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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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    5 of 5 stars
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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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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Guests at Prince of Wales Hotel are paying a premium for history and location. Thus, accommodations may not match what an average hotel guest would expect for the price. The lobby is pretty stunning: soaring ceilings, expansive windows, and "to die for" views. With such surroundings, it is easy to let your imagination wander into reveries about the the hotel's... More 

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NC
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay the rooms are small and somewhat outdated ..but this is to be expected in some historic hotels. The view is spectacular, the bar staff especially friendly and gave great service. We hung out in the bar at night after long days of hiking. The town of Waterton is within walking distance. There... More 

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mmilitia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I stayed here last year and found this place charming. It's a hotel that was built in 1927. I find it comical that people give it a poor rating, based on it's amenities (Sorry Americans, no 65" plasma T.V, no satellite tv, no 3000 sq/ft room with leather couches and fur rugs, no 5 star spa treatment facility, etc). This... More 

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MeganCole100, Manager at Prince of Wales Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mmilitia, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this bit of feedback about your stay. We understand not everyone is the same when it comes to what they would have in an ideal vacation, but we love & appreciate your understanding of the beauty of not only our Prince of Wales Hotel, but the simple beauty of... More 

New Waterford, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

during my two-day's stay in this hotel last summer, I found this hotel's fantastic view because it is located by a lake in glacier national park. however, the facilities and amenities in the hotel were not that attractive. the general layout and guestrooms were quite old. the first night of our stay, I found the room really noisy and the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stayed a weekend once. The room was cool. A step in time! The park and lake are one of the windiest places in Canada so a cross cabling system was integrated into the hotels design and construction. Never the less the whole place creaks in the wind. It's cool really. The hotel dining room overlooks the lake. We loved our... More 

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Superior, CO
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We didn't stay here because it wasn't appropriate (we felt) for our family of four (inc two young children), but we did take afternoon tea here and ate a few times in the dining room. If just for the afternoon tea you've got to come here. The tea was lovely and as expected, but what really knocks it so far... More 

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Saratoga, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is long overdue -- in part because I was waiting for the hotel to get in touch and apologize for my experience. In short, rats ran over my feet while I was sleeping and ate all our hiking snacks in the knapsack. We didn't really sleep that night -- so much for an expensive night in a historic hotel.... More 

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MeganCole100, Manager at Prince of Wales Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bonnie D, Thank you for leaving us this review and for your patience with us. Please accept our apologies for the lack of communication you have been dealing with. Please call us at 406-892-2525 so we can further discuss your experience and what can be done to best remedy the situation. Thanks again, Megan C. More 

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Helena, MT
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74 hotel reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is one of those railroad hotels built in Yellowstone, Glacier and here to house tourists and fill trains. Early 20th Century grandeur. But they are getting worn and the rooms reflect those times more than these times. But, the overall hotel is amazing and its location on the head of a beautiful lake spanning two countries is worth the... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Glacier National Park and Waterton National Park are the crown jewel National Parks of the Rocky Mountains. The scenery is beyond description. You must see it in person. Photographs and narratives will whet your appetite, but only being there in person will allow you to experience the true beauty of the area. This area is unique because it was developed... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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109 reviews 109 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Views, spectacular, getaway, you betcha, wildlife uh huh,...Old fairly tired breezy lodge,small rooms (circa early 20th century) but that adds to the charm. BTW, its in the national park, so you have to pay entry into the park to get to the hotel.

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