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Bow Valley Motel

#13 of 30 Hotels in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence
610 8th St., Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B5, Canada
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Waterloo, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the location and wasn't expecting a kitchen/sitting area and separate bedroom. What a bonus! We were there for 2 nights and wished we could stay longer. The location was great for downtown as well as exploring Banff/Lake Louise and other sights. The motel was clean, staff friendly and helpful and we loved our ground floor access. There's a place... More 

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2 Thank mussanded
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the location and the rooms were clean and comfortable. But, you need to able to carry your suitcase up 3 flights of stairs and the tv didn't work. However the staff were the friendliest and most helpful we met and I'd recommend this little motel to anyone who wants a non- homogenized experience.

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Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Right in the heart of downtown Canmore with easy access from Hwy 1 and easy walking to everywhere! Great receptionist, friendly and helpful. Rooms OK & clean (tired but comfy) with kitchenette. Priced right! Would definitely stay here again.

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2 Thank GBH1950
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're happy you enjoyed our great location and found our staff friendly and helpful. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Liberty Lake, Washington
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Can't say enough nice things about the very friendly and helpful staff. Our motel room was clean and comfortable. Some of the furniture was a little tired looking, but the beds are comfortable. You can walk to all the restaurants, grocery stores and shopping. Canmore is a great little town and the Bow Valley Motel is something special.

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3 Thank Char W
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you found our staff friendly and helpful and our beds comfortable. We hope you have an opportunity to stay with us again. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

It is a really nice affordable get away for locals. The staff is extremely nice and helpful. We love the downtown area and the view is beautiful. Restaurants, stores all within walking distance. The rooms have everything you need.

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4 Thank Jackie P
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you found our staff nice and helpful. We hope you have an opportunity to stay with us again! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

The Bow Valley Motel is in a perfect location and Canmore is really a wonderful small town which is very close to Banff. Absolutely would recommend this motel if you are not the type who needs to be pampered....

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3 Thank Tom C
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed our location. We hope you have an opportunity to stay with us again! More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

This little motel is in the perfect place within walking distance to most everything in Canmore. The most friendly staff and so helpful. This is an older building but very clean. The views are spectacular. If you are capable of packing your luggage up the stairs top floors have a better view.

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3 Thank LabloverAlberta_
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you found us clean and friendly. We hope you have an opportunity to stay with us again! More 

Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is a great motel, very reasonably priced and perfectly located in the centre of Canmore town. The room was clean and big. Two big double beds, coffee maker in the room, a fridge and tv. The usual. The views are incredible. The staff were really nice and helpful. Can't say a bad word about the place.

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3 Thank SHarpur
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you found us clean and helpful and enjoyed the incredible view. We hope you have an opportunity to stay with us again! More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Friendly woman at the desk. Comfy beds decent rooms. Clean bathrooms with decent bath/shower. Free soap shampoo etc. Coffee maker in room. Might have been nice to have tea making facilities too. Also the Internet was a little intermittent - we were in top floor rooms.

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1 Thank JPHadden
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you found our staff friendly and our beds comfy. We do have kettles available at the front desk, please ask for one if you have an opportunity to stay with us again. We are also happy to announce that we have now upgraded our internet! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Bow Valley Motel is perfect if you are looking for something with no frills in a convenient location. Basic clean rooms, really friendly staff, walking distance to everything downtown Canmore has to offer. This place has no amenities of it's own, but it offers some spectacular views from the second floor rooms. I was in town for a wedding and... More 

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4 Thank Julie F
BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you have an opportunity to visit us again. If you come in the summer you will be able to enjoy our single amenity: our BBQ area ;) More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bow Valley Motel welcomes you to Main Street in the Mountains an ideal base for the independent traveler, family, or small group. Clean, comfortable, affordable accommodations with the wonder of the peaks all around you. 25 spacious rooms with one or two queen beds - each providing complementary coffee, fridge, cable TV, telephone, full bath and free wireless internet. Some units with kitchens, upper and ground units upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bow Valley Motel

Address: 610 8th St., Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B5, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $59 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow Valley Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Bow Valley Hotel Canmore
Bow Valley Motel Canmore, Alberta
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Canmore
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