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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Waterton Lakes has a special meaning to our family..it is a park that we love very very much...the sheer magnificence of this park and the fact that it has Glacier National Park on the other side and the US border could be accessed for day hikes by boat is awesome attraction...it is a beautiful place and its cheery is the... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very lovely heritage hotel located high above Waterton Lake. The view is spectacular. We were seated in front of a huge window so we could look out over the lake while having tea. The waiters were all wearing kilts were very friendly and helpful. The staff went out of there way to make it a pleasant experience... More 

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Clearwater,FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Despite the incredibly small room, this is a one time must see/do. Incredible view, good food and great service. Afternoon tea is awesome. Mama bear and three Cubs came within 40 yards of the hotel providing hundreds of memorable photos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at this historic hotel. Keep in mind, this hotel was built in the 1920s and retains most of its original form for all of the good and bad that this entails. It has a lot of rustic charm and historic character, so if that's what you enjoy, then you will love it. It still has original... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beautiful day and informative boat tour of the lakes. The weather was clear and sunny and we had a good time with our group on a seniors bus tour. They provided us with tickets and lunch before we board the boat. The boat was full and the staff were informative of the surrounding and mountains, which was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving, 4 Mountain Sheep were on the bluff between the hotel and the lake. We called them our welcoming committee. They did not show up again during the rest of our stay. The 6th floor room shook when the wind was really strong in the night. This was a bit unnerving but we did manage to get back to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to make it clear this review is based purely on the room and does not reflect on the hotels wonderful position, or its pleasant staff. We booked a 6th floor Value Lake View double room for 2 nights. Number 609. I have stayed in many different places all over the world and this has to be the worse... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the hotel just to look at it and to view the scenery. We drove there and itw was well worth the trip. We couldn't afford to stay or eat there but it was fine. We wanted to see the inside anyway and to look at the views. We weren't disappointed at all. The inside of the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a very cold boat ride we decided to have lunch at Prince Of Wales Hotel dining room - we had to wait, but it was worth it. Charming hotel. Wait staff dressed in plaid kilts - very friendly. We started with potato leek soup - thick and creamy. I had the Shepherds pie - filled with meat and vegetables... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can hear everything in the rooms next to you! The place is old and not well insulated, so you hear your neighbors! So if you are a screamer or like to make the bed creak, you will have an audience! On the other hand, the guys in kilts were very nice and could not to more to be helpful.... More 

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  • Free Internet
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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., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Waterton Lakes National Park
Price Range: $174 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Prince of Wales Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
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Hotel Prince Of Wales
Prince Wales Hotel Waterton
Prince Of Wales Hotel Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada - Alberta
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