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Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1711 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1L7, Canada   |  
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Ranked #11 of 32 hotels in Canmore
Winnipeg, Canada
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“Good budget accomodation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

The room was clean, good space. The location is good. Close to the town, easy access to major attraction and highways. The staff is ok, helpful and friendly.
Good option if you are looking for an economical place to stay, while enjoying your summer/winter vacations.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment, my 4 and 6 year old shared the futon and we had a playpen in the bedroom. The room was clean a little dated but fine. The room was warm, the heater a little noisy, oven worked well. 15 minute walk into town

Room Tip: Wouldn't want 2 big kids sharing the futom
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I have been staying at the Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge every winter for the last 6 years and will continue to do so. The rooms are clean, property is well maintained, the staff is super friendly. I have always gotten a room with a kitchenette which has saved me a ton on meals. Weekly discounts are a huge help on saving too. I have always gotten a good nights sleep at the Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge.

Room Tip: Ask at the desk for room selection- quiet, by the hot tub, next to the playground, bbq etc. One bed...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Spent the weekend here (jan 2013). Was a very nice hotel, and was extremely clean. Staff were extremely nice too! Hot tub/sauna room were very very well maintained and very clean! Beautiful view of the mountains. Accommodating with BBQ's, park,snack machines/pop machines, laundry room etc. I would stay here again in a heart beat. I mean if your looking for a romantic getaway it may not be the place to chose. Bed was a bit small for two, and a little uncomfortable but whatever! We didn't spend much time there! Enjoy!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Spent a weekend in Canmore & stayed at the Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge (Jan 2013). This is the second time we have stayed at this hotel. On this occasion, there were 2 couples in our party. We had a one bedroom apartment. There was a bedroom, bathroom & then a living area with a kitchen, sofa/pull out bed. Both the bed in the bedroom & the pull out futon bed were comfortable. Kitchen was equipped with fridge, stove, microwave, plates etc. The room was clean. The fireplace in the living area was a nice touch.

Location is good - about a 10 minute walk to downtown shopping, bars, pubs & restaurants. Boston Pizza is directly opposite the hotel. If you are looking for breakfast, just a 3 min walk away is Chez Francois Restaurant (beside the Econolodge)

The hotel has a large hot tub & sauna room. They offer free wifi (codes required for each device, but they gave us as many codes as we needed). You can park right outside your room as it's motel style buildings. Vehicle plug in's available for wintertime.

I would have preferred it if there had been a safe in the room. Value for money was good. Staff were friendly. Overall it was a good place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Clean, lodge fully equipped for self-catering. If you want up to date then this lodge won't be for you as it is a little tired, however, if you are looking for value for money this is it. We could park directly outside the door & each space has a power point to plug your car in. The cleaners did our room every day (even Xmas day).
It could do with more storage, and although our lodge said it could sleep 4, that would have been too many people as there is nowhere for anyone else to store luggage etc.
it is in a good location just 7 min walk into town. Great hairdresser/spa opposite (had a superb massage).
Internet, on the whole, pretty fast, Xmas day very slow.
When there was a family on the top floor you can here all their footsteps and when they use the bathroom!
Sauna & hot tub situated in a corner room, you have to walk outside to it but it is literally across the road (1 min). Cleaned every week and whilst we were there we had it to ourselves every day. Lots of clean towels to use and a shower.
We stayed for 9 days. Should have been 17 but decided to cut short due to weather. It was very easy to cancel and got an immediate refund.

Room Tip: Ask for a lodge which doesn't have a second floor
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Have stayed here many times with our 2 dogs .
One review states rooms are dated but that is a bit misleading as the owners have undertaken updating in many of the rooms in late 2011 and 2012 .
During our last stay in October a drunken group had booked several rooms in the motel and were warned by management to be quiet , weren't quiet and after one more warning by a private security company one of the group was taken to jail by local police for disorderly conduct .
We ended up getting one free night's stay on our next visit for the inconvenience of putting up with the yahoos whose names were taken and they are forbidden from renting rooms there from now on .
That's what I call good customer service .
Onsite staff are very friendly and helpful .
That's one of many reasons we've kept coming back to Rocky Mountain over the years .

Room Tip: Rooms just down from office are great - pet - friendly available which is perfect for us and our 2 d...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1711 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1L7, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Canmore
#12 Romantic Hotel in Canmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcoming, clean and customer service-oriented, the Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge offers a variety of accommodation options from standard rooms to studio and apartment condominiums in Canmore, Alberta. All rooms have fridges, wireless Internet access and great mountain views. Enjoy amenities such as a Jacuzzi, sauna, laundry room, playground and barbecue. Weekly rates are available. Convenient location in Canmore and 5 km (3 mi) from Banff National Park. ... more   less 
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