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Prince of Wales Hotel

Off Hwy. 5, Glacier Park Inc., Box 33, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ogden, Utah
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can see this historic hotel from miles away sitting on top of the hill. Gorgeous setting & amazing views out of our 5th floor room overlooking the lake. Beautifully historic inside the lobby & outside. We arrived early & our room was ready for us. Cute little town to visit & great food at the golf course close by.... More

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Geneva, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at many historic lodges during a two week journey and of all of the lodges/hotels we stayed at, the Prince of Wales was the worst. It began when we arrived expecting a room on the second floor for which we had a reservation on August 1st and 2nd of this year. Upon arrival we found out that someone... More

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19 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Good: the location and views are unparalleled, and the hotel itself is a neat historic building. The Bad: 1) there is no wifi or wired internet (for guests at least) anywhere in the hotel. You are directed to an area near the campground in Waterton town. Yes, that's right, the campground has easier access to wifi than the $300/nt.... More

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Spring, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful place terrific views, historic old lodge - friendly staff. Quaint, if you won't be happy with a step back into history and want everything modern stay somewhere else. Loved the afternoon tea. Beautiful old treasure, so glad we got the experience.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am writing this review in hopes that I can explain how special a place this hotel really is and how blessed we were to stay here. I read some of the bad reviews before we arrived and I mostly felt that the complaints seemed petty. I still do. This is not the Ritz Carlton or the Four Seasons but... More

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Katonah, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We drive up and there are two bears playing on the bluff....I was worried because of the rodent reviews I had read on T.A., but no rodents in our room. Our room was very clean and cute (6th floor, not huge but nice bathroom) and the staff very accommodating. We didn't eat in the hotel, because we wanted to explore... More

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Yorktown, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't reserve a room here based on the reviews, and once we arrived and got to see the property, we were very sorry that we hadn't. It is a beautiful period hotel with magnificent views of the area. Perched on a bluff overlooking Waterton Lakes National Park, it's reminiscent of a "Hogwarts" location. The rooms are very nice -... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 rooms in the family suite on the 6th floor (otherwise also known as the Attic). The room looks directly into Waterton Lake! Just magical. Washroom needs a little more work in cleaning around the edges of the bathtub and the water after showering is pretty slow in draining. Otherwise, a great hotel to stay.

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Lemont, Illinois
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14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say again, as I have addressed this issue in a previous review on Many Glacier Hotel, that basically, those inconveniences that every reviewer talks about while staying in any historic National Park Lodge, are simply "out of your comfort zone" experiences. The "Reward" for your inconvenience is a memorable, unique, and very satisfying chance to be a... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Prince of Wales Hotel was beautiful! My family and I are visiting several of the "Great Lodges of the West" which includes Prince of Wales. Wow! I didn't expect to be so blown away by the scenery! We saw a grizzly bear right outside of the parking lot also! The restaurant and bar inside had delicious food and great service!... More

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Address: Off Hwy. 5, Glacier Park Inc., Box 33, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Waterton Lakes National Park
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Prince Wales Hotel Waterton
Prince Of Wales Hotel Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada - Alberta

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Built in 1927, the Prince of Wales Hotel is located on the bluff overlooking picturesque Waterton Lakes and the township of Waterton, Alberta Canada. This stately hotel, named after Prince Edward, offers 86 guest rooms and a traditional British atmosphere complete with Afternoon Tea, the Royal Stewart Dining Room, Windsor Lounge, and the distinctive gift shop, Princess Gifts. The Prince of Wales Hotel is a smoke free, 7-story facility with designated outdoor smoking areas. Check-in time is after 3:00 p.m. and checkout time is 11:00 a.m. All rooms are accessed via stairs and are sold based on view or room size. An antique elevator is available for floors 2 through 4 and requires assistance to operate. There are no ADA-accessible rooms available at Prince of Wales Hotel. The self parking lot is located a short walk from the hotel. ... more   less 
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