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Bow Valley Motel

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I use to live in Canmore and work in hotels in the town - never stayed at the Bow Valley Motel, but I can assure that I will be staying here from now on when I visit town again! The service was perfect, the room was very accomodating, and larger than expected. Its right on main street, which is very... More 

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Anastasia B, Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay at Bow Valley Motel. Delighted you had a great stay with us! And very glad you enjoyed your time back in Canmore. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

The Bow Valley Motel is excellent for anyone looking to stay at a good location in Canmore. While it may not have the amenities of one of the resorts, if you are looking to go out on the town or spend most of your time outdoors, this is an excellent option. There are several restaurants and pubs in very close... More 

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Anastasia B, Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Great to read your comments. Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We enjoy (and appreciate!) the people who stay with us. We also enjoy the great restaurants and shops in our friendly little town centre - glad you were able to take advantage of them while you were here. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Winnipeg
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This motel is not the fanciest place to stay in Canmore but its definitely the best location and the best value. The motel is right in town so you can walk to all the restaurants for breakfast or a pint. The rates are super affordable and our room was spotless. The bathroom was immaculate and although the rooms are dated... More 

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4 Thank riureba
Anastasia B, Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your comments. We enjoy the location as well! And we are very grateful for our excellent housekeepers who work hard to keep the rooms up to their own high standards. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Bow Valley Motel in February and had a fantastic time. They had an amazing deal on with the 3 local mountains. The staff was friendly and welcoming. The location could not have been better, with Main street and nearly all the restuarants and shopping in Canmore within walking distance. We have both done... More 

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Anastasia B, General Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you took advantage of our "Stay & Ski Package". All the staff are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our location, cleanliness and service. Hope to see you again here at the Bow Valley Motel! More 

Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I can only echo what others have said. This is an older place that has been well-looked after. The bathroom is clean, the TV is a modern flat-screen with a nice choice of channels, the internet works well, the mattress is good (but not great). The side-to-side soundproofing is fine, but you'll hear the occasional footstep from upstairs. I stayed... More 

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Minneapolis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My wife and I made reservation here so we had a place to land after a long drive from Minnesota. We spent the next week exploring Banff and Jasper National Parks. We liked the vibe in Canmore so much we reserved a room for our last night in the area a week later. The hotel was a good value and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This motel is clean, fairly priced, and in a fantastic location. Booking a room with a kitchenette allowed us to cook our own meals, which is a penny-saver in Canmore. The room was comfortable and the staff nice. The location is what's best...close to downtown, grocery stores, and two doors down from The Grizzly Paw--a great local brewery. Money saved... More 

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yyc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

What lovely and quaint motel. It was like staying in a time capsule. You were immediately transported back to the 1980s in this great little Motel. It was super clean and in a great location on Main Street Canmore. Waliking distance to a variety of restaurants, pubs and shopping. The lady behind the reception desk was very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This place is your average hotel, but the location can't be beat! It is right along the "main drag" in Canmore, everything (shops, pubs, eateries) is in walking distance! Lots of parking is available and included in the price. I would definitely stay again and would also recommend to anyone (families, couples, solo travelers). It is not for someone wanting... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This motel is a good value for the money and is located just down the street from the downtown shopping district and approximately 3 blocks from a shopping mall with a large grocery store. It has a fridge and coffee maker in the room, room was clean, and we had an amazing view from our front window of amazing mountain... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 Main St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B5, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $53 - $187 (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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