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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Location is great in Banff. Close to everything in walking distance. Rooms are dated and a bit small. Good price for the location. Amenities available at sister property next door. Nice pools, steam room and excellent restaurants. Excellent staff and very clean rooms.

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Petrow Thank you for staying at the Bow VIew lodge during your visit to Banff. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards, Chris Jonah Lodge Manager

Lethbridge
Reviewed January 31, 2016

Booked a king bed room for my wifes and mine anniversary only to be told we booked wrong (but I had the email saying I had a king bed room) and got stuck with 2 double beds like 12 year olds, didn't refill shampoos or conditioners, didn't vacuum the floors, you have to walk to another building to use the...

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Olds, Canada
Reviewed January 30, 2016

My husband needed emergency surgery. My two children and I desperately needed an affordable place to stay. We were so happy we were directed to the Bow View Lodge! Tucked away in a beautiful, quiet end of town we were in walking distance of many attractions and restaurants. The staff was excellent, the room was wonderfully clean and we really...

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Lloydminster, Canada
Reviewed January 27, 2016

The hotel was dated but the views are outstanding. The river is beautiful so the view more than makes up for the dated room! The room was large with two beds, a table and chairs, couch, etc. The hotel doors do not close automatically behind you on the hinges like some newer hotels so be sure to shut your door...

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Calgary
Reviewed January 22, 2016

Although the room was a bit small, it was very clean. The front desk staff were awesome. They recommended food services that were spot on and were so friendly and accommodating. The room was quiet and although a bit small, offered everything we needed.

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello F7369WIpatricias I am glad you enjoyed your stay at the Bow View Lodge. We always make sure our guests are happy and comfortable while staying with us. Thank you for your kind words. Warm regards, Chris Jonah

Calgary
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We had a great stay with Bow View Lodge. With an amazing mountain view and a location next to the river we were happy with our weekend get away. Room was a good size with average decor and linen. The staff were lovely and accommodating to our needs. We would recommend to anyone with a smaller budget.

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Beth H, Thank you for staying with us at the Bow VIew Lodge. I am glad you got to experience on of our view rooms, as we are the only hotel located alongside the Bow River. Warm Regards, Chris Jonah

Calgary
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We booked a value room, and it was clean and as described online. I was impressed to find the sharing of services with Banff Park Lodge, right next door. If the prices stay competitive, we will stay again and again!

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Patti W, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Bow View Lodge. Being able to use the services at the Banff Park Lodge is a nice little perk for staying with us. We are often on of the more competitive priced hotels in the area. If you are on our mailing list we often send out amazing promotions....

Calgary, AB Canada
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Quiet with excellent service and walking distance to everything. Loved the view from our king bed over looking the Bow River. The front desk staff was helpful and provided excellent restaurant recommendations.

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello DaveY1963 Thank you for choosing to stay at the Bow View Lodge. We hope we can welcome you back again! Regards, Chris Jonah

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Once again enjoyed our mini vacation in Banff at the best place in town for value and service. The River Suite is great for watching coyotes and elk come along the river - and listening to the coyotes calling at night too.

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Manager_BowViewLodge, Manager at Bow View Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Sheila F Thank you for staying at our lodge once again. I often refer to the river suite as a hidden gem. There are not to many rooms like it that over look the Bow River. I am looking forward to meeting you again. Regards, Chris Jonah

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed January 14, 2016

I went to Banff to ski/snowboard with a few friends and no one intended to spend any time in thier hotel room nor on expensive hotel rooms so we decided to stay at a economy hotel and got a really good deal on the web. There was a comfortable king bed, hot shower with good pressure, a beautiful view on...

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Hello missliberty35 Thank you for staying at the Bow View Lodge during your recent visit to Banff. I am glad you were in one of our River View Rooms. The Views are just amazing. Most mornings if you are up early enough you can see the Deer along the river. We hope you choose to stay with us again during...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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: $51 - $198 (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, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Wi-Fi is not included.”
 of 5 bubbles cwright80, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
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