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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have no tips or guidelines because everything was wholly satisfactory. We were especially pleased with having three bath towels, and a real bonus was being able to use the Banff Park Lodge facilities. Thanks for a great stay! P.S. Staff was most welcoming....

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was clean the location is great and view of the river was beautiful bathroom was clean with lots of towels and soap and shampoo. We came to and to relax and it was a very relaxing weekend as we had no issues

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In need of a serious renovation! It's a beautiful location as it's right beside the bow river. The hotel it's self is dated and hasn't been updated in a long time, if ever. The staff were great! If you like a really firm mattress then the beds are perfect for you!

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Going into the Bow View is a bit like going back in time 30 or so years. The whole look and feel is dated. But, on the other hand, my room was a good size, it was very clean, the staff was friendly, and it was about as close as you can get to the river. I was happy I... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great experience, thank you. Room was clean, bed was very comfortable. Room had a bath with was great. Staff were friendly and helpful. Walking distance to centre of town and great walking trails along the river.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another wonderful stay at Bow View Lodge. We have been coming here for several years now. This is a lovely quiet location, well maintained and very clean. With an extra charge, you can have a view room.

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red deer alberta canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel has a great location if you want to be close the dining, drinking and shopping downtown. It appears to be three Hotels made into one judging by the connecting hallways. Perhaps it was always one but built at 3 different times. Having said that the Hotel is totally updated and has underground parking. Otherwise parking in downtown Banff... More 

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Calgary
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent place. Small rooms, outdated furniture and extremely hard mattress. Friendly staff, excellent location close to the river and Banff avenue. Balcony is not private there is only a metal bar separating from each room.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The suite needs to be restocked with new couches these ones smelt so bad, and larger drink glasses should be put in not just the tiny ones in the bathroom, room 109, nice though that they had wine glasses, now room 216 was horrible, small hot claustropbic . Paper little cups for coffee and one tiny plastic tiny drink glass... More 

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Rossburn, Manitoba
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodated well for our short notice trip. View of mountain and river breath taking. Close to walking of Banff. Mattress and pillows weren't too comfy but overall was adequate. Staff were all friendly.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Bow View Lodge

Address: 228 Bow Avenue | Box 339, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A5, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Price Range: $67 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow View Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Bow View Banff
Bow View Lodge Banff, Alberta
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“I would get a room overlooking the river. Rooms on the other side of the hotel likely face the back of the next door hotel”
 of 5 bubbles michaelr13, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Next time will ask for a room with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles gogirl2014, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend a river view. This is the best feature of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ljm126, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles 849AndyC, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wi-Fi is not included.”
 of 5 bubbles cwright80, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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