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208 Mountainview Rd., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada (Formerly El Cortez)
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Bear Mountain Motel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Konigswinter, Germany
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for two nights at the Bear Mountain motel during our summer holidays last year. The rooms are basic, ours had a small kitchenette with two cooking plates, there was no large pot. Microwave is outside for everybody to share. Luckily it was close to our room as it was raining heavily. The walls are painted brick. The bedspread... More

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Niceville, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights in early July. Although there was a notice warning us that "soundproofing was rare in the 1960s" our corner room was quiet. We did not hear the neighbors. The room (and especially the bathroom) were very small. If cleanliness is next to godliness, then this place was heaven. Considering its age, it was "very well preserved." The... More

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Calgary Alberta
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Bear Mountain! For the two nights we stayed it was perfect. The room was very clean, the bed was surprisingly comfortable and the shower was better than some in 5 star hotels we've stayed in! The lobby had coffee and hot water available throughout the day and evening along with various teas and hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling with our daughter and son-in-law and really appreciated tour suite with two queen bedrooms. The coffee and tea were great, wifi worked, beds comfortable, outdie grills and adirondack chairs so nice, and the staff was so friendly. We loved Waterton and hope to return. Will definitely stay here again.

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Kamloops, Canada
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31 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a nice surprise. It was exactly what the owners and the ads say it is, an older type motel with brick walls on all sides of the room. I stayed in a small king with a kitchen type as part of the room. The bathroom is small with an old type metal shower..... But the entire room is... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night....was a small room but perfect for the 3 of us guys on the bike trip. Good price too! $103 /night - ( low season that is ) - Rooms are older but still very nice - clean and well kept - Staff was very nice and helpful - brought clean rags to wipe down the bikes -... More

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Strathmore, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Have stayed at Bear Mountain 3 times over the last 4 years and will keep returning to this hotel. There are never any nasty surprises at this hotel. Although the hotel is a bit older, it is always clean and very comfortable , as well as, affordable. Highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Moose Jaw, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Bear Mountain Motel is a great place to stay. Staff is friendly and helpful, location is great. Nice place to sit outside your room and a communal space for eating and barbecuing. Motel is old so rooms are small and bathrooms are tiny but it is spotless. Good value for your money.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

You will hear everything that is said in the next room. Other than that, and the fact that the motel is very old and outdated, it is acceptable for those on a shoestring budget that can only afford $150 canadian per night. But don't expenct much, the owners bill it as "simple" and "50's stye"...their words not mine.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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154 reviews 154 reviews
38 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed here for three nights. Rooms are basic (painted cinder block walls, tinny shower cubicles, limited clothes storage space), but clean, warm and comfortable - particularly the bed, which seemed very new. There is a gas BBQ for guests' use, as well as a microwave, and unlimited tea and coffee while the office is open. Internet access is variable,... More

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Address: 208 Mountainview Rd., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada (Formerly El Cortez)
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Waterton Lakes National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Bear Mountain Motel Hotel Waterton Lakes National Park
Bear Mountain Hotel
Bear Mountain Motel Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada - Alberta

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