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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 How ever our reason for not going back is that it's very outdated and the beds were brutal!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 4 days ago NEW 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Edmonton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Banff mostly because you're in Banff!, give this property a try. It's got a great location, it's clean and the price is reasonable; specifically, also, good bed, good linens and good shower. But if you're looking for a phenomenal inside of a hotel room, this property is likely not for you.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this motel through expedia. In the advertisement it stated the room had air conditioning and the whole motel does not have any. Also stated there was a pool but the pool is in another motel to use. The motel was so ugly and outdated and very overpriced. The rooms were clean though. I would not recommend this place... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bow View Lodge is an older property and is in need of updating. The room felt old and tired. The bed was uncomfortable, there was no A/C, the television was a tiny flatscreen, and the coffee pot was the single cup variety. There was hair on the bathroom floor when we arrived, the tissue dispenser was empty and the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is in perfect walking distance to everything in town and the bow river is across the street and is a beautiful setting. The rooms are quite dated with old beds amd no air conditioning and shared balconies but it is clean which is what counts since there is so much to see in the area that you wouldn't... More 

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Edmonton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Favorite place to stay in Banff . . rooms clean . . nice pool access in neighbouring hotel . . can't beat the river view . . rooms on second and third floor with private balconies and river view the best.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was absolutely great about the hotel the only downside, was when we went to pick up our bags at the desk, there was a clerk by the name of Carmelo or Carmela that was extremely rude to other guests at the desk and totally unprofessional other then that again the lodge was great and we hope to stay there... More 

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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
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  • 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 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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