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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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  • 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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Calgary, Canada
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181 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of attending a wedding here this past week. We got all 10 rooms for 2 nights. I stayed in one of the larger room which had a king bed and a sofa bed. The sofa bed was very comfortable. The room was spacious and clean. There were fresh towels, soap and lotion. We had a flatbread... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this venue was absolutely perfect, we couldn't have asked for more for our wedding day. The staff (especially Leah) were absolutely amazing and made everything run so smoothly for us, and Lonny's amazing food kept us full the whole time. I would recommend this Inn to anyone who wanted a perfect, intimate, picturesque setting for their wedding!

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

Thank you for your great review Katherine! It was our pleasure hosting Mathew, yourself and your lovely group. We work really hard so that your day can be smooth and easy and you can fully enjoy the company of your friends and family. AND of course having Lonny in the kitchen makes us all look good! We would all love... More 

alberta,canada
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125 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for one night and were very happy with everything. We were wanting a nice quiet night away without the kids and that's what we got. We were greeted by very friendly staff and asked what we were drinking and given wine glasses and a bucket of ice to take to our room. We got a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a fun get together with friends and family, ceremony, party. What we got was well beyond our expectations. Our best decision was to let these fine people at the Bear and Bison handle our entire experience, we made minimal decisions and let Lonny and his team do their magic...magic it was. We had a total of... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So very impressed with A Bear and Bison Inn. Our daughter and her new husband couldn't have had a better wedding. The venue is quaint and the food is fantastic. The staff go above and beyond to make sure the whole weekend experience is one to remember fondly for years to come. I would recommend it to anyone that wants... More 

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

John and Lisa! Thank you for the great review. We do really enjoy hosting weddings and helping our/your guests thoroughly enjoy their stay with us. The silver service menu was a perfect fit for your party. Having 18 small sized courses truly pleases everyone in the group. We all hope to see you back for a visit, Leah Jefferson More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to admit that our stay at this property was over 10 years ago, but it was such an incredible stay I decided while I was writing some other reviews I had to write one for Bear and Bison. The rooms and breakfast were amazing, but what made it really special was the enthusiasm of the owner (and chef!)... More 

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

Wow! Thank you for still thinking of us after 10 years! Our staff truly enjoy what we do here and if we can go out of our way to help or enhance your stay, we will certainly do whatever we can. Please don't wait another 10 years before you visit us again Leah Jefferson More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 wonderful nights at the "Bear and Bison" (room 3)! We ordered the breakfast to our room every morning (no additional fee!) and ate it either on our nice little balcony or just on the bed - and the food was really really good! the staff was very welcoming and thoughtful and did everything to make our stay... More 

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

What a great way to wake up in the morning! We do pride ourselves on our delicious food and our 3 course breakfast is a great way to stay your day in the Rocky Mountains. All (but one) of our rooms have a jacuzzi jetted tub and they all have either a private balcony or patio which is perfect for... More 

Calgary
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will recommend this wonderful bed and breakfast to anyone interested in staying in Canmore. What a welcoming group of people! I was a guest at a beautiful wedding in July. The food was artisticaly creative and delicious. The day was outstanding and the staff were so friendly and accommodating. The servers were great fun throughout the afternoon and evening.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The rooms were lovely and intimate and the view from the hot tub is beautiful. The private balconies are lovely and the girls are very friendly and helpful. A great place to stay for a couple of nights in Canmore!

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

Thank you for your lovely comments. Our outdoor hot tub does have a great view of the Three Sisters Mountain range and enjoying a couple of glasses of wine on your private patio is a great way to finish off the evening. We are happy to hear what a great little get away you had Leah Jefferson More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

There are so many good things to say about the Bear and Bison. Amazing food, service, staff. Beautiful venue and very well decorated. We had the most perfect wedding here for the 4th of July. All of our guests had a fantastic time, the space was very adequate for everyone to dance, mingle and eat. I highly recommend the Bear... More 

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

I am happy you had your Dream Wedding with us! Our silver service style is really fun and allows you to move around and mingle with your guests and family. Asking the Dj to play an extra hour until midnight and having the sparklers outside for a little July 4th celebration were a fun touches too. thank you for your... More 

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