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2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights and although the bed was comfortable& the sheets were clean, the rest of the hotel was dirty. There were stains on the carpets in the room and common areas, the sofas in the reception were filthy and the whole reception area was unkempt. Lovely view from 2nd floor room over the Bow River and mountain... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every other hotel was charging double the price than what I paid for in this hotel. With that saying, you do get what you pay for. The place is clean but is very outdated. There are not enough parking spots for all the rooms so we had to park in their sister hotel. It is a great location though, pretty... More 

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Thank AraMaxey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the most exciting adventure we had with our friends who just visited us here in alberta from Ypsilanti.We had an accommodation from our costumers through Brewsters and we cannot ask for more... The tour was really great!Thank you for the people that make this happen ❤️

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Shanghai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location. It's located by the riverside of Bow River. It's quiet and yet only 3-5 minutes walk to the shopping and restaurant street. The hotel looks nice from outside, but the interior is a bit old. The room is also on the small side. I would try another hotel if I come to Banff again next time.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for several days. It was a great base of operations for our Banff National Park adventure. It is right on the river side trail and is within walking distance of the falls, Fenland Loop trail, and central park. The canoe launch is right across the street. It is an easy few blocks to the heart of Banff.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do NOT stay here. The 4 stars are very misleading. Its outdated, grubby and grossly over priced. It also advertises free wifi which is also untrue . Its one thing if you know that its a 1 or 2 star hotel but the website and the booking desk over exagerate the quality.

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Thank Nannyam
Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service here was awesome, even though our check in was late. The location is perfect. The rooms were very clean. How ever our reason for not going back is that it's very outdated and the beds were brutal!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for one night. It's not fancy, but the purpose of our visit to Banff was to see the town and the Rockies. The rooms are nice enough, clean and comfortable. The staff are very helpful and provided great advice about trail safety etc. It's in a great location next to the river and easy to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this hotel for a romantic stay for two but it was a huge disappointment. Room stated it was with a view but as we were on the first floor all we saw was the parking lot. Ad stated air conditioning but there was none and due to the humidity this time of year i couldn't sleep at all.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it's a lovely location along the river, for the price surely you can do better in Banff than this plain & simple cell block with very small rooms, few amenities, paper-thin blankets, two tea-bags per room, no breakfast, cable tv, etc.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Bow View Lodge

Address: 228 Bow Avenue | Box 339, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $58 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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