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Prince of Wales Hotel

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Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was clean but rooms are quite expensive for what you get. Views are great. Everything needs some work. Shower had mildew stains at the joints. No tv. Only the bell man can work the elevator do you need to wait or walk the stairs. Just not worth what you pay in my opinion.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I saw a photo pf this hotel online, I just knew I had to stay there. So we did. Built in the 1920's, the architecture and woodwork is amazing. It sits at the end of Waterton Lake with a commanding view of the area. Although the bathroom is very outdated yet true to its origins, it was totally adequate.... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only cared about the view, but also very friendly and lovely inside! Incredible location and history. Just wanted to enjoy the lobby, restaurant and general area for the scenic views. Town of Waterton was also lovely and so enjoyable. Canada offers many community amenities and free Wi-Fi.

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Regina, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel looks incredible and it overlooks the village. The front lobby is spectacular and the the chandeliers are impressive. The view from the enormous window Overlooking the village is breathtaking. The bad The elevator is poor and requires an employee to run it. You basically walk up the stairs. We were in the 4th floors, so it was tiring.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful location, and I mean beautiful! Rooms obviously older and dated. Seemed clean but some disrepair, especially in bathroom. Did I mention the picturesque location? Easy to overlook the lack of luxury when the surroundings draw you outdoors. Nearby some great hiking and wildlife abounds!

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Watsonville, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot ask more than having this spectacular view from my room. I am on the fifth floor. The elevator only goes up to the forth. I knew ahead of time so I packed a small bag for one night stay. It is very windy out there and I can feel a cold draft from the windows. I can hear... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As indicated by others, the Prince of Wales hotel is marvelous. It is old, iconic and represents a by-gone era. Perched on the hill, we felt the grandeur and ghosts of another time. Cool. That said, the rooms are small and there is no sound damping between them. We heard every step taken by others next to and above us.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel for two nights in July 2016 and for the price it really is qvery poor value. The hotel appears to be run by college kids with very mixed skills. The bedrooms are not sound proofed at all. Any noise made by the neighbouring room can be heard very distinctly . We were kept awake by... More 

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Thank SHV1955
Virginia Beach
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is absolutely incredible. It's definitely a little windy, so hold on to your hat, when outside. Just couldn't stop taking pictures. The hotel was built in the 1920's, so don't expect anything modern and roomy, no TV in the room, either, but for us, that was a good thing. The bed was comfortable. The floors creak a little... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was recommended this place and unfortunately made a blind reservation. Outside, an amazing sight from a distance and the view is fabulous. But for that I could have better been staying in a tent on the lawn. Terrible, terrible room that would be overpriced at half the charged price. I was excited to have a room facing the lake,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1927, the Prince of Wales Hotel is located on the bluff overlooking picturesque Waterton Lakes and the township of Waterton, Alberta Canada. This stately hotel, named after Prince Edward, offers 86 guest rooms and a traditional British atmosphere complete with Afternoon Tea, the Royal Stewart Dining Room, Windsor Lounge, and the distinctive gift shop, Princess Gifts. The Prince of Wales Hotel is a smoke free, 7-story facility with designated outdoor smoking areas. Check-in time is after 3:00 p.m. and checkout time is 11:00 a.m. All rooms are accessed via stairs and are sold based on view or room size. An antique elevator is available for floors 2 through 4 and requires assistance to operate. There are no ADA-accessible rooms available at Prince of Wales Hotel. The self parking lot is located a short walk from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prince of Wales Hotel

Address: Off Hwy. 5, Glacier Park Inc., Box 33, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Waterton Lakes National Park
Price Range: $180 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Prince of Wales Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Hotel Prince Of Wales
Prince Wales Hotel Waterton
Prince Of Wales Hotel Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada - Alberta
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