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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Basic hotel. Clean and pleasant, but older accommodation. Location is awesome and will keep us coming back. Really easy to go back and forth to downtown banff. Use of amenities at banff park lodge (right next door and easy to access) is awesome and we love the pool.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel, slightly dated but comfy and clean. The steam room in the adjacent Banff Park Lodge was heavenly. Staff were friendly and helpful. Doors to the rooms have gaps along the hinges that makes it easy for anyone to look inside your room and for sound to travel. Kind of weird but not a big deal for us. Overall...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have no tips or guidelines because everything was wholly satisfactory. We were especially pleased with having three bath towels, and a real bonus was being able to use the Banff Park Lodge facilities. Thanks for a great stay! P.S. Staff was most welcoming....

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1Thank Harry D
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean the location is great and view of the river was beautiful bathroom was clean with lots of towels and soap and shampoo. We came to and to relax and it was a very relaxing weekend as we had no issues

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1Thank camerond252
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

In need of a serious renovation! It's a beautiful location as it's right beside the bow river. The hotel it's self is dated and hasn't been updated in a long time, if ever. The staff were great! If you like a really firm mattress then the beds are perfect for you!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going into the Bow View is a bit like going back in time 30 or so years. The whole look and feel is dated. But, on the other hand, my room was a good size, it was very clean, the staff was friendly, and it was about as close as you can get to the river. I was happy I...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience, thank you. Room was clean, bed was very comfortable. Room had a bath with was great. Staff were friendly and helpful. Walking distance to centre of town and great walking trails along the river.

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Thank gogirl2014
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another wonderful stay at Bow View Lodge. We have been coming here for several years now. This is a lovely quiet location, well maintained and very clean. With an extra charge, you can have a view room.

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red deer alberta canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel has a great location if you want to be close the dining, drinking and shopping downtown. It appears to be three Hotels made into one judging by the connecting hallways. Perhaps it was always one but built at 3 different times. Having said that the Hotel is totally updated and has underground parking. Otherwise parking in downtown Banff...

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Calgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent place. Small rooms, outdated furniture and extremely hard mattress. Friendly staff, excellent location close to the river and Banff avenue. Balcony is not private there is only a metal bar separating from each room.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $50 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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“I would get a room overlooking the river. Rooms on the other side of the hotel likely face the back of the next door hotel”
 of 5 bubbles michaelr13, 1 week ago | Read review
“Next time will ask for a room with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles gogirl2014, 1 week ago | Read review
“I would recommend a river view. This is the best feature of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ljm126, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“ask for a room overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles 849AndyC, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Wi-Fi is not included.”
 of 5 bubbles cwright80, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
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