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Albany, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best thing about this hotel is the view. It sits on the river, which was just outside our room. We spent a lot of time outside the hotel, though. We did use the pool, hot tub, and steam room at a different hotel, all which were very nice but you have to cross a parking lot and parking garage... More 

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arcadia california
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very poor front desk service. We were there July16-17 2016 and the quality of service was very bad. We had trouble with the lock on our door and they were very slow in responding. The hotel next door shared all of the amenities such as breakfast with the people of the Bow View Lodge which was inconvenient.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a top floor King Room with a balcony that provided a lovely mountain view. The room was quiet, very spacious, modern, and clean. We were just steps from the Bow River at the rear of the hotel and just a few minutes walk to the Main Street of town.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love staying at the Bow View because of its great location. It is right on the Bow River with rooms looking out at park space and the river, and it is a very short walk to Banff Ave and all the restaurants and shopping. The staff are friendly and helpful. Parking is very limited, so you may find that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Found this little gem when nobody else had rooms available months ago. More like a dated motel, it was clean and staff was extremely helpful. Our room had a great view of the river. Loved the convenience of being very close to town.

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Virginia Beach
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

conveniently located, easy walking distance to shopping and restaurants in "downtown" Banff, had a "river view" room, which was fantastic...rooms are a little dated, check-in person and check-out person were very helpful and friendly.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bow View lodge was more like a motel and the rooms were small and quite dated but the views more than made up for any shortcomings. This hotel is perfectly situated on the river and only a short walk from the centre of Banff. There was a coffee maker in the room but kettles were available from Reception. No... More 

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was a little dated and the beds were a little hard but the staff was amazingly helpful. We felt very welcome and they helped us find a spot to park our camper. Overall the place was nice in a beautiful spot next to the river. We enjoyed our short stay.

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Lauren Murphy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't beat the location - the rooms are not fancy at all (and the decor is pretty ugly), but they are clean, the service is great, and the location right on the river and near downtown is UNBEATABLE. Will absolutely stay here again.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely clean room in a Great location at a very reasonable price just steps from both downtown Banff and the Bow River. There is ample free under ground parking next door. The staff was real friendly. Our restroom was the cleanest I've seen in a hotel room. There are not a lot of extra ammenities however we were here to... 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
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: $62 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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