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Bow Valley Motel

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Lynnwood, Washington
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I stayed here with my spouse and daughter for several days. Overall, I would highly recommend staying here. It is well-priced compared to other lodging in the near vicinity. The motel is very centrally located and within easy walking distance of many wonderful restaurants and places to walk. There is a school bus across the street that sells ice cream,...

1Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The perfect place tasty in Canmore. Easy to walk anywhere around town and easy access to Banff and Lake Louise areas. Very helpful staff who always were ready to answer any questions you may have. Tubs big enough to soak in after a day of hiking. We would would definitely stay here again.

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is good with a great location for walking around the Main Street with many restaurants, bars, and a great brewery almost next door. Very nice reception with great information on the local area.

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Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Really don't have anything bad to say about the stay. My wife and I stayed for two days. Lovely room, a/c works great! Soaker tub and a lot of channels on the TV. Very friendly staff as well. For the price it is a good place to stay during tourist Season. We would stay again!

1Thank Charles H
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Special mention for helpful receptionist who juggled bookings to allow us to stay an extra night without changing rooms. Great stay upstairs in room with one double bed and kitchen. Clean, quiet and convenient for downtown Canmore.

1Thank Dawn S
Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2016

No problem recommending this motel! Dated but super clean and well taken care of. Keurig in room. Pillows plump and comfortable. Staff friendly and helpful. Free parking. Great views from rooms. Walkable to everything. Laundromat on site. No hot tub or pool (bit of a problem if kids come with us next time!)

1Thank bromozo
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Motel located in the center. Free parking. Very good wifi. Staff more than helpful. They sent us a message to tell us where our keys are in case we arrive after they close reception. Room was ok. clean and spacious

Thank xpla
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Canmore is better than Banff. Canmore is charming and small and unpretentious but the views and location are as beautiful as Banff. The Bow Valley Motel is right downtown on the main drag of Canmore - it has free parking and you can walk anywhere in town from the hotel, the location could not be Brewer. The hotel staff is...

Thank Robert V
Niagara Falls
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Love, love, loved this hotel! Let me tell you this place goes above and beyond. The hotel is well maintained, it's not new but in great shape. We stayed in room 34 one queen bed, the rooms are large and even have a kitchenette and good size fridge. Parking is great and on site. You have a beautiful view but...

2Thank Michelle O
Stoney Creek, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The rooms in the 30's are great...they have been redone.. very comfortable and updated. the staff is fantastic and full of help This little gem is right downtown and much better than the more distant expensive ones.... a good place to use as a starter for Lake Louise and Banff,,,, no problem in recommending this spot

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BowValleyMotel, Front Office Manager at Bow Valley Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, Patrick. We are glad you found our staff fantastic and enjoyed our downtown location. We hope you have an opportunity to stay with us again! Kind Regards, Elissa

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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 

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Address: 610 Main St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B5, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $67 - $198 (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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“fabulous views of the mountains”
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“We stayed in 33, on second floor”
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“any room is fine”
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“A great location, managed by great staff, very helpful and a guarantee that you wont break the bank”
 of 5 bubbles patrickbO9405TN, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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