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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rocky River, Ohio, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Afternoon tea is all about the experience and the view from the Prince of Wales Hotel, up on its bluff overlooking Waterton Lake. Be aware that it is expensive, and it is not going to be a filling meal for most people. That said, if you want the experience of having Afternoon Tea at a historic hotel in a magnificent... More

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Curtice, Ohio
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48 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I need to preface with I don't usually rip an establishment apart, especially a historical one. I have enjoyed great stays at Crater Lake Lodge and Timberline Lodge. However...will someone please save this grand old hotel from itself and it's owners! The service at POW was very good, but that's about it. The hotel needs to remove the 1980s bandages... More

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utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The only positive are the interns from schools in hotel management (working for free). They were all very kind, which is more than I can say for the managment! The smell of the hotel is the first assult on your sences, we should have run then! You can experience the view and stay in a lesser priced, better hotel without... More

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Baltimore
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view from POW is amazing, but so many things about this lodge were disappointing. There is NOWHERE to sit outside, and their reasoning is that it is too windy. The place is in great need of updating and upgrading. We stayed at other lodges so the lack of cell service, wifi, tv, and ac is not an issue. But... More

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Widewater
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful old hotel that I've always wanted to stay at, in Waterton national park.. It has wonderful views of the mountain and lake, and is walking distance from town and all it's wonderful little shops.. It has wonderful staff that are eager to please, and a great restaurant on the main floor by the lobby. The menu... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This whoppingly expensive property is simply not worth the $270 (US) we paid for a 5th floor walk up with a view of the parking lot (called a "mountain view" by the staff). I realize this is an old historic hotel and that it may be hard to retrofit but the way to handle that is to apologize profusely and... More

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Parker, Colorado
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148 hotel reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here two nights while visiting waterton lakes. When you check in they give you a choice of rooms located on different floors. Take the lower room as the elevator is only used for luggage. You will have to walk it the rest of the time. The rooms are adequate but be prepared for the wind rattling your windows.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as elegant as I expected -- but staff wore the Scottish garb and was friendly. Food ok. Rooms old world but not as finely detailed or as elegant as I expected. Can't beat the view -- but things could be upgraded within the facility itself. Very nice gift shop

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Corona, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay at the hotel but stopped in for the Afternoon Tea experience. My wife and two girls (14 and 11) loved it! A little expensive ($29.95 adult and $15.95 CAD) but the experience and the views were well worth it. The food was delicious and the service was great.

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Santa Monica, California
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with the earlier comments about the condition of property. This was a splurge hotel for us during our five days in Glacier. It was spectacularly windy during our stay. I’m from California, and the wind was so strong that it shook the building and the bed so that it literally felt like there were small earthquakes all night... 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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Hotel Prince Of Wales
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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