusting us with your wedding! We know there are many choices in the Banff-Canmore Area for weddings and we are so glad you are happy with the most beautiful day of your life! I will pass your comments along to our team, they work hard and will appreciate them... More 

Annapolis Royal, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of visiting the Bear & Bison yet again, and I am never disappointed. This place is beautiful. I was on my own while visiting my daughter and family in Canmore and it was a real treat. Christmas trees were beautifully lit and I could hear the skate blades on the ice at the outdoor rink by... More 

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

We value our repeat customers and we really appreciate your comments Thank you! We hope it's not too long before your return! Have a great 2016 Lonny More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most relaxing and peaceful mini vacation. Staff was wonderful and the breakfast was excellent. Rooms were very clean and the jet tub in the room. Was very relaxing. The outdoor hot tub was also great with a wonderful view. Our room. Had a great balcony with a view of the 3 sisters. I would recommend this lodge... More 

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1 Thank Connie H
MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

So Glad you had a great stay, Canmore is the perfect place for a mini vacation. So glad you enjoyed our great views of the mountains, as well as the hot tub, and yes, I agree you get great views from the Hot tub as well! See you on your next visit! Leah More 

Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter has just had her wedding at the inn, and it was the most perfect event. The inn is gorgeous, and waking up to the view of the mountains from our bed was special. Food was absolutely amazing and Lanny, the chef, is a thoughtful chef who easily accommodates the guests' wishes as well as allergies. Leah was much... More 

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1 Thank kasian649
MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! Weddings are always a lot of fun, and we work hard to make sure they go as planned! Food is our speciality! so your comments go along way! Foodies Love our Chef, Glad you Enjoyed the Great Mountain views, I never tire of looking at them! Thanks to your daughter for choosing us for her Rocky mountain Wedding... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Small hotel with great service, everyone was very friendly there, the whole lodge was well designed and unique. Our bedroom was clean and had all the highest level of fixtures and great in room coffee facilities and large bath tub, a gas flame fire and all felt like you had entered an adventures hunting lodge. Everything including the hot tub... More 

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

Great service is what we are all about, so thank you for taking the time to write your lovely comments! Glad you found everything cleaned and well maintained, It's those little things, I will pass along your comments to those employees who take pride in that part of their tasks! Just a note about our restaurant, while we are open... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I loved everything about this little inn. It had a very homey feel to it, from the cozy sitting areas, rooms and breakfast/dining area. The home made soaps/lotions were wonderful, I even purchased a bottle of the Honey lotion. It was a bit strange showering in the bedroom at first but it definitely grew on me. The staff were exceptional,... More 

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

Don't worry We won't tell your Mother! Although she might find out about our Scones recipe, For fun our chef and his daughter made a video of the making of our amazing scone recipe, so if you want to use it as your own, feel, A Note from our chef though, he says you may need to adjust the amount... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I got married here in August. It was everything we wanted and more. Our families travelled to the wedding from out of province and were over the moon about how welcoming Lonny and his staff are. As a bride, I found that I was able to relax and enjoy celebrating with our family and friends while Leanne... More 

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

"Nicest Wedding they had ever been to" Those are the words we strive to hear each and every time, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts! Congratulations and have a great Life together! See you on your next Anniversary! Leah, (not Leanne, Haha!) Wedding coordinator More 

Calgary, Canada
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We rented the lodge to host our family and friends for our wedding. The whole weekend was absolutely perfect. All our guests enjoyed their stay, and we will most definitely book again for a family retreat. The food was beyond amazing - every part of it! The atmosphere was perfect and the staff when above and beyond. Definite 5 STARS!!!

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

"5 Stars" is what we like to hear! Thank you for sharing your comments and your special day with us! It really makes our job special being able to share these events with such great people I have to say we do seem to attract "5 star" clients as well! Thanks for great memories! Leah Jefferson Wedding coordinator More 

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