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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wingham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is my third time staying at the Bear and Bison. My husband and I got married here in 2013 and came back for a visit in May 2015. Our wedding tree is growing SO well! Owners Lonny and Fiona made sure to come by and say hello during breakfast (Which is the best 3 course breaky you will EVER... More 

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

Thanks for your glowing review! We love having our guests visit again, and really do try to make everyone feel at home when they stay with us. The wedding tree you planted was such a nice touch and we do hope you can visit it often! We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Charlotte More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Bear And Bison on April 26th & 27th of this year, for our wedding anniversary. We had Theeeee most amazing experience. The staff was very customer friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The rooms were cozy, old fashionly modern. Our complimentary breakfast in bed every morning was delicious. My wife and I have made up... More 

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

We're so pleased that you chose to spend your wedding anniversary with us! Taking our room service option for breakfast was a great idea, and we are so glad you enjoyed it. We can't wait to see you again next year! Charlotte More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 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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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience, we really do love hosting weddings and aim to make each one unique, fun and stress free! Having the place to yourselves really adds to the overall experience, as the place is entirely yours for your wedding weekend! All the best in your future together! Charlotte More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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

We LOVE our repeat guests! Thank you for sharing all of your great comments and we are please you had a relaxing vacation! All of our rooms have a King size beds with pillow tops, our goal is great comfort, great views and wonderful food. We look forward to your next stay with us. Leah 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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MountainlifeCanmore, Manager at A Bear and Bison Canadian Country Inn, responded to this review

What the fudge? We are so glad you enjoyed the treats we put in our rooms! Chocolate covered peanut butter fudge or something similar will be waiting for your next visit! We are so happy that you like our local made soaps (made just for our guests) and thanks for saying such nice things about the staff! The Owner does... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

ashes4trees
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 

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