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Lumby
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Stayed at Bow River Inn twice this month; very friendly family operation; terrific guest recognition. Room was spotlessly clean on both visits; individual heat/a/c control; free coffee, efficiency & microwave. Nice working desk area, as well as a sofa/coffee table. When I called for 2nd reservation, owner/front desk recognized my name, and offered me the same room, or an alternate... More 

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Regina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

The location of the hotel was very good and the room size was large with laminate flooring. It looks like they were still in the process of updating the room (there was tape on the walls where they had been painting and the bathroom still needed a bit of work). The room was only sort of clean, there was hair... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We contacted Bow River Inn couple days before our visit and the person at the front desk was really helpful and held the reservation for us, although we failed to submit the deposit. We ended up to never stay at this hotel because of last minute changes, but I know because of this pleasant experience we will definitely make this... More 

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Thank vegtravelling
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

The room was very clean. The other outstanding feature was the heat is totally controlled by your room. SO NICE! The young man at the checkin was very pleasant and helpful. The only reason I didn't give it 5/5 was because it advertised continental breakfast and they don't do that in the winter. No problem Smittys right across the road.

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uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Stayed here for 8 nights, very clean, very warm. The room was a reasonable size, equipped with fridge, microwave and filter coffee machine. Fresh towels every day and the bedding every other. The owners were very friendly, lent us their pass for the National Park, they could not have been more helpful. Very strong wifi and a large flat screen... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This motel is located on the south end of a street containing a number of national properties. I originally passed it by but on second blush, thought I would check it out. The price was reasonable and as I wanted to stop for dinner, I checked in. I was handed a key and was immediately surprised by the size of... More 

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Portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I originally booked my room at this family-owned hotel through an online site, then called the hotel with some questions. I then canceled my online booking and booked directly with the hotel owners and saved money. I booked a room with queen bed, sitting area and kitchenette (it was actually a mini-kitchen with fridge, microwave and hotplates and all of... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This private motel is next to the "Chain" hotels and an excellent alternative. Our room was very well appointed with tea and coffee provided. We had a double queen sized room which was modern and recently renovated. A continental breakfast is included in the price. Highly recommended.

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Thank Keith H
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

The manager of the motel was really friendly and caring. The best thing was that room was very clean, which surprised me. I guarantee that you will not regret sleeping here. The only negative is that there is no swimming pool.

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Thank Sam B
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I came in with my little dog and was unfortunately told that no pet friendly rooms were available, however they still accommodated me into their backside rooms which were very nice. The rooms had hardwood flooring and were very quiet. You could tell that it had been newly renovated and taken care of. Room smelled fresh and bed was comfy.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautifully situated in the Bow Valley Corridor, minutes from Calgary and perched in the Foothills of the Canadian Rockies, Cochrane offers the ultimate qualities of small town living. At the Bow River Inn, our cozy motel can accommodate both the corporate and family traveler offering affordable rates in a peaceful and quiet atmosphere. Our Cochrane motel provides guests with clean, comfortable, spacious rooms and great housekeeping service in a friendly setting. The Bow River Inn is sure to meet your traveling needs when in the Cochrane or Calgary area. We are located one block West of Highway #22, (across from Smitty's restaurant.) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bow River Inn

Address: 3 West Side Dr, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1M1, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Cochrane
Price Range: $94 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow River Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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Bow River Inn Cochrane, Alberta
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